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Champion jockey Todd Kabel passes away

March 27, 2021

TORONTO, March 27, 2021 – Todd Kabel, one of Canada’s most successful riders, has passed away.

Born on December 7, 1965 in McCreary, Manitoba, Kabel won 3,306 races over his illustrious career in the saddle.

He won the Sovereign Award for Champion jockey in Canada in 1992 and 1995, and four years running from 2003 to 2006. His major wins include a pair of Queen’s Plates, with Regal Discovery in 1995, and with Scatter The Gold in 2000, and a 2004 Atto Mile score with Soaring Free.

Woodbine Entertainment offers its condolences to his family, friends and fans. Details on a celebration of life will be shared when they become available.

Jockey Todd Kabel rides Sky Conqueror to a win in the 2006 Northern Dancer Turf Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack. Michael Burns Photo.
Jockey Todd Kabel rides Sky Conqueror to a win in the 2006 Northern Dancer Turf Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack. Michael Burns Photo.
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