In 1997 he became champion apprentice in Ireland.
, Ahern has won 1084 races. In 2007 Ahern won the Hayes Golden Button Challenge. In December 2007 Ahern was banned from racing for 3 months for a whip offence. In a race on 16 October 2008, Ahern was still in the corporate hospitality box in the stadium when the riders were due in for weighing and consequently he missed the race, and a chance to win £1,500.
- ↑ "Profile of Eddie Ahern". Eddieahern.co.uk. 2010. http://www.eddieahern.co.uk/. Retrieved 9 January 2010.
- ↑ "Golden Button Challenge 2009: Previous winners 2006/07". Goldenbutton.co.uk. http://www.goldenbutton.co.uk/previouswinners.html. Retrieved 9 January 2010.
- ↑ Muscat, Julian (21 December 2007). "Eddie Ahern Gets Three-Month Riding Suspension for ‘Deliberate’ Whip Offence". Times Online. http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/sport/racing/article3080260.ece. Retrieved 9 January 2010.
- ↑ Townend, Marcus (17 October 2008). "Ahern Misses Race". Daily Mail. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/othersports/article-1078610/Eddie-Aherns-right-Charlie-gets-boxed-Newmarket.html. Retrieved 9 January 2010. }}
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