Colin Keane

Date of Birth: September 12th, 1994

County of origin: Meath

First winner: No Trimmings (Gerry Keane) Dundalk, December 10th, 2010

Assoc. Trainers: Ger Lyons, Gerry Keane, Tony Martin

Significant horses (Selected): Laganore, Brendan Brackan, My Good Brother, Convergence, Argentero, Ainippe, Bear Creek, Queen Catherine, Blue De Vega, Medicine Jack, Sea Wolf, Ardhoomey, Realtra, Psychedelic Funk, Elegant Pose

Follow Colin on Twitter: @ctkjockey

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Colin Keane rode 54 winners when crowned champion apprentice in 2014 having finished second to Connor King the previous season. He rode his first Group winner when successful on Brendan Brackan in the Group 3 Solonaway Stakes at the Curragh on September 15th, 2013. Firmly established among the leading riders in Ireland, Keane has been stable jockey to Ger Lyons since the summer of 2014. With 65 winners, he finished runner-up to Pat Smullen in the Jockey's Championship in 2015. His association with Ger Lyons has yielded a number of significant wins. They landed the Group 2 GAIN Railway Stakes with Medicine Jack at the Curragh in June, 2016 a bigger success came their way when Ardhoomey captured the Group 2 Derrinstown Stud Flying Five Stakes at the same venue on Longines Irish Champions Weekend the following September. Colin rode his first Group 1 winner when partnering the Tony Martin-trained Laganore to success in the Premio Lydia Tesio at Capannelle in Rome on Sunday, October 29th, 2017. Just two weeks later, Colin was crowned champion jockey for the first time when he got the better of an epic duel with Pat Smullen to land the 2017 title. A final day double at Naas on Sunday, November 5th saw him claim the championship with 100 winners, 12 clear of his nearest rival Pat Smullen. 

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
Winter All Weather 2017/20186891295€66,250€48,275€114,525
Winter All Weather 2016/20179819131311€137,188€55,150€192,338
Winter All Weather 2015/201664106511€69,650€25,690€95,340
Winter All Weather 2014/2015749999€58,450€28,310€86,760
Winter All Weather 2013/2014871113811€67,550€29,285€96,835
Winter All Weather 2012/2013435135€25,340€4,707€30,047
Winter All Weather 2011/2012354013€17,360€1,960€19,320
Flat 201821929302418€441,813€218,138€659,950
Flat 2017609100797862€1,304,938€816,178€2,121,115
Flat 201654077795359€1,072,125€704,203€1,776,328
Flat 201546165556155€933,835€473,563€1,407,398
Flat 201435554444435€562,020€328,340€890,360
Flat 201324235251823€371,560€80,912€452,472
Flat 2012142914107€46,340€37,939€84,279
Flat 20111105768€32,935€23,551€56,486
Flat 2010101000€3,430€0€3,430

Date From
Date To
Race Type
Venue Date Horse Race Type Distance Place Weight Rating Race Pattern/ Listed Prize Money
Cork 17/06/18 Patrice's Wish (GB) Mdn 6f 60yds 5 9-0 Cork Music Night July 13th Fillies M'dn
Cork 17/06/18 Naughty Or Nice F 1m 4f 7 9-9 97 Munster Oaks Stakes (Group 3) Group 3
Cork 17/06/18 La Cumparsita Hcp 1m 130yds 14 9-4 53 Gina Dale Haze & The Conquerors H'cap
Cork 17/06/18 Legal Spin Mdn 1m 2f 30yds 2 9-5 Sean Barrett Bloodstock Insurance M'dn
Cork 17/06/18 Song Of Namibia Hcp 1m 4f 10 9-4 90 Cork Derby
Cork 17/06/18 Kindly (GB) Hcp 6f 60yds 1 9-12 78 Little Hours Gig July 13th H'cap
Limerick 16/06/18 Hasselnott (GB) Hcp 6f 150yds 8 9-9 70 Jake Carter Plays Live June 22nd H'cap
Limerick 16/06/18 Overcoming Hcp 1m 8 8-8 84 Big 50 Happy Valley Brewery Classic Hcap
Limerick 16/06/18 Fridtjof Nansen (GB) Mdn 1m 3 9-5 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn
Limerick 16/06/18 Noble Intention Hcp 1m 9 9-7 63 Acoustra Play Live July 14th H'cap
Fairyhouse 15/06/18 Emily Square Hcp 1m 4f 9 9-1 50 Follow Fairyhouse On Social Media H'cap
Fairyhouse 15/06/18 Kodi Koh Hcp 6f 15 9-7 65 Summer Family Fun Day July 8th H'cap
Fairyhouse 15/06/18 My Laureate Mdn 6f 2 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn
Fairyhouse 15/06/18 William Of Wykeham Mdn 6f 6 9-5 Fairyhouse For Fundraisers M'dn
Leopardstown 14/06/18 Tough Spirit Mdn 7f 30yds 6 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn
Leopardstown 14/06/18 Bucky Larson Hcp 1m 1 9-9 83 'Paddy & Saoirse Casey' H'cap €10,625
Leopardstown 14/06/18 Ardhoomey F 7f 30yds 3 9-9 104 Ballycorus Stakes (Group 3) Group 3 €6,000
Leopardstown 14/06/18 Black Label (GB) Hcp 1m 7f 12 9-5 61 Leopardstown Ladies Golf Club H'cap
Leopardstown 14/06/18 The Moore Factor F 1m 2f 7 9-7 82 Fitzers Catering Rated Race
Roscommon 11/06/18 A Likely Story Hcp 7f 50yds 5 9-5 56 Ladies Day Monday 9th July H'cap (Div 2) €250

*Statistics are up to close of business the previous day. Prize-money is allocated within 1 week of the race date (allow 1 week for Prize-money).

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