Jason Maguire

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Jason Maguire
Jason Maguire.jpg
Maguire riding Ubaltique in 2012
Occupation Jockey
Born

13/04/1980
County Meath, Ireland

career wins = over 1000 career wins, a rare feat for jump jockeys
Major racing wins

Grand National (2011) [[5 cheltenham festival wins, 2 fighting fifth hurdle wins, Charlie Hall Chase, Betfair Denman Chase and over 20

Graded races.]]

Jason Maguire (born 13 April 1980),[1] is an Irish horse racing jockey who won the 2011 Grand National on Ballabriggs.

Early life and career[edit]

Maguire is the nephew of another former jockey Adrian Maguire.[2] He started out in Irish pony races and as he started his career rode his first winner, Search For Peace at Cheltenham on 12 November 1999. He then went on to ride for Tom George's stable for the next seven years and had a Cheltenham Festival victory on Galileo in 2002.

In 2007, he switched to ride for Ginger McCain's son, Donald McCain, Jr.. After eight unsuccessful rides in the Grand National, his best previous finish was sixth on Cloudy Lane in 2008, he went on to win the 2011 Grand National on 14/1 shot Ballabriggs.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Many happy returns...". Racing Post. London, UK. 13 April 2013. 
  2. ^ John Donohoe (9 April 2011). "Kilmessan jockey wins Aintree Grand National". Meath Chronicle. Retrieved 10 April 2011. 
  3. ^ Frank Keogh (9 April 2011). "Grand National: Ballabriggs powers to National win". BBC Sport. Retrieved 10 April 2011. 

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