Kevin Manning (jockey)

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Kevin Manning
OccupationJockey
Major racing wins
British Classic Race wins:
1000 Guineas (1)
2000 Guineas (1)
Epsom Derby (2008)
Irish Classic Race wins:
Irish Oaks (2008)
Irish Derby (2013)Irish 1000 Guineas (2015)
Significant horses
Teofilo, New Approach, Finsceal Beo, Alexander Goldrun, Dawn Approach , Trading Leather, Pleascach

Kevin James Manning )[1] is an Irish flat racing jockey. Manning rides principally for the stable of Jim Bolger.[2] He has won both the English & Irish Derbys.

Manning was champion flat racing apprentice jockey in Ireland on two accessions and was appointed as stable jockey to Jim Bolger in 1993. Manning won his first Group 1 race on Eva Luna in the 1994 Phoenix Stakes and his first classic race victory came in the 2002 Irish Oaks on Margarula.[2] He has since won major races in Ireland, Britain, France and Hong Kong, notably on the filly Alexander Goldrun who won 5 Group 1 races .

Manning's highest profile victory came in 2008 when he rode New Approach to a half-length victory over Tartan Bearer in The Derby. He subsequently won the Irish Champion Stakes and English Champion Stakes on New Approach who is now a leading sire. He has also won the Gr 1 Dewhurst Stakes on 5 occasions.

In 2013 Manning won the 2000 Guineas & St James' Palace Stakes on New Approach's son Dawn Approach.

Manning is married to Bolger's daughter, Úna[2]

Major wins[edit]

Republic of Ireland Ireland


France France


United Kingdom Great Britain


Hong Kong Hong Kong

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Manning, Kevin James". directoryoftheturf.com. Retrieved 2012-07-30.
  2. ^ a b c "Kevin Manning". goracing.ie. Retrieved 2012-07-30.