Kerrin McEvoy

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Nationality Australian
Nickname Mac, Roy
Age 33yo (24/10/1980)
Biggest Win Gr 1-Golden Slipper (Sepoy 2011), Gr 1-Golden Rose (Denman 2009), Gr 1-Schweppes Sydney Cup (Honor Babe 2003), Gr 1-Melbourne Cup (Brew 2000)
Best horse ridden Sepoy
Twitter @KPMcEvoy
Last Season Stats Prizemoney: $10.54m

The Championships Race Highlights

Darley TJ Smith Stakes: Dilly Dally (2004)

Schweppes Sydney Cup: Honor Babe (2003)

Inglis Sires’: Guelph (2013), Helmet (2011)

Queen of the Turf Stakes: Appearance (2009)

Arrowfield Royal Sovereign Stakes: Shoot Out (2010)

Schweppes Chairman’s Quality: Divine Rebel (2009)

Raised in Streaky Bay, South Australia, Kerrin McEvoy turned small town beginnings into a major international career.  At the age of 20 in 2000 aboard Brew, McEvoy became the second youngest jockey to win the Melbourne Cup; four years older than Ray Neville on Rimfire in 1948.
A third placing on Beekeeper, owned by Sheihk Mohammad’s global racing powerhouse Godolphin, in 2002, catapulted McEvoy to the international stage as Godophin contracted him as the stable’s number two European rider to Frankie Dettori.
After riding 120 winners for Godolphin in Europe – six at Group One level – McEvoy returned to Australia and based himself in Sydney to ride for Darley, Sheihk Mohammad’s Australian racing operation, where he has amassed more than 20 Group One successes.

Favourite food: Japanese
Favourite drink: Beer
Favourite band/music: Jack Johnson
Favourite sportsperson: Steve Waugh
Star sign: Scorpio