Rachael Blackmore

County of origin: Tipperary

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

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

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 her biggest winner to date 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.


SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
Winter All Weather 2016/201710000€0€0€0
National Hunt 2017/201822919192615€209,063€141,175€350,238
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 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 Prize Money
Dundalk 17/11/17 Seaboard Mdn 1m 4f 14 9-7 www.dundalkstadium.com M'dn
Clonmel 16/11/17 Ochto Milano MdnHdl 2m 3f 121yds 12 10-11 I.N.H. Stallion Owners EBF M'dn H'dle
Fairyhouse 15/11/17 Ali Bin Nayef (GB) HcpHdl 2m 4f 1 11-0 82 Book Easter Festival Tickets H'cap H'dle (Div 2) €6,250
Fairyhouse 15/11/17 Nellie Fortune (GB) MdnHdl 2m 4f 5 10-12 Fairyhouse Membership 2018 Mares Mdn Hdl €275
Fairyhouse 15/11/17 Night Sir HcpCh 2m 7f 110yds 10 9-12 74 Sponsorship At Fairyhouse H'cap S'chase
Thurles 09/11/17 Just Call Me BegCh 2m 2f 8 11-12 Thurles Beginners S'chase
Thurles 09/11/17 Mysloegin MdnHdl 2m 23yds 3 11-7 107 Templemore (Mares) M'dn H'dle €1,100
Thurles 09/11/17 Streak (GB) HcpHdl 2m 23yds 8 10-1 83 Two-Mile Borris H'cap H'dle
Fairyhouse 07/11/17 Riverdene MdnHdl 2m 4f 5 11-4 Christmas Party At Fairyhouse M'dn H'dle €275
Fairyhouse 07/11/17 Hurricane Sky HcpCh 2m 5f 5 10-8 89 Fairyhouse Ladies H'cap S'chase €300
Fairyhouse 07/11/17 Kilganer Queen BegCh 2m 5f 6 11-5 Fairyhouse Membership Beginners S'chase
Cork 05/11/17 Hussle Up MdnHdl 2m p.u. 11-7 Paddy Power Betting Shops M'dn Hdle
Down Royal 04/11/17 Crossed My Mind HcpHdl 2m 3 10-3 116 Billecart-Salmon H'cap H'dle (Grade B) €5,000
Down Royal 04/11/17 Back Off Mate HcpCh 3m 9 10-11 109 Rainbow Communications H'cap S'chase
Clonmel 02/11/17 Dawn Shadow MdnHdl 2m 3f 180yds 1 11-7 Cahir (Mares) M'dn H'dle €6,875
Clonmel 02/11/17 Tizme HcpHdl 2m 140yds 15 11-4 87 Clonmel H'cap H'dle
Galway 30/10/17 Mysloegin MdnHdl 2m 6 11-7 galwayraces.com (Mares) M'dn H'dle
Galway 30/10/17 Wilde 'N Wide HcpCh 2m 6f 111yds p.u. 9-11 72 Corrib Food Products H'cap S'chase
Galway 30/10/17 Freedom Statue HcpHdl 2m 5f 124yds 9 9-12 101 John Mulholland Bookmakers H'cap H'dle
Wexford 29/10/17 Flag On The Play MdnHdl 2m 4f 6 11-2 Casey Concrete Blocks 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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