Christy Roche calls time on racing career

first_imgChristy’s son Padraig will take over the training licence. The 67 year old has saddled Cheltenham Festival winners and was also a Classic-winning jockey.The Tipperary native hung up his riding boots in 1998 before turning his attention to training.During his 30 years as a jockey the Bansha man won the Irish Derby three times as well as notching up wins in the Derby and the Oaks in England.last_img