Charles O'Brien

County Of Origin: Tipperary

Date of licence: 1993

First winner: Semple Stadium, Leopardstown, May 14th, 1993

Significant horses (selected): Burden Of Proof, Dr Johnson, Grecian Dancer, Smugglers Song, Lord Admiral, Baggio, glowing, bewitched, Stocktons Wing, Iveagh Gardens, Henry Higgins

Assoc. jockeys : Declan McDonogh

Did You Know: Son of the legendary trainer Vincent O’Brien, Charles O’Brien was always to be expected to follow in the footsteps of his father and having served his apprenticeship with Vincent, he took out his own license in 1993. While never having a large team of horses under his care, Charles has enjoyed a steady stream of big-race success. In more recent times, the likes of Bewitched, Glowing and Grecian Dancer have all done well for his Straffan stable.

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
Winter All Weather 2018/2019240143€0€9,750€9,750
Winter All Weather 2017/2018182331€13,125€12,050€25,175
Winter All Weather 2016/201770001€0€725€725
Winter All Weather 2015/2016153132€20,300€5,970€26,270
Winter All Weather 2014/2015262426€14,000€11,370€25,370
Winter All Weather 2013/2014242134€11,900€4,940€16,840
Winter All Weather 2012/2013191013€4,900€1,840€6,740
Winter All Weather 2011/2012202212€14,000€3,800€17,800
National Hunt 2019/202020002€0€2,750€2,750
National Hunt 2018/2019314431€30,313€17,775€48,088
National Hunt 2017/2018403136€27,500€15,775€43,275
National Hunt 2016/2017301222€6,563€9,425€15,988
National Hunt 2015/2016161102€61,000€6,150€67,150
National Hunt 2014/2015315531€61,180€37,550€98,730
National Hunt 2013/2014251461€7,000€18,760€25,760
National Hunt 2012/2013192241€34,550€17,940€52,490
National Hunt 2011/2012335425€34,650€11,930€46,580
National Hunt 2010/2011336463€40,950€18,370€59,320
National Hunt 2009/201041110€7,350€20,800€28,150
National Hunt 2008/200931001€10,150€425€10,575
National Hunt 2007/200891010€5,950€960€6,910
National Hunt 2006/200781010€5,600€640€6,240
National Hunt 2005/2006131011€9,800€2,900€12,700
National Hunt 2004/200562021€15,750€2,840€18,590
National Hunt 2003/200440021€0€2,710€2,710
National Hunt 2002/200340110€0€2,910€2,910
National Hunt 2001/200221100€7,350€1,870€9,220
Flat 2019281212€6,563€6,888€13,450
Flat 20188657106€37,813€47,738€85,550
Flat 2017661257€42,000€25,503€67,503
Flat 2016100812137€60,625€99,488€160,113
Flat 20158388611€157,050€37,805€194,855
Flat 201411168915€51,450€45,975€97,425
Flat 20131039698€59,960€31,900€91,860
Flat 201287101166€60,550€59,690€120,240
Flat 201198127106€157,670€24,205€181,875
Flat 201011486127€124,440€30,955€155,395
Flat 20091129945€128,160€67,987€196,147
Flat 200814311141014€156,900€114,505€271,405
Flat 2007164189159€236,810€119,735€356,545
Flat 200610195129€99,200€104,650€203,850
Flat 20051469132014€143,900€102,220€246,120
Flat 20041411012918€109,300€85,955€195,255
Flat 2003824256€50,700€16,440€67,140
Flat 200212612101515€305,300€152,965€458,265
Flat 200114014191616€197,318€167,796€365,114
Flat 20007125712€17,776€25,801€43,577
Flat 1999699898€66,826€28,930€95,756
Flat 199863145159€162,241€78,908€241,149

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
Gowran-Park 16/06/19 Road To Oz D.P. McDonogh Mdn 1m 1f 100yds 10 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn
Downpatrick 16/06/19 Rain In Spain R.A. Doyle HcpHdl 2m 2f 165yds 4 11-5 115 Irish Stallion Farms EBF(Mares)Hcap Hdle €1,250
Leopardstown 13/06/19 Mastermind D.P. McDonogh Hcp 1m 7f 10 9-6 54 Korea Racing Authority H'cap
Navan 08/06/19 Face Off (CAN) D.P. McDonogh Hcp 5f 1 9-2 51 Arkle Bar H'cap €6,563
Curragh 07/06/19 Count D'orsay W.M. Lordan Hcp 5f 8 8-4 74 TRM's 'Stride' Junefest H'cap
Leopardstown 06/06/19 Hurricane Sky T.P. Madden Hcp 1m 5f 11 9-5 70 Awards & Gifts Apprentice H'cap
Navan 01/06/19 Crimson King T.P. Madden Hcp 1m 11 9-5 68 Navan Members H'cap
Ballinrobe 27/05/19 Rain In Spain R.A. Doyle HcpHdl 2m 110yds 4 10-7 115 Monroes John Monroe Memorial (M) Hcp Hdl €1,500
Curragh 26/05/19 Hurricane Sky N.G. McCullagh Hcp 2m 9 8-5 71 Boodles H'cap
Curragh 25/05/19 Nimitz W.M. Lordan Hcp 1m 2f 12 8-9 81 FBD Hotels & Resorts H'cap
Cork 22/05/19 Indictment (USA) S.P. Bird Hcp 1m 2f 13 8-1 45 Summer BBQ July 12th Apprentice H'cap
Cork 22/05/19 Appian Way (FR) D.E. Sheehy Mdn 1m 11 9-0 Buy Online @ corkracecourse.ie M'dn
Cork 22/05/19 Military Star (USA) R. Coakley Hcp 1m 2f 7 9-7 60 Summer BBQ July 12th Apprentice H'cap
Leopardstown 12/05/19 Crimson King D.P. McDonogh Hcp 1m 4f 20 9-4 69 Mortons Coaches H'cap
Gowran-Park 08/05/19 Mastermind D.P. McDonogh Hcp 1m 6f 3 8-13 55 BetVictor H'cap €1,100
Gowran-Park 08/05/19 Viva Espana (GB) W.J. Lee Mdn 1m 10 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (F) M'dn
Naas 29/04/19 Appian Way (FR) D.P. McDonogh Mdn 1m 2f 7 9-5 Family Fun Day On May 11th (C & G) M'dn
Naas 29/04/19 Indictment (USA) A.M. Leeper Mdn 1m 2f 15 8-9 Family Fun Day On May 11th (C & G) M'dn
Navan 28/04/19 Face Off (CAN) A.J. Farragher Hcp 5f 164yds 10 8-5 51 Navan Welcomes Owners Apprentice H'cap
Navan 28/04/19 Crimson King D.P. McDonogh Hcp 1m 2f 5 8-10 71 BetVictor Sponsoring Irish Racing Hcap €313
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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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