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 201925741273118€509,313€296,310€805,623
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
Gowran Park 16/06/19 Lady Scathach Hcp 1m 6 9-4 55 BetVictor Run For Your Money H'cap (Div 1)
Gowran Park 16/06/19 Tony The Gent Hcp 7f 5 9-7 88 Lengthen The Odds With BetVictor H'cap
Gowran Park 16/06/19 Brendan Brackan F 1m 1f 100yds 5 9-9 97 Follow @BetVictorRacing On Twitter Race
Gowran Park 16/06/19 Conor Hogan Hcp 1m 1f 100yds 9 9-1 71 BetVictor Supporting Irish Racing H'cap
Limerick 15/06/19 Marchons Ensemble (GB) Mdn 7f 2 9-5 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Med Auction Mdn
Limerick 15/06/19 Ecoeye (GB) Hcp 1m 11 9-11 66 Stagefright Play Live July 13th H'cap
Limerick 15/06/19 Bobby Boy Hcp 1m 11 9-11 91 Handipak Play Live July 25th H'cap
Limerick 15/06/19 Mokhalad (GB) F 6f 150yds 6 10-0 83 Drive Play Live This Evening Rated Race
Cork 14/06/19 Neyland (GB) Hcp 1m 110yds 10 9-4 52 Gina & The Champions Play July 12 H'cap (Div 1)
Cork 14/06/19 Mienvee Flyer (GB) Mdn 5f 2 9-0 Matchbook Irish EBF (Fillies) M'dn
Cork 14/06/19 Ardhoomey F 5f 3 9-9 104 Matchbook Straight Midsummer Sprint Stks (Listed) Listed
Cork 14/06/19 Who's Steph F 1m 4f 1 9-9 108 Munster Oaks Stakes (Group 3) Group 3
Cork 14/06/19 Mackqeez Mdn 1m 2f 1 9-5 97 Hothouse Flowers Play After Racing M'dn
Cork 14/06/19 Inscribe (USA) Hcp 1m 4f 7 9-6 92 Cork Derby
Cork 14/06/19 Bailly (GB) Hcp 5f 2 9-8 85 Matchbook Exchange Irish EBF (F) H'cap
Cork 14/06/19 The Perch Hcp 1m 110yds 17 9-2 47 Gina & The Champions Play July 12 H'cap (Div 2)
Leopardstown 13/06/19 Excelcius (USA) Hcp 1m 7 9-4 81 'Coolio' H'cap
Leopardstown 13/06/19 Justifier Mdn 7f 30yds 1 9-5 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn €10,938
Leopardstown 13/06/19 Red Striker F 1m 2f 5 9-6 80 Fitzers Catering Rated Race €413
Leopardstown 13/06/19 Inverleigh F 7f 30yds 2 8-13 104 Plusvital Ballycorus Stakes (Group 3) Group 3 €12,600

*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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