Shane Crosse

Date of Birth: September 21, 2001 

County of origin: Tipperary 

First winner: G Force (Adrian Keatley) Naas, April 13, 2018 

Champion Apprentice: 2018

Significant horses: G Force, Speak In Colours, New York Girl, Rovetta, Degraves, Crossfirehurricane.

Assoc. Trainers: Joseph O'Brien, John McConnell, Roger Sweeney

Did you know:

From Cahir, County Tipperary, Shane Crosse is a brother of fellow apprentice Nathan. He rode his first winner on the Adrian Keatley-trained G Force at Naas in April, 2018 and a second winner followed just two days later at Cork. Shane rode his first career double at Galway in September of the same year when successful on two horses trained by Joseph O'Brien, Elleanthus and Song Of The Sky. 

With 27 winners, Shane was crowned champion apprentice for the 2018 season at Naas on Sunday, November 4. He good form continued when he rode the first treble of his career just five days later as the 2018/2019 Winter All-Weather Series began at Dundalk. Kiss For Luck and Too Precious were both trained by Joseph O'Brien while Ahundrednotout was a winner for trainer Johnny Feane. Too Precious was his final winner as a 7lbs claimer. 

Shane rode his first Group winner when he won the Group 3 Renaissance Stakes on Speak In Colours for Joseph O'Brien at the Curragh on Saturday, September 28, 2019. The following afternoon, at the same track, he won the Group 3 Weld Park Stakes on the O'Brien-trained New York Girl and a third Group 3 race in the season came on the Joseph O'Brien-trained Degraves at Leopardstown in October. 

Speak In Colours gave Shane his first Group 2 winner when landing the Weatherbys Ireland Greenlands Stakes at the Curragh in June, 2020. 

Shane rode his 95th winner and rode out his claim when the Joseph O'Brien-trained Full Moon Magic won at Leopardstown on Friday, July 31, 2020. It was one of three winners he partnered at the meeting.  

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
Winter All Weather 2019/2020647667€89,700€30,705€120,405
Winter All Weather 2018/201955119102€87,500€42,775€130,275
Winter All Weather 2017/2018230111€0€4,775€4,775
Flat 202021434251721€497,400€235,215€732,615
Flat 201933130283442€351,013€221,320€572,333
Flat 201820427212025€238,750€131,023€369,773
Flat 201730000€0€0€0

Date From
Date To
Race Type
Venue Date Horse Race Type Distance Place Weight Rating Race Pattern/ Listed Prize Money
Dundalk 25/09/20 Crossfirehurricane (USA) F 1m 2f 150yds 13 9-5 105 Al Basti Equiworld, Dubai Diamond Stakes (Group 3) Group 3
Dundalk 25/09/20 Sheer Chance Mdn 7f 8 9-2 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn
Dundalk 25/09/20 Prairie Dancer Mdn 7f 7 9-7 Foran Equine Irish EBF Auction M'dn
Dundalk 25/09/20 Edessann Hcp 6f 5 9-10 67 HOLLYWOODBETS Apprentice H'cap
Listowel 24/09/20 Dragon Of Malta Hcp 7f 3 9-9 76 David McManus Bookmaker H'cap
Listowel 24/09/20 Druid's Altar Mdn 1m 4f 1 9-7 81 Behans Horseshoe Bar & Townhouse M'dn (Div 2)
Listowel 22/09/20 Magnanimous Hcp 1m 1 9-10 93 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Premier Nursery €18,000
Listowel 22/09/20 Chrysalism Hcp 1m 7 10-0 92 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) H'cap
Fairyhouse 21/09/20 Line Judge (GB) Hcp 7f 6 9-13 73 Fairyhouse Apprentice H'cap €200
Fairyhouse 21/09/20 Prairie Dancer Mdn 6f 2 9-3 Foran Equine Irish EBF Auction M'dn €4,000
Navan 10/09/20 Cerberus (GB) Hcp 1m 2f 3 9-3 74 Market Square H'cap €1,100
Cork 09/09/20 Magnanimous Hcp 7f 1 9-10 86 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Premier Nursery €18,000
Cork 09/09/20 A New Dawn F 7f 5 9-0 103 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Tetrarch Stakes (Listed) Listed €1,425
Galway 08/09/20 Dance Jupiter F 1m 123yds 2 10-1 89 Donnellys Of Barna Rated Race €3,100
Galway 08/09/20 Canning Hcp 1m 123yds 8 9-12 71 James P. Cunningham Electrical H'cap
Galway 08/09/20 Snapraeceps F 1m 4f 42yds 4 9-9 104 Ardilaun Hotel Oyster Stakes (Listed) Listed €1,875
Galway 08/09/20 Son Of Hypnos Hcp 1m 4f 42yds 1 9-2 64 Galway Apprentice H'cap €6,000
Navan 05/09/20 Fan Club Rules Hcp 5f 11 10-0 96 Troytown Bar H'cap
Navan 05/09/20 Dr Patrick Mdn 1m 12 9-7 Irish EBF Supp Champions Weekend M'dn
Punchestown 03/09/20 Liffey River (FR) Mdn 1m 1 9-7 Thank You For Supporting This Town M'dn €6,600

*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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