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 2016/201710010€0€1,200€1,200
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 2017/20184277311€50,625€29,400€80,025
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
Flat 201750103€0€9,175€9,175
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
Sligo 22/08/17 King Blue HcpHdl 2m 7f 150yds 2 10-12 104 Irish Stallion Farms EBF H'cap H'dle
Ballinrobe 14/08/17 Rakhine State NHF 2m 1f 70yds 3 11-9 Cummins Homevalue Hardware INH Flat Race €1,050
Tipperary 11/08/17 Wood Breizh (FR) Hcp 1m 4f 100yds 4 11-5 73 Toomey's Applegreen Station (Ladies) Hcp €575
Sligo 10/08/17 Sunrise lady NHF 2m 2f 1 11-9 ISF EBF (M) (LadiesPro-Am) INH Flat Race €6,875
Cork 07/08/17 Optical Confusion NHF 2m 3f 2 12-0 Sales @ corkracecourse.ie INH Flat Race €2,100
Galway 06/08/17 Vittorio NHF 2m 3 11-7 Fr.Breen Memorial (Pro-Am) INH Flat Race €1,600
Galway 05/08/17 Madurai (GER) HcpHdl 2m 6f 168yds 13 9-10 119 Galway Shopping Centre H'cap H'dle (Grade B)
Galway 05/08/17 Lakeside Pearl NHF 2m 9 11-9 Galway Centre Irish EBF INH(M) Flat Race
Galway 03/08/17 All Good Things NHF 2m 2f 59yds 4 12-0 Guinness WestIndies Porter INH Flat Race €750
Galway 03/08/17 Clondaw Warrior HcpHdl 2m 11yds 12 11-10 155 Guinness Galway H'dle H'cap (Grade A)
Galway 02/08/17 Decision Time Mdn 1m 4f 43yds 4 11-7 Win Big With Tote (Q.R.) M'dn €800
Galway 31/07/17 Dayna Moss NHF 2m 130yds 4 12-0 McGettigan's INH Flat Race €750
Galway 31/07/17 Digeanta Hcp 2m 179yds 4 11-9 90 Connacht Hotel (QR) H'cap €5,000
Wexford 28/07/17 Needie NHF 2m 12 11-9 Irish Stallion Farms EBF(M)INH Flat Race
Killarney 20/07/17 Scheu Time NHF 2m 1f 4 11-7 Christy Lucey Transport INH Flat Race €525
Killarney 19/07/17 Galaxy Burg (FR) NHF 2m 1f 4 12-0 Meet Roses (Ladies Pro/Am) INH Flat Race €525
Killarney 17/07/17 Laoch Liam NHF 2m 1f 1 11-9 Killarney Racegoers (M) INH Flat Race €7,188
Curragh 15/07/17 The Last Marju Hcp 1m 4f 7 10-3 78 Boodles Ladies Derby H'cap
Roscommon 11/07/17 King Blue HcpHdl 3m 148yds 4 10-8 105 Leo Dolan Memorial H'cap H'dle €825
Roscommon 11/07/17 Asknotwhaticando NHF 2m 4f 106yds 9 12-0 roscommonracecourse.ie INH Flat Race

*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).