Davy Russell

Date of Birth: June 27th, 1979

County of origin: Cork

First winner: Right'N'Royal (Michael O'Connor) Gowran Park, May 20th, 1999

Assoc. Trainers: Gordon Elliott, Charles Byrnes. Davy is retained rider for owners Chris Jones and Dai Walters

Significant horses: Lord Windermere, Solwhit, Zabana, Windsor Park, Don Cossack, Rule The World, Sir Des Champs, Weapons Amnesty, Jetson, Dedigout, Last Instalment, First Lieutenant, Roi Du Mee, Quito De La Roque, Un Atout, Mallowney, Prince Of Scars, Tiger Roll, Diamond King, Pittoni, Mansony, Forpadydeplasterer, Mega Fortune, Presenting Percy, Apple's Jade

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From Youghal, County Cork, Davy Russell became champion jockey for the first time in 2011/12 and retained his crown the following season. He rode as the retained rider for Gigginstown House Stud from 2007 until he lost the position at Punchestown on New Year's Eve, 2013. He won the Cheltenham Gold Cup on the Jim Culloty-trained Lord Windermere in 2014. Russell maintains strong links with owners Chris Jones and Dai Walters. Davy has ridden a winner at the Cheltenham Festival in each year since his first success on the Philip Rothwell-trained Native Jack in the Glenfarclas Cross Country Chase in 2006. In all, he has 18 Festival winners to his name. 

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
Winter All Weather 2012/201310000€0€0€0
National Hunt 2017/2018496991078537€1,390,063€719,675€2,109,738
National Hunt 2016/201737460504948€698,713€479,225€1,177,938
National Hunt 2015/201624536433727€446,460€344,588€791,048
National Hunt 2014/201539851595243€634,715€366,813€1,001,528
National Hunt 2013/201441875766044€875,585€484,510€1,360,095
National Hunt 2012/2013549103977956€1,479,470€619,808€2,099,278
National Hunt 2011/2012528104816747€1,281,675€519,571€1,801,246
National Hunt 2010/201140476765347€1,028,325€525,209€1,553,534
National Hunt 2009/201061391987571€1,300,330€677,783€1,978,113
National Hunt 2008/200951582636457€1,268,470€525,722€1,794,192
National Hunt 2007/2008736126858572€1,934,890€714,400€2,649,290
National Hunt 2006/200761480656383€1,186,960€493,683€1,680,643
National Hunt 2005/200654673536252€813,270€419,045€1,232,315
National Hunt 2004/200551349676034€538,150€474,260€1,012,410
National Hunt 2003/200430228363632€453,780€251,320€705,100
National Hunt 2002/2003616484€99,400€60,913€160,313
Flat 201310000€0€0€0
Flat 201020000€0€0€0

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