Paddy Kennedy

County of origin: Kerry 

First winner: Snug Bunch (Niall Moran) Down Royal, May 5, 2008 

Assoc. Trainers: Jessica Harrington, Shane Ryder, Colin Bowe, David Fitzgerald, Eugene O’Sullivan. 

Significant horses: Dul Ar An Ol, Jetson, Oakly

Did you know:

Paddy began his career riding on the pony circuit and attended RACE on the Curragh from where he was placed with Kevin Prendergast. Too heavy to be a flat jockey, Paddy switched his attentions to the jumping game and joined Dessie Hughes and became an amateur, riding his first winner for trainer Niall Moran at Down Royal in May 2008. 

Paddy turned conditional on St Stephens Day 2010 and made a great start to life in the paid ranks when winning on the Liz Doyle-trained The Hoodoo Remains at Tramore just six days later. Paddy teamed up with trainer Jessica Harrington a couple of years later and continues to be based with the Commonstown trainer. Paddy rode out his claim when successful on Neverushacon in the Party Time Ltd. Marquee Hire Chase at Limerick on Sunday, May 8, 2018. He is an older brother of fellow National Hunt jockey Jack. 

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
National Hunt 2018/2019543123€29,375€8,138€37,513
National Hunt 2017/201817215111513€120,000€70,738€190,738
National Hunt 2016/20171342697€15,313€40,700€56,013
National Hunt 2015/2016818467€71,425€23,915€95,340
National Hunt 2014/201511908106€0€33,125€33,125
National Hunt 2013/2014151411613€34,040€39,085€73,125
National Hunt 2012/201310965148€39,830€30,468€70,298
National Hunt 2011/2012972243€25,990€9,645€35,635
National Hunt 2010/2011173117915€83,650€33,970€117,620
National Hunt 2009/2010584744€23,100€16,790€39,890

Date From
Date To
Race Type
Venue Date Horse Race Type Distance Place Weight Rating Race Pattern/ Listed Prize Money
Clonmel 20/09/18 Mrs Pops MdnHdl 2m 3f 150yds s.u. 10-12 Kilsheelan (Mares) M'dn H'dle
Listowel 12/09/18 Dunkereen MdnHdl 2m 12 11-12 M.S.D. Animal Health M'dn H'dle
Listowel 11/09/18 Its All A Lark MdnHdl 2m 5 11-1 Connollys RED MILLS EBF Auction Mdn Hdle €500
Down Royal 31/08/18 Its All A Lark MdnHdl 2m 2 10-13 Dale Farm Dromona (Mares) M'dn H'dle €2,200
Kilbeggan 24/08/18 Mountain Ranger MdnHdl 2m 6 11-12 Hurley Family M'dn H'dle
Kilbeggan 24/08/18 Lean And Keen BegCh 2m 3f 200yds u.r. 11-12 121 Moore Car Sales Mercedes Benz Beg Schase
Killarney 23/08/18 Black Jewel HcpCh 2m 4f 20yds 6 10-2 84 Kelly Foley O'Connor Pyne Hcap Schase
Sligo 21/08/18 Devine Star MdnHdl 2m 4f 170yds 10 11-5 Carlsberg M'dn H'dle
Sligo 21/08/18 Steel King HcpHdl 2m 4f 170yds 7 10-9 107 Rockshore Lager H'cap H'dle
Tramore 17/08/18 Its All A Lark MdnHdl 2m 3 11-5 Flynn Hotel Group M'dn H'dle €1,200
Tramore 16/08/18 Loupgarou (FR) BegCh 2m 6f u.r. 11-12 Walter & Eileen Power Mem. Beg S'chase
Roscommon 07/08/18 Golden Footsteps MdnHdl 2m 96yds u.r. 10-5 Railway Bar 3-Y-O M'dn H'dle
Cork 06/08/18 Juliespaddockwalk HcpHdl 2m 3f 13 11-2 85 Mallow (Mares) H'cap H'dle
Cork 06/08/18 Stephanie Sunshine MdnHdl 2m u.r. 11-7 Follow Us On Twitter (Mares) M'dn H'dle
Cork 06/08/18 Fintara HcpHdl 2m 3f 18 11-5 102 Irish Stallion Farms EBF H'cap H'dle
Galway 03/08/18 A Sizing Network (FR) HcpCh 2m 6f 111yds 11 11-1 131 Guinness Galway Blazers H'cap S'chase
Galway 01/08/18 Neverushacon HcpCh 2m 6f 111yds 12 10-11 145 Galway Plate (Grade A) Grade A
Galway 01/08/18 Touch Of Gold HcpHdl 2m 110yds 17 10-7 104 Tote Irish EBF (Mares) H'cap H'dle
Galway 01/08/18 Mountain Ranger MdnHdl 2m 5f 11yds p.u. 11-12 Win Big With Tote M'dn H'dle
Wexford 27/07/18 Stephanie Sunshine MdnHdl 2m 4 10-11 Liam Leacy Plumbing & Heating M'dn H'dle €575

*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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