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  • Pale King remains unbeaten

    Pale King remains unbeaten

    British import Pale King extended his unbeaten record to three when winning his first metropolitan race at Sandown ... Read More

  • Metro jockeys snare Rapid Racing series

    Metro jockeys snare Rapid Racing series

    Just as he did last year, Craig Williams secured an 11th-hour victory for the Metro jockeys against their Country ... Read More

  • Oakleigh Plate talk for All Banter

    Oakleigh Plate talk for All Banter

    Adelaide trainers Richard and Chantelle Jolly will look at the Group 1 Oakleigh Plate with All Banter after she just ... Read More

  • Tralee Rose easily wins Bagot

    Tralee Rose easily wins Bagot

    With a choice Kiwi pedigree, she is something of a product of the past, but Tralee Rose stamped herself a stayer of the ... Read More

  • September Run's Coolmore Stud Stakes

    September Run's Coolmore Stud Stakes

    It's one of the country's leading stallion-making races but the Coolmore Stud Stakes was dominated by fillies at ... Read More

  • Behemoth wins Rupert Clarke

    Behemoth wins Rupert Clarke

    Behemoth confirmed himself as an elite sprinter after adding the Group 1 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes to his ... Read More

  • September Run Back on Top In Cap D'Antibes

    September Run Back on Top In Cap D'Antibes

    A last start fifth in the Group II Silver Shadow stakes at Randwick, the Chris Waller-trained September Run showed the ... Read More

  • Behemoth takes Memsie

    Behemoth takes Memsie

    A $6000 yearling, Behemoth cast his impressive shadow over Caulfield on Saturday when the giant galloper claimed the ... Read More

  • Craig Williams returns to the fold at Caulfield

    Craig Williams returns to the fold at Caulfield

    In the lead-up to his return to riding at Caulfield, champion jockey Craig Williams has been reacquainting himself with ... Read More

  • 9th title caps dream season for Williams

    9th title caps dream season for Williams

    A season that will forever be remembered as one of the most memorable of Craig Williams’ glittering career gained one ... Read More

  • Craig Williams starts Flemington meeting with a Blast

    Craig Williams starts Flemington meeting with a Blast

    Trainer Robert Hickmott holds spring ambitions for Bumper Blast after the lightly raced galloper returned with an ... Read More

  • Lord Von Costa comes full circle in All Victorian Sprint final

    Lord Von Costa comes full circle in All Victorian Sprint final

    Lord Von Costa’s winding road over the last four years has led him full circle to another stakes win at Flemington in ... Read More

  • Felicia races to impressive Caulfield win

    Felicia races to impressive Caulfield win

    Felicia has defied the odds to return to racing and the talented filly has delivered a satisfying win for her trainer ... Read More

  • Williams in seven-win Melbourne title lead

    Williams in seven-win Melbourne title lead

    Between them, Damien Oliver and Craig Williams have 18 Melbourne jockeys' premierships.
    It's something not lost on ... Read More

  • Bartholomeu Dias breaks through at Sandown

    Bartholomeu Dias breaks through at Sandown

    Imported galloper Bartholomeu Dias has backed up a solid Australian debut with a decisive on-pace victory at ... Read More

  • Another Flemington win for Vassilator

    Another Flemington win for Vassilator

    The comeback theme remained thick throughout the afternoon at Flemington on Saturday when Vassilator won his first race ... Read More

  • FightMND and the Big Freeze beanie campaign

    FightMND and the Big Freeze beanie campaign

    We need your support to 'beat the Beast' that is MND.
    Get your beanies at Coles and Bunnings stores nationwide or ... Read More

  • Betcha Flying to chase Oaks in Adelaide

    Betcha Flying to chase Oaks in Adelaide

    The Chris Waller stable has precedence on its side in its attempt to win the Australasian Oaks at Morphettville with ... Read More

  • Castelvecchio's Rosehill Guineas

    Castelvecchio's Rosehill Guineas

    Cox Plate runner-up Castelvecchio asserted his superiority over a middle distance against his age group when rebounding ... Read More

  • Gaby loves The Valley

    Gaby loves The Valley

    Star filly Loving Gaby turned the tables on Newmarket Handicap winner Bivouac in a thrilling William Reid Stakes ... Read More

  • Trial has Personal ready for Slipper tilt

    Trial has Personal ready for Slipper tilt

    Lindsay Park trainer David Hayes insists Personal is the forgotten horse leading into the Golden Slipper at ... Read More

  • Fifty Stars wins second Blamey Stakes

    Fifty Stars wins second Blamey Stakes

    A second consecutive Blamey Stakes win for Fifty Stars has given the horse's connections something to think ... Read More

  • Fabric scores front-running Flemington win

    Fabric scores front-running Flemington win

    Fabric has clinched her third city success with a front-running victory at Flemington and Danny O'Brien's ... Read More

  • Metro jockeys edge country rivals

    Metro jockeys edge country rivals

    Winners are grinners so the inaugural victor of the jockeys' challenge, Craig Williams, was always going to enjoy the ... Read More

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Welcome To The Official Craig Williams Website

Craig was granted his jockey apprenticeship to his father Allan Williams in 1993 and his first winner on a metropolitan racetrack came later that year at Caulfield on ‘Pearl Prince’.

Craig’s family has a long and successful history in racing - his father Allan Williams was one of Melbourne’s top jockeys before injury forced him to retire from riding. Allan became a Group 1 winning trainer while his grandfather was respected Melbourne trainer Tom Harrison. His uncle is Doug Harrison, also a group-winning trainer who is held in high esteem in Melbourne. Craig’s cousin Travis Harrison was a top apprentice jockey when he was sadly killed in a car accident and Travis remains an inspiration to him.

Craig gained his Jockey ‘A’ licence with the Victoria Racing Club in September 1997 and remains the youngest jockey to win the Cranbourne Cup. His first Group 1 winner was the Australasian Oaks for trainer Lee Freedman and has gone on to win numerous Group 1 races locally and internationally.

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Pale King remains unbeaten

Pale King remains unbeaten

Mar 10, 2021 British import Pale King extended his unbeaten record to three when winning his first metropolitan race at Sandown Lakeside on Wednesday.Prepared by Hawkes Racing and guided to
Metro jockeys snare Rapid Racing series

Metro jockeys snare Rapid Racing series

Jan 30, 2021 Just as he did last year, Craig Williams secured an 11th-hour victory for the Metro jockeys against their Country rivals at the Rapid Racing meeting at Flemington on Friday
Oakleigh Plate talk for All Banter

Oakleigh Plate talk for All Banter

Jan 26, 2021 Adelaide trainers Richard and Chantelle Jolly will look at the Group 1 Oakleigh Plate with All Banter after she just lasted to win the Listed WJ Adams Stakes (1000m) at
Tralee Rose easily wins Bagot

Tralee Rose easily wins Bagot

Jan 02, 2021 With a choice Kiwi pedigree, she is something of a product of the past, but Tralee Rose stamped herself a stayer of the future following her seven-length blitz in Saturday’s
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