Sean Flanagan

County of origin: Wexford

First winner: Keevas Boy (Eamonn Sheehy) Down Royal, November 4th, 2006

Significant horses: Identity Thief, Road To Respect, Disko, Snow Falcon, Arctic Skipper, Brave Right, Ice Cold Soul, Penny's Bill, Voler La Vedette, Whinstone Boy, Bonny Kate, Merry Cowboy, Monksland, Rashaan, Waxies Dargle

Assoc. Trainers: Noel Meade, Liz Doyle, Colin Kidd, Harry Kelly, Henry De Bromhead

Did you know:

From Palace East, County Wexford, Sean Flanagan began his career as an amateur rider and rode his first winner on the Eamonn Sheehy-trained Keevas Boy in a handicap chase at Down Royal in November, 2006. He rode three more winners as an amateur before turning professional in January of the following year and was off the mark in the paid ranks within a week when partnering Sheehy’s Merry Cowboy to win a handicap hurdle at Fairyhouse on January 21st. He rode successfully for two half-seasons in America where he was based with leading trainer Jack Fisher in Baltimore. Flanagan was appointed stable jockey to Noel Meade in mid-September of 2016 to replace Paul Carberry who had retired from riding a couple of weeks earlier. Sean's first Grade 1 success came when the Meade-trained Disko landed the Flogas Novice Chase at Leopardstown on February 12th, 2017. Flanagan rode the first treble of his career (Abraham (Shay Barry), Major Destination (Noel Meade) and Rashaan (Colin Kidd)) at Cork Racecourse on Friday, July 14th 2017. A second Grade 1 success came his way when the Noel Meade-trained Road To Respect won the Leopardstown Christmas Chase on Thursday, December 28th, 2017 and Sean gained his first Grade 1 success in Britain when the Henry De Bromhead-trained Identity Thief won the Ryanair Stayers Hurdle at Aintree on Saturday, april 14, 2018. 

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
National Hunt 2018/20199599129€75,938€47,188€123,125
National Hunt 2017/201851959515355€728,813€496,863€1,225,675
National Hunt 2016/201752746505149€603,031€395,213€998,244
National Hunt 2015/201640030404929€328,920€239,633€568,553
National Hunt 2014/201523213172721€95,200€68,700€163,900
National Hunt 2013/201411734413€21,000€27,755€48,755
National Hunt 2012/201314836712€19,425€22,045€41,470
National Hunt 2011/20129762410€45,500€17,190€62,690
National Hunt 2010/2011218462011€27,650€37,530€65,180
National Hunt 2009/201036120212230€245,935€106,724€352,659
National Hunt 2008/200941023252841€315,450€130,583€446,033
National Hunt 2007/200842219282523€364,910€172,425€537,335
National Hunt 2006/200710310419€104,510€24,920€129,430
Flat 201030000€0€0€0
Flat 200920010€0€680€680

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 Aurora's Dream HcpHdl 2m 1f 65yds 12 10-12 80 Molson Coors H'cap H'dle
Downpatrick 17/06/18 Tipp Toe MdnHdl 2m 5f 60yds 6 11-4 hannontravel.ie M'dn H'dle
Downpatrick 17/06/18 Victoria Bay HcpHdl 2m 2f 165yds 1 11-6 110 Irish Stallion Farms EBF(Mares)Hcap Hdle
Downpatrick 16/06/18 Bosco Di Alco (FR) HcpCh 2m 7f 110yds 3 11-3 114 AJC Group H'cap S'chase
Downpatrick 16/06/18 Cote Tete (FR) BegCh 2m 7f 110yds 1 11-12 Balloo Vets Beginners S'chase
Punchestown 13/06/18 Roseriver Has (FR) MdnHdl 2m 4f 100yds 4 11-12 123 Download The Ladbrokes App M'dn H'dle €650
Punchestown 13/06/18 Tulsa Jack HcpHdl 3m 6 10-8 114 Bet Now With Ladbrokes App H'cap H'dle
Punchestown 13/06/18 Mullinavat HcpCh 2m 3 10-13 119 Download And Bet Ladbrokes H'cap S'chase €1,850
Punchestown 13/06/18 Lilymae MdnHdl 2m 100yds 23 11-7 Ladbrokes (Mares) M'dn H'dle
Roscommon 12/06/18 Lakeside Pearl HcpHdl 2m 15 11-2 85 Roscommon Racecourse H'cap H'dle
Roscommon 12/06/18 Lord In Red (GER) HcpHdl 3m 13 11-12 109 OCR Waste Management H'cap H'dle
Roscommon 12/06/18 Le Martalin (FR) NovCh 2m 2 11-8 Ladies Day Monday 9th July Novice Schase €2,800
Roscommon 12/06/18 Net D'Ecosse (FR) HcpCh 3m 119yds 5 11-7 135 thetote.com Connacht Nat. H'cap S'chase €750
Roscommon 12/06/18 Chin'up (FR) MdnHdl 2m 8 11-7 www.roscommonracecourse.ie M'dn H'dle
Clonmel 08/06/18 Double Windsor HcpCh 2m 4f 1 10-9 85 Clonmel Show Sunday 1st July H'cap S'ch €6,875
Clonmel 08/06/18 Taggle Og BegCh 2m 6f 143yds 6 11-5 BBQ Evening At Clonmel Beginners S'chase
Clonmel 08/06/18 Oakfield Rose BegCh 2m fell 11-5 John Kennedy Motors (Toyota) Beg.S'chase
Clonmel 08/06/18 Jazz Mine HcpHdl 2m 3f 157yds 12 11-1 98 Orchard Thieves H'cap H'dle
Wexford 06/06/18 Art Of Synergy HcpCh 3m 1f 70yds p.u. 11-12 109 World Cup BoyleSports App H'cap S'chase
Wexford 06/06/18 Harrys Gift MdnHdl 2m 4f 80yds 7 11-7 BoyleSports App (Mares) M'dn H'dle
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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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