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 2018/2019539954€74,375€33,038€107,413
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 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
Dundalk 15/02/19 Ty Rock Brandy Hcp 5f 3 9-9 65 Smart Money's On Coral H'cap €1,150
Dundalk 15/02/19 Han Solo (GB) Mdn 1m 6 9-5 64 Coral Free Bets For Lengths M'dn
Dundalk 15/02/19 Nick Vedder (GB) Hcp 6f 6 9-7 84 Coral Best Price Guaranteed H'cap
Dundalk 15/02/19 May Peace Prevail Mdn 1m 2f 150yds 1 9-7 James Watters Wholesale M'dn €7,813
Dundalk 08/02/19 Action Dan Mdn 6f 12 9-5 Hydroscand Ireland M'dn
Dundalk 08/02/19 Madame Delavanti Hcp 1m 4f 10 9-8 61 Fundraise At Dundalk H'cap (Div 1)
Dundalk 08/02/19 Swissterious (GB) F 7f 4 9-7 100 / Race €775
Dundalk 08/02/19 Chaparral Dream Hcp 1m 4f 1 9-1 54 Fundraise At Dundalk H'cap (Div 2) €6,250
Dundalk 08/02/19 Art Of Unity (GB) F 7f 6 9-2 59 Ace Casino Kildare Town Claiming Race
Dundalk 01/02/19 Sheisdiesel (GB) F 1m 2f 150yds 1 9-3 70 Ace Casino Kidare Town Claiming Race €6,563
Dundalk 01/02/19 Beau Satchel (GB) Hcp 1m 5 9-7 58 GO Service Station H'cap €263
Dundalk 01/02/19 De Latour (GB) Mdn 7f 6 9-5 70 Dundalk Stadium Business Club 2019 M'dn
Dundalk 01/02/19 Sauron's Eye (GB) Mdn 1m 5 9-5 Valentine's Weekend Special M'dn €300
Dundalk 21/12/18 Fairy Fast F 5f 3 8-11 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Race €2,000
Dundalk 21/12/18 Ahlan Bil Zain (FR) Hcp 7f 1 9-13 69 Crowne Plaza Hotel Race & Stay H'cap €6,875
Dundalk 21/12/18 Sky Seven Mdn 7f 1 9-5 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn €9,375
Dundalk 21/12/18 Easy Boy Hcp 1m 2f 150yds 6 9-0 51 Racing Returns 4th January 2019 H'cap (Div 1)
Dundalk 21/12/18 May Peace Prevail Mdn 1m 2 9-5 Crowne Plaza Race & Stay M'dn €2,400
Dundalk 21/12/18 Sheedy (GB) Hcp 1m 2f 150yds 14 9-12 65 Racing Returns 4th January 2019 H'cap (Div 2)
Dundalk 19/12/18 Above Us Only Sky Hcp 1m 3 9-6 57 H'cap (Div 1) €1,000

*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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