It used to be that AP McCoy was the greatest jockey to have never won the Aintree Grand National. But he put paid to that title in 2010 when he won on Don't Push It after 15 attempts. These days the honour goes to Richard Johnson, a fantastic…
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Retained by Venetia Williams, Aidan Coleman was born in Innishannon, Cork, Ireland and by professional jockey standards was incredibly young when he turned pro at just 21 years of age.
Riding Mon Mome in the 2008 Grand National for the first…
Richie McLernon is a highly rated jockey and works for trainer Jonjo O'Neill. Each season just keeps getting better for him and last season he finished up with a total of 20 winners, earning just over £205K for connections which he has already…
Riding out in the 2014 Crabbies Grand National on Vesper Bell for trainer Willie Mullins, will be a first for Irish jockey Mikey Fogarty.
Like many jockeys, he got his first taste of racing in the point-to-point field, riding his first winner…
This will be a second attempt at the Grand National for jockey Brian O'Connell who previously rode out in 2012 on Tharawaat for Gordon Elliott which earned him a very respectable 8th place finish.
Turning professional in 2009, O’Connell…
For the 2014 Crabbies Grand National, jockey Wilson Renwick will be on board Kruzhlinin for Donald McCain and this will be Renwicks's fourth Aintree Grand National.
His first dabble over the Grand national fences was back in 2008 when on…
Michael Byrne is a conditional jockey based at trainer Tim Vaughan's yard in Wales and has ridden nearly 50 winners for the yard since joining in 2011.
His first mainstream Cheltenham win came on Buck Magic in 2012 with Byrne saying: “I…
Based in Ireland, Robbie Colgan is a National Hunt jumps jockey who, having taken his first ride on the racecourse in the 1998/9 season, has worked his way up through the ranks to become an established member of the Irish weighing rooms.
Jake Greenall is a conditional jump jockey based at trainer Henry Daly's yard and will be riding in his first Grand National when he saddles Rose Of The Moon for David O'Meara on Saturday, April 5th 2014.
He is the son of the Aintree chairman,…
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