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Emile Ramsammy (born December 11, 1962 in Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago) is a Canadian thoroughbred horse racing Champion jockey. He had more than 500 victories racing in the Caribbean before emigrating to Canada in the early 1990s.

Emile Ramsammy
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OccupationJockey
BornDecember 11, 1962
Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago
Career wins2005+ (ongoing)
Major racing wins
Barbados Gold Cup (1985, 1987, 1988)
Princess Elizabeth Stakes (1994, 2004)
Eclipse Stakes (1995)
Sir Barton Stakes (1995, 2001)
Swynford Stakes (1995, 1999, 2000)
Wonder Where Stakes (1995, 2003)
Toronto Cup Stakes (1997)
New Providence Stakes (1997, 2004)
Vandal Stakes (1997)
Baldwin Stakes (1999)
Col. R. S. McLaughlin Stakes (1999)
Nearctic Stakes (1999)
Connaught Cup Stakes (2000, 2001)
Coronation Futurity Stakes (2000)
Deputy Minister Stakes (2000, 2001, 2002)
Display Stakes (2000)
Victoria Stakes (2000)
Bison City Stakes (2001)
Bull Page Stakes (2001)
Clarendon Stakes (2002)
Highlander Handicap (2002)
Jacques Cartier Stakes (2002)
Vigil Stakes (2002, 2003, 2008)
Royal North Stakes (2002, 2007)
Maple Leaf Stakes (2003, 2004)
Seagram Cup Stakes (2003, 2004, 2005)
Vice Regent Stakes (2003, 2005)
Turf Paradise Derby (2004)
Natalma Stakes (2004, 2006)
Dance Smartly Stakes (2005)
Overskate Stakes (2005, 2006)
Nijinsky Stakes (2007)
Hill 'n' Dale Stakes (2007)
Star Shoot Stakes (2008)
Selene Stakes (2007, 2008)
Marine Stakes (2008)
Frost King Stakes (2009)
Mazarine Stakes (2010) Canadian Classic Race wins:
Queen's Plate (1996, 2006)
Racing awards
Barbadian Champion jockey by wins
(1986, 1989)
Sovereign Award for Outstanding Jockey
(1996, 1997)
Avelino Gomez Memorial Award
(2011)

Ramsammy has won a number of important graded stakes races in Canada including the 1996 and 2006 Queen's Plate, the country's most prestigious race. He was voted the 1996 and 1997 Sovereign Award for Outstanding Jockey in Canada. In 2011 he won the Avelino Gomez Memorial Award for his contributions to the sport of Thoroughbred racing in Canada.

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Year-end chartsEdit

Chart (2000–present) Peak
position
National Earnings List for Jockeys 2000 39
National Earnings List for Jockeys 2001 27
National Earnings List for Jockeys 2002 25
National Earnings List for Jockeys 2003 23
National Earnings List for Jockeys 2004 30
National Earnings List for Jockeys 2005 54
National Earnings List for Jockeys 2006 58
National Earnings List for Jockeys 2007 42
National Earnings List for Jockeys 2008 44
National Earnings List for Jockeys 2009 42
National Earnings List for Jockeys 2010 41
National Earnings List for Jockeys 2011 78