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 201618217202320€175,375€253,263€428,638
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 Prize Money
Leopardstown 23/10/16 De La Vega S.B. Kelly Mdn 1m 7 8-11 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn
Leopardstown 23/10/16 Veneer Of Charm S.P. Davis Hcp 1m 7 7-12 64 Leopardstown Club Members Nursery H'cap
Leopardstown 23/10/16 Intrepid Prince S.P. Davis Hcp 1m 6 7-12 75 Leopardstown Christmas Festival H'cap
Dundalk 21/10/16 Sweet Fragrance S.B. Kelly Hcp 5f 8 8-9 68 Irishinjuredjockeys.com Nursery H'cap
Navan 19/10/16 Act Of Valour (GB) S.B. Kelly Mdn 1m 5 9-2 Navan Welcomes Owners (C&G) Med Auct Mdn €275
Naas 16/10/16 Randall Stevens S.B. Kelly F 7f 7 9-3 85 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Auction Race
Naas 16/10/16 Atlas S.B. Kelly Hcp 7f 11 9-7 73 Hospitality At Naas H'cap
Naas 16/10/16 Military Angel (USA) S.B. Kelly F 1m 8 9-3 97 Clodovil EBF Garnet Stakes (Listed)
Naas 16/10/16 Spy Ring S.P. Davis Hcp 6f 2 8-5 88 At The Races EBF Birdcatcher Premier Nur €10,000
Cork 15/10/16 Beast (GB) S.B. Kelly Hcp 1m 100yds 9 8-9 73 Annual Ticket 2017 Nursery H'cap
Dundalk 14/10/16 Delegating (GB) S.B. Kelly Mdn 7f 3 8-11 78 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (F) Med.Auc.Mdn €1,500
Limerick 08/10/16 Sheer Intensity S.P. Davis Hcp 7f 14 9-4 65 Christmas Racing Fest. Apprentice H'cap
Navan 05/10/16 Mr Bernard (USA) S.B. Kelly Mdn 5f 4 9-2 Kells M'dn €550
Tipperary 02/10/16 Military Angel (USA) S.B. Kelly Hcp 7f 100yds 5 9-11 99 TheTote.com H'cap €600
Fairyhouse 27/09/16 Mr Bernard (USA) S.B. Kelly Mdn 7f 15 9-5 Racing At Fairyhouse October 8th M'dn
Fairyhouse 27/09/16 Siempre Amigos S.P. Davis Mdn 7f 17 8-7 Racing At Fairyhouse October 8th M'dn
Fairyhouse 27/09/16 Giselle's Charm P.J. Smullen F 6f 6 8-12 90 Blenheim Stakes (Listed) €1,000
Dundalk 23/09/16 Maknificent T.M. Sherry Hcp 1m 4f 8 9-7 80 Crowne Plaza Race & Stay Apprentice Hcap
Dundalk 23/09/16 Aggression S.B. Kelly Hcp 5f 5 9-12 76 Like Us On Facebook H'cap €250
Dundalk 23/09/16 Mr Bernard (USA) S.B. Kelly Mdn 6f 13 9-4 Dundalk Stadium 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).