Revealed 09/03/2016 | 00:fifty one
Mick Kinane expects Joseph O’Brien to make a seamless transition from prime jockey to profitable coach.
Kinane was one among Eire’s greatest-ever Flat jockeys, profitable the title thirteen occasions in a 34-yr profession that led to 2009.
He was secure jockey to O’Brien’s father, Aidan, between 1999 and 2003 during which he rode such stars as Galileo, Big’s Causeway and Rock Of Gibraltar. In 2001 alone they teamed as much as win 17 races at Group One or Grade One degree.
O’Brien was additionally primary at Ballydoyle and Kinane believes the 22-yr-previous did “remarkably nicely” in a troublesome job, particularly at such a young age.
“For one so younger he achieved an terrible lot as a jockey. He may be pleased with what he achieved,” stated Kinane, whose document tally for winners in an Irish season O’Brien broke in 2013.
“It is all about success at Ballydoyle they usually want stallions yearly. He dealt with the strain that goes with the job remarkably properly.
“It is a very highly effective secure however he needed to get the job carried out.
“He ought to get the appropriate help and he is coaching from a pleasant institution. I might anticipate him to be a hit.”
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