Katie Walsh

Date of Birth: December 18th, 1984

County of origin: Kildare

First winner: Hannon (Ted Walsh) Gowran Park, October 10th, 2003

Significant horses: Thunder And Roses, Blow By Blow, Seabass, Baie Des Iles, Foxrock, Thousand Stars, Glen’s Melody, Tofino Bay, Battlefront, Dorset Square, Sweet Shock, Carrig Millie

Assoc. Trainers: Ross O'Sullivan, Ted Walsh, Willie Mullins

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Youngest daughter of the well-known former champion amateur, trainer and television pundit Ted Walsh, Katie Walsh is one of the leading Irish amateur riders. She has a string of big race successes to her name and won the Kerry National on the James Nash-trained Your Busy in 2014 and an the biggest prize in Irish jump racing came her way when she won the Irish Grand National on Thunder And Roses for trainer Sandra Hughes in April, 2015, becoming only the third woman to ride the winner of race. Three years earlier she rode her father's Seabass to finish third in the Aintree Grand National, which was the best position ever attained by a female rider in the race. Katie enjoyed her first Grade 1 success when partnering the Willie Mullins-trained Blow By Blow to win the attheraces.com Champion INH Flat Race at the Irish National Hunt Festival at Punchestown on Wednesday, April 28th, 2016.

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SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
Winter All Weather 2015/201610100€0€1,870€1,870
Winter All Weather 2014/201520101€0€1,945€1,945
Winter All Weather 2011/201230200€0€3,060€3,060
National Hunt 2016/20178910141010€91,875€72,838€164,713
National Hunt 2015/201610315131411€180,088€110,050€290,138
National Hunt 2014/2015100168129€339,050€35,015€374,065
National Hunt 2013/20141119121512€48,965€55,704€104,669
National Hunt 2012/20138710886€113,170€46,875€160,045
National Hunt 2011/2012108179812€213,900€66,443€280,343
National Hunt 2010/201114913172016€85,590€142,886€228,476
National Hunt 2009/2010116141197€166,670€60,096€226,766
National Hunt 2008/20091087888€69,450€26,500€95,950
National Hunt 2007/20081027294€57,400€14,855€72,255
National Hunt 2006/200712417151515€121,450€52,020€173,470
National Hunt 2005/20061122311812€208,770€35,180€243,950
National Hunt 2004/2005455111€39,900€2,550€42,450
National Hunt 2003/2004151002€10,500€1,600€12,100
National Hunt 2002/200360101€0€1,980€1,980
National Hunt 2001/200230000€0€0€0
Flat 2016132211€16,563€11,000€27,563
Flat 2015142131€16,100€8,290€24,390
Flat 2014133131€19,600€7,645€27,245
Flat 2013192241€13,475€7,315€20,790
Flat 201280210€0€3,550€3,550
Flat 2011142221€19,950€5,543€25,493
Flat 2010202433€13,300€10,961€24,261
Flat 2009120022€0€9,565€9,565
Flat 2008131111€8,400€2,975€11,375
Flat 200720010€0€2,700€2,700
Flat 200630020€0€3,580€3,580
Flat 200522000€24,820€0€24,820

Date From
Date To
Race Type
Venue Date Horse Race Type Distance Place Weight Rating Race Prize Money
Fairyhouse 25/02/17 Seabass Ch 2m 5f 100yds 5 11-4 Easter Festival 16-18 April Hunters S'ch
Fairyhouse 25/02/17 On Impulse HcpHdl 2m 4f 9 10-11 123 At The Races H'cap H'dle
Fairyhouse 25/02/17 Baie Des Iles (FR) Ch 3m 1f 3 10-7 146 At The Races Bobbyjo S'chase (Grade 3)
Thurles 23/02/17 Ballybrowney Walk (FR) NHF 2m 24yds 8 10-9 Irish Stallion Farms EBF(M)INH Flat Race
Thurles 23/02/17 King Blue HcpHdl 2m 24yds 7 11-9 97 Tipperary (Ladies Pro-Am) H'cap H'dle
Punchestown 22/02/17 Officers Mess NHF 2m 110yds 6 11-7 Family Saturday AtThe Festival Flat Race
Navan 19/02/17 Impact Factor NHF 2m 2 11-13 Race Displays (Pro-Am) INH Flat Race €2,100
Leopardstown 12/02/17 Bravissimo (FR) NovHdl 2m 2f 7 11-10 Deloitte Novice H'dle (Grade 1)
Leopardstown 12/02/17 Foxrock Ch 3m 60yds 1 12-0 The Leopardstown Inn Hunters S'chase €10,000
Naas 11/02/17 Stowaway Forever NHF 2m 3f 4 11-6 Cavan Developments (Pr-Am) INH Flat Race €550
Punchestown 05/02/17 Derrinross NHF 2m 3 12-0 Goffs Invitational Sale(Pro-Am)Flat Race €1,000
Punchestown 05/02/17 Baie Des Iles (FR) HcpCh 3m 4f 1 10-11 141 racinguk.com National Trial Hcap S'chase (Grade B) €30,000
Punchestown 05/02/17 Usuel Smurfer (FR) Ch 3m 2 11-4 P.P.Hogan Memorial Cross Country S'chase €2,000
Fairyhouse 04/02/17 Ratoute Yutty (GB) NHF 2m 6 10-2 Coolmore EBF (Mares) INH Flat Race (Listed) €800
Leopardstown 29/01/17 Scheu Time NHF 2m 5 11-7 Club Membership (Pro-Am) INH Flat Race €225
Leopardstown 22/01/17 Blairs Cove (GB) NHF 2m 5 11-12 Bet&Get At Coral.ie (P-Am) INH Flat Race €250
Thurles 19/01/17 Foxrock Ch 3m 18yds 1 12-0 Arctic Tack Stud Hunters S'chase €6,250
Naas 08/01/17 Duke Of Waspington NHF 2m 10 11-7 Tuckmill Gallery (Pro-Am) INH Flat Race
Cork 07/01/17 Impact Factor NHF 2m 3 11-12 McCarthy Insurance Group INH Flat Race €900
Fairyhouse 01/01/17 King Blue HcpHdl 2m 9 10-1 100 Your Clubs Fundraiser H'cap Hdle

*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).