Charlie Swan – Ireland’s Champion Jump Jockey



January 4, 2018

Charlie Swann jockey

Charlie Swan was Ireland’s champion jump jockey for nine consecutive seasons and he has ridden more National Hunt winners in Ireland than any other jockey in history. He holds the Irish records for both the most winners in a season and the most in a calendar year.

He has twice been leading jockey at the Cheltenham Festival and has a string of big-race victories to his credit including three Champion Hurdles, the Queen Mother Champion Chase, the Irish Grand National, two Whitbread Gold Cups and four Irish Champion Hurdles.

Cheltenham Victories
Supreme Novices Hurdle1993 Montelado
Stakis Final1993 Fissure Seal
Triumph Hurdle1993 Shawiya
Stayers Hurdle1990 Trapper John
1993 Shuil Ar Aghaidh
Royal & Sun Alliance Hurdle1994 Danoli
1996 Urubande
1997 Istabraq
Coral Cup1994 Time For A Run
Champion Bumper1994 Mucklemeg
2000 Joe Cullen
Queen Mother1995 Viking Flagship
Champion Hurdle1998 Istabraq
1999 Istabraq
2000 Istabraq

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