Patrick Mullins

Date of Birth: December 5th, 1989

County of origin: Carlow

First winner: Diego Garcia (Willie Mullins) Limerick, June 17th, 2006

500th career winner: Brahma Bull (Willie Mullins) Listowel, September 16th, 2017

Assoc. Trainers: Willie Mullins, Tony Mullins, Shark Hanlon, Mags Mullins

Significant horses: Cousin Vinny, Un De Sceaux, Champagne Fever, Back In Focus, Douvan, Annie Power, Wicklow Brave, Bellshill, Bacardys, Rathvinden, Castello Sforza, Moyle Park, Augusta Kate, Blazing Tempo, Uncle Junior, Glens Melody

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Patrick Mullins was bred for success in the racing industry being a son of former top amateur rider and multiple Champion National Hunt trainer Willie, a nephew of successful National Hunt trainers Tony, Tom and Mags, and a grandson of one of the great National Hunt trainers, Paddy. He claimed the title of Champion Amateur Rider for the first time in 2007/8 season. In 2012, he beat the record of 72 winners for an amateur rider in a calendar year which had been set by Billy Parkinson in 1915, setting the new mark at 74. He set his sights on Ted Walsh's record of 545 winners when claiming his 400th success on Pearl Diamond at Tramore on August 16th, 2015. Surprisingly, Patrick only rode his first point-to-point winner on March 20th, 2016 when winning on Neon Wolf, trained by Mags Mullins at Ballyragget. He rode his first Grade 1 winner over fences when partnering Douvan to success in the Racing Post Novice Chase at Leopardstown on St Stephen's Day in 2015 and his first Grade 1 over hurdles came when Bacardys landed the Deloitte Novice Hurdle at the same track on Sunday, February 12th, 2017.

He rode a Grade 1 double over hurdles on the penultimate day of the Irish National Hunt Festival at Punchestown on Friday, April 28th, 2017 when he won the Betdaq Punchestown Champion Hurdle on Wicklow Brave and followed up straight away on Bacardys in the Tattersalls Ireland Champion Novice Hurdle. Patrick rode 40 winners in the 2016/2017 season but lost out to Jamie Codd by one winner in his bid to retain the Amateur Riders' crown that he had held for the previous nine seasons. He reached another notable milestone when recording his 500th career success on Brahma Bull in the Slan Abhaile INH Flat Race at Listowel on September 16th, 2017. Patrick won the National Hunt Chase on Rathvinden, trained by his father Willie, at the 2018 Cheltenham Festival. He has four winners at Cheltenham to his name having previously won the Weatherbys Champion Bumper on Cousin Vinny in 2008 and on Champagne Fever in 2012, and the National Hunt Chase National Hunt Chase on Back In Focus in 2013. 

With 57 winners, Patrick regained the champion amateur crown in the 2017/18 season, his tenth time to win the title. 

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
National Hunt 2018/2019248621€53,125€14,775€67,900
National Hunt 2017/201816357292813€685,231€276,025€961,256
National Hunt 2016/201714640362012€586,125€149,038€735,163
National Hunt 2015/20161424928817€437,625€115,658€553,283
National Hunt 2014/201515158261913€526,700€70,030€596,730
National Hunt 2013/201415041291513€302,985€83,878€386,863
National Hunt 2012/201320368362717€528,960€86,925€615,885
National Hunt 2011/201213242281611€340,125€82,793€422,918
National Hunt 2010/201113631331514€245,275€76,403€321,678
National Hunt 2009/201016245341611€303,675€84,047€387,722
National Hunt 2008/200915150201917€400,735€107,375€508,110
National Hunt 2007/200814833211516€301,400€70,268€371,668
National Hunt 2006/20076011925€118,240€32,230€150,470
National Hunt 2005/200650001€0€500€500

Venue
Date From
Date To
Horse
Race Type
Distance
Place
Weight
Rating
Pattern/Listed
Venue Date Horse Race Type Distance Place Weight Rating Race Pattern/ Listed Prize Money
Downpatrick 17/06/18 Koroleva NHF 2m 1f 65yds 6 11-9 Irish Stall. Farms EBF (M) INH Flat Race
Downpatrick 16/06/18 Irish Lass MdnHdl 2m 2f 165yds 2 11-7 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (M) M'dn H'dle
Leopardstown 14/06/18 Nessun Dorma Mdn 1m 7f 2 11-7 Leopardstown Members (Q.R.) M'dn €2,400
Punchestown 13/06/18 Argent Et Or (FR) NHF 2m 100yds 4 12-0 Ladbrokes Grid App INH Flat Race €525
Roscommon 12/06/18 Steel Tornado NHF 2m 8 11-5 Knockcroghery (Pro/Am) INH Flat Race
Kilbeggan 05/06/18 Mid Day Gun NHF 2m 5 12-0 Kilbegganraces On Snapchat INH Flat Race €250
Listowel 04/06/18 Getareason NHF 2m 4f 3 12-0 Dr. Louis O'Carroll INH Flat Race €1,100
Tramore 02/06/18 Dramalarma Lucy NHF 2m 1 11-9 IrishStallionFarms EBF (M) INH Flat Race €6,875
Ballinrobe 29/05/18 Backsheesh NHF 2m 64yds 5 11-2 McHale Orbital BaleWrapper INH Flat Race €250
Ballinrobe 28/05/18 Robin De Carlow (GB) NHF 2m 110yds 1 11-9 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (M) Flat Race €6,875
Down Royal 25/05/18 Banno NHF 2m 5 12-0 4 Corners Sign INH Flat Race €250
Tipperary 24/05/18 Masons Daughter NHF 2m 1 11-9 Racing June 28th (M) (P/A) INH Flat Race €6,875
Wexford 23/05/18 Dorrells Pierji (FR) NHF 2m 4f 1 12-0 Racing Again June 6th INH Flat Race €6,250
Killarney 14/05/18 On The Fringe Ch 2m 6f 100yds 2 12-3 Dan Linehan's Bar And B & B Hunters S'ch €2,100
Killarney 13/05/18 Yukon Lil (GB) NHF 2m 1f 1 11-2 Jim Ryan Services (Pro-Am) INH Flat Race €6,563
Kilbeggan 11/05/18 Sancta Simona (FR) NHF 2m 1 11-7 Midlands Veterinary(Pro-Am)INH Flat Race €6,563
Tipperary 10/05/18 Billaway NHF 2m 2f 2 12-0 p2p.ie (C&G) Pt-To-Pt INH Flat Race €2,100
Tipperary 10/05/18 Lorvon Pearl NHF 2m 2f 2 11-9 p2p.ie (Mares) Pt-To-Pt INH Flat Race €2,150
Roscommon 08/05/18 Small Farm NHF 2m 4f 5 12-0 Kepak INH Flat Race €275
Sligo 06/05/18 Roll Again (FR) NHF 2m 2f 2 11-7 Kevin Egan Cars (Pro/Am) INH Flat Race €2,100
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*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).

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