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 2017/201820000€0€0€0
Winter All Weather 2016/201710000€0€0€0
National Hunt 2018/201929045292427€479,688€178,325€658,013
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 2018233040€32,500€6,300€38,800
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
Cork 21/10/18 Three Stars HcpCh 2m 160yds 5 11-8 141 coopsuperstores.ie H'cap S'chase (Grade B) Grade B €1,500
Cork 21/10/18 Judgement Day NovCh 2m 4f 1 11-12 123 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Rated Nov. S'ch €13,125
Cork 21/10/18 Peacocks Secret HcpHdl 2m 3f 6 11-4 109 2019 Membership H'cap H'dle
Cork 21/10/18 Plan Of Attack HcpHdl 3m 6 11-11 106 www.corkracecourse.ie H'cap H'dle
Cork 21/10/18 The Full Office MdnHdl 2m 4f 5 11-3 RED MILLS Irish EBF (M) Auction Mdn Hdle €500
Cork 21/10/18 Roman Rock NovHdl 3m 6 10-12 I.N.H. Stallion Owners EBF Novice H'dle
Leopardstown 20/10/18 Takarengo Mdn 1m 15 9-5 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (C & G) M'dn
Leopardstown 20/10/18 Motcomb Street (USA) Mdn 1m 1f 11 9-9 Tote M'dn
Leopardstown 20/10/18 Tara Dylan Hcp 1m 4f 17 9-12 78 Leopardstown Members Club H'cap
Tramore 18/10/18 Here For The Craic HcpHdl 2m 4 11-12 95 Waterford & Tramore Supp Club H'cap Hdle €500
Tramore 18/10/18 Whatsinthecorner NovCh 2m 2 11-10 101 Sponsor At Tramore Rated Novice S'chase €2,200
Tramore 18/10/18 Seapoint MdnHdl 2m 9 11-1 www.tramore-racecourse.com M'dn H'dle
Tramore 18/10/18 Moroval BegCh 2m 6f fell 11-12 Graun Hill Suite For Parties Beg.S'chase
Tramore 18/10/18 Ayr Of Elegance (GB) HcpHdl 2m 5f 100yds 7 11-8 105 Tramore Racecourse On Facebook Hcap Hdle
Tramore 18/10/18 Stubborn Logic MdnHdl 2m 5f 100yds 4 11-2 Tramore Supporters Club M'dn H'dle €550
Punchestown 17/10/18 Classic Theatre NovCh 2m 2f 140yds 4 10-12 125 Buck House Novice S'chase (Grade 3) Grade 3 €1,625
Punchestown 17/10/18 Thomas O'Malley HcpHdl 2m 5 11-1 109 Irish National Stud H'cap H'dle €300
Punchestown 17/10/18 Milliner MdnHdl 2m 1 11-12 Punchestown Members Club M'dn H'dle €8,125
Punchestown 17/10/18 Sub Lieutenant Ch 3m 1f 1 11-0 158 Irish Daily Star S'chase (Grade 3) Grade 3 €24,000
Punchestown 16/10/18 Sam King HcpCh 2m 6f 140yds 7 10-1 100 Bet On Football With Coral H'cap S'chase

*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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