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

Record-breaking 546th career winner: Queens Boulevard (Willie Mullins) Sligo, July 16, 2018

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

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

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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 and reached that figure when winning the mares' maiden hurdle on the card at Limerick on Saturday, July 14, 2018. The following afternoon at Sligo, the 28-year-old set a new record of 546 winners when winning the the bumper on Queens Boulevard, trained by his father Willie and declared his intention to reach the 1,000 winner-mark. 

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 (his first winner in Britain) 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. He landed a big mid-summer success a few months later when top-weight Sharjah took the Guinness Galway Handicap Hurdle for his father Willie. It was Patrick's most valuable success. 

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
National Hunt 2019/2020288535€63,438€16,500€79,938
National Hunt 2018/201918442382523€597,188€260,550€857,738
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 15/07/19 Barnet Brook NHF 2m 2f 165yds 4 12-0 The Two N & M's INH Flat Race
Leopardstown 11/07/19 Sneaky Getaway Mdn 1m 7f 1 11-7 Red Bean Roastery (Q.R.) M'dn €7,500
Wexford 05/07/19 Zola NHF 2m 4f 2 11-9 Cairde Loch Garman (Mares) INH Flat Race €2,100
Bellewstown 03/07/19 Diamond Hill Hcp 2m 1f 22yds 1 11-4 84 Drogheda Traders Plate (QR) H'cap €15,000
Down Royal 21/06/19 Sneaky Getaway NHF 2m 100yds 3 12-3 Mencap INH Flat Race €1,250
Wexford 19/06/19 Kerrymaygold NHF 2m p.u. 11-7 BoyleSports INH Flat Race
Kilbeggan 17/06/19 Future Monarch (GER) MdnHdl 2m 4 11-12 Book At www.kilbegganraces.com M'dn Hdle €550
Kilbeggan 17/06/19 Global Society (GB) NHF 2m 2 11-7 Summer Party Pack Discount INH Flat Race €2,000
Downpatrick 16/06/19 Ruaille Buaille NHF 2m 1f 65yds 3 11-4 Irish Stallion Farms EBF(M)INH Flat Race €1,100
Leopardstown 13/06/19 Royal Illusion Mdn 1m 7f 1 11-2 Leopardstown Members (QR) M'dn €7,500
Punchestown 12/06/19 Judex Lefou NHF 2m 100yds 4 11-7 Ladbrokes Grid App INH Flat Race €525
Roscommon 11/06/19 Stops A Nation NHF 2m 7 11-5 Lengthen The Odds (Pro-Am) INH Flat Race
Listowel 03/06/19 Golazo NHF 2m 4f 5 12-0 Dr. Louis O'Carroll INH Flat Race €275
Kilbeggan 02/06/19 Think Positive NHF 2m 2 12-0 Kilbegganraces On Snapchat INH Flat Race €2,000
Tramore 01/06/19 Future Monarch (GER) MdnHdl 2m 6 11-5 Ger Murphy Plant Hire M'dn H'dle
Tramore 01/06/19 Savina NHF 2m 1 11-9 KilbarryStud Irish EBF (M) INH Flat Race €7,500
Limerick 30/05/19 Sneaky Getaway NHF 2m 1 12-0 Tote Supp. Limerick (Pr-A) INH Flat Race €6,875
Ballinrobe 28/05/19 Blazing Emily NHF 2m 64yds 1 11-7 McHale Orbital INH Flat Race €6,250
Ballinrobe 27/05/19 Skyace NHF 2m 110yds 2 11-3 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (M) Flat Race €2,200
Downpatrick 24/05/19 Somedaysardiamonds NHF 2m 1f 65yds 9 12-0 Molson Coors I.N.H. Flat Race
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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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