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 2017/201860012€0€2,600€2,600
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 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
Wexford 24/05/17 Royal Zorro NHF 2m 4f 11 12-0 Racing Again June 7th I.N.H. Flat Race
Clonmel 18/05/17 King Blue HcpHdl 2m 3f 89yds 4 10-4 96 Irish Stallion Farms EBF H'cap H'dle €750
Punchestown 17/05/17 Court Tycoon NHF 2m 150yds 5 12-0 Punchestown Event Centre INH Flat Race €250
Killarney 14/05/17 Bergkamp (GB) NHF 2m 1f 7 11-7 Jim Ryan Services (Pro-Am) INH Flat Race
Roscommon 08/05/17 Natgould NHF 2m 4f 12 12-0 Kepak INH Flat Race
Wexford 06/05/17 Decision Time NHF 2m 3 11-9 Irish Stall. Farms EBF (M) INH Flat Race €1,100
Down Royal 01/05/17 Scheu Time NHF 2m 4 11-7 Bet With The Tote I.N.H. Flat Race €500
Punchestown 29/04/17 Vocarium NHF 2m 1 11-4 Attheraces.com (Pro-Am) I.N.H. Flat Race €9,375
Punchestown 29/04/17 Thomas Hobson (GB) HcpHdl 2m 4f 50yds 7 11-10 143 Ballymore H'cap H'dle (Grade B)
Punchestown 28/04/17 Ivan Grozny (FR) Hdl 2m 6 11-12 153 BETDAQ Punchestown Champion H'dle (Grade 1) €5,000
Punchestown 28/04/17 Stowaway Forever NHF 2m 2f 5 12-0 GVA Donal O'Buachalla I.N.H. Flat Race €375
Punchestown 26/04/17 Poli Roi (FR) NHF 2m 3 12-0 Racing Post Champion I.N.H. Flat Race (Grade 1) €10,000
Punchestown 26/04/17 Jelan NHF 2m 5 11-9 Weatherbys GSB EBF (Mares) INH Flat Race (Grade 3) €1,500
Punchestown 25/04/17 Hollowgraphic NHF 2m 2 11-4 Goffs Land Rover Bumper €20,000
Punchestown 25/04/17 Kildorrery NHF 2m 17 11-7 Dooley Insurances INH Flat Race
Tipperary 20/04/17 King Blue HcpHdl 2m 4f 7 11-0 97 Follow TipperaryRaces Facebook Hcap Hdle
Tramore 10/04/17 Shakeytry NHF 2m 4 12-0 Bet With Tote (C & G) I.N.H. Flat Race €500
Tramore 09/04/17 King Blue HcpHdl 2m 5f 2 10-13 96 www.tramore-racecourse.com H'cap H'dle €2,400
Tramore 09/04/17 Tina Marie NHF 2m 4 10-13 I.S.F. EBF (Mares)(Pro/Am)INH Flat Race €550
Limerick 30/03/17 Western Command NHF 2m 8 12-0 Book Online For April 6th 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).