Shane Foley

Date of Birth: March 11th, 1988

County of origin: Kilkenny

First winner: Snap (Liam McAteer) Leopardstown, 20th June, 2007

Significant horses: Jet Setting, Raydara, Landfall, Success Days, Prophet, Final Frontier, Ramone, Russian Soul, Marvada, Gossamer Seed, Snaefell

Assoc. Trainers: Ken Condon, Adrian Keatley, Michael Halford

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It could be argued that Shane Foley was one of the best apprentices of recent years not to win a Champion Apprentice title. He finished runner-up to fellow Michael Halford-apprentice Gary Carroll in 2009 with a fine tally of 33 winners and looked set to make a big challenge for the title in 2010 only to have his prospects scuppered by an injury sustained at Bellewstown in late-August and again he had to settle for second spot behind Joseph O'Brien. His failure to win the junior title hasn't slowed his progress at all and he quickly became well established as a top 10 rider in Ireland, mainly due to his association with Michael Halford. But it was Halford's fellow Curragh trainer Adrian Keatley who gave Shane his biggest success when Jet Setting landed the Tattersalls Irish 1,000 Guineas at the Curragh on May 22nd, 2016. Halford and Foley went their separate ways when the Curragh trainer announced on September 15, 2017 that the rider would no longer be automatic first choice for his runners. Foley said at the same time that he would continue riding as a freelance. The pair shared 227 winners in Ireland over a ten year period before the split.

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
Winter All Weather 2017/201890681110€53,750€41,375€95,125
Winter All Weather 2016/2017659878€73,750€36,875€110,625
Winter All Weather 2015/2016436557€55,900€18,430€74,330
Winter All Weather 2014/2015961615510€124,150€48,320€172,470
Winter All Weather 2013/2014671110512€76,300€24,660€100,960
Winter All Weather 2012/2013811513124€91,070€28,453€119,523
Winter All Weather 2011/201284109611€72,100€21,858€93,958
Flat 201750944613647€505,500€510,555€1,016,055
Flat 201654151566452€855,325€507,600€1,362,925
Flat 201553764625461€825,665€462,125€1,287,790
Flat 201448240595355€426,825€443,515€870,340
Flat 201349350655955€522,300€389,822€912,122
Flat 201249461625464€674,196€384,633€1,058,829
Flat 201146538504046€396,080€262,125€658,205
Flat 201028123282737€277,090€133,888€410,978
Flat 200936533293120€239,180€120,219€359,399
Flat 200830619221724€155,720€80,175€235,895
Flat 200717767613€51,660€40,770€92,430

Venue
Date From
Date To
Horse
Race Type
Distance
Place
Weight
Rating
Venue Date Horse Race Type Distance Place Weight Rating Race Prize Money
Dundalk 16/02/18 Financial Conduct Hcp 1m 4f 1 9-1 78 McGeoughs Bar & Restaurant H'cap €10,625
Dundalk 16/02/18 Society Ranger Hcp 1m 2f 150yds 12 9-3 54 Koffy H'cap
Dundalk 16/02/18 Spring Garden Mdn 1m 2f 150yds 3 9-2 68 CEF Electrical M'dn €1,200
Dundalk 09/02/18 Red Avenger (USA) Hcp 1m 3 9-4 78 alska Swedish Cider H'cap €1,200
Dundalk 09/02/18 Emirates Flight (GB) Mdn 1m 7 9-0 Celtic Adventures (Fillies) M'dn
Dundalk 09/02/18 Asbury Boss F 2m 4 9-4 86 ASM Chartered Accountants Race €1,000
Dundalk 09/02/18 Above Us Only Sky Mdn 6f 4 10-0 62 Dundalk Business Club 2018 M'dn €600
Dundalk 09/02/18 Miss Mirabeau (GB) Hcp 1m 4f 9 9-11 64 Visitcarlingford.com H'cap
Dundalk 02/02/18 World's Greatest (USA) Hcp 1m 14 9-9 57 Meat Boutique H'cap (Div 2)
Dundalk 02/02/18 Miss Mirabeau (GB) F 1m 4f 12 8-11 64 Irishinjuredjockeys.com Rated Race
Dundalk 02/02/18 That Is The Spirit (GB) Hcp 7f 11 10-5 97 Parkview Provisions H'cap
Dundalk 02/02/18 Bye Bye Brussels Hcp 1m 9 8-13 68 Ashbrook Foods H'cap
Dundalk 02/02/18 Multiviz (GB) Hcp 1m 5 8-8 43 Meat Boutique H'cap (Div 1) €250
Dundalk 02/02/18 Itsdacraic Mdn 7f 9 9-5 Ready Mixed Concrete M'dn
Dundalk 26/01/18 War Room Hcp 7f 5 9-2 53 Horseware Ireland H'cap (Div 2) €250
Dundalk 26/01/18 Asian Wing Hcp 1m 2f 150yds 8 9-8 58 NR Rubber Products H'cap
Dundalk 26/01/18 Baile An Roba Hcp 7f 8 9-2 53 Horseware Ireland H'cap (Div 1)
Dundalk 26/01/18 Queensbrydge (GB) Hcp 1m 6 9-1 82 D Hotel, Drogheda H'cap
Dundalk 26/01/18 Too Precious Mdn 7f 5 9-0 Staunton Office Irish EBF (Fillies) M'dn €375
Dundalk 19/01/18 Fancy Dresser (FR) F 6f 6 9-2 82 Bar One Racing 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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