Amy Ryan broke new ground as she became the first female rider to win the champion apprentice title outright when the season ended at Doncaster - a feat not even Hayley Turner could manage.
Her nearest rival, Darren Egan, saw his challenge come to a premature end when breaking his collarbone in a fall at Wolverhampton in October.
After starting the year with the aim of riding the 95 career winners which negate her claim, Ryan accomplished that in May before embarking on a full-blooded chase of the young riders' competition.
Clearly emotional when receiving her trophy, she said: "The apprentice title was at the back of mind as it was my last season to go for it, but I never imagined I'd be in this position.
"I've ridden some good horses and been very lucky, it's nice to ride on the big days. Riding on the big days give you a buzz, and to get a win is a bonus."
For the first time this year, there was also a separate prize awarded for the champion lady rider, judged on a winners-to-runners ratio, and it was won by Turner.
John Gosden landed a first trainers' title, with Ghurair's Tattersalls Million win swelling the coffers nicely after the likes of Nathaniel, The Fugue, Thought Worthy and Fallen For You contributed some sizeable chunks of prize money.
Frankel's exploits looked like giving Khalid Abdullah another owners' title, only for Godolphin to swoop and grab the prize in the dying days.
St Leger winner Encke contributed the lion's share of their winning total, but Group One winners Colour Vision, Dawn Approach and Certify, as well as Ebor hero Willing Foe, saw Sheikh Mohammed's operation reclaim the title.
22 April 2014France adds flair to Guineas
Mullins drops Vautour Champion hint
Rizeena delights in Guineas workout
Exciting Bunker given Dante date
Carberry targets swift return
Culloty keen on Gold run for Heeled
Hannon triple-handed in Guineas
Resurge revived for Epsom return
Williamson escapes serious injury
Sandown option for Battalion
Johnston pair clash in Derby Trial
Rizeena thrills Brittain on gallops
Reckless Abandon returns to track
Door bags National glory
Twiston-Davies hits four-timer
Joe suffers shock defeat
Scudamore hits century mark
Ivan lands Fairyhouse prize
Thousand shows star quality
Cirrus set for Treve clash
Houblon heads Gold contenders
Guineas still on Berkshire radar
21 April 2014Door bags National glory
Wilson passes away
Ivan lands Fairyhouse prize
Stepper set for trip drop
Richards in Telescope sights
Ladies geared for Summer repeat
Hill out of Irish National
No Dundeel at Royal Ascot
Clowance up for the Cup
Garner hit with lengthy ban
Memories in Final flourish
Fitz powers home at Fairyhouse
Toner hits target for Elliott
Joe ready for Cork outing
Lennon looking to call tune
Ground holds key to Tonto show
Lucky escape for Cook
Mind called up for National service
20 April 2014Fitz powers home at Fairyhouse
Lyons backs Brackan
Brookhouse turns to Crawford
Weld and Smullen keep up good work
Whiskey shows winning spirit
Brook another for Russell team
Zurigha blossoms in Snowdrop
Planning pounces at Haydock
Escalating moving on up
Buntline bidding for more
Rebel all set for big Powers test
19 April 2014Bolger on mark with double
Elliott calling on Toner
Fry taking Bold route at Haydock
Snowdrop test for Ribbons
Classic redemption for Grandeur
Hanagan the star man for Fahey
Doyle pounces with classy Cat
Litigant goes Marathon distance
Guineas hope Ertijaal delivers
Life's good for Kirby and McEntee
Moss ready to roll for Brown
Tigers on the prowl for Teal