Kinane, Michael

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Kinane, Michael Gender: M
Michael J. Kinane
born on 22 June 1959 at 05:00 (= 05:00 AM )
Place Cashel, Ireland, 52n31, 7w53
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 00°00' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 18°32 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 26°23'

Portrait of Michael Kinane 
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Michael Kinane
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Irish flat racing jockey. In a 34-year career, he became one of the world's elite jockeys and excelled on the big occasions at Longchamp and Epsom, and was regarded as one of the leading professionals of his sport.

His father, Tommy Kinane, was a leading National Hunt jockey who won the Champion Hurdle on Monksfield. A prolific winner of the Irish, English and French Classic races over two decades, Kinane has ridden winners in the 2,000 Guineas four times, the Epsom Derby three times, the Melbourne Cup in Australia and, in the United States, the Belmont Stakes once. Kinane also has four wins in Breeders' Cup races. He has been Irish Champion Jockey on 13 occasions. He also bred the 2007 Epsom Derby winner Authorized.

He retired on 8 December 2009.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes Michael Clower, "Mick Kinane: Big Race King" (Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1996), p. 21: "The baby who would be champion was born in Cashel Hospital at 5.00 a.m. on Monday, 22 June 1959."


  • Vocation : Sports : Race Horses
  • Vocation : Sports Business : Other Sports Business (racehorse breeder)