John Murtagh

55 kg

DWCC Ireland

971 4 336 1717

orla@jpmurtagh.com

Career Profile:
John Murtagh was born on May 14 1970, is married to Orla and they have two children. Murtagh followed his father, John, into riding and was apprenticed to champion Irish trainer John Oxx. He first came to prominence when he became champion apprentice of Ireland in 1989 and since then has become one of the world's top jockeys. He has been champion jockey of Ireland on two occasions as well as winning the jockey's title in the UAE in 1993/1994 when stable rider for Dhruba Selvaratnam.
Murtagh's feature wins include; the Irish Derby - Sinndar (2000), Alamshar (2003); Irish Oaks - Petrushka (2000), Winona (1998), Ebadiya (1997); Moyglare Stud Stakes - Ebadiya (1998); National Stakes - Sinndar (1999), Manntari (1993); Royal Whip Stakes - George Augustus (1991); C L Weld Stakes - Tarwiya (1991); Irish Champion Stakes - Timarida (1996); GERMANY: Preis Zino Davidoff - George Augustus (1991); Bayerisches Zuchtrennen - Greek Dance (2000), Timarida (1996); ENGLAND: Epsom Derby - Sinndar (2000), High Chaparral (2002), 2000 Guineas - Rock Of Gibraltar (2002); Coronation Stakes - Ridgewood Pearl (1995); Dubai Champion Stakes - Kalanisi (2000); St James' Palace Stakes - Black Minnaloushe (2001); Ascot Gold Cup - Enzeli (1999) and Royal Rebel (2001 and 2002); King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes - Alamshar (2003); Yorkshire Oaks - Petrushka (2000), Key Change (1996); FRANCE: Prix de L'Arc de Triomphe - Sinndar (2000), Prix du Moulin- Ridgewood Pearl (1995); Prix de L'Abbaye - Namid (2000); Prix de L'Opera - Petrushka (2000); UNITED STATES: Breeders' Cup Mile - Ridgewood Pearl (1995), Breeders' Cup Turf (Kalanisi) and the Beverly D Stakes - Timarida (1996).
Murtagh spent last season in the Emirates as stable jockey for John Sadler ending the season with 13 winners. After leaving the stable of John Oxx at the end of the 2003 European season, Murtagh is now retained by Newmarket-based trainer David Loder.

John Murtagh
  Season 1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH 5TH RUNS PRIZEMONEY
1 12/13 0 2 1 1 0 9 1,858,400
2 11/12 0 3 0 0 0 8 1,987,200
3 10/11 1 1 1 5 2 23 1,578,536
4 08/09 6 6 8 2 4 41 4,120,128
5 07/08 16 12 9 4 5 78 12,372,180
DATE CRS NAME HORSE RES WGT TYPE
30-Mar-13 MEY Dubai Sheema Classic Presented By Longines Royal Diamond (IRE) 07 /11 57 G1
30-Mar-13 MEY Dubai Duty Free Sponsored By Dubai Duty Free Ocean Park (NZ) 12 /14 57 G1
30-Mar-13 MEY Dubai Golden Shaheen Sponsored By Gulf News Balmont Mast (IRE) 02 /13 57 G1
30-Mar-13 MEY Al Quoz Sprint Sponsored By Emirates NBD Sole Power (GB) 04 /16 57 G1
09-Mar-13 MEY Jebel Hatta Sponsored By Emirates Airline Iguazu Falls (USA) 08 /10 57 G1
09-Mar-13 MEY Al Maktoum Challenge R3 Sponsored By Emirates Airline Mendip (USA) 12 /12 57 G1
09-Mar-13 MEY Mahab Al Shimaal Sponsored By Emirates Skywards Balmont Mast (IRE) 03 /10 57 G3
09-Mar-13 MEY Meydan Sprint Sponsored By Emirates Holidays Sole Power (GB) 02 /16 59 Listed
02-Mar-13 MEY Nad Al Sheba Trophy Sponsored By Haras Estrela Energia Royal Diamond (IRE) 07 /10 60.5 G3
31-Mar-12 MEY Dubai Sheema Classic Presented By Longines Beaten Up (GB) 06 /10 56.5 G1

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