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 201841855645539€701,531€522,300€1,223,831
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
Ballinrobe 13/08/18 Highway To Heaven F 1m 1f 165yds 2 9-6 58 The Ballinrobe Racecourse Claiming Race
Ballinrobe 13/08/18 Shemara Mdn 1m 1f 165yds 2 9-0 On-Course Vets (Fillies) M'dn
Ballinrobe 13/08/18 Future Proof Hcp 1m 1f 165yds 3 9-10 86 Burleigh Accountancy Irish EBF H'cap
Curragh 12/08/18 Elegant Lass Mdn 5f 14 9-0 58 Anglesey Lodge Equine Hospital EBF M'dn
Curragh 12/08/18 Fulminate (GB) F 7f 5 9-4 Loder Irish EBF (Fillies) Race €750
Curragh 12/08/18 Bucky Larson Hcp 1m 7 8-10 84 Sensational Kids H'cap
Curragh 12/08/18 Duhallow Noelie Mdn 5f 7 9-5 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn
Curragh 12/08/18 Indigo Balance F 6f 4 9-3 Keeneland Phoenix Stakes (Group 1) Group 1 €12,500
Cork 11/08/18 Beau Rocko Hcp 7f 5 9-1 52 Follow Us On Twitter Hcap €263
Cork 11/08/18 Starbella Mdn 1m 6 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Fillies M'dn
Cork 11/08/18 Bloomfield F 1m 4f 5 9-9 102 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Give Thanks Stk (Group 3) Group 3 €2,250
Cork 11/08/18 True To Herself Hcp 7f 10 9-1 83 Irish EBF Supporting ICW (Fillies) H'cap
Tipperary 10/08/18 Backpfeifengesicht (GB) Mdn 5f 2 8-13 74 Foran Equine Irish EBF Auction M'dn €4,800
Tipperary 10/08/18 Sakura (FR) Hcp 5f 4 9-2 80 Racing Again 30th August Nursery H'cap €850
Tipperary 10/08/18 Royal Admiral Hcp 7f 100yds 2 9-11 60 @TipperaryRaces H'cap €2,000
Tipperary 10/08/18 Miss Louise Mdn 1m 1f 7 9-0 Fillies M'dn
Tipperary 10/08/18 Chicago May F 7f 100yds 6 8-12 Coolmore Caravaggio Stakes (Listed) Listed €1,050
Leopardstown 09/08/18 Small Bit Of Love Hcp 1m 7f 4 8-11 72 Manguard Plus H'cap €875
Leopardstown 09/08/18 Beau Satchel (GB) Hcp 1m 16 9-11 67 SMOKIE H'cap
Leopardstown 09/08/18 Burmese Waltz (GB) Mdn 6f 2 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn €3,500

*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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