Darren Bunyan

County of origin: Kildare

Date of licence: 2011

First winner: Grey Danube (Leigh Roche) Dundalk, 30th March, 2012

Notable horse: Hit The Bid

Assoc. Jockeys: Leigh Roche

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From Kildare Town, County Kildare, Darren Bunyan worked with trainers John Oxx, Dermot Weld and Ken Condon before taking out his licence in 2011. He saddled his first winner when the Leigh Roche-ridden Grey Danube won thetote.com Handicap at Dundalk on March 30th, 2012. He landed his first major success when Hit The Bid, also ridden by Leigh Roche, took the Group 3 Jimmy O'Neill Irish Racing Excellence Curragh Stakes at his local track on August 20th, 2016. 

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
Winter All Weather 2017/2018223202€24,375€6,725€31,100
Winter All Weather 2016/201742000€14,375€0€14,375
Winter All Weather 2015/201671000€15,840€0€15,840
Winter All Weather 2014/201572020€17,500€2,800€20,300
Winter All Weather 2013/2014141024€7,000€3,330€10,330
Winter All Weather 2012/2013100000€0€0€0
Winter All Weather 2011/201220010€0€1,040€1,040
National Hunt 2018/201941012€6,250€2,400€8,650
National Hunt 2017/201810000€0€250€250
National Hunt 2014/201540000€0€0€0
National Hunt 2013/201451010€5,250€1,040€6,290
National Hunt 2012/201310100€0€1,275€1,275
Flat 2018521245€11,250€43,913€55,163
Flat 2017354335€50,438€47,513€97,950
Flat 2016402212€46,938€18,388€65,325
Flat 2015132002€18,550€2,750€21,300
Flat 2014160021€0€2,385€2,385
Flat 2013210012€0€3,240€3,240
Flat 2012173101€18,200€3,010€21,210
Flat 201140010€0€728€728

Date From
Date To
Race Type
Venue Date Horse Jockey Race Type Distance Place Weight Rating Race Pattern/ Listed Prize Money
Galway 18/09/18 Midnight Drummer L.F. Roche Hcp 1m 127yds 6 8-11 62 James P. Cunningham Electrical H'cap
Curragh 16/09/18 Hit The Bid (GB) L.F. Roche F 5f 4 9-4 110 Derrinstown Stud Flying Five Stakes (Group 1) Group 1 €17,500
Listowel 14/09/18 Grace To Grace B.M. Coen Mdn 7f 3 8-1 Foran Equine Irish EBF Auction (F) M'dn €2,100
Listowel 10/09/18 Midnight Drummer L.F. Roche Mdn 7f 13 9-5 Follow Listowel Races On Twitter M'dn
Navan 08/09/18 Chestnut Express C.D. Hayes Mdn 5f 164yds 2 9-0 Foran Equine Irish EBF Auction M'dn €4,800
Navan 08/09/18 Sister Slade L.F. Roche Mdn 5f 164yds 12 8-8 Foran Equine Irish EBF Auction M'dn
Navan 08/09/18 Mister Trader (GB) M.A. Gallagher Hcp 5f 6 9-1 88 Troytwn Bar H'cap
Wexford 08/09/18 Winston Wolfe D.J. O'Keeffe MdnHdl 2m 3 11-3 Adare Manor Opportunity M'dn H'dle €1,350
Roscommon 03/09/18 Paperback Writer L.F. Roche Hcp 1m 3f 176yds 15 9-7 67 Roscommon Racecourse H'cap
Curragh 01/09/18 Limit Long (GB) G.F. Carroll F 6f 7 9-3 John Sisk & Son Round Tower Stakes (Group 3) Group 3
Down-Royal 31/08/18 Gone Dancin F. Maguire NHF 2m 4 11-1 Tayto Group Ltd. (Mares) INH Flat Race €550
Tipperary 30/08/18 Hit The Bid (GB) C.D. Hayes F 5f 2 9-7 110 Kilfrush Stud Abergwaun Stakes (Listed) Listed €11,000
Tipperary 30/08/18 Optionality (GB) G.F. Carroll F 5f 13 9-2 Kilfrush Stud Abergwaun Stakes (Listed) Listed
Killarney 24/08/18 Paperback Writer G.F. Carroll Hcp 1m 6f 11 8-13 70 Plaza Hotel H'cap
Dundalk 17/08/18 Clebourne W.M. Lordan Hcp 6f 13 9-5 59 Crowne Plaza Race & Stay H'cap (Div 1)
Dundalk 17/08/18 Paperback Writer C.D. Hayes Hcp 1m 2f 150yds 13 8-4 72 Irish Stallion Farms EBF 'Red God' H'cap
Leopardstown 16/08/18 Grace To Grace C.D. Hayes Mdn 7f 10 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn
Leopardstown 16/08/18 Winston Wolfe K.J. Leonard Hcp 1m 2f 8 9-8 74 Waterboys Apprentice H'cap
Gowran-Park 15/08/18 Midnight Drummer J.A. Heffernan Mdn 1m 1f 100yds 15 9-5 Irish EBF Supporting ICW M'dn
Curragh 12/08/18 Chestnut Express C.D. Hayes Mdn 5f 4 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn €875

*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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