is an annual award ceremony for jockeys
in Great Britain
. It was inaugurated in 1990 and the awards are named in honour of Lester Piggott
, eleven times British flat racing Champion Jockey
and winner of thirty British Classic Races
from 1954 to 1992. The ceremony recognizes the achievements of jockeys from both flat
racing during the previous year.
In 2008 the ceremony was moved to Maundy Thursday having previously taken place in January.
Flat Jockey of the Year
Jump Jockey of the Year
Apprentice Jockey of the Year
Conditional Jockey of the Year
Lady Jockey of the Year
Jockey of the Year
Chief Executive Award
International Jockey of the Year
Flat Ride of the Year
- 1998 - Darryll Holland on Double Trigger in the Goodwood Cup, 30th July 1998.
- 1999 - Francis Norton on She's Our Mare in the Cambridgeshire Handicap, 2nd October 1999.
- 2000 - Gary Bardwell on Bangalore in the Chester Cup, 10th May 2000.
- 2001 - Steve Drowne on Harmonic Way in the Cork and Orrery Stakes, 21st June 2001.
- 2002 - Darryll Holland on Just James at Newmarket, 25th May 2002.
- 2003 - Martin Dwyer on Persian Punch in the Jockey Club Cup, 18th October 2003.
- 2004 - Paul Mulrennan on Blue Spinnaker in the Zetland Gold Cup, 31st May 2004.
- 2005 - Tony Culhane on Toss the Caber at Musselburgh, 4th July 2005.
- 2006 - Martin Dwyer on Sir Percy in the Epsom Derby, 3rd June 2006.
- 2007 - Paul Hanagan on Fonthill Road at York, 13th October 2007.
Jump Ride of the Year
- 1998 - Brian Harding on One Man in the Queen Mother Champion Chase, 18th March 1998.
- 1999 - Richard Johnson on Anzum in the Stayers' Hurdle, 18th March 1999.
- 2000 - Tony Dobbin on Master Turn in the County Hurdle, 10th March 2000.
- 2001 - Richard Guest on Red Marauder in the Grand National, 7th April 2001.
- 2002 - Rodi Greene on Jurancon II at Uttoxeter, 21st December 2002.
- 2003 - Andrew Thornton on Kingscliff at Ascot, 22nd November 2003.
- 2004 - Timmy Murphy on Stormez in the Servo Computer Services Trophy, 13th November 2004.
- 2005 - Mattie Batchelor on King Harald at Cheltenham, 17th March 2005.
- 2006 - Henry Oliver on Sissinghurst Storm at Chepstow, 18th April 2006.
- 2007 - Andrew Thornton on Miko de Beauchene in the Welsh National, 27th December 2007.
Flat Jockey Special Recognition Award
Jump Jockey Special Recognition Award