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 2015/201620000€0€0€0
National Hunt 2014/201521000€5,250€0€5,250
National Hunt 2013/201410000€0€0€0
Flat 20176267106€51,875€59,325€111,200
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
Down-Royal 24/06/17 Aggression S.B. Kelly Hcp 5f 4 9-0 69 Louis Roederer H'cap €600
Limerick 23/06/17 Ma Fee Heela (FR) S.B. Kelly F 6f 150yds 2 9-0 88 Croom House Stud Rated Race €4,000
Limerick 23/06/17 Navajo Dreamer S.B. Kelly Mdn 7f 2 8-11 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Med Auc (F) Mdn €3,000
Cork 18/06/17 Summerseat Mist S.P. Davis Mdn 5f 5 8-7 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn €413
Fairyhouse 16/06/17 Fastidious (GB) T.M. Sherry Hcp 7f 15 8-8 69 Paul Kelly Veterinary Lets Go Grand Hcap
Fairyhouse 16/06/17 Perfect Soldier S.P. Davis Mdn 6f 5 8-12 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn €363
Fairyhouse 16/06/17 Heavy Artillery (GB) S.B. Kelly Mdn 6f 13 9-2 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn
Fairyhouse 16/06/17 Navajo Dreamer P.J. Smullen Mdn 6f 4 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn €750
Curragh 11/06/17 Bold Knight (GB) S.B. Kelly Mdn 1m 4f 6 9-2 TRM Invest In Calphormin M'dn
Curragh 11/06/17 Aggression S.B. Kelly Hcp 5f 9 8-8 73 TRM Supporting Global Champions H'cap
Curragh 10/06/17 Roccia Bella S.B. Kelly Mdn 1m 2f 3 8-11 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn €1,600
Curragh 10/06/17 Mirdif (GB) P.J. Smullen Hcp 5f 11 9-5 95 Junefest H'cap
Leopardstown 08/06/17 Night Of Glory (GB) S. Foley F 1m 4f 4 9-3 King George V Cup (Listed) €2,250
Leopardstown 08/06/17 Reehaab (GB) S.B. Kelly Mdn 7f 6 8-11 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn
Leopardstown 08/06/17 Ma Fee Heela (FR) S.B. Kelly F 7f 3 8-11 88 Leopardstown Rated Race €1,700
Leopardstown 08/06/17 Veneer Of Charm S.P. Davis Hcp 1m 2f 3 8-8 69 Leopardstown Summer Pass H'cap €1,300
Navan 03/06/17 Act Of Valour (GB) S.P. Davis Hcp 1m 2f 4 9-3 96 Royal County H'cap €2,500
Fairyhouse 01/06/17 Heavy Artillery (GB) S.B. Kelly Mdn 6f 11 9-2 Fairyhouse For Fundraisers Med Auct M'dn
Curragh 28/05/17 Act Of Valour (GB) P.J. Smullen F 1m 2f 7 9-3 Airlie Stud Gallinule Stakes (Group 3)
Curragh 27/05/17 Blue De Vega (GER) P.J. Smullen F 6f 6 9-3 105 Weatherbys Ireland Greenlands Stakes (Group 2) €2,400
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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).