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 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 2017/201810000€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 20171269231513€76,875€132,175€209,050
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

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 19/08/17 Kion P.J. Smullen Mdn 6f 2 9-5 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn
Tramore 19/08/17 Mr Natural C.T. Keane Mdn 1m 4f 4 9-7 Dan Cowman Memorial M'dn
Dundalk 18/08/17 Grace Rafaela P.J. Smullen Mdn 7f 1 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn
Dundalk 18/08/17 The Great Wall (USA) P.J. Smullen Mdn 7f 4 9-5 Bar One Racing Telebetting M'dn
Dundalk 18/08/17 Aggression P.J. Smullen F 5f 6 9-4 74 Crowne Plaza Race & Stay Rated Race
Dundalk 18/08/17 Captain Vancouver (FR) P.J. Smullen Mdn 6f 2 8-11 Foran Equine Irish EBF Auction M'dn
Dundalk 18/08/17 Holy Cat P.J. Smullen Hcp 6f 8 9-2 93 Bar One Racing Mourne H'cap
Dundalk 18/08/17 Act Of Valour (GB) P.J. Smullen Hcp 1m 2f 150yds 7 9-9 97 Irish Stallion Farms EBF 'Red God' H'cap
Leopardstown 17/08/17 Rapid Applause (GB) P.J. Smullen Hcp 6f 5 9-10 88 idealgraphix.ie H'cap €438
Leopardstown 17/08/17 Modern Love W.J. Lee Mdn 6f 2 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn €3,500
Gowran-Park 16/08/17 Bold Knight (GB) S.P. Davis Hcp 1m 4f 5 7-11 75 McEnery Cup H'cap €650
Curragh 13/08/17 Aggression S.P. Davis Hcp 5f 5 9-1 71 Mongey Communications Apprentice H'cap €313
Tipperary 11/08/17 Crown Leah (GB) P.J. Smullen Mdn 5f 7 8-12 Foran Equine Irish EBF Auction (F) M'dn
Leopardstown 10/08/17 Man Power P.J. Smullen Mdn 6f 4 9-5 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn €875
Roscommon 08/08/17 Reehaab (GB) S.P. Davis Hcp 7f 70yds 8 9-4 76 J.F. Hanley Nursery H'cap
Roscommon 08/08/17 Perfect Soldier S.P. Davis F 7f 70yds 2 8-5 79 Paul Byron Shoes Rated Race €3,600
Cork 08/08/17 Bold Knight (GB) S.B. Kelly Hcp 1m 4f 2 9-7 68 Follow Us On Twitter H'cap €2,300
Cork 08/08/17 Fastidious (GB) T.M. Sherry Hcp 7f 4 8-11 69 Ticket Sales Online Apprentice H'cap €625
Curragh 07/08/17 I Am Power P.J. Smullen F 6f 2 9-0 Eleanor Comer Memorial Race €4,300
Curragh 07/08/17 The Great Wall (USA) P.J. Smullen Mdn 6f 2 9-5 Kildare Post M'dn €2,700
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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).