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Aidan Coleman

Aidan Coleman (born 17th August 1988) is an Irish horse racing jockey.

Born in Innishannon, Cork, Ireland,[citation needed] Coleman rode in the 2008 Grand National at the age of 19, his first time riding in that steeplechase.[1] He was one of the youngest riders ever to start the Grand National.[2] In April 2009, Aidan won the Conditional Championship making him the leading Conditional jockey in the UK for the 2008 season.[3]

Coleman in 2009 signed a two-year deal with Racing UK, a British horse racing television channel, to wear their logo on while racing. As part of the deal, Coleman was also to appear on the channel.[4]

His brother is Irish National Hunt jockey, Kevin Coleman (born 5th August 1985) who won the prestigious Galway Plate in 2007

References


External links

Official Aidan Coleman Website




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