The Erling Haaland of racing – Billy Loughnane pops in another hat-trick as punters hail ‘ridiculous talent’

UNSTOPPING Billy Loughnane has been labeled as the Erling Haaland of racing – after racking up another hat-trick.

The 16-year-old phenom is currently officially Britain’s best flat jockey.

Loughnane has undoubtedly been the star of the Flat racing season so far in 2023


Loughnane has undoubtedly been the star of the Flat racing season so far in 2023Credit: Getty

He scored his third career hat-trick at Newcastle on Thursday night, putting him behind Man City striker total of four so far this season.

Naturally Haaland22, was two and a half months ahead of Loughnane, who did not have his first race until October 24.

Since then he has earned a whopping £185,000 in connections from his horses and wins about one out of every five rides he has.

It’s an exciting success rate, but gamblers must act quickly to enter.

Loughnan is will stop racing altogether in the coming weeks before traveling to the United States.

His dad, trainer Mark, wants him to learn some more skills from jockeys out there – and secure his claim to the big-money grass races coming up in the spring.

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However, it looks like there will be a few more winners between now and then.

You could get into Wolverhampton tonight when he gets his first drive ahead of Charlie Appleby and Godolphin courtesy of the 8-11 Sapphire Seas in the 6.15.

Gamblers celebrated his final treble last night – which paid out 27-1.

Spanish Angel rode to victory in Newcastle adding to previous wins for Comedian Leader and Odd Socks Havana.

praise Loughnane – who wants to join Gordon Elliott on his Cullentra team — on social media, one gambler wrote, “Numb me, this is getting ridiculous!”

Another said, “I’m running out of words to describe this guy, absolutely top notch.”

While one comment read: “Only 16 years old, the boy is like the Erling Haaland of racing.”


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