Ryan Moore crowned Flat Jockey of the Year by his peers

Ryan Moore
Ryan Moore rode Protectionist to victory in the Melbourne Cup

English jockey Ryan Moore has been named Flat Jockey of the Year by his colleagues at the Lesters awards ceremony, held in Birmingham.

Moore secured 14 victories at the top level across seven countries on four continents this year, including the prestigious Melbourne Cup in Australia.

The 31-year-old also received a Special Recognition Trophy from his peers.

Nineteen-times champion jumps jockey AP McCoy was crowned Jump Jockey of the Year for both 2013 and 2014.

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