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 2018/201970210€0€5,350€5,350
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 2019/202010000€0€0€0
National Hunt 2018/201981012€6,250€2,738€8,988
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 2019310311€0€14,338€14,338
Flat 2018633246€59,663€45,013€104,675
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
Navan 13/07/19 Macaban City K.J. Leonard Hcp 1m 2f 12 8-12 58 Come Racing September 7th H'cap (Div 2)
Leopardstown 11/07/19 Paperback Writer R.P. Cleary Hcp 1m 8 8-8 60 The Stunning H'cap
Naas 06/07/19 Chestnut Express C.D. Hayes Hcp 6f 7 9-5 76 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) H'cap
Naas 06/07/19 Macaban City Hcp 1m 2f N/A 9-7 58 Summer Racing BBQ Evening July 24th Hcap
Bellewstown 04/07/19 Snow Patch N.M. Crosse Hcp 5f 3 7-13 58 Indaver Ireland H'cap €2,000
Curragh 29/06/19 Chestnut Express N.G. McCullagh Hcp 6f 14 8-8 79 Dubai Duty Free H'cap
Naas 26/06/19 Hold The Applause A.J. Slattery Mdn 5f 14 9-6 EMS Copiers Supporting Kildare M'dn
Down-Royal 22/06/19 Macaban City C.D. Hayes Mdn 1m 2f 75yds 8 9-5 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Median Auc M'dn
Limerick 21/06/19 Lizbuncon A.J. Slattery Mdn 1m 3f 70yds 11 9-8 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn
Fairyhouse 14/06/19 Algo Rhythm (GB) S.M. Crosse Hcp 1m 4f 16 9-6 57 La Bucca Restaurants H'cap (Div 1)
Fairyhouse 14/06/19 Limit Long (GB) D.W. O'Connor Mdn 6f 2 9-2 92 Play The Tote Superfecta Every Race M'dn €2,400
Cork 14/06/19 Optionality (GB) O.J. Orr F 5f 9 9-4 78 Matchbook Straight Midsummer Sprint Stks (Listed) Listed
Cork 14/06/19 Chestnut Express A.J. Slattery Hcp 5f 6 8-12 82 Matchbook Exchange Irish EBF (F) H'cap
Down-Royal 31/05/19 Snow Patch G.C. O'Neill Hcp 5f 8 8-10 61 Armagh GAA Apprentice H'cap
Curragh 26/05/19 Optionality (GB) A.J. Slattery Hcp 5f 2 8-11 79 Curragh Official Opening Day H'cap €5,000
Navan 18/05/19 Macaban City K.J. Leonard Mdn 1m 2f 5 9-2 Follow Navan On Twitter M'dn €313
Tramore 14/05/19 Paperback Writer R.A. Doyle MdnHdl 2m 13 11-2 BetVictor Bet 5 Get 30 M'dn H'dle
Naas 11/05/19 Chestnut Express K.J. Leonard Hcp 6f 15 8-7 78 Naas Racecourse Business Club H'cap
Naas 11/05/19 Prima Vega (GB) C.D. Hayes Mdn 5f 5 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn €375
Cork 10/05/19 Chestnut Express C.D. Hayes F 5f 110yds 7 9-0 78 Goffs Irish EBF Polonia Stakes (Listed) Listed

*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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