Katie Walsh

Date of Birth: 18/12/1984
County of origin:   Kildare
First winner:  Hannon (Ted Walsh) Gowran Park, October 10th, 2003
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 2016/20177381289€51,875€65,913€117,788
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
Leopardstown 22/01/17 Blairs Cove (GB) NHF 2m 5 11-12 Bet&Get At Coral.ie (P-Am) INH Flat Race
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
Leopardstown 28/12/16 Bakmaj (FR) NHF 2m 2 11-11 Midlands Legal Solicitors INH Flat Race €1,900
Leopardstown 28/12/16 Rossvoss (GB) HcpHdl 3m 20 10-11 128 Pertemps Network H'cap H'dle (Qualifier)
Leopardstown 28/12/16 Clondaw Warrior Hdl 3m 2 11-10 155 Squared Financial Christmas H'dle (Grade 1) €17,000
Down-Royal 26/12/16 Foxrock Ch 2m 6f 125yds 1 11-11 Silks @downroyal Hunters S'chase €5,625
Down-Royal 26/12/16 Blairs Cove (GB) NHF 2m 3 11-11 Bet With The Tote (Pro-Am) INH Flat Race €900
Navan 18/12/16 Good Thyne Tara (GB) NHF 2m 2 11-7 Future Champions INH Flat Race (Listed) €5,500
Fairyhouse 17/12/16 Dawn Shadow NHF 2m 6 11-7 ISF EBF 4YO (Fillies) INH Flat Race
Tramore 15/12/16 Mr Showtime NHF 2m 2 11-11 The New Year (Ladies P/A) INH Flat Race €1,800
Punchestown 11/12/16 King Blue HcpHdl 2m 4f 9 10-11 102 Follow On Facebook And Twitter Hcap Hdle
Punchestown 11/12/16 Stole The Show NHF 2m 12 11-9 The Old House, Kill (P-Am) INH Flat Race
Fairyhouse 04/12/16 Stowaway Forever NHF 2m 9 11-9 Fairyhouse Meath GAA (P-A) INH Flat Race
Fairyhouse 03/12/16 Bobo Mac NHF 2m 3 12-0 KettlesHotelFingal Ravens(P-Am)Flat Race €900
Limerick 02/12/16 Highly Driven (GB) NHF 2m 8 11-6 Glenview Stud (M) (L P-Am) INH Flat Race
Navan 27/11/16 Jelan NHF 2m 4 11-3 Coolmore NH Sires EBF (M) INH Flat Race (Listed) €2,000
Navan 27/11/16 Baie Des Iles (FR) HcpHdl 2m 6f 140yds 12 10-3 125 Proudstown H'cap H'dle (Grade B)

*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).