Saturday 7 December 2019

ANDREW LYNCH FACTFILE

Born: October 5, 1984

From: Ashbourne, Co Meath

Height: 5ft 7in

Lowest riding weight: 9st 10lb

Marital status: Engaged to Riona Teggart

First track winner: Tristernagh (Al O'Connell), Downpatrick, May 18, 2002

First professional winner: Legal Express (James Halpin), Kilbeggan, August 6, 2005

Last five seasonal tallies (GB & Ire): 38, 55, 47, 36, 50 (to date)

BIG-RACE WINNERS

Victram (Ado McGuinness) 2006 Sunderlands Imperial Cup

Notre Pere (Jim Dreaper) 2007 Knight Frank Novice Chase, 2008 Welsh Grand National & 2009 Guinness Gold Cup

Sizing Europe (Henry de Bromhead) 2009 Bord na Mona Novice Chase, 2010 Irish Independent Arkle Trophy, 2011 Queen Mother Champion Chase & Tingle Creek Chase, 2012 Boylesports.com Champion Chase & Dial-A-Bet Chase

Berties Dream (Paul Gilligan) 2010 Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle

Jadanli (Paul Gilligan) 2010 Powers Gold Cup

Voler La Vedette (Colm Murphy) 2011 Bar One Racing Hatton's Grace Hurdle

Rubi Light (Robbie Hennessy) 2011 John Durkan Memorial Chase

Cash And Go (Edward O'Grady) 2011 Future Champions Novice Hurdle

Flemenstar (Peter Casey) 2012 Frank Ward Novice Chase, Powers Gold Cup & John Durkan Memorial Chase

Hisaabaat (Dermot Weld) 2012 AES Champion Four-year-old Hurdle

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