Thursday 19 October 2017

Seamus Heffernan factfile

Born: July 17, 1972

From: Sallins, Kildare

Living: Cashel, Tipperary

First winner: Annsfield Lady (PJ Finn), Dundalk, August 10, 1988

Last five seasonal tallies (Ire & GB): 33, 76, 49, 23, 7 (to date)

Strike rate for Aidan O'Brien this year: 5-35 (14pc)

Classic winners: Irish 1,000 Guineas -- Imagine (2001) and Halfway To Heaven (2008); Irish Derby -- Soldier Of Fortune (2007) and Frozen Fire (2008); St Leger -- Septimus (2008)

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