Luke Currie
Age: 42
Background:
Born in Tasmania, Australia – Luke Currie has instead longed called Victoria home and in 2000 as a young apprentice he was indentured to Melbourne-based trainer Robbie Griffiths. Currie struck immediate success with victory at his first ride for the stable in the G3 Bletchingly Stakes aboard Dandy Kid, before later landing his first win at Group 1 level aboard Roman Arch in the 2003 Toorak Handicap, when he defied the great Fields Of Omagh by just under two lengths. Since then, Currie has added a further 12 Group 1 wins to his haul, among more than 1,300 wins across his career. Currie boasts experience in Malaysia and Singapore; he also spent a lengthy period in Mauritius, achieving great success including victory in the 2009 Barbe Cup. Currie is best known for associations with Hey Doc, Away Game and Sunlight – the latter, Tony McEvoy’s crack mare who he claimed three Group 1 races aboard. Currie tasted immediate success at his first ride in Hong Kong aboard Miracle Victory in January, 2022 before injury sidelined him for 18 meetings. He returned soon after, adding eight more wins that campaign including a double on the dirt in May, 2022. He added 11 more wins to his Hong Kong tally following the 2022/23 season.
Notable wins include:
Manikato Stakes (2017 & 2020 Hey Doc), Australian Guineas (2017 Hey Doc), Blue Diamond Stakes (2019 Lyre, 2021 Artorius), Coolmore Stud Stakes (2018 Sunlight), William Reid Stakes (2019 Sunlight), Newmarket Handicap (2019 Sunlight), Winterbottom Stakes (2019 Hey Doc).
Hong Kong Career Wins (at start of 2023/24 season):
20 (win strike rate 4.4%).

23/24 Season         Up to Race Meeting of 15/06/2024
Nationality : AUS No. of Wins : 0 Total Rides : 54
Stakes won : $1,208,250 No. of 2nds : 2 Win % : 0.00%
No. of Wins in past 10 race days : 0 No. of 3rds : 1
No. of 4ths : 2

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