Ger Lyons

County Of Origin: Dublin

Date of licence: 1994

First winner: Maelalong, Navan, October 12, 1994

Significant horses (Selected): Mustajeer; Siskin; Lightening Pearl, Ardhoomey, Elletelle, Who's Steph, Lightening Quick, Psychedelic Funk, Treasuring, Brendan Brackan, Queen Catrine, Medicine Jack, Glass House, Bear Cheek, Ainippe, Convergence, Cappella Sansevero, Mr Genuine, Lily's Angel, Future Generation, Berg Bahn, Love Lockdown, Summit Surge, Irish Jig, Howya Now Kid, An Tadh, Akanti, Big-And-Bold, Mulkev Prince, Spirit Dancer. 

Assoc. jockeys: Colin Keane, Gary Carroll

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Ger Lyons was a successful National Hunt jockey in Britain until injury brought his career to a premature end in 1989. He started training in his native Ireland in 1994 and quickly enjoyed a number of notable wins in both the Flat and National Hunt game. Since the mid-2000s, he has concentrated on the Flat and the winners have continued to flow. The likes of Elletelle, Lightening Pearl, Cappella Sansevero, Ainippe and Bear Cheek have all given him a number of Group race success and Ger is firmly established as one of the leading trainers in the country.

Ger was the driving force behind Colin Keane's remarkably successful 2017 season that saw him crowned champion jockey. The pair shared their first Group 1 success together when Siskin won the Phoenix Stakes at the Curragh in August 2019. Shortly afterwards they combined to win the first running of the £1 million Ebor Handicap at York with Mustajeer. 

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
Winter All Weather 2018/2019300745€0€32,088€32,088
Winter All Weather 2017/2018374854€33,125€34,300€67,425
Winter All Weather 2016/20174111864€76,563€32,800€109,363
Winter All Weather 2015/201692121€15,750€6,950€22,700
Winter All Weather 2014/2015264635€29,050€18,900€47,950
Winter All Weather 2013/2014245541€38,500€15,250€53,750
Winter All Weather 2012/2013478285€79,550€11,402€90,952
Winter All Weather 2011/2012522953€10,920€21,240€32,160
National Hunt 2006/200730000€0€0€0
National Hunt 2005/2006304241€28,350€8,535€36,885
National Hunt 2004/2005413463€21,000€22,210€43,210
National Hunt 2003/2004407443€91,500€15,900€107,400
National Hunt 2002/2003372257€15,400€33,735€49,135
National Hunt 2001/2002495465€86,550€19,577€106,127
National Hunt 2000/2001374220€36,416€6,133€42,549
Flat 201941065535836€1,210,525€592,258€1,802,783
Flat 201840657644740€847,281€601,985€1,449,266
Flat 201738172465240€1,055,813€627,768€1,683,580
Flat 201633153573336€834,750€489,840€1,324,590
Flat 201533860435040€1,058,925€520,418€1,579,343
Flat 201424748393429€570,120€365,595€935,715
Flat 201324235352721€502,000€235,065€737,065
Flat 201222634213525€408,080€141,810€549,890
Flat 201135443473432€458,870€210,499€669,369
Flat 201030326263133€299,890€157,086€456,976
Flat 200933947444234€619,850€308,923€928,773
Flat 200835754373745€843,880€243,505€1,087,385
Flat 200729928383224€371,090€339,930€711,020
Flat 200630732432926€389,135€255,055€644,190
Flat 200523926222328€256,200€125,885€382,085
Flat 200420016181512€240,100€114,990€355,090
Flat 200318018141713€182,650€81,790€264,440
Flat 2002133141496€208,270€56,810€265,080
Flat 200114176137€71,105€47,971€119,076
Flat 2000140817128€56,884€75,124€132,009
Flat 199910691086€42,574€27,924€70,499
Flat 1998136149915€61,328€18,141€79,470

Date From
Date To
Race Type
Venue Date Horse Jockey Race Type Distance Place Weight Rating Race Pattern/ Listed Prize Money
Naas 20/10/19 Early Bright F 7f 10 9-3 Foran Equine Irish EBF Auct. Race Final
Naas 20/10/19 Estepona Sun (GB) F 7f 4 9-1 Foran Equine Irish EBF Auct. Race Final
Naas 20/10/19 Giga White G.F. Carroll Hcp 1m 2f 7 9-0 85 Inns Of Court H'cap
Naas 20/10/19 Nullifier C.T. Keane Mdn 6f 3 9-5 Tifrums Irish EBF (C&G) M'dn
Naas 20/10/19 Karawaan C.T. Keane Hcp 1m 2f 8 9-10 91 Inns Of Court H'cap
Naas 20/10/19 Calonne S.P. Bird Hcp 1m 2f 11 9-7 71 Padraig Fitzgerald Mem. Apprentice H'cap
Leopardstown 19/10/19 Frank Arthur C.T. Keane Mdn 1m 8 9-5 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (C & G) M'dn
Leopardstown 19/10/19 Roca Roma C.T. Keane Mdn 1m 2 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn
Leopardstown 19/10/19 Jan Wellens (GB) G.F. Carroll Mdn 1m 11 9-5 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (C & G) M'dn
Dundalk 18/10/19 Agent Zero (FR) G.F. Carroll Hcp 7f 13 9-9 77 I Love You Mrs Hayes Nursery H'cap
Dundalk 18/10/19 Leadership Race C.T. Keane Hcp 7f 1 9-10 78 I Love You Mrs Hayes Nursery H'cap
Dundalk 18/10/19 Long Arm C.T. Keane Hcp 1m 4f 1 9-3 86 Crowne Plaza Race & Stay H'cap
Dundalk 18/10/19 Major Reward J.P. Shinnick F 1m 2f 150yds 1 9-1 82 Ir.injuredjockeys App'tice Claiming Race
Dundalk 18/10/19 Blue Uluru C.T. Keane F 5f 6 9-8 101 Al Basti Equiworld Mercury Stakes (Group 3) Group 3
Gowran-Park 14/10/19 Lemista C.T. Keane Mdn 1m 1 9-0 Thomastown (Fillies) Median Auction M'dn €7,200
Gowran-Park 14/10/19 Ebony Maw (GB) C.T. Keane Mdn 1m 4 9-5 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn €825
Gowran-Park 14/10/19 Eclector (GB) C.T. Keane Hcp 7f 3 8-12 58 Gowran Park Racing Club Nursery H'cap €1,100
Gowran-Park 14/10/19 Calonne G.F. Carroll Hcp 1m 3 10-0 70 H'cap €1,100
Curragh 13/10/19 Medicine Jack (GB) G.F. Carroll Hcp 6f 6 8-12 80 Alan Kavanagh Family & Friends Supp. Hcp €340
Curragh 13/10/19 French Rain C.T. Keane F 6f 5 8-12 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Legacy Stakes (Listed) Listed €1,650

*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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