Sam Twiston-Davies is a British National Hunt racing jockey. He was the retained jockey of ten-times British jump racing Champion Trainer Paul Nicholls. He won the 2015 Queen Mother Champion Chase on Dodging Bullets. His father is trainer Nigel Twiston-Davies.
In the 2010/11 season he won the Conditional Jockeys championship.
His first century was in the 2013/14 season when he had 115 winners from 774 rides.
Paul Nicholls announced on 28 April 2014 that Sam would be his number one principal jockey in the 2014/15 season.
In 2016 he had double on day one of the Cheltenham Festival with wins in the Fred Winter Juvenile Novices' Handicap Hurdle and Champion Bumper. On Friday he won the Grand Annual Chase for his third win at the 2016 Cheltenham Festival. In April 2016 he won the Scottish Grand National on Vincente.
In April 2017 he won the Scottish Grand National again on Vincente.
In May 2018 Sam announced he would become freelance.
Cheltenham Festival winnersEdit
|2010||St James's Place Foxhunter Chase||Baby Run|
|2013||Baring Bingham Novices' Hurdle||The New One|
|2015||Queen Mother Champion Chase||Dodging Bullets|
|Coral Cup||Aux Ptits Soins|
|2016||Fred Winter Juvenile Novices' Handicap Hurdle||Diego du Charmil|
|Grand Annual Chase||Solar Impulse|
- Punchestown Gold Cup - (1) - Clan des Obeaux (2021)
- "Landmark for Sam Twiston-Davies as he reaches 1,000 career winners". Racing TV. Retrieved 12 January 2020.
- Cook, Chris (28 April 2014). "Sam Twiston-Davies made No1 jockey to champion trainer Paul Nicholls". the Guardian. Retrieved 9 March 2018.
- Cook, Chris (8 May 2018). "Talking Horses: has Sam Twiston-Davies made the right decision?". the Guardian. Retrieved 15 May 2018.