Liam Gilligan

hometown

Athenry, Co. Galway

CONTACT NO

085 8114873

Liam Gilligan is from a family steeped in history with his father Paul a Cheltenham Festival winning trainer, whilst his brother Jack is also a jockey. A graduate of the Pony Racing circuit, he did not have to wait long until he got off the mark under rules, partnering Nellie Pledge to success in 2017 at the age of 16. Following 16 winners as a Conditional Jockey, the Galway native made the decision in 2020 to revert to a QR license on account of his weight, with his pointing debut following at Bellharbour in February of that year.

2022/23Season
0
Winners
CareerTotal
9
Winners
Date
Course
Race type
Horse
Fin Pos
Distance
SP
Handler
Video
Open 4yo+ (Banks Course)
PU
10/1
play
5yo Geldings Maiden
7th
50L
10/1
play
4yo Geldings Maiden
3rd
4½L
7/1
play
5yo Geldings Maiden
PU
3/1
play
5yo Geldings Maiden
4th
55L
5/1
play
5yo Geldings Maiden
PU
6/1
play
6yo+ Geldings Maiden
3rd
3L
8/1
play
4yo Geldings Maiden
PU
4/1
play
4yo Geldings Maiden
1st
1L
6/4F
play

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It’s all to play for in the Under 21’s title, with four riders in contention going into the final day of the 2020-21 point-to-point season at Grennan.

Liam Gilligan turns amateur

The Co. Galway native had rode 16 winners inside the rails in the last three years.