AIDAN Coleman is full of chat, and if last season was a little disappointing in not registering a ton of winners for the first time in four campaigns - he fell just five short - the calendar year of 2019 must rank up there with the greatest of his professional life.

In truth, it started in the dying embers of 2018. It was three days before Christmas when the first Grade 1 triumph of what had already been a very successful career arrived for the South Cork pilot, Paisley Park astounding onlookers with his acceleration from off the pace to claim the Long Walk Hurdle.