True Colours: My Autobiography

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Author: Geraghty Barry
with Niall Kelly
ISBN: 9780717191970
Paperback
Published: March 2021

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The riveting full-career autobiography of Barry Geraghty, one of the most successful jump jockeys in the sport’s history. Now retired, Geraghty takes his rightful place in the pantheon of greats that includes AP McCoy, Richard Johnson and Ruby Walsh.

Barry Geraghty is an Irish horseracing legend. From his first win in 1997 he has gone on to ride almost 2000 winners, making him the fourth most successful jumps jockey of all time. With the second most wins at Cheltenham in the sport’s history, he has worked with all the greats – Moscow Flyer, Kicking King, Monty’s Pass. Barry finally retired in July 2020, covered in scars.

He has broken all of his limbs, his shoulders, his ribs, his nose. He has survived falls too numerous to recall, and spent most of 2019 with a metal cast on his leg. And yet, he kept getting back on the horse, for twenty-three years.

His autobiography is about resilience, the mental power that enables the great to keep going despite the pain, despite the odds. It explores how Barry has developed the mind tools to continue to push himself, even when all seems lost. Containing startling revelations and a searingly honest insight into the life of a top jockey, this is a must-read for all sports fans.

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Weight 601 g

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