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Barry Geraghty

Irish jockey, Barry Geraghty, rode his first winner at Down Royal back in January 1997. And his career since then has been nothing short of remarkable. He has been crowned Champion Jockey on two occasions in Ireland, in 1999-2000 and 2003-2004. He…
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Ruby Walsh

Ruby Walsh is one of the most famous and successful jockeys in the world. He is the son of the former champion amateur jockey Ted Walsh and brother to jockey Katie Walsh. He won his first Irish amateur title in 1996/7 at just 18 years of age.…

Freddy Tylicki Looks Back On His Racing Career

The racing world was shaken last October when jockey Freddy Tylicki was involved in a major collision. The four horse pile up cost Tylicki the use of his legs but he still has a passion for racing. This injury was one of the worst last season…

Don’t Shut The Door On McCoy Yet

On the week that A.P McCoy announces to the racing world that he’s hanging up his boots and calling time on his amazing career, I take a look at his Grand National record and assess whether or not it was equally as glittering as his lifetime…
jockey covered in mud at the end of a race.
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A.P. McCoy

Anthony Peter "A.P." McCoy MBE is widely regarded as the greatest National Hunt jockey ever. He rode his first winner, "Legal Steps", at Thurles on 26 March 1992 and he has never looked back. He has broken numerous records including a record…
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Nina Carberry

Being daughter to legendary National Hunt jockey and trainer Tommy Carberry, who had Gold Cup and Grand National wins in the 1960s and 70s, was always going to be a good indication that Nina Carberry would have horseriding in her blood. It didn’t…
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Sam Twiston-Davies

Known for being the son of Champion Trainer, Nigel Twiston-Davies, it would be easy to assume that Sam Twiston-Davies career has been slightly easier than most. Of course this is far from the truth as anybody who follows racing can tell…
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Paul Carberry

Hailing from one of the fore-most racing families in Ireland, Paul Carberry, born on 9 February 1974, is the son of jockey Tommy Carberry, who was a famous National Hunt jockey in the 1960s and 1970s. His uncle is Arthur Moore, one of Ireland's…

Paul Moloney

Irish jockey Paul Moloney, who hails from New Inn, Ballydoyle, Co Tipperary was born in October 1978. He started his riding career in Ireland and was heavily involved in hunting and show-jumping and rode his first point point winner for trainer…