Shane Kelly (jockey)

Shane Kelly is an Irish jockey. He is a native of Cloone, County Leitrim.

He was trained at the RACE academy in the Curragh, County Kildare. He is a former Irish Amateur Jockey Champion.[1]

He is based in the UK and has had over 300 winners to date.

On January 22, 2014 he rode two winners on the same day as part of a successful betting coup organised by gambler Barney Curley.[2] Betting on a 4 horse winning accumulator netted approximately 4 million pounds.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-03-06. Retrieved 2014-02-02.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ http://www.leitrimobserver.ie/news/local-news/local-jockey-rides-two-winners-in-betting-coup-1-5842321
  3. ^ https://www.theguardian.com/sport/blog/2014/jan/26/barney-curley-coup-punters-betting

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