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The facts and figures behind Noel Fehily's brilliant career

Noel Fehily: rode Altior to three novice chase victories
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Full name Donal Noel Fehily

Born December 24, 1975

Apprenticeship Amateur rider in Ireland and Britain; conditional jockey with Charlie Mann

First winner under rules Desertmore (trainer Finbarr Sheehy) hunter chase, Clonmel, February 5, 1998

First winner in Britain Ivy Boy (trainer Charlie Mann) Plumpton, November 16, 1998

First big-race winner Moral Support (2000 Rehearsal Chase)

First Grade 1 winner Air Force One (2008 Champion Novice Chase)

Champion Hurdle winners Rock On Ruby (2012), Buveur D'Air (2017)

Special Tiara and Noel Fehily after winning the Champion Chase in 2017
Queen Mother Champion Chase winner Special Tiara (2017)

Other Cheltenham Festival winners Silver Jaro (2008 County Hurdle), Unowhatimeanharry (2016 Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle), Summerville Boy (2018 Supreme Novices' Hurdle), Eglantine Du Seuil (2019 Mares' Novices' Hurdle)

King George VI Chase winner Silviniaco Conti (2013 & 2014)

Betfair Chase winner Silviniaco Conti (2012 & 2014)

Ascot Chase winner Silviniaco Conti (2016)

Betfred Bowl winner Silviniaco Conti (2014 & 2015)

Tingle Creek Chase winner Master Minded (2010)

Clarence House Chase winner Dodging Bullets (2015)

Celebration Chase winner Special Tiara (2015)

Champion Stayers Hurdle winner Unowhatimeanharry (2017)

Other Grade 1 winners For Non Stop (2012 Scilly Isles Novices' Chase), Vibrato Valtat (2014 Henry VIII Novices' Chase), Parlour Games (2014 Challow Novices' Hurdle), Bitofapuzzle (2015 Mares' Novice Hurdle Championship Final), Buveur D'Air (2016 Top Novices' Hurdle), Altior (2016 Henry VIII Novices' Chase), Flying Angel (2017 Manifesto Novices' Chase), Summerville Boy (2018 Tolworth Novices' Hurdle), Monalee (2018 Flogas Novice Chase), Black Op (2018 Mersey Novices' Hurdle), Draconien (2018 Champion Novice Hurdle)

Noel Fehily: won the 2017 Champion Hurdle on Buveur D'Air

Best-placed mount in Cheltenham Gold Cup Minella Rocco (2nd in 2017)

Best-placed mount in Grand National Blaklion (4th in 2017)

Richest win £227,800 (2017 Champion Hurdle on Buveur D'Air)

Last winner Get In The Queue, Newbury, March 23, 2019

Top-rated mounts (Racing Post Ratings) 176 Silviniaco Conti (2013 & 2014 King George VI Chase), 174 Twist Magic & Master Minded, 173 Dodging Bullets, 171 Rock On Ruby, 170 Special Tiara & Buveur D'Air, 169 Altior, 168 Minella Rocco

Grade 1 wins 27 (2008-18) including 7 on Silviniaco Conti

Cheltenham Festival wins 7 (2008-19)

Champion conditional jockey 2000-01 (42 wins)

Highest position in jockeys' championship 4th in 2008-09, 2013-14, 2015-16, 2017-18

Most wins in a season 128 in 2013-14 (GB 127, Ireland 1)

Total wins over jumps 1,352 (GB 1,337, Ireland 15 – plus GB Flat 2)


Top ten jump jockeys in GB/Ireland

Wins (First/last win) GB Ire

4348 Sir Anthony McCoy (1994-2015) 4204 144
3607 Richard Johnson (1994- ) 3588 19
2742 Ruby Walsh (1995- ) 774 1968
1886 Barry Geraghty (1997- ) 643 1243
1874 Richard Dunwoody (1983-99) 1699 175
1692 Peter Scudamore (1978-96) 1682 10
1589 Paul Carberry (1992-2015) 239 1350
1405 Davy Russell (1999- ) 116 1289
1352 NOEL FEHILY (1998-2019) 133715
1311 Mick Fitzgerald (1988-2008) 1296 15


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