Jacob riding Sanctuaire at the Celebration Chase at Sandown in 2013
Co Wexford, Ireland
|2012 Aintree Grand National, 2011 JCB Triumph hurdle, 2014 County hurdle,|
Daryl Jacob is an Irish National Hunt jockey who rode for trainer Paul Nicholls as second jockey to Ruby Walsh until Ruby Walsh left the Paul Nicholls stable which made Daryl Jacob the number one in Paul Nicholls yard. He won at the Cheltenham festival for the first time in 2011 on Zarkandar in the Triumph Hurdle. His second Cheltenham Festival win was in 2014 on Lac Fontana in the Vincent O Brien County Handicap Hurdle on the last day of the festival. However, before the start of the next race he suffered a broken leg, knee and elbow after Port Melon crashed into the rail.
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- "Daryl Jacob on the mend after surgery following injuries sustained at Cheltenham". Irish Times. Retrieved 27 March 2015.
- "BBC Sport - Grand National: Neptune Collonges seals dramatic victory". BBC Sport. Retrieved 27 March 2015.
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