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 201860771977555€918,406€792,675€1,711,081
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
Gowran Park 23/10/18 Noble Intention Hcp 1m 1f 100yds 6 9-3 54 Gowran H'cap (Div 2)
Gowran Park 23/10/18 Elm Grove Hcp 1m 1f 100yds 13 9-1 79 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) H'cap
Gowran Park 23/10/18 St Gallen Hcp 1m 3 10-0 74 Thomastown H'cap
Gowran Park 23/10/18 Art Of America (GB) Hcp 1m 1f 100yds 1 9-10 65 Gowran H'cap (Div 1)
Gowran Park 23/10/18 Singer (GB) Mdn 7f 13 9-0 Follow Gowran On Twitter (Fillies) M'dn
Gowran Park 23/10/18 Top Line Tommy Mdn 1m 5 9-5 Goresbridge (C&G) Median Auction M'dn
Gowran Park 23/10/18 Merricourt Mdn 7f 6 9-5 Join Gowran Park Racing Club (C&G) M'dn
Gowran Park 23/10/18 Villa Maria (GB) Hcp 1m 4 9-2 56 Callan H'cap
Naas 21/10/18 Army Recruit F 7f 15 8-13 Foran Equine Irish EBF Auct. Race Final
Naas 21/10/18 Chicago May Hcp 6f 1 8-10 82 Matchbook EBF Birdcatcher Premier Nur €30,000
Naas 21/10/18 Defilade (GB) Mdn 6f 10 9-5 Tifrums Irish EBF (C&G) M'dn
Naas 21/10/18 Espere F 1m 12 9-0 95 Clodovil Irish EBF Garnet Stakes (Listed) Listed
Naas 21/10/18 Tennessee Wildcat Hcp 1m 2f 10 9-13 96 Matchbook H'cap
Naas 21/10/18 Galtee Mist Mdn 6f 2 9-0 Rathasker Stud Irish EBF (Fillies) M'dn €3,500
Leopardstown 20/10/18 Success Days F 1m 2f 3 9-7 109 Trigo Stakes (Listed) Listed €4,750
Leopardstown 20/10/18 Could Be King (GB) F 7f 4 9-3 103 Killavullan Stakes (Group 3) Group 3 €3,000
Leopardstown 20/10/18 Harvest Bow Hcp 1m 2 8-12 68 Leopardstown Nursery H'cap €2,500
Leopardstown 20/10/18 Heliac (GB) Mdn 1m 2 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn €3,500
Leopardstown 20/10/18 Conor Hogan Mdn 1m 8 9-5 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (C & G) M'dn
Leopardstown 20/10/18 Johnny Drama Mdn 1m 1f 7 9-5 Tote M'dn

*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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