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 2017201352€10,938€24,525€35,463
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
Punchestown 29/04/17 Pegi Browne F 1m 7f 20 11-9 55 28th Running Punchestown Charity Race
Navan 24/04/17 Point Zero S.B. Kelly Mdn 5f 182yds 6 9-2 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn
Navan 24/04/17 Rapid Applause (GB) S.B. Kelly Hcp 5f 182yds 4 8-12 86 Slane H'cap €1,250
Navan 24/04/17 Act Of Valour (GB) S.B. Kelly Mdn 1m 2f 3 9-2 Kilberry (C&G) M'dn €1,250
Navan 24/04/17 Aggression S.P. Davis Hcp 5f 182yds 14 8-2 80 Slane H'cap
Navan 24/04/17 Night Of Glory (GB) S.P. Davis Mdn 1m 2f 2 8-12 Kilberry (C&G) M'dn €2,500
Navan 23/04/17 De Boss Man S.B. Kelly F 5f 182yds 5 9-3 98 Coolmore Stud Power Stakes (Listed) €1,425
Navan 23/04/17 Crown Leah (GB) S.B. Kelly Mdn 5f 2 8-11 Coolmore Stud Requinto EBF (Fillies) Mdn €3,500
Navan 23/04/17 Mirdif (GB) W.M. Lordan F 5f 182yds 9 9-3 102 Coolmore Stud Power Stakes (Listed)
Navan 23/04/17 Summerseat Mist P.J. Smullen Mdn 5f 3 9-0 Coolmore Stud Requinto EBF (Fillies) Mdn €1,750
Limerick 22/04/17 Pegi Browne S.B. Kelly Hcp 1m 3f 70yds 8 9-1 55 Book Online At www.limerickraces.ie Hcap (Div 2)
Dundalk 21/04/17 Fastidious (GB) S.B. Kelly Hcp 7f 3 9-0 63 Crowne Plaza Race & Stay H'cap €1,100
Dundalk 21/04/17 Mr Bernard (USA) S.P. Davis Hcp 1m 12 9-2 58 Crowne Plaza Race & Stay H'cap
Dundalk 12/04/17 De Boss Man S.B. Kelly Hcp 5f 4 9-10 98 Dundalk Business Club 2017 H'cap €850
Tipperary 11/04/17 De La Vega S.B. Kelly Mdn 7f 100yds 5 8-11 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn €363
Naas 09/04/17 Blue De Vega (GER) P.J. Smullen F 7f 3 9-7 105 Gladness Stakes (Group 3) €6,000
Naas 09/04/17 Rapid Applause (GB) L.F. Roche Hcp 6f 1 8-8 75 Racing Again May 1st H'cap €10,938
Leopardstown 08/04/17 Ma Fee Heela (FR) S.B. Kelly Mdn 1m 5 9-2 Leopardstown 'Summer Bundle' M'dn €338
Cork 02/04/17 Veneer Of Charm S.B. Kelly Hcp 1m 100yds 7 9-3 58 Mallow H'cap
Dundalk 31/03/17 Summerseat Mist S.B. Kelly Mdn 5f 3 8-11 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn €1,500
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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).