Shane Foley

Date of Birth:  11/03/1988
County of origin:   Kilkenny
First winner:  Snap (Liam McAteer) Leopardstown, 20th June, 2007
Assoc. Trainers:  Michael Halford, Ken Condon, Adrian Keatley

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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. 

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
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 201637832425132€562,013€349,535€911,548
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
Bellewstown 24/08/16 Magnification Mdn 7f 190yds 3 8-13 82 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Auction M'dn
Bellewstown 24/08/16 Suburban Sky Hcp 5f 2 8-10 45 Holcroft Motors Peugeot Hill Sprint Hcap
Curragh 21/08/16 Gabardine (GB) Hcp 1m 4f 6 8-13 80 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) H'cap
Curragh 21/08/16 Liberatio Mdn 7f 6 9-5 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn
Curragh 21/08/16 Success Days F 1m 2f 1 9-9 114 Kilfrush Stud Royal Whip Stakes €39,000
Curragh 21/08/16 Elusive Beauty F 7f 8 9-0 94 Breast Cancer Research Debutante Stakes
Curragh 21/08/16 Clonkeen Lad (GB) Mdn 1m 2f 8 9-13 Breast Cancer Research M'dn
Curragh 20/08/16 Yulong Baobei F 5f 3 9-0 107 Jimmy O'Neill Excellence Curragh Stakes €6,000
Curragh 20/08/16 Ice Canyon (GB) Mdn 6f 2 9-5 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn €3,300
Curragh 20/08/16 Indrahar Hcp 7f 10 8-12 88 Al Ain Racecourse H'cap
Curragh 20/08/16 Dark Alliance Hcp 6f 18 10-2 77 Kildare Medieval Festival H'cap
Killarney 19/08/16 Shalamanka Mdn 1m 3f 8 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn
Killarney 19/08/16 Rayisa F 1m 20yds 4 9-7 95 Kelly Foley & Co. Rated Race €825
Killarney 18/08/16 Asbury Boss Hcp 1m 6f 12 9-8 92 At The Races Kingdom Gold Cup H'cap
Killarney 18/08/16 Ben Gunn Mdn 1m 70yds 6 9-5 Ir.Stallion Farms EBF Median Auction Mdn
Killarney 17/08/16 Striking Gold (GB) Hcp 1m 3f 50yds 7 8-12 79 Easy Clean Limited H'cap
Killarney 17/08/16 Hone The Younger (GB) Mdn 1m 70yds 5 9-5 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (C&G) M'dn €350
Killarney 17/08/16 Lord Of Art Mdn 1m 70yds 8 9-11 Mosscontrol.ie M'dn
Killarney 17/08/16 Wychwood Warrior F 1m 70yds 9 9-9 97 Vincent O'Brien Ruby Stakes
Tipperary 16/08/16 Reddot Express (GB) Hcp 1m 1f 7 9-12 63 Follow TipperaryRaces On Facebook H'cap
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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).