Sandra Hughes

County Of Origin: Kildare

Date of licence: 2014/15

First winner : Sub Lieutenant, Fairyhouse, November 29th, 2014

Significant horses: Sub Lieutenant, Lieutenant Colonel, Thunder And Roses.

Assoc. jockeys: Bryan Cooper, Roger Loughran, David Mullins

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Did you know: Sandra took over her father Dessie's trainers’ licence in the days following his death in November 2014 and wasted little time in getting among the winners. She saddled Lieutenant Colonel to win the Grade 1 Bar One Racing Hatton´s Grace Hurdle at Fairyhouse within a fortnight of acquiring her licence and the same horse went on to win the Grade 1 Squared Financial Christmas Hurdle at Leopardstown that December. Another notable early success came Sandra's way when Sub Lieutenant won the Grade 2 Michael Purcell Memorial Novice Hurdle at Thurles in February of 2015. Better was to come as she trained Thunder And Roses, ridden by Katie Walsh, to win the BoyleSports Irish Grand National in April, 2015.  

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
Winter All Weather 2014/201510000€0€0€0
National Hunt 2016/2017281413€7,813€15,038€22,850
National Hunt 2015/201618313182323€248,163€149,625€397,788
National Hunt 2014/201514715151819€370,985€177,385€548,370
Flat 201630001€0€475€475
Flat 201530000€0€0€0

Date From
Date To
Race Type
Venue Date Horse Jockey Race Type Distance Place Weight Rating Race Prize Money
Wexford 22/07/16 Josie Wing J.C. Barry NHF 2m 10 10-12 IrishStallionFarms EBF (M) INH Flat Race
Ballinrobe 18/07/16 Sports Barrow T.P. Madden Hcp 1m 5f 45yds 4 9-7 57 Daily Tips On Apprentice Hcp €475
Tipperary 17/07/16 Canaly R. Loughran HcpCh 2m 4f 6 11-5 126 Tipperary Town Plaza Plate H'cap S'chase
Kilbeggan 15/07/16 Clarin Lad R. Loughran MdnHdl 2m 8 11-1 Like Us On Facebook M'dn H'dle
Kilbeggan 15/07/16 Knockanarrigan B. Hayes HcpCh 3m 1f 6 10-0 123 Midlands National H'cap S'chase €1,000
Killarney 14/07/16 Back Before Dawn B.J. Cooper HcpHdl 2m 4f 9 11-8 112 Dawn Omega Milk H'cap H'dle
Killarney 14/07/16 Phil's Magic R. Loughran BegCh 2m 1f 4 11-12 128 Dawn Hi + Lo Milk Beginners S'chase €575
Downpatrick 13/07/16 Hunting Harry (GB) R. Loughran MdnHdl 2m 2f 50yds 10 11-4 87 Downpatrick Family Day (C&G) M'dn H'dle
Downpatrick 13/07/16 Josie Wing R. Loughran MdnHdl 2m 2f 50yds 10 11-1 The Best Family Day Ever (M) M'dn H'dle
Killarney 12/07/16 Art Of Security N. Carberry F 1m 6f 7 10-11 McSweeney Arms Hotel (Q.R.) Race
Killarney 12/07/16 Guitar Pete D.N. Russell HcpCh 2m 1f 9 10-11 132 Bourn Vincent Memorial H'cap S'chase
Roscommon 05/07/16 Herbiegoesbananas C. Brassil MdnHdl 2m 4f 100yds 1 11-0 88 Martinstown Opportunity M'dn H'dle €7,813
Roscommon 05/07/16 Small World J.C. Barry NHF 2m 4f 100yds 4 11-9 INH Flat Race €450
Down-Royal 17/06/16 Knockanarrigan B. Hayes HcpCh 2m 4f 4 9-10 121 Galway Plate Trial H'cp S'ch €1,200
Wexford 15/06/16 Giant Spirit (USA) R. Loughran MdnHdl 2m 4f 5 10-13 Royal Ascot Extra Places M'dn H'dle €263
Clonmel 10/06/16 Sports Barrow R. Loughran HcpHdl 2m 3f 170yds p.u. 11-0 104 Orchard Thieves H'cap H'dle
Kilbeggan 05/06/16 Knockanarrigan B. Hayes HcpCh 3m 1f 2 11-10 121 Streamstown H'cap S'chase €3,300
Ballinrobe 31/05/16 Canaly R. Loughran HcpCh 2m 7f p.u. 10-13 126 McHale Mayo National H'cap S'chase
Tipperary 26/05/16 Knockanarrigan B. Hayes HcpHdl 2m 4f p.u. 11-5 111 Tickets Online Hcp Hdl
Sligo 23/05/16 Giant Spirit (USA) R. Loughran MdnHdl 2m 2 11-2 Special Olympics Day M'dn H'dle €2,000

*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).