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 2017/201820000€0€0€0
Winter All Weather 2016/201710000€0€0€0
National Hunt 2017/201829124243624€307,813€211,565€519,378
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
Thurles 21/01/18 Jazz Ranger HcpHdl 2m 4 9-10 100 Matty Ryan Memorial H'cap H'dle €925
Thurles 21/01/18 Robbina NovCh 2m 4f p.u. 11-0 Coolmore NH Sires EBF(Mares)Novice S'ch (Grade 2)
Navan 20/01/18 Boston Babe HcpHdl 2m 4f p.u. 10-0 83 Thank You Johanna McGarry H'cap H'dle
Fairyhouse 14/01/18 Dysios HcpCh 2m 1f 3 10-3 129 Bar One Racing Dan Moore Mem. H'cap S'ch (Grade A) €10,000
Punchestown 13/01/18 Arbre De Vie (FR) NovCh 2m 4f 6 11-1 144 Total Event Rental (Kildare) Novice S'ch (Grade 3) €890
Punchestown 13/01/18 Makitorix (FR) NovHdl 2m 6 11-0 Sky Bet Moscow Flyer Novice H'dle (Grade 2) €890
Clonmel 11/01/18 Oisin James HcpHdl 2m 7 11-12 95 Lisronagh H'cap H'dle
Clonmel 11/01/18 Simon's Castle MdnHdl 2m 2f 166yds p.u. 11-12 Monroe M'dn H'dle
Clonmel 11/01/18 Zipporah HcpHdl 2m 2f 166yds 3 11-11 100 Tipperary H'cap H'dle €1,100
Cork 06/01/18 Aldawayfornothing MdnHdl 2m 4 10-8 McCarthy Insurance Group M'dn H'dle €675
Cork 06/01/18 Tout Est Permis (FR) HcpHdl 2m 4f 4 10-0 112 Gerardine McCarthy Memorial H'cap H'dle €1,300
Tramore 01/01/18 Chateauneuf Du Pap (GB) MdnHdl 2m 1 11-4 108 Flynn Building Contractors M'dn H'dle €8,125
Tramore 01/01/18 Scotch Quay HcpHdl 2m 4 10-5 82 Kilbarry Lodge Stud Diamond Boy Hcap Hdl €600
Tramore 01/01/18 Hanover Street HcpHdl 2m 5f 7 11-6 103 Ryan's Racecourse Services H'cap Hdle
Punchestown 31/12/17 Ex Patriot Hdl 2m 4f 2 11-8 144 Free Festival Upgrade Ticket Offer H'dle €4,000
Leopardstown 29/12/17 Dawn Shadow Hdl 2m 4f 3 11-2 125 Willis Towers Watson Irish EBF (M) H'dle (Grade 3) €4,000
Leopardstown 29/12/17 Deor HcpHdl 2m 4f 8 11-8 125 Top Oil Irish EBF Novice H'cap H'dle
Leopardstown 28/12/17 Outlander Ch 3m 3 11-10 164 Leopardstown Christmas S'chase (Grade 1) €15,000
Leopardstown 28/12/17 Commandant MdnHdl 2m 4f 35yds 12 11-7 attheraces.com M'dn H'dle
Leopardstown 28/12/17 Magna Cartor (GB) HcpHdl 3m p.u. 9-12 119 Pertemps Network H'cap H'dle (Qualifier)

*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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