Sport Horse Racing

Thursday 22 February 2018


Born: April 13, 1980

From: Kilmessan, Co Meath

Living: Stroud, Gloucestershire

First winner: Green Patriot (Mick Halford), Dundalk, June 7, 1996

First winner over jumps: Practician (Pat Beirne), Limerick, June 24, 1996

Height: 5ft 11in

Lowest riding weight: 10st 5lb

Last five seasonal tallies (GB and Ire): 42, 38, 44, 70, 82 (to date)

Strike rate for Donald McCain this season: 44-226 (19pc)

Cheltenham Festival winners: Galileo, 2002 Royal & Sun Alliance Novices' Hurdle; Whiteoak, 2008 David Nicholson Mares' Hurdle

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