Brian Meehan
Born:
1967-06-16
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County Limerick Ireland

Currently Residing:
Manton
Wiltshire United Kingdom

wife Kim; two children, Katherine and Frank

Notes:
Serving a six-year stint as assistant to Richard Hannon before taking out his training license on December 1, 1992, Brian Meehan saddled Buy the Sport for the Gazelle; she was moved to Robert Barbaraâ s barn after that race for her fifth-plac e run in the 2003 Breeders' Cup Distaff. Meehan snatched his first Breedersâ Cup win in 2006 turf with his favorite Red Rocks. He accumulate d 65 wins from 469 starts through October 8, 2006 to place himself eighth in the 2006 British Trainersâ Championsh ip and was awarded the title âIntern ational Trainerâ in 2006 by Europe's Horserace Writers & Photograph ers Associatio n.

Statistics
Year Races Run Wins Place Show Earnings
2010 5 1 0 0 $1,638,000
2006 3 2 0 0 $4,620,000

Facts
Brought up in County Limerick, Ireland, where his father, Conor, was an orthopaedic surgeon owning a few racehorses, Brian Meehan started riding out for local trainer Andrew McNamara while still at school.