|Region:||South East Queensland|
Gary Doughty was a top Victorian jockey who moved to Queensland in the 1990s where his best win was a Prime Minister's Cup on Starmaker. Gary holds the record for riding Australia's longest priced (250-1) Group 1 winner with Abaridy in the 1986 Caulfield Guineas. He was forced out of the saddle when he lost an eye in a fall on Ipswich Cup day 2000. He had ridden nearly 1400 winners. Doughty now his helps his wife trainer Kelly (Blacker) with their team on the Gold Coast.
His best wins included Caulfield Guineas (Abaridy), Prime Minister's Cup (Starmaker), VATC Toorak Handicap (Showmeran), Sandown Cup (Puckle Bay), Ipswich Cup (Fine Spy), Goldmarket (Atlantic Crossing), Geelong Cup (Beau Trist), Kilmore Cup (Diatric) and Canberra Cup (Native Neptune).
Thanks to Geoff Shephard for contributing these images of Gary Doughty