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 2018/201973111096€97,500€42,788€140,288
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 201935956493927€836,988€425,983€1,262,970
Flat 2018661821007962€1,050,094€812,513€1,862,606
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
Leopardstown 18/07/19 Crassus Mdn 6f 7 8-11 Foran Equine Irish EBF Auction M'dn
Leopardstown 18/07/19 Kafu Hcp 7f 4 8-12 74 Leopardstown Summer Sizzler H'cap
Leopardstown 18/07/19 Lancastria Mdn 1m 1f 8 9-5 75 Carnival Extravaganza M'dn
Leopardstown 18/07/19 Edward Hopper Mdn 7f 6 9-5 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Med. Auct. M'dn
Killarney 17/07/19 Baby Zeus Mdn 1m 30yds 1 9-5 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn €9,000
Killarney 17/07/19 Happy Company Hcp 1m 3f 40yds 4 10-0 65 Dorothy Henggeler Memorial H'cap €525
Killarney 17/07/19 Viadera (GB) F 1m 30yds 1 9-1 101 Ir.Stallion Farms EBF Cairn Rouge Stakes (Listed) Listed €33,000
Killarney 17/07/19 Fujimoto Flyer (JPN) Hcp 1m 3f 40yds 5 8-11 72 The Rentokil Initial H'cap €390
Killarney 17/07/19 Be Fair (GB) Mdn 1m 30yds 8 9-5 Aherns Garage Castleisland Irish EBF Mdn
Killarney 17/07/19 Sharp Focus (GB) Hcp 1m 30yds 1 9-9 60 Grand Hotel Killarney H'cap €6,600
Killarney 17/07/19 Tony The Gent F 1m 30yds 2 9-11 87 Sauternes Cup Rated Race €3,600
Killarney 16/07/19 Able Dealer Hcp 1m 25yds 9 8-10 54 Flesk H'cap
Killarney 16/07/19 Red Striker Hcp 1m 25yds 4 9-13 79 The International Hotel H'cap €625
Killarney 15/07/19 Pythion (FR) F 1m 3f 35yds 2 9-3 98 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Med Auct Race €4,500
Killarney 15/07/19 Stops A Nation Mdn 1m 3f 35yds 11 9-11 Seamus Mulvaney Bookmakers (Fillies) Mdn
Fairyhouse 14/07/19 Laura Bullion Hcp 1m 4f 2 9-6 69 Making Dreams Come True H'cap €2,600
Fairyhouse 14/07/19 Guanabara Bay Hcp 7f 7 9-5 53 Boyne Valley Racing Weekend H'cap (Div 1)
Fairyhouse 14/07/19 Noble Intention Hcp 1m 4f 13 8-9 46 Summer Evening Racing 17th July H'cap
Fairyhouse 14/07/19 Helen Of Albany Mdn 7f 8 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn
Fairyhouse 14/07/19 Red Bloodedcruiser (GB) Hcp 7f 15 9-2 60 Boyne Valley Racing Weekend H'cap (Div 2)

*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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