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Kevin Manning (jockey)

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Occupation  Jockey
Name  Kevin Manning
Role  Jockey

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Kevin James Manning ) is an Irish flat racing jockey. Manning rides principally for the stable of Jim Bolger. He has won both the English & Irish Derbys.

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Manning was champion flat racing apprentice jockey in Ireland on two accessions and was appointed as stable jockey to Jim Bolger in 1993. Manning won his first Group 1 race on Eva Luna in the 1994 Phoenix Stakes and his first classic race victory came in the 2002 Irish Oaks on Margarula. He has since won major races in Ireland, Britain, France and Hong Kong, notably on the filly Alexander Goldrun who won 5 Group 1 races .

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Manning's highest profile victory came in 2008 when he rode New Approach to a half-length victory over Tartan Bearer in the Epsom Derby. He subsequently won the Irish Champion Stakes and English Champion Stakes on New Approach who is now a leading sire. He has also won the Gr 1 Dewhurst Stakes on 5 occasions.

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In 2013 Manning won the 2000 Guineas & St James' Palace Stakes on New Approach's son Dawn Approach.

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Manning is married to Bolger's daughter, Úna

Major wins

Ireland

  • Irish Champion Stakes - (1) - New Approach (2008)
  • Irish 1,000 Guineas - (2) - Finsceal Beo (2007), Pleascach (2015)
  • Irish Derby - (1) - Trading Leather (2013)
  • Irish Oaks - (1) - Margarula (2002)
  • Matron Stakes - (2) - Dazzling Park (1999), Lush Lashes (2008)
  • Moyglare Stud Stakes - (1) Saoirse Abu (2007)
  • Phoenix Stakes - (2) - Eva Luna (1994), Saoirse Abu (2007)
  • Pretty Polly Stakes - (3) Nora Abu - Alexander Goldrun (2005, 2006)
  • Tattersalls Gold Cup - (1) - Perfect Imposter (1994)
  • Vincent O'Brien National Stakes - (3) - Teofilo (2006), New Approach (2007), Dawn Approach (2012)
  • France

  • Critérium International - (1) - Loch Garman (2012)
  • Prix Marcel Boussac - (1) - Finsceal Beo (2007)
  • Prix de l'Opéra - (1) - Alexander Goldrun (2004)
  • Great Britain

  • 1,000 Guineas - (1) - Finsceal Beo (2007)
  • 2,000 Guineas - (1) - Dawn Approach (2013)
  • Champion Stakes - (1) - New Approach (2008)
  • Coronation Stakes - (1) - Lush Lashes (2008)
  • Dewhurst Stakes - (5) - Teofilo (2006), New Approach (2007), Intense Focus (2008), Parish Hall (2011), Dawn Approach (2012)
  • Epsom Derby - (1) - New Approach (2008)
  • Nassau Stakes - (1) - Alexander Goldrun (2005)
  • St. James's Palace Stakes - (1) - Dawn Approach (2013)
  • Yorkshire Oaks - (2) - Lush Lashes (2008),Pleascach (2015)
  • Hong Kong

  • Hong Kong Cup - (1) - Alexander Goldrun (2005)
  • References

    Kevin Manning (jockey) Wikipedia


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