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. 

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
Winter All Weather 2019/2020637667€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 202085101185€173,400€78,070€251,470
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
Killarney 13/07/20 Pugin Mdn 1m 3f 35yds 2 9-4 Irish Stall Farms EBF Med Auct (C&G) Mdn
Killarney 13/07/20 Mighty Blue (FR) Hcp 1m 3f 35yds 2 10-0 93 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) H'cap
Killarney 13/07/20 Zoom Zoom Babe (GB) Hcp 1m 30yds 2 9-9 73 MC Construction H'cap
Killarney 13/07/20 A New Dawn F 1m 30yds 4 9-2 99 Ir.Stallion Farms EBF Cairn Rouge Stakes (Listed) Listed
Cork 12/07/20 On A Session (USA) Hcp 1m 6 9-7 95 Irish Stallion Farms EBF 'Habitat' H'cap €900
Cork 12/07/20 Liam's Approval Mdn 1m 2f 10 9-4 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn
Cork 12/07/20 Brook On Fifth F 7f 8 9-2 92 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Brownstown Stks (Group 3) Group 3
Cork 12/07/20 Edessann Hcp 6f 1 9-10 61 Cork H'cap €5,400
Leopardstown 11/07/20 Futurum Regem Hcp 1m 4f 7 9-6 68 Leopardstown H'cap (Div 1)
Leopardstown 11/07/20 No Speed Limit (FR) Hcp 7f 30yds 14 9-13 75 Leopardstown H'cap
Leopardstown 11/07/20 Vafortino Mdn 7f 30yds 1 9-1 Yearling Sales Irish EBF Med. Sires M'dn €15,000
Curragh 10/07/20 Master Matt (GB) Hcp 6f 18 9-5 84 Sporting Life Fast Results H'cap
Curragh 10/07/20 Wheels On Fire (FR) F 5f 110yds 5 9-4 103 Sky Bet Midsummer Sprint Stakes (Listed) Listed €1,125
Curragh 10/07/20 Never Forgotten Mdn 1m 2 8-13 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn €3,000
Navan 09/07/20 Half Nutz Hcp 5f 164yds 2 9-12 75 Gormanlough Apprentice H'cap €2,200
Gowran Park 08/07/20 Lady Arona Hcp 1m 2 9-8 59 Supporting The Irish Jockeys Fund H'cap (Div 2) €1,800
Fairyhouse 05/07/20 Rattling Jewel (GB) Hcp 6f 7 9-4 66 Ratoath Pharmacy H'cap
Fairyhouse 05/07/20 Silvertown Hcp 1m 2f 6 9-11 79 Tatts Ire Goresbridge Breeze-Up H'cap €220
Fairyhouse 05/07/20 Throwaway Line Hcp 1m 2f 8 9-3 58 BARONERACING.COM H'cap (Div 2)
Fairyhouse 05/07/20 Grid (GB) Mdn 7f 4 9-4 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn €700

*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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