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: Leigh Roche

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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 2018/2019100010€0€1,050€1,050
Winter All Weather 2017/2018211321€6,250€11,325€17,575
Winter All Weather 2016/2017223022€23,125€4,800€27,925
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 2018/201981001€6,875€763€7,638
National Hunt 2017/201850000€0€0€0
National Hunt 2015/201620000€0€0€0
National Hunt 2014/201521000€5,250€0€5,250
National Hunt 2013/201410000€0€0€0
Flat 2019778798€94,625€93,188€187,813
Flat 201814613211614€128,438€186,063€314,500
Flat 201717111281916€101,875€171,538€273,413
Flat 201618717212420€175,375€265,663€441,038
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

Date From
Date To
Race Type
Venue Date Horse Jockey Race Type Distance Place Weight Rating Race Pattern/ Listed Prize Money
Cork 17/08/19 Kitten On The Keys (USA) L.F. Roche Mdn 6f 6 9-0 Matchbook Irish EBF M'dn €330
Cork 17/08/19 Facethepuckout L.F. Roche Hcp 7f 10 8-10 71 Barry's Tea Supp Marymount Hospice H'cap
Curragh 16/08/19 Isabeau L.F. Roche F 5f 2 8-12 92 Ryans Cleaning Event Specialist Stks (Listed) Listed €9,400
Curragh 16/08/19 Aurora Eclipse L.F. Roche Hcp 6f 3 8-5 79 TRM Kurasyn H'cap €2,600
Leopardstown 15/08/19 I Am Superman L.F. Roche F 1m 3 9-0 107 Invesco Pension Consultants Desmond Stks (Group 3) Group 3 €6,300
Leopardstown 15/08/19 Deidra L.F. Roche Mdn 7f 30yds 6 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn €350
Leopardstown 15/08/19 Riogha (USA) L.F. Roche Mdn 7f 30yds 7 9-0 All Saints Irish EBF M'dn
Leopardstown 15/08/19 Divine Approach L.F. Roche Hcp 1m 2f 4 9-0 72 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) H'cap €1,250
Curragh 09/08/19 Angelic Light L.F. Roche F 6f 8 9-0 93 Qatar Racing Club Phoenix Sprint Stakes (Group 3) Group 3
Galway 04/08/19 Gunmetal Jack L.F. Roche Mdn 7f 4 8-13 70 Foran Equine Irish EBF Auction M'dn €1,250
Galway 03/08/19 Formyboys L.F. Roche Hcp 7f 8 8-8 74 GalwayShoppingCentre Irish EBF Nurs. Hcp
Galway 03/08/19 Facethepuckout L.F. Roche Hcp 7f 9 9-5 72 Ardilaun Hotel H'cap
Galway 01/08/19 Divine Approach Hcp 1m 98yds N/A 8-10 72 Rockshore H'cap
Galway 31/07/19 Aurora Moon L.F. Roche Hcp 1m 123yds 12 9-2 85 Bet With Tote At The Galway Races H'cap
Galway 30/07/19 Riogha (USA) L.F. Roche Mdn 7f 12 9-0 Caulfield Industrial Irish EBF M'dn
Galway 30/07/19 Quinns Red Rose L.F. Roche Hcp 1m 123yds 17 9-11 67 Caulfield Industrial H'cap
Galway 29/07/19 Facethepuckout L.F. Roche Hcp 7f 15 9-7 73 Claytonhotelgalway.ie H'cap
Leopardstown 25/07/19 Divine Celt L.F. Roche Mdn 7f 20yds 12 9-0 Irish Stall Farms EBF Med. Auct. (F) Mdn
Leopardstown 25/07/19 Isabeau L.F. Roche F 7f 20yds 7 9-0 92 Jockey Club Of Turkey Silver Flash Stks (Group 3) Group 3
Naas 24/07/19 Gunmetal Jack L.F. Roche Mdn 6f 15 9-5 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn

*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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