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

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. 

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 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 20/03/20 Presgrave Mdn 1m 2f 150yds 3 9-4 View Restaurant At Dundalk Stadium M'dn €1,200
Dundalk 20/03/20 Tyrconnell Hcp 1m 2 9-9 58 Winter Series Awards Day Apprentice Hcap €2,000
Dundalk 20/03/20 Major Power Hcp 6f 2 9-12 79 Easter Week Racing 15th & 19th April Hcp €2,400
Dundalk 13/03/20 Will Be King F 1m 2f 150yds 1 9-11 69 View Restaurant At Dundalk Claiming Race €6,000
Dundalk 13/03/20 Plough Boy Hcp 5f 7 9-7 66 Crowne Plaza Dundalk Race & Stay H'cap
Dundalk 06/03/20 Fifth Fleet Mdn 1m 3 9-2 Willie Buckley Memorial M'dn €1,200
Dundalk 28/02/20 Crossfirehurricane (USA) F 1m 1 9-3 85 Woodford Reserve Patton Stakes (Listed) Listed €45,000
Dundalk 28/02/20 Major Power Hcp 7f 1 9-5 73 Love Your Mum At The Races H'cap €7,200
Dundalk 28/02/20 No Needs Never F 7f 3 9-2 105 Floodlit Fridays At Dundalk Race €1,300
Dundalk 21/02/20 So Familiar Hcp 7f 6 9-7 61 Fundraise At Dundalk Stadium H'cap (Div 2) €200
Dundalk 21/02/20 Tony The Gent Hcp 1m 11 9-11 78 Crowne Plaza Dundalk Race & Stay H'cap
Dundalk 21/02/20 No Trouble Hcp 1m 4f 8 9-11 63 Kentucky Derby Qualifier Apprentice Hcap
Dundalk 21/02/20 Lily's Prince Hcp 7f 11 9-10 64 Fundraise At Dundalk Stadium H'cap (Div 1)
Dundalk 14/02/20 Plough Boy Hcp 5f 4 9-10 67 H'cap €550
Dundalk 14/02/20 Herculaneum Mdn 1m 2f 150yds 6 9-2 Crowne Plaza Dundalk Race & Stay M'dn €240
Dundalk 07/02/20 Captainofthebounty (USA) F 7f 5 9-1 66 Claiming Race €300
Dundalk 07/02/20 Major Power Hcp 7f 1 9-13 69 Apprentice H'cap €6,600
Dundalk 31/01/20 Captainofthebounty (USA) Hcp 1m 8 9-11 70 Bet On The Best Night Out At Dundalk Hcp
Dundalk 31/01/20 Plough Boy Hcp 5f 10 9-5 70 Winter Series Awards At Dundalk H'cap
Dundalk 24/01/20 Captainofthebounty (USA) Mdn 7f 4 9-7 72 Crowne Plaza Hotel Apprentice M'dn €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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