Rachael Blackmore

County of origin: Tipperary

First winner: Stowaway Pearl ('Shark' Hanlon) Thurles, February 10th, 2011

Assoc. trainers: Henry De Bromhead, Willie Mullins, 'Shark' Hanlon, Denise O'Shea, Ellmarie Holden, Tom Mullins, Tom Gibney, Colin Bowe

Significant horses: Patricks Park, Abolitionist, Merie Devie, Ballyegan Hero, Davids Charm, True Self, Supreme Vinnie, Is She Diesel, Icantsay. 

Follow Rachael on Twitter: @rachaelblackmor

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From Killenaule, County Tipperary, Rachael Blackmore rode 11 point-to-point winners and seven winners as an amateur rider before turning professional in March, 2015. She gained her first success in the paid ranks when Most Honourable, trained by ‘Shark’ Hanlon, was a winner at Clonmel on September 3rd of the same year. Hanlon had also provided Blackmore with her initial success as an amateur rider when Stowaway Pearl won at Thurles on February 10th, 2011.

Rachael enjoyed a notable success and gained a her first big success when partnering the Ellmarie Holden-trained Abolitionist to land the €100,000 Download The Ladbrokes Exchange App Leinster National Handicap Chase at Naas on March 12th, 2017. With 32 winners, she became the first female jockey to win the Conditional Riders’ title in the 2016/2017 season.

Rachael rode her first winner on the Flat when taking a conditions' race at Killarney on May 16th, 2017 on the Denise O'Shea-trained Supreme Vinnie. She rode out her claim when winning the Oulart Maiden Hurdle on the Colin Bowe-trained Sweet Home Chicago at Wexford on June 21st, 2017. It was her 60th racecourse success.

She rode the first treble of her career when partnering Theatre Dreams, Monbeg Chit Chat and Classic Theatre to win at at Tipperary on Sunday, July 22, 2018. All three were trained by Henry De Bromhead. 

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
Winter All Weather 2018/2019110010€0€2,813€2,813
Winter All Weather 2017/201820000€0€0€0
Winter All Weather 2016/201710000€0€0€0
National Hunt 2018/201947072444844€762,813€342,628€1,105,440
National Hunt 2017/201837534274430€548,625€279,209€827,834
National Hunt 2016/201736232313933€351,875€319,781€671,656
National Hunt 2015/20161706131019€44,350€55,620€99,970
National Hunt 2014/2015100001€0€1,000€1,000
Flat 2018263040€32,500€6,575€39,075
Flat 2017141230€8,125€9,050€17,175
Flat 201650000€0€263€263
Flat 201530001€0€575€575

Date From
Date To
Race Type
Venue Date Horse Race Type Distance Place Weight Rating Race Pattern/ Listed Prize Money
Thurles 20/01/19 Like An Open Book HcpHdl 2m fell 11-2 121 Matty Ryan Memorial H'cap H'dle
Thurles 20/01/19 Generalisation MdnHdl 2m 4 11-10 Red Mills Irish EBF Auction M'dn H'dle
Thurles 20/01/19 Cool Saint (FR) NovHdl 2m 6f 61yds fell 10-12 BetVictor W.T.O'Grady Mem.EBF Novice Hdl
Navan 19/01/19 Smoking Gun NovHdl 2m 4 11-2 120 2019 Navan Membership Rated Novice H'dle
Navan 19/01/19 Hit The Tar (GB) MdnHdl 2m 4f 24 11-12 www.navanracecourse.ie M'dn H'dle
Navan 19/01/19 Eviscerating HcpHdl 2m 4f 7 11-11 108 Free Racecourse WiFi H'cap H'dle
Fairyhouse 15/01/19 Or Jaune De Somoza (FR) Hdl 2m 6 11-1 Fairyhouse Membership Rated H'dle
Fairyhouse 15/01/19 Glacial Shadow HcpCh 2m 5f 5 9-13 72 Ir. Grand National April 22nd H'cap S'ch €275
Punchestown 14/01/19 Whatsinthecorner HcpHdl 2m 4f 6 11-12 104 Racing TV Novice H'cap H'dle
Punchestown 14/01/19 Star Sapphire MdnHdl 2m 21 10-11 Introducing Racing TV M'dn H'dle
Punchestown 13/01/19 Jan Maat (GER) NovHdl 2m 6 11-2 120 Sky Bet Moscow Flyer Novice H'dle (Grade 2) Grade 2 €890
Punchestown 13/01/19 Mysloegin HcpHdl 2m 4f 40yds 4 11-3 108 Leinster Leader (Mares) H'cap H'dle €625
Punchestown 13/01/19 A Plus Tard (FR) NovCh 2m 4f 2 10-8 Total Event Rental Novice S'chase (Grade 3) Grade 3 €8,900
Fairyhouse 12/01/19 Avenir D'Une Vie (FR) HcpCh 2m 1f 9 10-10 138 BetVictor Dan Moore Memorial H'cap S'ch (Grade A) Grade A
Clonmel 10/01/19 Daybreak Boy Hdl 2m 3f 113yds 1 11-9 129 Munster H'dle €9,375
Clonmel 10/01/19 Rebel Turn HcpCh 2m 54yds p.u. 10-13 96 Jossesstown H'cap S'chase
Clonmel 10/01/19 Rebel Early MdnHdl 2m 110yds fell 10-11 Kilsheelan (Mares) M'dn H'dle
Clonmel 10/01/19 Mooborak HcpHdl 2m 110yds 16 10-2 87 Lisronagh H'cap H'dle
Naas 06/01/19 High School Days (USA) BegCh 2m u.r. 11-7 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (M) Beg. S'ch
Naas 06/01/19 Short Story Long MdnHdl 2m 13 11-3 INH Stallion Owners EBF M'dn H'dle

*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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