Cheltenham Festival 202412 – 15 March 2024

Davy Russell

Davy Russell
Davy Russell after riding Solwhit in the 2009 WBX Fighting Fifth Hurdle
Occupation Jockey
Born (1979-06-27) 27 June 1979 (age 41) Youghal, County Cork, Ireland
Irish jump racing Champion Jockey (2011–12), (2012–13), (2017–2018)
Significant horses
Weapon’s Amnesty, War of Attrition, Solwhit, Forpadydeplasterer, Back In Front, Sir Des Champs, Lord Windermere, Tiger Roll.
Cheltenham Festival winners
Year Race Mount
2006 Glenfarclas Cross Country Chase Native Jack
2007 Festival Trophy Handicap Chase Joes Edge
2008 Coral Cup Naiad Du Missleot
Grand Annual Chase Tiger Cry
2009 Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle Weapons Amnesty
2010 RSA Insurance Novices’ Chase Weapons Amnesty
2011 Coral Cup Carlito Brigante
Neptune Investment Management Novices’ Hurdle First Lieutenant
2012 JLT Novices’ Chase Sir Des Champs
2013 RSA Insurance Novices’ Chase Lord Windermere
2014 Triumph Hurdle Tiger Roll
Cheltenham Gold Cup Lord Windermere
Grand Annual Chase Savello
2015 Glenfarclas Cross Country Chase Rivage D’Or
Neptune Investment Management Novices’ Hurdle Windsor Park
2016 Coral Cup Diamond King
Pertemps Final Mall Dini
2017 Pertemps Final Presenting Percy
2018 RSA Insurance Novices’ Chase Presenting Percy
Ryanair Chase Balko Des Flos
Pertemps Final Delta Work
Brown Advisory & Merriebelle Stable Plate The Storyteller
2020 Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle Envoi Allen
Marsh Novices’ Chase Samcro
Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Chase Chosen Mate