Willie McCreery

County Of Origin: Kildare

Date of licence : 2008/09

First winner: Toasted Special, Cork, June, 15th, 2008

Significant horses : Fiesolana, Fact Or Folklore, Devonshire, Colour Blue, Tylery Wonder, Coolnagree, Colour Of Love, Valbucca, Indigo Lady, Kanes Pass, Dolce Strega

Associated jockeys: Billy Lee

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Willie McCreery played gaelic football at the highest level for his native Kildare and was an integral part of the team when Kildare won their first senior Leinster title in 42 years in 1998. His father, Peter, trained Hilly Way to win two successive Champion Chases at Cheltenham, and Daring Run to claim two Irish Champion Hurdles. Willie worked for many years with trainer Charles O'Brien before taking out his own licence in the 2008/2009 season. Never far from the winners' enclosure, McCreery gained his first Group 1 success when Fiesolana won the Coolmore Fastnet Rock Matron Stakes at Leopardstown on September 13th, 2014.

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
Winter All Weather 2015/2016161052€9,450€5,295€14,745
Winter All Weather 2014/2015241123€5,950€4,600€10,550
Winter All Weather 2013/2014212223€10,500€6,745€17,245
Winter All Weather 2012/2013192422€9,520€9,685€19,205
Winter All Weather 2011/2012291283€4,900€9,822€14,722
National Hunt 2015/201690211€0€5,380€5,380
National Hunt 2014/2015273135€21,350€7,400€28,750
National Hunt 2013/2014483561€19,950€15,385€35,335
National Hunt 2012/2013243251€23,100€12,020€35,120
National Hunt 2011/2012210013€0€2,415€2,415
National Hunt 2010/2011445252€46,970€12,185€59,155
National Hunt 2009/2010181211€7,350€10,410€17,760
National Hunt 2008/200990001€0€425€425
Flat 201622426221926€489,313€208,763€698,075
Flat 201521027173925€383,830€186,590€570,420
Flat 201421521191919€395,450€111,915€507,365
Flat 201322025303025€334,950€155,051€490,001
Flat 201219714252316€115,880€132,595€248,475
Flat 20111771314914€102,700€44,264€146,964
Flat 2010112118815€103,470€31,253€134,723
Flat 200916712141510€92,240€51,100€143,340
Flat 2008804223€32,900€9,295€42,195

Venue
Date From
Date To
Horse
Jockey
Race Type
Distance
Place
Weight
Rating
Venue Date Horse Jockey Race Type Distance Place Weight Rating Race Prize Money
Curragh 25/09/16 Elm Grove J.J. Codd Hcp 1m 4f 14 10-13 70 Manguard Plus Amateur Derby (QR) H'cap
Curragh 25/09/16 Fact Or Folklore W.J. Lee F 2m 4 9-4 95 Sycamore Lodge Loughbrown Stakes
Curragh 25/09/16 Downforce W.J. Lee Hcp 5f 5 9-9 93 Mongey Communications Joe McGrath H'cap
Curragh 25/09/16 Perle De la Mer W.J. Lee F 7f 5 9-0 C.L. & M.F. Weld Park Stakes
Curragh 25/09/16 Peticoatgovernment L.F. Roche Hcp 5f 8 9-0 85 Mongey Communications Joe McGrath H'cap
Dundalk 23/09/16 Grainne's Dream W.J. Lee Mdn 6f 2 9-0 68 Dundalk Stadium M'dn
Curragh 22/09/16 Wild As The Wind W.J. Lee Mdn 1m 2f 7 9-0 Irish Blue Cross (Fillies) M'dn
Curragh 22/09/16 Evies Wish W.J. Lee Mdn 6f 4 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn €825
Curragh 22/09/16 Most Radiant W.J. Lee Hcp 7f 6 9-8 62 Jockeys Emergency Fund H'cap
Curragh 22/09/16 Ocotillo C.P. Hoban Hcp 6f 19 8-8 47 RACE & Irish School of Farriery H'cap
Naas 21/09/16 Joyce Compton W.J. Lee Hcp 5f 5 9-0 76 Book Hospitality Online Nursery H'cap €300
Naas 21/09/16 Solar Halo (USA) W.J. Lee Mdn 5f 4 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn €775
Gowran-Park 18/09/16 Lucknow (GB) W.J. Lee Mdn 1m 7 9-5 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (C&G) M'dn
Gowran-Park 18/09/16 Sarakova W.J. Lee Hcp 1m 8 9-1 56 Pick 6 Is Heading For One Million H'cap (Div 2)
Gowran-Park 18/09/16 Radiantly (GB) W.J. Lee F 1m 1f 100yds 11 9-0 99 D.Cordell Lavarack/Lanwades Stud(F)Stks
Listowel 16/09/16 Valentana W.J. Lee Hcp 7f 8 9-2 85 Bank Of Ireland Hcap
Listowel 14/09/16 Champagne Or Water W.J. Lee F 1m 1f 1 9-4 94 Edmund & Josie Whelan Mem. Listowel Stks €30,000
Listowel 13/09/16 Marvellous Ways W.J. Lee Mdn 1m 7 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Med.Auc.(F)M'dn
Listowel 13/09/16 Tommy Hallinan W.J. Lee Mdn 7f 2 9-5 Jet O'Carroll Memorial EBF M'dn €3,300
Curragh 11/09/16 Oakledge W.J. Lee F 6f 63yds 26 8-13 Tattersalls Ire. Super Auction Sale Stks
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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).