Michael O'Callaghan

County Of Origin: County Kerry

Date of licence: 2012

First winner (in Ireland): Bogini, Leopardstown, July 5th, 2012

Significant horses (selected): Blue De Vega, Now Or Never, Letters of Note, State Of Emergency

Assoc. jockeys: Pat Smullen

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Did you know: Michael O'Callaghan is widely considered to be one of the fastest-rising training talents in Irish flat racing. He has shown a notable knack for buying relatively inexpensive yearlings and breeze-up horses that go on to enjoy racecourse success. Based on the Curragh, Michael continues to enjoy considerable success thanks to notable performers such as the Classic-placed Blue De Vega and Now Or Never.

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
Winter All Weather 2015/2016190101€0€2,320€2,320
Winter All Weather 2014/2015286534€47,250€15,100€62,350
Winter All Weather 2013/201471010€7,000€560€7,560
Winter All Weather 2012/2013161333€7,000€9,085€16,085
National Hunt 2015/201620000€0€0€0
National Hunt 2014/201521000€5,250€0€5,250
National Hunt 2013/201410000€0€0€0
Flat 201614416182013€169,750€198,638€368,388
Flat 2015981210129€174,600€101,675€276,275
Flat 2014505795€41,650€53,060€94,710
Flat 2013251353€7,000€14,990€21,990
Flat 2012211212€13,200€9,350€22,550

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
Navan 27/08/16 Sweet Fragrance P.J. Smullen Mdn 5f 182yds 13 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn
Bellewstown 24/08/16 I Will Excel S.B. Kelly Mdn 5f 1 9-4 74 Collierstown M'dn €6,875
Curragh 20/08/16 Veneer Of Charm S.B. Kelly Mdn 6f 8 9-2 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn
Curragh 20/08/16 De Boss Man C.T. Keane Mdn 6f 1 9-5 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn €10,313
Curragh 20/08/16 Mur Hiba K.J. Manning F 5f 2 9-0 87 Jimmy O'Neill Excellence Curragh Stakes €12,000
Curragh 20/08/16 Giselle's Charm S.B. Kelly F 5f 8 9-0 90 Jimmy O'Neill Excellence Curragh Stakes
Curragh 20/08/16 Mr Bounty (GB) K.J. Leonard Hcp 6f 10 8-0 52 Kildare Medieval Festival H'cap
Curragh 20/08/16 I Will Excel S.P. Davis Hcp 6f 6 9-4 75 Kildare Medieval Festival H'cap
Killarney 17/08/16 Maknificent S.P. Davis Hcp 1m 3f 50yds 8 8-12 80 Easy Clean Limited H'cap
Killarney 17/08/16 Intrepid Prince S.B. Kelly Hcp 1m 70yds 2 9-0 75 Celtic Steps H'cap €2,500
Killarney 17/08/16 Military Angel (USA) K.J. Manning F 1m 70yds 7 9-4 102 Vincent O'Brien Ruby Stakes
Dundalk 14/08/16 Dreamy Gal C.T. Keane Mdn 7f 2 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn €2,800
Leopardstown 11/08/16 Sheer Intensity D.M. Simmonson Mdn 7f 15yds 6 8-8 68 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn
Leopardstown 11/08/16 Holy Cat C.T. Keane Mdn 6f 1 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn €10,313
Curragh 07/08/16 I Will Excel D.M. Simmonson Hcp 7f 9 9-2 75 Plusvital H'cap
Curragh 07/08/16 Mur Hiba K.J. Manning Mdn 5f 1 9-0 K Club EBF M'dn €11,250
Leopardstown 04/08/16 Captain Hardship (USA) S.B. Kelly Mdn 7f 4 9-2 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn €825
Sligo 03/08/16 Bainne D.M. Simmonson F 6f 200yds 3 8-11 77 Darcy Contract Cleaning Rated Race €1,700
Cork 02/08/16 De Boss Man C. O'Donoghue Mdn 6f 4 9-5 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn €775
Naas 01/08/16 Mr Bounty (GB) K.J. Leonard Hcp 5f 3 8-3 52 Kildare Post Apprentice H'cap €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).