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Quick facts for kidsAidan Coleman (jockey)
Coleman in 2012
|Born||17 August 1988
Innishannon, Co. Cork, Ireland
Born in Innishannon, Cork, Ireland, Coleman rode in the 2008 Grand National at the age of 19, his first time riding in that steeplechase. He was one of the youngest riders ever to start the Grand National. In April 2009, Aidan won the Conditional Championship making him the leading Conditional jockey in the UK for the 2008 season.
Coleman in 2009 signed a two-year deal with Racing UK, a British horse racing television channel, to wear their logo while racing. As part of the deal, Coleman was also to appear on the channel.
Coleman's brother is Irish National Hunt jockey, Kevin Coleman (born 5 August 1985), who won the prestigious Galway Plate in 2007.
- Arkle Challenge Trophy - Put the Kettle On (2020)
- Fighting Fifth Hurdle - Epatante (2020)
- Long Walk Hurdle - (2) - Paisley Park (2018, 2020)
- Queen Mother Champion Chase - (1) - Put The Kettle On (2021)
- Stayers' Hurdle - Paisley Park (2019)
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