Ken Condon

County Of Origin: Cork

Date of licence: 2002

First winner: Musical World (Billy Lee), Down Royal, September 21st, 2002

Significant horses (selected): Romanised, Success Days, Norman Invader, Fuerta Ventura, Lilleshall, Bay Knight, Bold Thady Quill, Strait Of Zanzibar, Marvada, Sacred Aspect, Landfall, Montebell, Porto Marmay. 

Assoc. jockeys: Gary Carroll

Did you know:

From Ballyhea, County Cork, Ken Condon’s racing education was split between both the breeding and racing industries. Initially, he spent time in America, most notably working for the world-renowned Lanes End Farm in Kentucky. The more racing-relevant phase of Condon’s racing education was five years with the legendary John Oxx, the majority of that time being spent looking after his two-year-old barn. During his time with Oxx, Condon would spend his winters in America, picking up additional experience with the likes of Todd Pletcher and Neil Howard. Having finished his time with Oxx, Condon went about acquiring his own licence and began training in 2002. 

He was well established in the training ranks before Success Days came along but he certainly put Condon on the map. However, it was Romanised, another owned by Robert Ng, that gave him his first big victory when winning the Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh in May, 2018. 

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
Winter All Weather 2018/201941000€7,188€0€7,188
Winter All Weather 2017/201860000€0€300€300
Winter All Weather 2016/201780120€0€4,200€4,200
Winter All Weather 2015/201650000€0€0€0
Winter All Weather 2014/2015150123€0€7,380€7,380
Winter All Weather 2013/2014142115€10,500€4,635€15,135
Winter All Weather 2012/201330110€0€3,125€3,125
Winter All Weather 2011/2012161011€7,000€1,540€8,540
National Hunt 2016/201770011€0€1,700€1,700
National Hunt 2015/201610000€0€0€0
National Hunt 2014/2015142051€17,500€11,980€29,480
National Hunt 2013/2014193442€25,450€19,210€44,660
National Hunt 2012/2013101221€10,500€4,060€14,560
National Hunt 2011/2012244332€37,500€10,400€47,900
National Hunt 2010/2011141213€8,750€10,145€18,895
National Hunt 2009/2010100001€0€375€375
National Hunt 2008/200940001€0€425€425
National Hunt 2007/200850000€0€0€0
National Hunt 2006/2007292744€13,650€25,755€39,405
National Hunt 2005/2006366256€61,600€21,755€83,355
National Hunt 2004/2005234121€38,700€3,810€42,510
National Hunt 2003/200410000€0€0€0
National Hunt 2002/2003110000€0€0€0
National Hunt 2001/200230000€0€0€0
Flat 201969710411€116,063€56,425€172,488
Flat 20181007121210€305,375€138,465€443,840
Flat 201797510410€73,125€102,165€175,290
Flat 201615214192013€200,250€178,300€378,550
Flat 201512016121616€235,790€109,110€344,900
Flat 201415113161317€106,050€96,795€202,845
Flat 201314011131220€126,100€71,435€197,535
Flat 201216820201626€266,200€120,460€386,660
Flat 201116421191419€192,880€90,792€283,672
Flat 201013513121517€131,648€50,810€182,458
Flat 2009642582€16,800€20,630€37,430
Flat 2008811956€7,700€30,505€38,205
Flat 2007108119810€207,060€61,220€268,280
Flat 20061438121316€78,610€69,215€147,825
Flat 20059471327€71,950€33,705€105,655
Flat 2004572144€23,600€11,180€34,780
Flat 2003690404€0€11,100€11,100
Flat 2002363112€20,715€3,780€24,495

Date From
Date To
Race Type
Venue Date Horse Jockey Race Type Distance Place Weight Rating Race Pattern/ Listed Prize Money
Leopardstown 18/07/19 Schroders Mistake W.J. Lee Mdn 6f 4 9-0 Foran Equine Irish EBF Auction M'dn
Fairyhouse 17/07/19 Split Down South (GB) S. Foley Hcp 7f 7 9-9 64 Follow Fairyhouse On Social Media H'cap
Fairyhouse 14/07/19 Aleef W.J. Lee Hcp 6f 4 9-7 77 Discover Boyne Valley H'cap €900
Navan 13/07/19 Rewrite N.G. McCullagh Mdn 5f 8 8-8 Foran Equine Irish EBF (F) Auction M'dn
Naas 06/07/19 Mistress Of Venice (GB) R.C. Colgan F 5f 5 9-3 79 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Race €600
Naas 06/07/19 Aleef W.J. Lee F 5f 1 9-8 76 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Race €12,000
Naas 06/07/19 Believe In Beauty K.J. Leonard Mdn 6f 4 8-8 Foran Equine Irish EBF Auction M'dn €1,200
Curragh 29/06/19 Aleef W.J. Lee Hcp 6f 6 9-0 78 Dubai Duty Free H'cap €1,000
Curragh 29/06/19 Mistress Of Venice (GB) R.C. Colgan F 6f 11 9-2 81 Dubai Duty Free Tennis C'ship Dash Stks (Listed) Listed
Curragh 28/06/19 Ice Cold In Alex N.G. McCullagh Hcp 7f 2 9-6 81 Eleanor & Lyndsey Comer Memorial H'cap €4,000
Curragh 28/06/19 Crafty Madam N.G. McCullagh Hcp 7f 1 8-4 76 Finlay Volvo Cars Summer (Fillies) H'cap €60,000
Curragh 27/06/19 Gulf Of Aidan N.G. McCullagh Mdn 7f 6 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn
Curragh 27/06/19 Piano Solo (FR) W.J. Lee Mdn 1m 5 9-5 95 Troytown Irish EBF Median Auction M'dn €500
Naas 26/06/19 Lady Zell O.J. Orr Mdn 6f 11 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn
Naas 26/06/19 Wondrous Scene S. Foley Mdn 5f 10 9-0 EMS Copiers Supporting Kildare M'dn
Down-Royal 22/06/19 Sundance Star W.J. Lee Hcp 5f 8 8-12 70 Get Your Free Trial At Hcap
Down-Royal 22/06/19 Cork Harbour W.J. Lee Hcp 1m 2f 75yds 6 9-6 59 Sean Graham Bookmakers H'cap
Leopardstown 20/06/19 Galactic Grey N.G. McCullagh F 7f 30yds 6 9-5 Foran Equine Irish EBF Auction Race
Leopardstown 20/06/19 Split Down South (GB) S. Foley Mdn 7f 30yds 4 9-5 Get Your Free Trial At M'dn €700
Gowran-Park 16/06/19 Ice Cold In Alex N.G. McCullagh Hcp 7f 3 9-1 82 Lengthen The Odds With BetVictor H'cap €2,600

*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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