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 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 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 Prize Money
Dundalk 08/12/17 Dandy Sue Hcp 6f 7 9-0 57 Christmas Party Packages Nursery H'cap
Dundalk 08/12/17 Sheisdiesel (GB) Hcp 1m 5 9-13 70 Floodlit Friday Nights At Dundalk H'cap €275
Dundalk 08/12/17 Glastonbury Song Hcp 1m 2 9-6 102 H'cap €5,000
Dundalk 08/12/17 Dhafeera (GB) Mdn 1m 2 9-0 66 Crowne Plaza Race & Stay M'dn €2,400
Dundalk 08/12/17 Aishling's Secret (GB) Mdn 7f 3 9-0 Winter Series At Dundalk 2018 M'dn €1,200
Dundalk 06/12/17 Summer Dove (USA) Hcp 1m 11 9-9 60 H'cap (Div 2)
Dundalk 06/12/17 Analytical Mindset Mdn 1m 4f 9 9-9 Dundalk Stadium Light Up Your Night M'dn
Dundalk 06/12/17 Silk Cravat (GB) Hcp 6f 1 9-11 67 Crowne Plaza Race & Stay H'cap (Div 1) €6,875
Dundalk 06/12/17 Mojambo Hcp 1m 5 9-2 61 Nursery H'cap €275
Dundalk 06/12/17 Lily's Prince Hcp 6f 2 9-10 66 Crowne Plaza Race & Stay H'cap (Div 2) €2,200
Dundalk 06/12/17 Ben Rumson Hcp 1m 4f 2 10-0 65 Christmas Party Packages H'cap (Div 1) €2,000
Dundalk 01/12/17 La Cumparsita Hcp 1m 6 9-4 56 Crowne Plaza Leading Jockey&Trainer Hcap
Dundalk 01/12/17 Catamaran Mdn 6f 5 9-0 Crowne Plaza Hotel Race & Stay M'dn €300
Dundalk 01/12/17 It's All A Joke Mdn 5f 3 9-5 71 M'dn €1,200
Dundalk 01/12/17 Bring On The Band Mdn 1m 2 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn €3,000
Dundalk 24/11/17 Elegant Drama Mdn 7f 2 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Med.Auct(F)M'dn €3,200
Dundalk 24/11/17 Its All For Luck Hcp 6f 5 9-12 60 Crowne Plaza Hotel Race & Stay H'cap €250
Dundalk 24/11/17 Indian Tomahawk (GB) F 1m 2f 150yds 8 9-3 55 Claiming Race
Dundalk 24/11/17 Lady Nathaniel Mdn 1m 2 9-0 71 Dundalk Business Club 2018 (Fillies) Mdn €2,400
Dundalk 24/11/17 Carried Hcp 1m 2f 150yds 2 9-7 76 Crowne Plaza Jockey&Trainer Awards H'cap €2,400

*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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