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 2017/20185671175€53,125€42,975€96,100
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 16/02/18 My Good Brother Hcp 5f 6 9-6 62 L'Isle De France H'cap
Dundalk 16/02/18 World's Greatest (USA) Hcp 1m 2f 150yds 13 9-5 56 Koffy H'cap
Dundalk 12/01/18 My Good Brother Hcp 5f 4 9-12 63 Dundalk Business Club 2018 H'cap €500
Dundalk 12/01/18 Artful Artist Hcp 2m 11 9-3 79 Marshes Shopping Centre H'cap
Dundalk 12/01/18 Glastonbury Song F 1m 4 9-2 102 Sun BETS Race €1,250
Dundalk 12/01/18 Spiral Galaxy F 1m 3 10-0 Anglo Printers Claiming Race €1,000
Dundalk 05/01/18 Artistic Melody F 7f 3 9-4 74 Crowne Plaza Race & Stay 2018 Rated Race €1,200
Dundalk 05/01/18 Captain Dion (GB) Hcp 5f 9 9-11 86 Happy New Year From Dundalk H'cap
Dundalk 05/01/18 Baile An Roba Mdn 1m 2f 150yds 9 9-6 Follow @DundalkStadium On Twitter M'dn
Dundalk 05/01/18 Miss Mirabeau (GB) Hcp 1m 2f 150yds 6 10-0 65 H'cap (Div 2)
Dundalk 05/01/18 Starlite Sienna Hcp 1m 2f 150yds 5 9-9 60 H'cap (Div 1) €250
Dundalk 22/12/17 It's All A Joke Mdn 5f 2 9-5 71 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn €3,000
Dundalk 22/12/17 Palariva F 1m 6 9-2 79 Christmas Party Nights At Dundalk Race
Dundalk 22/12/17 Adieux Hcp 1m 2f 150yds 1 10-0 65 Racing Returns 5th January 2018 H'cap €6,250
Dundalk 22/12/17 Dasmyhoss Mdn 1m 4f 3 9-9 65 Christmas Party Nights At Dundalk M'dn €1,200
Dundalk 15/12/17 Teqany Mdn 1m 2f 150yds 9 9-5 67 Happy Christmas From Dundalk Stadium Mdn
Dundalk 15/12/17 Bog War Hcp 1m 4f 4 9-2 53 Leading Jockey&Trainer Championship Hcap (Div 1) €500
Dundalk 15/12/17 G Force Hcp 6f 10 9-10 96 Leading Jockey&Trainer Awards 2017 H'cap
Dundalk 15/12/17 Princess Yaiza Hcp 7f 1 9-4 76 Christmas Party Packages Nursery H'cap €7,500
Dundalk 15/12/17 Ben Rumson Hcp 1m 4f 11 10-0 65 Leading Jockey&Trainer Championship Hcap (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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