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 2017/201836031264329€430,750€259,959€690,709
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
Fairyhouse 19/04/18 Baily Sunset HcpHdl 2m 5 11-0 83 Your Fundraiser At Fairyhouse H'cap Hdle
Fairyhouse 17/04/18 Whatsinthecorner BegCh 2m 150yds 5 11-12 Mongey Communications Beg. S'chase €375
Fairyhouse 17/04/18 Eoline Jolie (FR) Hdl 2m 6 10-7 BoyleSports Juvenile H'dle (Grade 2) €850
Fairyhouse 17/04/18 True Self HcpHdl 2m fell 10-2 123 Rybo H'cap H'dle (Grade A)
Fairyhouse 17/04/18 Fire In His Eyes HcpCh 2m 6f 110yds 6 11-11 124 Ratoath Pharmacy Ladies Nat. H'cap S'ch
Tramore 16/04/18 Kilderry Prince HcpHdl 2m 5f p.u. 10-11 80 San Miguel H'cap H'dle
Tramore 15/04/18 Hanover Street HcpCh 2m 5f 50yds 6 11-2 108 Waterford & Tramore Directors H'cap S'ch
Limerick 12/04/18 The Last Armada MdnHdl 2m 3f 8 11-7 National Student Raceday (M) M'dn Hdle
Limerick 12/04/18 Larkfield Lass HcpHdl 2m 5f 9 11-2 85 Follow Limerick On Twitter H'cap H'dle
Limerick 12/04/18 Kilganer Queen HcpCh 2m 3f 120yds 1 10-10 102 Follow Limerick On Facebook (M) Hcp S'ch €7,500
Fairyhouse 02/04/18 Arkwrisht (FR) HcpCh 3m 5f 6 9-12 137 BoyleSports Irish Grand National S'chase (Grade A) €10,000
Fairyhouse 02/04/18 Western Ruler HcpHdl 2m 1 10-3 102 Farmhouse Foods Novice H'cap H'dle €12,500
Fairyhouse 02/04/18 Dysios HcpHdl 2m 6f p.u. 10-13 127 Fairyhouse Steel H'cap H'dle
Fairyhouse 02/04/18 Lieutenant Colonel (GB) Hdl 2m 4f p.u. 11-3 140 Keelings Irish Strawberry H'dle (Grade 2)
Fairyhouse 02/04/18 Rogue Angel HcpCh 3m 150yds p.u. 11-3 128 Fred Kenny Service To Racing Hcap Schase
Fairyhouse 01/04/18 Dawn Shadow NovHdl 2m 4f 4 11-7 127 Irish Stallion Farms EBF(Mares)Nov.H'dle (Grade 1) €5,000
Fairyhouse 01/04/18 Tombstone NovCh 2m 4f 6 11-10 147 Ryanair Gold Cup Novice S'chase (Grade 1) €2,000
Downpatrick 25/03/18 Dorkas (GB) HcpCh 2m 3f 55yds 5 11-12 99 Download The Ladbrokes App H'cap S'chase €275
Thurles 24/03/18 Hanover Street BegCh 2m 6f 4 11-12 109 Devil's Bit Beginners S'chase €600
Thurles 24/03/18 Attalco (FR) HcpCh 2m 4f 91yds fell 11-0 105 Thurles Vintners 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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