Chris Hayes

Date of Birth:  August 11th, 1987
County of origin: 


First winner:

 Anonymity (Ger Lynch) Bellewstown, 2nd July, 2004

Assoc. Trainers:

 Kevin Prendergast, Paul Deegan, Andy Oliver

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A first Group 1 success for Chris Hayes finally arrived when La Collina won the Coolmore Fusaichi Pegasus Matron Stakes at Leopardstown in September 2013 and seven days later he enjoyed his first Classic success when the Lady O'Reilly-owned Voleuse De Coeurs landed the Irish St Leger at the Curragh. Hayes landed a second Irish Classic when Awtaad, trained by Kevin Prendergast, won the Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh on May 21st, 2016. Chris is a graduate of the pony racing circuit and RACE. He joined Kevin Prendergast as an apprentice in 2004 and was champion apprentice in each of the next three years. On November 10th, 2016, it was announced that Chris would be riding as first jockey to rookie trainer Fozzy Stack from early 2017. He will combine the role with that of stable jockey to Kevin Prendergast. 

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
Winter All Weather 2014/2015961314106€97,900€37,140€135,040
Winter All Weather 2013/201483148128€82,600€24,355€106,955
Winter All Weather 2012/2013842599€11,900€17,649€29,549
Winter All Weather 2011/2012627446€45,920€12,020€57,940
Flat 201711513101114€150,375€104,038€254,413
Flat 201652940494757€1,031,063€431,291€1,462,354
Flat 201551647406151€786,310€376,180€1,162,490
Flat 201452339575352€449,400€368,388€817,788
Flat 201352554514971€826,800€353,166€1,179,966
Flat 201247956564750€750,520€325,352€1,075,872
Flat 201142619262539€221,360€182,383€403,743
Flat 201045430373342€554,710€336,632€891,342
Flat 200954234564949€421,850€433,110€854,960
Flat 200860144505963€849,480€628,645€1,478,125
Flat 200753835445447€390,525€417,748€808,273
Flat 200642833302932€364,110€231,805€595,915
Flat 200541238383944€458,250€228,008€686,258
Flat 2004838472€227,300€29,710€257,010

Date From
Date To
Race Type
Venue Date Horse Race Type Distance Place Weight Rating Race Prize Money
Leopardstown 26/05/17 Carbon Dating F 1m 6f 5 9-5 107 Seamus/Rosemary McGrath MemSaval Beg Stk (Listed)
Leopardstown 26/05/17 Dynamagic (GB) Hcp 1m 4f 6 8-4 50 Leopardstown H'cap
Leopardstown 26/05/17 Raphael (GER) Mdn 7f 4 9-5 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn
Leopardstown 26/05/17 Casla Mdn 1m 4 9-0 Cliff At Lyons M'dn
Leopardstown 26/05/17 Polymnia (GB) Hcp 1m 2f 9 9-0 70 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) H'cap
Tipperary 25/05/17 My Silver Nails Mdn 5f 4 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn €750
Tipperary 25/05/17 Jenniechild Hcp 5f 4 9-1 66 Follow Tipperary On Facebook H'cap €600
Gowran Park 23/05/17 Secret Wizard Hcp 1m 1 9-8 78 Thomastown H'cap €7,500
Gowran Park 23/05/17 Lizard Point Hcp 1m 1f 100yds 12 8-8 43 Kilkenny Hurlers Race Day June 24th Hcap (Div 1)
Gowran Park 23/05/17 Bye Awhile F 1m 11 9-0 66 Gowran Park Claiming Race
Gowran Park 23/05/17 Reddot Express (GB) Hcp 7f 13 9-10 66 Paulstown H'cap
Gowran Park 23/05/17 Jills Back Mdn 1m 1f 100yds 14 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn
Gowran Park 23/05/17 Dime A Dance Mdn 7f 15 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn
Gowran Park 23/05/17 Romantic Hcp 1m 1f 100yds 9 9-9 60 Kilkenny Hurlers Race Day June 24th Hcap (Div 2)
Naas 21/05/17 Xenobia Mdn 7f 5 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn €375
Naas 21/05/17 Sirici F 5f 6 8-12 Coolmore War Command Rochestown Stks (Listed) €1,300
Naas 21/05/17 Moonlight Bay (GB) F 6f 4 9-0 Coolmore Stud EBF (Fillies) Sprint Stks (Listed) €3,250
Naas 21/05/17 Penny Pepper F 7f 7 9-6 89 Owenstown Stud Stakes (Listed)
Naas 21/05/17 The Eyes Have It Hcp 7f 3 8-10 75 Kildare Post & Kildare Now H'cap €1,750
Navan 20/05/17 Himmah Mdn 5f 2 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn €3,300

*Statistics are up to close of business the previous day. Prize-money is allocated within 1 week of the race date (allow 1 week for Prize-money).