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 201918029212213€343,188€193,073€536,260
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
Cork 22/05/19 Maunganui Hcp 1m 2f 3 9-12 62 Social Package H'cap
Cork 22/05/19 Segenhoe (GB) Mdn 7f 5 9-5 Matchbook Straight Seven M'dn
Cork 22/05/19 Chicago May F 6f 5 9-5 90 Matchbook Low Commission Ex. Rated Race
Cork 22/05/19 Phoenix Open (USA) Mdn 1m 3 9-5 Buy Online @ M'dn
Cork 22/05/19 Heliac (GB) Mdn 1m 2f 1 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Med Auc (F) Mdn
Sligo 21/05/19 Three Angels Hcp 6f 9 9-4 56 H'cap (Div 1)
Sligo 21/05/19 Neyland (GB) F 6f 7 9-0 57 O'Hehir's Bakery Claiming Race
Sligo 21/05/19 Art Of America (GB) Hcp 1m 2f 110yds 6 9-12 77 Martin Reilly Mazda H'cap
Naas 19/05/19 Beckford (GB) F 5f 7 9-9 110 Sole Power Sprint Stakes (Listed) Listed
Naas 19/05/19 Real Force (GB) F 5f 4 9-6 Coolmore Gustav Klimt Race €2,000
Naas 19/05/19 Kaftan (GB) Mdn 1m 1 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn €9,375
Naas 19/05/19 Bucky Larson Hcp 1m 7 9-7 83 Thank You Tom Ryan H'cap
Naas 19/05/19 Peace Charter (GB) F 6f 2 9-0 Coolmore Stud EBF (Fillies) Sprint Stks (Group 3) Group 3 €16,000
Naas 19/05/19 Inverleigh F 6f 8 9-3 104 Goffs Lacken Stakes (Group 3) Group 3
Naas 19/05/19 Giga White Hcp 7f 2 9-4 87 Royal Ascot Trials At Naas H'cap €5,200
Naas 19/05/19 Annie Fior F 7f 6 9-6 87 Owenstown Stud Stakes (Listed) Listed €950
Navan 18/05/19 Golden Glow Mdn 5f 164yds 9 9-5 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Med Auct. M'dn
Navan 18/05/19 My Laureate Hcp 5f 1 9-3 77 Ladies Day At Navan 1st June H'cap €7,813
Navan 18/05/19 Pythion (FR) F 1m 5f 2 9-3 97 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Yeats Stakes (Listed) Listed €15,000
Navan 18/05/19 Bailly (GB) Hcp 5f 164yds 3 8-11 88 H'cap €2,600

*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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