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 2019/202010611161810€84,688€81,575€166,263
National Hunt 2018/201951158495153€746,763€429,038€1,175,800
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
Kilbeggan 17/06/19 Barra (FR) HcpCh 2m 3f 200yds 6 11-4 134 Galway Races Galway Plate Trial Hcap Sch
Kilbeggan 17/06/19 Jerandme NovHdl 3m 180yds 2 11-10 Kilbegganraces On Snapchat Novice H'dle
Kilbeggan 17/06/19 Great Trango HcpHdl 2m 10 10-10 123 Midlands National Day July 19th Hcap Hdl
Downpatrick 16/06/19 Beginagain HcpHdl 2m 1f 65yds 8 11-0 82 Tote Supporting Downpatrick H'cap H'dle
Downpatrick 16/06/19 Blue Markie MdnHdl 2m 5f 60yds 5 11-4 Killultagh Estates M'dn H'dle
Downpatrick 16/06/19 Masterstonemason HcpHdl 2m 2f 165yds 8 11-1 113 Molson Coors H'cap H'dle
Downpatrick 16/06/19 Mats Hall MdnHdl 2m 2f 165yds 9 11-12 Pat O'Hare Bookmakers M'dn H'dle
Downpatrick 15/06/19 Road Warrior (GB) BegCh 2m 7f 110yds 8 11-10 Speckled Hen Bar & Restaurant Beg. S'ch
Downpatrick 15/06/19 Caerleon Kate (GB) HcpHdl 2m 5f 60yds 7 11-6 89 Molson Coors H'cap H'dle
Punchestown 12/06/19 Cenotice (GB) BegCh 2m 5f 3 11-10 Bet In-Play Ladbrokes App Beginners S'ch €1,400
Punchestown 12/06/19 The Red Menace HcpHdl 3m 2 11-6 123 Bet Now With Ladbrokes App H'cap H'dle €3,800
Punchestown 12/06/19 Behind The Curtain MdnHdl 2m 4f 3 11-12 Download The Ladbrokes App M'dn H'dle €1,300
Punchestown 12/06/19 Patriciadplasterer MdnHdl 2m 100yds 2 11-7 Ladbrokes (Mares) M'dn H'dle €2,700
Roscommon 11/06/19 Napoleon Blue HcpHdl 2m 7f 198yds 8 11-9 105 Sigmar Recruitment H'cap H'dle
Roscommon 11/06/19 Razoul MdnHdl 2m 2 11-7 www.roscommonracecourse.ie M'dn H'dle €2,200
Roscommon 11/06/19 Nancy D'alton HcpHdl 2m 11 11-2 92 Ladies Day Roscommon 8th July H'cap H'dl
Roscommon 11/06/19 Stoneford HcpCh 3m 140yds 9 10-9 117 thetote.com Connacht Nat. H'cap S'chase
Roscommon 11/06/19 Cosmo's Moon NovHdl 2m 4f 78yds 2 11-6 126 Dermot Hughes Car Sales Rated Novice Hdl €4,000
Clonmel 07/06/19 Brog Ahaon MdnHdl 2m 3 11-12 104 BBQ Evening At Clonmel Races M'dn H'dle €1,100
Clonmel 07/06/19 Go Another One BegCh 2m 7f 1 11-12 Camida Beginners S'chase €8,125
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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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