Derek Fox

Date of Birth: May 14th, 1992 

County of origin: Sligo 

First winner: Mighty Whitey (Noel Kelly), Sligo, May 5th, 2010 

Assoc. Trainer: Lucinda Russell, Noel Kelly, Mark McNiff 

Significant horses: One For Arthur, Charlie’s Vic

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From Sligo, Derek Fox began his career locally riding primarily for Mark McNiff and Noel Kelly. Derek started out as an amateur rider and partnered his first winner on the Kelly-trained Mighty Whitey in a bumper at Sligo on May 19th, 2010. He turned professional the following April and rode his first winner in the paid ranks when the McNiff-trained Sean Airgead won at Sligo on August 4th, 2011. He gained a notable success on Charlie's Vic, trained by Noel Kelly, in the Grade 3 Dawn Run Mares' Novices' Chase at Limerick on St Patrick's Day in 2013. Fox subsequently made the move to Scotland and joined forces with trainer Lucinda Russell, riding his first winner for her yard on The Friary at Hexham on November 8, 2013. He was appointed Russell's stable jockey in April, 2016. Derek Fox landed the biggest prize of them all when winning the 2017 Randox Health Grand National at Aintree on the Russell-trained One For Arthur. 

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
National Hunt 2018/2019191021€7,813€2,800€10,613
National Hunt 2017/2018192234€13,438€12,225€25,663
National Hunt 2016/2017402333€13,750€14,425€28,175
National Hunt 2015/2016285312€28,350€10,918€39,268
National Hunt 2014/2015294330€29,050€6,160€35,210
National Hunt 2013/2014612585€15,050€20,675€35,725
National Hunt 2012/2013766776€60,470€29,123€89,593
National Hunt 2011/2012734334€25,550€11,228€36,778
National Hunt 2010/201130001€0€350€350

Venue
Date From
Date To
Horse
Race Type
Distance
Place
Weight
Rating
Pattern/Listed
Venue Date Horse Race Type Distance Place Weight Rating Race Pattern/ Listed Prize Money
Wexford 28/10/18 Last Garrison BegCh 2m 4f p.u. 11-12 Casey Bros Supp Local Racecourse Beg Sch
Wexford 28/10/18 Adimelo (FR) HcpCh 2m 4f p.u. 10-8 118 Casey Precast H'cap S'chase
Wexford 28/10/18 Mr Moondance HcpHdl 2m 14 11-12 95 Casey Enterprises H'cap H'dle
Down Royal 31/08/18 William Of Wykeham MdnHdl 2m 6 10-12 Allied Bakeries 3-Y-O M'dn H'dle
Downpatrick 12/08/18 Perfect In Pink (GB) MdnHdl 2m 2f 165yds fell 11-0 Keeping It Country Raceday (M) M'dn H'dl
Downpatrick 12/08/18 Pump Road HcpHdl 2m 5f 165yds 7 11-3 86 Molson Coors H'cap H'dle
Kilbeggan 11/08/18 Celtic Monarch HcpHdl 2m 3f 180yds 6 11-7 90 Pig 'N' Whistle Pubs H'cap H'dle
Kilbeggan 11/08/18 Adimelo (FR) HcpCh 2m 3f 200yds 6 11-2 121 @KilbegganRaces On Twitter H'cap S'chase
Sligo 09/08/18 Unchago MdnHdl 2m 4f 4 11-4 Student Day 27th September M'dn H'dle €550
Sligo 09/08/18 Chosen Flower MdnHdl 2m 11 11-7 Clayton Hotel (Mares) M'dn H'dle
Ballinrobe 24/07/18 Last Garrison HcpHdl 2m 1f 142yds 7 11-3 100 Irish Stallion Farms EBF H'cap H'dle
Wexford 06/07/18 Mr Moondance HcpHdl 2m 6 11-12 93 Mary Barry's Seafood Bar H'cap H'dle
Wexford 06/07/18 Adimelo (FR) BegCh 3m 1f 20yds 1 11-12 112 Flood Ironworks Ltd. Beginners S'chase €7,813
Wexford 06/07/18 Power Of Faith MdnHdl 2m 4f 80yds p.u. 11-12 Flood Ironworks Ltd. M'dn H'dle
Wexford 06/07/18 Robin De Roost HcpCh 2m 4f p.u. 11-5 102 Michael Moore Mercedes Athlone Hcap S'ch
Roscommon 12/06/18 Mr Moondance HcpHdl 2m 3 11-10 93 Roscommon Racecourse H'cap H'dle €1,000
Clonmel 08/06/18 Adimelo (FR) BegCh 2m 6 11-12 John Kennedy Motors (Toyota) Beg.S'chase
Kilbeggan 11/05/18 Adimelo (FR) BegCh 2m 3f 200yds 3 11-12 Midland Veterinary Ltd.Beginners S'chase €1,250
Sligo 06/05/18 Cairnshill HcpHdl 2m 4f 8 11-8 98 Harrington Concrete Quarries H'cap H'dle
Downpatrick 22/09/17 June Carter MdnHdl 2m 5f 110yds 6 11-5 85 White Horse M'dn H'dle
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*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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