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 201937258504227€836,988€427,213€1,264,200
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
Curragh 21/07/19 French Rain Mdn 6f 1 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn
Curragh 21/07/19 Equilateral (GB) F 5f 6 9-7 109 Friarstown Stud Sapphire Stakes (Group 2) Group 2
Curragh 20/07/19 Soul Search F 6f 63yds 3 9-0 Jebel Ali Racecourse Anglesey Stakes (Group 3) Group 3
Curragh 20/07/19 Agent Zero (FR) Mdn 7f 5 9-5 EVOKE.IE Irish EBF M'dn
Curragh 20/07/19 Buffer Zone (GB) Hcp 6f 63yds 2 9-2 94 Tote Scurry H'cap
Curragh 20/07/19 North Wind F 7f 9 9-1 90 Paddy Power Minstrel Stakes (Group 2) Group 2
Killarney 19/07/19 Poetic Light (GB) F 1m 40yds 5 9-13 68 The Tote Claiming Race
Killarney 19/07/19 Snow Leopard Mdn 1m 6f 8 9-5 The Tote M'dn
Killarney 19/07/19 Shoulda Lied Hcp 2m 1f 1 8-13 56 The Tote H'cap
Killarney 19/07/19 Tony The Gent Hcp 1m 40yds 3 8-11 87 The Tote H'cap
Killarney 19/07/19 Marchons Ensemble (GB) F 1m 40yds 3 9-7 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Med. Auct. Race
Killarney 19/07/19 St Estephe (GB) Hcp 1m 3f 50yds 14 9-6 56 The Tote H'cap
Leopardstown 18/07/19 Edward Hopper Mdn 7f 6 9-5 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Med. Auct. M'dn €380
Leopardstown 18/07/19 Lancastria Mdn 1m 1f 8 9-5 75 Carnival Extravaganza M'dn
Leopardstown 18/07/19 Kafu Hcp 7f 4 8-12 74 Leopardstown Summer Sizzler H'cap €850
Leopardstown 18/07/19 Crassus Mdn 6f 7 8-11 Foran Equine Irish EBF Auction M'dn
Killarney 17/07/19 Be Fair (GB) Mdn 1m 30yds 8 9-5 Aherns Garage Castleisland Irish EBF Mdn
Killarney 17/07/19 Sharp Focus (GB) Hcp 1m 30yds 1 9-9 60 Grand Hotel Killarney H'cap €6,600
Killarney 17/07/19 Tony The Gent F 1m 30yds 2 9-11 87 Sauternes Cup Rated Race €3,600
Killarney 17/07/19 Viadera (GB) F 1m 30yds 1 9-1 101 Ir.Stallion Farms EBF Cairn Rouge Stakes (Listed) Listed €33,000

*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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