Paul Nolan

Date of licence: 1996

First winner: Nibalda (Joe Casey) Leopardstown, March 8, 1998

Significant horses (selected): Joncol, Cuan Na Grai, Cloone River, Say Again, Joncol, Defy Logic, Noble Prince, Dabiroun, High Prospect, Colnel Rayburn, Accordion Etoile, Kill Devil Hill, French Accordian, Alpha Ridge, Torduff Boy, Sheer Frustration, Moskova, Panther Claw.  

Assoc. jockeys: Bryan Cooper, Mark Walsh, Evan Daly

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Paul enjoyed tremendous success throughout the 'noughties' becoming only the the second trainer to train three Galway hurdle winners, a remarkable feat he achieved in the space of just six years. He landed the most competitive handicap hurdle of the summer season with Say Again in 2002, with Cloone River in 2004 and with Cuan na Grai in 2006. In between, the Nina Carberry-ridden Dabiroun became his first Cheltenham Festival winner in 2005 when taking the Fred Winter Handicap Hurdle. 

A second Cheltenham victory came Paul's way in 2011 when Noble Prince won the JLT Novices' Chase. Paul has won seven Grade 1 races in Ireland. His first top-flight winner was the John Cullen-ridden Say Again in the Swordlestown Cup Novice Chase at the Punchestown Festival in 2004. Paul won the Hennessy Gold Cup at Leopardstown in 2010 with Joncol, ridden by Alain Cawley and his most recent Grade 1 winner came in the shape of the Mark Walsh-ridden Defy Logic in the Racing Post Novice Chase at Leopardstown in December, 2013. 

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
Winter All Weather 2015/201670010€0€640€640
Winter All Weather 2013/201410000€0€0€0
National Hunt 2019/20204024105€13,750€28,150€41,900
National Hunt 2018/201921020202617€225,000€170,975€395,975
National Hunt 2017/201815513211712€142,188€113,325€255,513
National Hunt 2016/20171385101112€35,625€61,463€97,088
National Hunt 2015/201617214191718€147,775€91,560€239,335
National Hunt 2014/201519822252014€156,800€110,200€267,000
National Hunt 2013/201420024141420€266,140€78,120€344,260
National Hunt 2012/201316714181810€156,450€151,498€307,948
National Hunt 2011/201221018171814€171,130€125,635€296,765
National Hunt 2010/201128132262523€379,055€207,375€586,430
National Hunt 2009/201023233352519€492,903€189,867€682,769
National Hunt 2008/200926132341823€461,920€182,175€644,095
National Hunt 2007/200836033281733€402,175€144,565€546,740
National Hunt 2006/200738734363622€435,110€252,030€687,140
National Hunt 2005/200639940422725€627,990€221,135€849,125
National Hunt 2004/200534033403226€469,750€261,285€731,035
National Hunt 2003/200427327232427€363,930€192,950€556,880
National Hunt 2002/20031822716513€431,470€65,520€496,990
National Hunt 2001/200221721221618€205,218€91,682€296,900
National Hunt 2000/200124019242321€143,893€92,370€236,264
Flat 201960000€0€0€0
Flat 201820000€0€0€0
Flat 201720001€0€825€825
Flat 2016201032€5,625€4,600€10,225
Flat 201590202€0€5,010€5,010
Flat 201430000€0€0€0
Flat 201310000€0€0€0
Flat 201260100€0€1,360€1,360
Flat 201140000€0€1,800€1,800
Flat 2010190002€0€1,210€1,210
Flat 2009141100€7,350€1,785€9,135
Flat 2008291222€16,500€13,475€29,975
Flat 2007291212€7,700€6,025€13,725
Flat 2006181200€6,300€4,165€10,465
Flat 2005392512€59,100€49,970€109,070
Flat 2004363513€37,050€40,835€77,885
Flat 2003375245€101,800€23,550€125,350
Flat 2002262330€16,800€10,530€27,330
Flat 2001272410€13,332€7,815€21,148
Flat 2000220015€0€2,520€2,520
Flat 199950220€0€3,278€3,278

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
Listowel 13/09/19 Lady Of The Sea S.F. O'Keeffe HcpHdl 3m p.u. 10-5 94 Paud, Sarah & Mary Fitzmaurice Hcap Hdle
Laytown 11/09/19 Cloak Of Darkness T.P. Madden Mdn 7f 8 10-0 Gilna's Cottage Inn Pride Of Place M'dn
Wexford 07/09/19 Lady Of The Sea K.C. Sexton HcpHdl 2m 4f 2 10-9 92 Garry Flood Landscaping H'cap H'dle €2,500
Wexford 07/09/19 Venta Garcia K.C. Sexton MdnHdl 3m 8 10-13 M2 Construction (Mares) M'dn H'dle
Down-Royal 30/08/19 Wild Desire S.F. O'Keeffe HcpHdl 2m 100yds 3 10-7 83 Hovis H'cap H'dle €1,000
Down-Royal 30/08/19 Lady Of The Sea S.W. Flanagan HcpHdl 2m 100yds 6 11-10 93 Hovis H'cap H'dle €200
Tramore 16/08/19 Roney S.F. O'Keeffe MdnHdl 2m 2 10-12 106 Definite Ruby M'dn H'dle €2,300
Cork 05/08/19 Wild Desire K. Brogan HcpHdl 2m 3f 10 10-8 84 Follow Us On Instagram (M) H'cap H'dle
Cork 05/08/19 Lady Of The Sea E.T. Daly HcpHdl 2m 3f 17 11-4 94 Follow Us On Instagram (M) H'cap H'dle
Cork 05/08/19 Cloak Of Darkness B.J. Cooper HcpHdl 2m 3f 15 11-4 104 Marymount Hospice Charity H'cap H'dle
Galway 31/07/19 Miss Sassie B.J. Cooper HcpHdl 2m 110yds 18 10-9 106 Tote Account Irish EBF (Mares) Hcap Hdle
Wexford 26/07/19 Shawshank B.J. Cooper HcpCh 2m 4f p.u. 11-4 110 Opel 192 H'cap S'chase
Wexford 26/07/19 Roney B.J. Cooper BegCh 2m 4f 3 11-4 Ferrybank Opel Beginners S'chase €1,250
Wexford 26/07/19 Lady Of The Sea S.F. O'Keeffe HcpHdl 3m 3 11-3 93 Flood Ironworks Ltd. H'cap H'dle €1,050
Wexford 26/07/19 Shetland Bus (GER) S.F. O'Keeffe BegCh 2m 4f 4 11-5 Ferrybank Opel Beginners S'chase €625
Sligo 14/07/19 Roney S.F. O'Keeffe HcpHdl 2m 2 11-1 105 I.S.F. EBF (Mares) Novice H'cap H'dle €2,800
Limerick 13/07/19 Miss Sassie S.F. O'Keeffe HcpCh 2m 6f 50yds 4 10-4 122 Galway Races Galway Plate Trial Hcap Sch €1,500
Limerick 13/07/19 Cloak Of Darkness B.J. Cooper HcpHdl 2m 2f 3 11-6 102 Limerick Racecourse On Twitter Hcap Hdle €1,150
Roscommon 09/07/19 Shawshank B.J. Cooper NovHdl 2m 4f 208yds 7 11-3 123 Connolly's Red Mills Rated Novice H'dle
Wexford 05/07/19 Lady Of The Sea S.F. O'Keeffe HcpHdl 2m 150yds 3 11-2 92 Kehoe Brothers Machinery H'cap H'dle €1,050
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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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