A name with a huge amount of growth and development still to come, the wonderful Oisin Murphy is one of the jockeys to look out for on the circuit. With a fantastic blog as well as a range of exciting race successes of his own, Murphy has become a name well worth paying attention to and looking out for as a commentator on the sport as well as one of the most promising young jockeys on the circuit.
A true rising star of the racing world, he’s joined up with various publications to help offer modern commentary on the sport as well as offer a more enjoyable insight into the sport that we all love.
Already a retained rider for the elite Qatar Racing, Murphy has made a rapid start to his career as a jockey. With plenty more Series races to come, too, he’ll be likely to become a name well worth remembering for any fans of the sport. Despite only starting out in 2013 at the tender age of 18, he’s made an instant impact on the sport. By riding four winners at the prestigious Ayr Gold Cup in 2013, including the feature race he made the world sit up and take notice of a young star on the rise.
2013 seen him take 13 winners in total across the Australian racing scene, too. The nephew of the famous Jim Culloty, Murphy was crowned the champion apprentice in 2014, with a whopping 91 winners.
His first Series win came in the QIPCO British Champions Series aboard Hot Streak. Still young and learning, it’s sure that more is to come for this young superstar.
Achievements & Highlights
Major Wins – Champion Apprentice (2014)
Associations – Jim Culloty, Qatar Racing.