Ben Dalton

County of Origin: Wexford

First winner: Shela House (Jim Culloty) Curragh, August 30th, 2009

Assoc. Trainers: Des McDonogh, Enda Bolger, Richie Rath

Significant horses: Liberty Counsel, Sword Fish, Sumkindasuperstar, Star Power

Did you know:

From New Ross, County Wexford, Ben Dalton graduated from race in 2008 and rode his first winner less than a year later when successful on the Jim Culloty-trained Shela House at the Curragh on August 30th, 2009. Ben enjoyed his biggest win when landing the Irish Grand National on Dot Love's 50/1 chance Liberty Counsel at Fairyhouse in April, 2013. It was the longest-priced winner in the history of the race. Ben rode out his claim with success on Maighnealta, trained by Des McDonogh, at Fairyhouse on December 3rd, 2016. 

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
National Hunt 2017/2018140020€0€3,625€3,625
National Hunt 2016/2017952784€13,750€53,525€67,275
National Hunt 2015/20161205576€45,700€19,933€65,633
National Hunt 2014/201516145109€27,650€22,455€50,105
National Hunt 2013/201423013141616€111,750€78,638€190,388
National Hunt 2012/201328116233123€273,300€86,254€359,554
National Hunt 2011/201225115192815€108,150€112,050€220,200
National Hunt 2010/2011521331€9,100€11,360€20,460
National Hunt 2009/201070000€0€0€0
Flat 201040000€0€0€0
Flat 2009191020€12,950€1,200€14,150
Flat 200810000€0€0€0

Date From
Date To
Race Type
Venue Date Horse Race Type Distance Place Weight Rating Race Prize Money
Tipperary 25/05/17 Hybohemia MdnHdl 2m 12 11-4 M'dn H'dle
Wexford 24/05/17 Alterno HcpHdl 2m 3 10-0 96 Slaney H'cap H'dle €1,600
Punchestown 22/05/17 Maighnealta HcpHdl 2m 4f 80yds 15 11-11 101 Punchestown For Events H'cap H'dle
Punchestown 22/05/17 Jazz Mine MdnHdl 2m 170yds b.d. 11-7 Punchestown For Events (Mares) Mdn H'dle
Punchestown 22/05/17 Pump Road HcpHdl 2m 170yds 14 11-1 84 Panoramic Restaurant H'cap H'dle
Clonmel 18/05/17 Little Haarth HcpHdl 2m 3f 89yds 5 11-8 114 Irish Stallion Farms EBF H'cap H'dle €375
Punchestown 17/05/17 Concience HcpHdl 3m 11 11-0 90 Hcap H'dle
Kilbeggan 12/05/17 Jolly Windsor MdnHdl 2m 3f 110yds p.u. 11-4 Kinnegad M'dn H'dle
Tipperary 11/05/17 Pump Road MdnHdl 2m 12 11-4 Hotel Minella M'dn H'dle
Wexford 06/05/17 Alterno HcpHdl 2m 3 11-12 95 Murphy MSK Supp Wexford Camogie Hcp Hdle (Div 1) €1,000
Downpatrick 05/05/17 Concience HcpHdl 2m 1f 100yds 5 10-9 91 Ciaran Russell Auto (Mares) H'cap H'dle €375
Downpatrick 05/05/17 Coral Pearl HcpCh 2m 6f 30yds 13 10-12 81 Rekorderlig Premium Cider H'cap S'chase
Ballinrobe 02/05/17 Pump Road MdnHdl 2m 1f 50yds 11 11-4 Healy Mac's At Breaffy M'dn H'dle
Down Royal 01/05/17 Howluckycanwebe MdnHdl 2m 5 10-11 Pat O'Hare Bookmakers M'dn H'dle €275
Punchestown 26/04/17 Theophilus Hdl 2m 4f 6 11-12 123 Louis Fitzgerald Hotel H'dle
Kilbeggan 21/04/17 Courtly Conduct HcpHdl 2m 5 11-0 97 Summer Party Pack H'cap H'dle €300
Fairyhouse 16/04/17 Hannah Huxwell MdnHdl 2m 19 11-5 Cusack Hotel Group M'dn H'dle
Fairyhouse 16/04/17 Roi De Dubai HcpHdl 2m 13 9-13 95 Gleesons Butchers Novice H'cap H'dle
Tramore 10/04/17 Magic Endearment MdnHdl 2m p.u. 11-4 Play Colossus Football Pools M'dn H'dle
Navan 01/04/17 Howluckycanwebe MdnHdl 2m 3 11-7 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Mares) Mdn Hdl €1,500

*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).