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Jamie Codd Jockey

Champion Jockey Jamie Codd

Old Mill Saddlery proudly sponsors amateur jockey, Jamie Codd. Jamie is a leading point-to-point jockey in Ireland and has remained in sponsorship with us for a number of years.

As manufacturers of quality race saddles, boots, tack and ProCush whips we work closely with Jamie Codd and other leading jockeys to ensure all of our products are fit for purpose.

Jamie’s favourite Old Mill branded racing products include the Old Mill race exercise saddle, American race goggles and Old Mill race exercise boots.

Jamie Codd Jockey Achievements

Achievements to date

Jamie’s achievements to date include;


  • Crowned amateur champion on the track for the first time beating multiple champion Patrick Mullins
  • 2nd to Barry O Neill in the Point to Point Championship
  • Point to Point southern champion
  • Champion senior point to point rider
  • 2 Cheltenham Festival winners
  • 2 Grade 1 victories
  • 2nd in the Aintree Grand National 
  • 3 listed bumper wins
  • Proud Dad for the 1st time (biggest achievement)


  • Champion point-to-point jockey (2013/2014)
  • Over 700 point-to-point winners to date including a graded bumper winner for Willie Mullins and numerous festival winners in Leopardstown and a double at Punchestown festival in 2015
  • 103 track winners ridden
  • Two winners at the Cheltenham festival in 2015 - Jamie rode the winner of the first day on a horse called Cause Of Causes trained by G Elliott and owned by the McManus family. Jamie commented this made it even more special, as it was his first winner in the famous green and gold silks.
    On the Thursday he rode the winner of the Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup Handicap Chase for the Pipe family. This was Jamies third success in this race
  • 10 consecutive Leinster titles
  • 3 Northern titles
Jamie Codd Jockey Achievements

Riding out with Jamie

On a recent catch up with Jamie, we got an exclusive insight into what it’s like riding out with Jamie.

Currently Jamie is kept busy with young horses which he is preparing for the Irish point-to-point season.

Jamie keeps in shape by riding out every day, swimming, running and simply eating right.

Jamie is currently regularly riding out for William Codd, Gordon Elliot and Dennis Murphy.

He prefers the Champion brand of riding hats which he finds to be the most comfortable, rarely wears gloves riding out or racing and is still enjoying riding out in his Old Mill race exercise saddle which he has had for almost five years.

The saddle is still in impeccable condition and Jamie doesn’t hesitate to admit they are the best on the market in his experience.

Jamie finds Paul Carberry riding out breeches to be the most comfortable and has found Jomiluti waterproofs to be the best. You can find all of the above equipment on our website here.

Horse and Pony Racing Jockey Sam Ewing

Sam Ewing is proudly Old Mill Saddlery's newest sponsored rider.

Sam has already had a number of winners and his current goals are to become pony racing champion in the north and midlands, as well as to ride as many winners as possible.

Ultimately Sam is working towards becoming a professional jockey on the track and his fabvourite jockey is Barry Geraghty, who he already knows very well.

Sam speaks of his experiences of racing his own horses and rides for other people as great fun and particularly enjoys learning how to get a horse balanced and going well.

We wish Sam every success for the future!

Sponsored Rider Opportunities

Currently there are no sponsorship opportunities available at Old Mill Saddlery at the moment. Please check back for any upcoming opportunities.

Event Sponsorship

We do provide sponsorship for various different shows and events throughout the year, however our sponsorship budget is allocated at the beginning of each year so to be in with the best chance of acquiring sponsorship it is best to apply at this time.