Paul Hanagan

Born:  08, September 1980

Retired: 2023

Wins: 2,100+ (Champion Flat Jockey 2010 and 2011. Champion Apprentice Jockey 2002. 10 Group 1 races wins inc. Epsom Oaks)

Warrington-born Paul was crowned Champion Flat Jockey in 2010 and 2011. In 2002 he landed the Champion Apprentice Jockey title. In 2020, after breaking his back in a fall only months earlier, he rode his 2,000th winner.

During an illustrious career, which included landing the coveted role of retained rider for Sheikh Hamdan Al Maktoum, he won the Epsom Oaks, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes and the Coral-Eclipse. He also partnered Champion sprinter, Muhaarar to three Group 1 wins in 2015.

Paul spent the majority of his riding career as stable jockey to Malton trainer, Richard Fahey. Fittingly, his final ride was at the Ebor Festival on 25 August 2023 on a horse trained by his, ‘boss’.


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