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 *
National Hunt 2017/2018951315818€130,938€103,425€234,363
National Hunt 2016/201711513181612€116,875€128,613€245,488
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

Date From
Date To
Race Type
Venue Date Horse Race Type Distance Place Weight Rating Race Prize Money
Punchestown 11/02/18 Baie Des Iles (FR) HcpCh 3m 4f 150yds 3 11-9 145 BoyleSports National Trial H'cap S'chase (Grade B) €10,000
Naas 10/02/18 Major Fawcett (GB) NHF 2m 8 11-7 BOI Supp. Naas RFC (P-A) INH Flat Race
Thurles 08/02/18 All For Joy NHF 2m 2 12-0 Munster INH Flat Race €2,000
Leopardstown 04/02/18 Relegate NHF 2m 1 11-5 Coolmore N.H. Sires EBF(M) INH Flat Race (Grade 2) €45,000
Leopardstown 03/02/18 Deal D'estruval (FR) HcpHdl 2m 2 10-0 127 Coral H'dle (Grade B) €20,000
Leopardstown 03/02/18 Bapaume (FR) Hdl 2m 8 11-9 153 BHP Insurance Irish Champion H'dle (Grade 1) €2,250
Leopardstown 03/02/18 Minella Encore NHF 2m 4 12-0 Goffs Future Stars (C & G) INH Flat Race (Grade 2) €3,750
Leopardstown 03/02/18 Ballycasey Ch 2m 1f 5 11-7 157 Coral Dublin Steeplechase (Grade 2) €3,000
Naas 28/01/18 The Big Dog NHF 2m 3f 1 11-12 Naas Rebrand (Pro-Am) INH Flat Race €6,250
Gowran Park 25/01/18 Major Fawcett (GB) NHF 2m 4 11-7 P.J. Foley Memorial INH Flat Race €525
Thurles 21/01/18 Foxrock Ch 2m 7f 156yds 2 12-0 Arctic Tack Stud Hunters S'chase €2,200
Fairyhouse 14/01/18 Tidal River NHF 2m 5 11-12 Next Racing Jan 17th (P-A) INH Flat Race €250
Cork 06/01/18 Tarrytown (FR) NHF 2m 7 11-12 McCarthy Insurance Group INH Flat Race
Fairyhouse 01/01/18 Oscars Den HcpHdl 2m 6 11-10 120 Donnelly Providers Ratoath H'cap Hdle
Punchestown 31/12/17 Kilbarry Calling NHF 2m 2f 6 11-6 ISF EBF (Mares) (Pro-Am) INH Flat Race
Leopardstown 29/12/17 Hollow Crest NHF 2m 4 10-11 Guinness INH Flat Race €575
Leopardstown 28/12/17 Young Wolf NHF 2m 2 11-11 Ballymaloe Foods INH Flat Race €2,100
Leopardstown 28/12/17 Didero Vallis (FR) HcpHdl 3m 15 10-1 127 Pertemps Network H'cap H'dle (Qualifier)
Limerick 27/12/17 Baie Des Iles (FR) HcpCh 2m 3f 120yds 6 11-10 145 Tim Duggan Memorial H'cap S'chase (Grade B) €1,000
Leopardstown 26/12/17 The Mooch HcpCh 2m 1f 13 9-10 111 Bet Through Racing Post App H'cap S'ch

*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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