Edward O'Grady

County Of Origin: Tipperary

Date of licence: 1972

First winner: Vibrax (TE Hyde) Gowran Park, January 27th, 1972

Significant horses (selected): Golden Cygnet, Sound Man, Time For A Run, Bit Of A Skite, Drumlargan, Mister Donovan, Sky's The Limit, Prolan, Mucklemeg, Pizzaro, Flame Gun, Jack Of Trumps, Mr Midland, Loving Around, Staplestown, Back In Front, Ned Kelly, Grey Goddess, Rusty Tears, Mountrivers, Northern Game, Ventana Canyon. 

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Edward O'Grady has long been established as one of Ireland's leading National Hunt trainers and training race horses is very much in his blood. His father, Willie, was crowned Champion Jockey in Ireland in 1934 and 1935, those being the days when Flat and jumps wins were combined. Willie then started training in 1940 and in 1947 he bought the yard at Ballynonty in County Tipperary where his Edward continues to be based. Edward took over his father's training licence in 1972 and quickly established himself as one of the country's top trainers. He has enjoyed notable big race success, particularly at the Cheltenham Festival where the only Irish trainer with a better record in modern times is Willie Mullins.

AIG Europe Champion H'dle (Grade 1) (Ned Kelly - N. Williamson - 2002)

Durkan New Homes Novice S'chase (Grade 1) (Sky's The Limit (FR) - Andrew J. McNamara - 2007)

Ballymore Champion 4YO H'dle (Grade 1) (Jumbo Rio - Andrew J. McNamara - 2009)

Dr.P.J.Moriarty Novice S'chase (Grade 1) (Pizarro - B.J. Geraghty - 2004)

Land Rover Champion Novice H'dle (Grade 1) (Tranquil Sea - Andrew J. McNamara - 2008)

vcbet.com Champion Novice H'dle (Grade 1) (Clopf - B.J. Geraghty - 2007)

Red Mills Centenary Trial H'dle (Grade 2) (Catch Me (GER) - Andrew J. McNamara - 2008)

Ballymore Properties Drinmore Novice Sch (Grade 1) (Sky's The Limit (FR) - Andrew J. McNamara - 2007)

Bar One Racing Hatton's Grace H'dle (Grade 1) (Catch Me (GER) - Andrew J. McNamara - 2008)

John Durkan Memorial Punchestown S'chase (Grade 1) (Tranquil Sea - Andrew J. McNamara - 2010)

Evening Herald Champion Novice H'dle (Grade 1) (Back In Front - N. Williamson - 2003)

paddypower.com Future Champions Nov Hdle (Grade 1) (Cash And Go - A.E. Lynch - 2011)

Winning Fair Champion Novice H'dle (Grade 1) (Ned Kelly - N. Williamson - 2001)

Evening Herald Champion Novice H'dle (Grade 1) (Shot From The Hip (GER) - A.P. McCoy - 2011)

G.P.T. Galway (Q.R.) H'cap (Kentucky Charm (FR) - K.E. Power - 2005)

William Neville & Sons Novice S'chase (Grade 1) (Pizarro - B.J. Geraghty - 2003)

Kevin McManus Bookmaker Grimes H'dle (Grade 3) (Jumbo Rio - Andrew J. McNamara - 2009)

Pierse Contracting Troytown H'cap S'chse (Grade B) (Takagi - N. Williamson - 2002)

Dr.P.J.Moriarty Novice S'chase (Grade 2) (Nick Dundee - N. Williamson - 1999)

Ladbrokes.com Boyne H'dle (Grade 2) (Catch Me (GER) - Andrew J. McNamara - 2009)

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
Winter All Weather 2018/2019100300€0€10,900€10,900
Winter All Weather 2017/201840001€0€500€500
Winter All Weather 2016/201760001€0€1,000€1,000
National Hunt 2019/2020253032€29,713€4,618€34,330
National Hunt 2018/2019961071010€86,563€49,963€136,525
National Hunt 2017/201882812176€69,688€72,975€142,663
National Hunt 2016/20177077510€77,813€42,838€120,650
National Hunt 2015/2016961391211€102,000€51,225€153,225
National Hunt 2014/201511610171213€124,710€57,133€181,843
National Hunt 2013/201416114111115€140,200€73,540€213,740
National Hunt 2012/201319316191514€152,800€113,150€265,950
National Hunt 2011/201222425351623€413,230€260,086€673,316
National Hunt 2010/201136147253433€575,345€212,109€787,454
National Hunt 2009/201033253232833€588,810€196,108€784,918
National Hunt 2008/200932940354029€597,930€217,540€815,470
National Hunt 2007/200832036252633€626,050€215,123€841,173
National Hunt 2006/200730925342518€298,720€179,760€478,480
National Hunt 2005/200628646362324€471,470€226,375€697,845
National Hunt 2004/200529727373523€293,870€266,135€560,005
National Hunt 2003/200425750262021€740,760€164,450€905,210
National Hunt 2002/200327039322720€571,965€278,260€850,225
National Hunt 2001/200227845292619€645,523€206,388€851,911
National Hunt 2000/200123248212122€481,073€123,990€605,063
Flat 2019253345€26,875€17,638€44,513
Flat 2018451636€7,813€23,763€31,575
Flat 2017422575€21,875€52,313€74,188
Flat 2016428447€85,469€27,038€112,506
Flat 2015160215€0€7,935€7,935
Flat 201461001€11,025€450€11,475
Flat 201350001€0€500€500
Flat 2012121013€5,600€3,125€8,725
Flat 2011162212€14,700€16,680€31,380
Flat 201070101€0€2,220€2,220
Flat 2009151411€4,900€11,445€16,345
Flat 2008200304€0€12,405€12,405
Flat 2007233001€38,200€625€38,825
Flat 2006334202€40,850€6,175€47,025
Flat 2005314465€72,600€16,450€89,050
Flat 2004273232€21,700€11,715€33,415
Flat 2003222341€19,500€19,480€38,980
Flat 2002254211€42,520€13,395€55,915
Flat 2001333154€57,837€11,434€69,271
Flat 2000354242€29,331€7,707€37,038
Flat 1999313233€27,376€20,402€47,778
Flat 1998511665€10,666€22,460€33,126

Venue
Date From
Date To
Horse
Jockey
Race Type
Distance
Place
Weight
Rating
Pattern/Listed
Venue Date Horse Jockey Race Type Distance Place Weight Rating Race Pattern/ Listed Prize Money
Downpatrick 15/07/19 Downthecellar S.J. Gray MdnHdl 2m 5f 170yds 4 11-1 IrishJockeys Support Downpatrick Mdn Hdl
Limerick 13/07/19 Allardyce (GB) B.J. Cooper HcpCh 2m 6f 50yds p.u. 10-4 115 Galway Races Galway Plate Trial Hcap Sch
Bellewstown 06/07/19 Le Vagabond (FR) B.J. Cooper HcpHdl 2m 160yds 7 10-2 115 Fast Shipping Bellewstown H'cap H'dle
Bellewstown 05/07/19 Act Of God (GB) B.J. Cooper NovHdl 2m 160yds 3 11-6 Kitchen Restaurant At The Thatch Nov.Hdl €1,300
Tipperary 04/07/19 Market Parade B.J. Cooper MdnHdl 2m 4f 12 11-4 Dundrum House Hotel M'dn H'dle
Tipperary 04/07/19 Rasiym (FR) P. Townend MdnHdl 2m 4f 1 11-0 Dundrum House Hotel M'dn H'dle €6,900
Tipperary 04/07/19 Downthecellar S.J. Gray MdnHdl 2m 4f 6 11-1 Dundrum House Hotel M'dn H'dle €230
Bellewstown 04/07/19 Humaniste M.J. O'Hare F 1m 4f 39yds 7 10-11 82 Racingtv.com (QR) Race
Bellewstown 03/07/19 Fair Game D.P. McDonogh Hcp 7f 187yds 3 9-8 56 Tote H'cap (Div 2) €1,050
Bellewstown 03/07/19 Venezia F. Maguire Hcp 2m 1f 22yds 4 10-10 79 Drogheda Traders Plate (QR) H'cap €1,250
Curragh 27/06/19 Tooreen Legend J.M. Sheridan F 1m 4f 11 9-6 76 County Kildare Twinning Apprentice Derby
Limerick 21/06/19 Venezia D.P. McDonogh Hcp 2m 1f 2 9-13 80 Limerick Racecourse Family Fun Day H'cap €2,400
Down-Royal 21/06/19 The West's Awake P.T. Enright Hdl 2m 4f fell 11-6 www.thetote.com H'dle
Leopardstown 20/06/19 Law Breaker D.P. McDonogh F 7f 30yds 7 9-2 Foran Equine Irish EBF Auction Race
Leopardstown 20/06/19 Time For Mabel (FR) B.M. Coen Hcp 1m 4f 180yds 5 9-7 62 Leopardstown Club 30 H'cap €275
Gowran-Park 16/06/19 Fair Game K.J. Manning Hcp 1m 4 9-6 57 BetVictor Run For Your Money H'cap (Div 2) €550
Fairyhouse 14/06/19 Tooreen Legend G.M. Ryan Hcp 1m 4f 5 9-6 79 Bet With Tote At Fairyhouse H'cap €313
Leopardstown 13/06/19 Act Of God (GB) B. O'Neill Mdn 1m 7f 3 11-7 79 Leopardstown Members (QR) M'dn €1,200
Punchestown 12/06/19 Market Parade B.J. Cooper MdnHdl 2m 4f 18 11-12 Download The Ladbrokes App M'dn H'dle
Roscommon 11/06/19 Rasiym (FR) B.J. Cooper MdnHdl 2m 3 11-7 www.roscommonracecourse.ie M'dn H'dle €1,100
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*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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