# Pat Smullen

Last year
# Recovery
'All the energy that I had devoted to racing, I now had to redirect into getting better'
Read an extract from ‘Champion’ by Pat Smullen.
All time
# good reads
Remembering Pat Smullen, the home support for Sam Bennett and the week's best sportswriting
Stick the kettle on and get stuck into this lot.
'I spent a long time crying last night' - McCoy pays tribute to Pat Smullen
Smullen passed away yesterday at the age of just 43.
A gentleman and complete professional – Pat Smullen was one of the greats
Long and distinguished career will never be forgotten.
9-time Irish champion jockey Pat Smullen dies aged 43
The Offaly native passed away this evening in Dublin.
# Great Cause
'I never dreamed we would reach a figure like this' - €2.5m raised by Pat Smullen's charity race
An all-star cast featuring Tony McCoy, Ruby Walsh, Joseph O’Brien, and Paul Carberry were in action at the Curragh last weekend.
# standing together
'I am overcome' - Racing comes together for Pat Smullen on special day at the Curragh
Tony McCoy, Ruby Walsh, Joseph O’Brien, and Paul Carberry were part of an all-star cast in a charity race in aid of Pat Smullen.
# Legends
AP first ahead of Ruby at 'special' Pat Smullen race event
Quizzical came home first in the star-studded event.
# Charity race
'There's a fair chance you won't see us riding again. It's a special cause for a special person in my life'
Legends of racing met at Joseph O’Brien’s yard this morning to promote the Pat Smullen Champions Race for Cancer Trials Ireland.
# Treatment
Champion jockey Smullen to undergo chemotherapy after suffering health setback
The Offaly man has withdrawn from his charity race at the Curragh next month.
# Winner alright
'He is finished riding but that's where the finishing ends' - Pat Smullen deserves to go out on his own terms
A pancreatic cancer diagnosis a little over a year ago must give the retiring jockey a new perspective after an incredible career, writes Johnny Ward.
# Bowing out
Champion winning jockey Smullen retires from racing on medical advice
The jockey was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in March 2018.
# staying positive
9-time Irish champion jockey Pat Smullen set to undergo surgery as he continues cancer treatment
The Offaly-born rider was diagnosed with a tumour in March.
# Get Well Soon
9-time Irish champion jockey Pat Smullen out for 'forseeable future' following tumour diagnosis
The 40-year-old missed the opening day of the flat season at Naas on Sunday.
# Galway Races
Fun, frocks, winners and losers: 14 pictures from day one of the Galway Races
Beats spending Monday afternoon in work, that’s for sure.
# Banned
Court of Appeal bans Fallon from riding in the Derby
Pat Smullen now looks likely to ride Recital in today’s classic at Epsom.
# In the running
Smullen out of contention for Murtagh job
Coolmore have to look elsewhere for no 1 jockey.