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. 

Did you know:

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 2017/201840001€0€500€500
Winter All Weather 2016/201760001€0€1,000€1,000
National Hunt 2018/2019486564€51,875€29,400€81,275
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 2018421636€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
Dundalk 19/10/18 Bouquet Garni W.J. Lee Hcp 7f 10 9-0 51 Crowne Plaza Championship H'cap (Div 1)
Tramore 18/10/18 Sonowyouno L.P. Dempsey BegCh 2m 6f 1 11-12 Graun Hill Suite For Parties Beg.S'chase €9,375
Punchestown 17/10/18 Slippery Serpent P. Townend HcpHdl 2m 4f 1 11-4 116 Winter Warmer Bundle H'cap H'dle €11,250
Punchestown 16/10/18 Venezia S.J. Gray HcpCh 2m 6f 140yds 9 10-13 115 Bet On Football With Coral H'cap S'chase
Gowran-Park 15/10/18 Fair Game J.M. Moore Hcp 7f 15 9-10 64 Join Gowran Park Racing Club H'cap (Div 1)
Limerick 14/10/18 Light Of My Life M.P. Walsh HcpHdl 2m 4 10-5 104 Irish Racing Wall Calendar (M) Hcap Hdl €825
Naas 02/10/18 Bouquet Garni W.J. Lee Hcp 1m 4 9-0 51 Christmas Party Raceday At Naas H'cap (Div 1) €500
Roscommon 01/10/18 Light Of My Life M.P. Walsh MdnHdl 2m 1 10-13 Peggy Guerin Memorial (Mares) M'dn H'dle €7,188
Roscommon 01/10/18 Slippery Slope S.J. Gray MdnHdl 2m 12 10-11 Boyle M'dn H'dle
Downpatrick 28/09/18 Sonowyouno L.P. Dempsey BegCh 2m 1f 5 11-12 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Beginners S'ch €375
Dundalk 28/09/18 Time For Mabel (FR) S. Foley Hcp 1m 4f 3 9-6 56 Crowne Plaza Championship 2018 H'cap (Div 1) €1,000
Navan 23/09/18 Venezia P.T. Enright HcpCh 2m 4f fell 10-7 115 Baroneracing.com H'cap S'chase
Ballinrobe 21/09/18 Light Of My Life M.P. Walsh MdnHdl 2m 107yds 2 10-13 Ir. Stall. Farms EBF (Mares) M'dn H'dle €2,800
Dundalk 21/09/18 Bouquet Garni K.J. Manning Hcp 1m 3 9-1 51 Christmas Party Nights At Dundalk H'cap (Div 2) €1,000
Listowel 15/09/18 Sonowyouno B.J. Geraghty HcpHdl 2m 4f 13 11-12 102 Tote H'cap H'dle
Listowel 15/09/18 Time For Mabel (FR) P.T. Enright HcpHdl 2m 4f 12 11-4 123 M.J. Carroll ARRO H'cap H'dle
Listowel 14/09/18 Fair Game W.J. Lee Hcp 7f 8 8-12 64 Guinness H'cap
Listowel 14/09/18 Don't Tell Ronan N.G. McCullagh Mdn 7f 6 8-6 45 Foran Equine Irish EBF Auction (F) M'dn
Listowel 11/09/18 Slippery Serpent P.T. Enright HcpHdl 2m 4f 2 11-10 114 Irish Stallion Farms EBF H'cap H'dle €3,000
Listowel 10/09/18 Le Vagabond (FR) R. Coakley Hcp 1m 4f 9 9-3 87 Sky Sports Racing Launching In 2019 Hcap
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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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