JJ Slevin

County of origin: Wexford

First winner: Chapel Garden (John Clifford) Thurles, December 22nd, 2013

Significant horses: Champagne Classic, Moylisha Tim

Assoc. Trainers: Joseph O'Brien, Liz Doyle, Richie Rath, Sean Doyle, Shay Slevin, Paul Stafford, Gordon Elliott

Did you know:

From Kiltrea, Caim, County Wexford, James Joseph Slevin began his career as an amateur rider and turned professional in August 2016. He rode 34 winners "between the flags" with his first success coming on Herecomestherain, trained by his father Shay, at Ballydarragh on November 14th, 2010. His first winner on the racecourse proper came on the John Clifford-trained Chapel Garden in the Curaheen INH Flat Race at Thurles on December 22nd, 2013. In all, he rode 11 winners as an amateur, including two for trainer Nigel Twiston-Davies in Britain. His first success as a professional came when he dead-heated on the Sean Doyle-trained Craig Star with Liam Cusack's Lasoscar in the Tote Handicap Hurdle at Roscommon on August 29th, 2016. Just four days later, he enjoyed his first outright success when Doyle's Crosshue Boy landed the Martinstown Opportunity Handicap Hurdle at Kilbeggan. He was still an amateur when enjoying a notable success on the Richie Rath-trained Moylisha Tim in a Grade 3 novice hurdle at Cork in November 2015 but a higher profile success came his way at the Cheltenham Festival in March 2017 when he landed the Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys' Handicap Hurdle on the Gordon Elliott-trained Champagne Classic. JJ holds a degree in journalism from Griffith College, Dublin. 

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
National Hunt 2017/201822223322421€206,563€159,213€365,775
National Hunt 2016/201717620162417€165,063€142,875€307,938

Venue
Date From
Date To
Horse
Race Type
Distance
Place
Weight
Rating
Venue Date Horse Race Type Distance Place Weight Rating Race Prize Money
Thurles 23/11/17 Burning Issues HcpHdl 2m 4f 22yds 11 10-11 102 www.thurlesraces.ie H'cap H'dle
Thurles 23/11/17 Rock On Lilly HcpHdl 2m p.u. 10-8 80 Killinan H'cap H'dle
Cork 19/11/17 Us And Them MdnHdl 2m 1 11-4 www.racinghomeforeaster.com M'dn H'dle €8,125
Cork 19/11/17 Boy Capel MdnHdl 2m 10 11-9 I.N.H. Stallion Owners EBF M'dn H'dle
Cork 19/11/17 Conna Cross HcpHdl 2m 1 11-11 99 Adare Manor Opportunity H'cap H'dle €8,438
Cork 19/11/17 Damut HcpHdl 2m 4f 8 10-8 125 J.P. McManus H'cap H'dle
Cork 19/11/17 Time And Times BegCh 2m 5f u.r. 11-9 I.N.H. Stallion Owners EBF Beg. S'chase
Cork 19/11/17 Ronava HcpCh 2m 160yds 8 10-5 123 corkracecourse.ie H'cap S'chase
Clonmel 16/11/17 Imperial Way MdnHdl 2m 3f 121yds 10 11-9 I.N.H. Stallion Owners EBF M'dn H'dle
Fairyhouse 15/11/17 Emmas Dilemma MdnHdl 2m 4f 10 10-10 Fairyhouse Membership 2018 Mares Mdn Hdl
Fairyhouse 15/11/17 Erkindale Lady HcpCh 2m 7f 110yds 1 10-7 86 Sponsorship At Fairyhouse H'cap S'chase €6,875
Fairyhouse 15/11/17 La Bella Vida NovCh 2m u.r. 11-4 118 Tickets At fairyhouse.ie Rated Nov. S'ch
Fairyhouse 15/11/17 Flathertys Gap HcpHdl 2m 4f p.u. 11-3 88 Book Easter Festival Tickets H'cap H'dle (Div 1)
Fairyhouse 07/11/17 Castle Howard MdnHdl 2m 5 10-9 Racing On New Years Day 3-Y-O M'dn H'dle €275
Fairyhouse 07/11/17 Caliption (GB) Hdl 2m 4f u.r. 10-8 www.fairyhouse.ie H'dle
Cork 05/11/17 Arkwrisht (FR) HcpCh 3m 4f 4 11-0 138 Paddy Power Cork Grand Nat.H'cap S'chase (Grade B) €2,500
Cork 05/11/17 Rose's In The Rain MdnHdl 2m 13 10-11 Paddy Power Betting Shops M'dn Hdle
Cork 05/11/17 Statistical HcpHdl 2m 4f 10 11-2 107 Paddy Power Extra Places H'cap H'dle
Down Royal 04/11/17 Apparition Hdl 2m 3 11-1 Value Cabs 3-Y-O H'dle €1,500
Down Royal 04/11/17 Lasoscar HcpCh 3m 2 10-5 106 Rainbow Communications H'cap S'chase €3,200
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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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