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 2018/201960010€0€0€0
Winter All Weather 2017/201820000€0€0€0
Winter All Weather 2016/201710000€0€0€0
National Hunt 2018/201939264393839€656,250€271,663€927,913
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
Punchestown 09/12/18 Asitsohappens HcpCh 3m 1f 150yds 12 10-3 95 K Club H'cap S'chase
Punchestown 09/12/18 Balko Des Flos (FR) Ch 2m 4f 40yds 3 11-10 168 John Durkan Memorial Punchestown S'chase (Grade 1) Grade 1
Punchestown 09/12/18 Artic Pearl (GB) HcpHdl 2m 4f 1 10-12 104 Sherry FitzGerald Lettings H'cap H'dle
Punchestown 09/12/18 Cuneo (FR) MdnHdl 2m 4f 5 11-12 Pun'town Racecourse Of The Year Mdn Hdl
Punchestown 09/12/18 Due Reward NovHdl 2m 1 11-1 124 Join Our 2019 Members Rated Novice H'dle
Navan 08/12/18 Eviscerating HcpHdl 2m 6f 11 11-10 107 John Lynch Carpets H'cap H'dle
Navan 08/12/18 Or Jaune De Somoza (FR) NovCh 2m 1f 3 11-0 ISF EBF Klairon Davis Novice S'chase (Grade 3) Grade 3
Navan 08/12/18 Wishmoor HcpCh 2m 4f 13 10-10 132 Foxrock H'cap S'chase (Grade B) Grade B
Navan 08/12/18 Dancing On My Own MdnHdl 2m 2 11-7 Kells M'dn H'dle
Dundalk 07/12/18 Ancient Sands Hcp 2m 3 9-10 89 Irishinjuredjockeys.com H'cap
Dundalk 07/12/18 Mighty Jasper Mdn 1m 2f 150yds 12 9-7 Happy Christmas From Dundalk Stadium Mdn
Clonmel 06/12/18 Aherlow BegCh 2m 72yds 11 11-12 Clonmel Supporters Club Beginners S'ch
Clonmel 06/12/18 Whatsinthecorner HcpHdl 2m 198yds 10 11-11 100 Powerstown H'cap H'dle
Clonmel 06/12/18 Smoking Gun MdnHdl 2m 198yds 1 11-12 Clonmel M'dn H'dle €6,875
Clonmel 06/12/18 Peacocks Secret HcpCh 2m 2f 101yds fell 11-12 115 Club Stand Restaurant H'cap S'chase
Fairyhouse 02/12/18 Grasping At Straws Hdl 2m 7 10-2 BARONERACING.COM Juvenile H'dle (Grade 3) Grade 3
Fairyhouse 02/12/18 Dortmund Park (FR) Hdl 2m 4f 9 11-10 148 BARONERACING.COM Hatton's Grace H'dle (Grade 1) Grade 1
Fairyhouse 02/12/18 Davids Charm HcpHdl 2m 12 11-4 144 BARONERACING.COM H'cap H'dle (Grade A) Grade A
Fairyhouse 02/12/18 Mind's Eye NovCh 2m 4f 6 11-10 BARONERACING.COM Drinmore Novice S'chase (Grade 1) Grade 1 €1,800
Fairyhouse 02/12/18 Kilkishen HcpCh 3m 5f p.u. 10-4 120 BARONERACING Porterstown H'cap S'chase (Grade B) Grade B

*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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