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 2017/20185479414€50,625€45,325€95,950
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
Tramore 05/10/17 Still Busy NHF 2m 6 12-0 Wat. & Tramore(Ladies P-Am)INH Flat Race
Tipperary 01/10/17 Oscars Den HcpHdl 2m 4 10-9 115 Woodlands Hotel Adare H'cap H'dle €938
Gowran Park 29/09/17 Glens Harmony NHF 2m 2 11-6 ISF EBF Mucklemeg (Mares) INH Flat Race (Listed) €6,500
Galway 18/09/17 April Serenade NHF 2m 110yds 9 11-9 Irish Stall. Farms EBF (M) INH Flat Race
Listowel 16/09/17 King Blue HcpCh 3m 5 10-9 101 North Kerry Tyre Centre (QR) Hcap Schase €438
Listowel 14/09/17 Universal Focus (GER) F 1m 6f 3 11-4 56 Island (Q.R.) Race €1,600
Listowel 13/09/17 Battle Hard NHF 2m 4f 4 12-0 Listowel Vintners Assoc. INH Flat Race €650
Clonmel 07/09/17 All Good Things NHF 2m 110yds 2 12-0 Munster (Pro-Am) INH Flat Race €2,000
Laytown 05/09/17 Korbous Hcp 7f 7 12-3 79 O'Neills Sports (QR) H'cap
Laytown 05/09/17 Il Piccolo Grande F 7f 9 12-0 65 Hibernia Steel (QR) Race
Down Royal 01/09/17 April Serenade NHF 2m 5 11-2 Dale Farm Dromona (Mares) INH Flat Race €275
Bellewstown 31/08/17 Kildorrery NHF 2m 150yds 4 11-9 Woods Financial (Ladies)(P-Am) Flat Race €525
Sligo 22/08/17 King Blue HcpHdl 2m 7f 150yds 2 10-12 104 Irish Stallion Farms EBF H'cap H'dle €3,000
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

*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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