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 2016/2017163022€23,125€4,550€27,675
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 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
Dundalk 17/02/17 Rapid Applause (GB) S.B. Kelly Hcp 6f 7 8-8 81 GAIN H'cap
Dundalk 10/02/17 Sebastian Bach S.B. Kelly Mdn 6f 1 9-2 78 Fyffes M'dn €6,875
Dundalk 10/02/17 Fastidious (GB) S.P. Davis Hcp 7f 9 9-4 66 Bulmers Apprentice H'cap
Dundalk 10/02/17 Mr Bernard (USA) Niamh Crehan Mdn 6f 12 9-9 Fyffes M'dn
Dundalk 27/01/17 De La Vega S.B. Kelly Mdn 7f 4 8-11 Elusive Pimpernel (Fillies) M'dn €550
Dundalk 06/01/17 Fastidious (GB) S.B. Kelly F 7f 5 8-11 67 www.stageandlighting.ie Rated Race €300
Dundalk 06/01/17 Aggression S.B. Kelly Hcp 5f 4 9-7 80 www.prioritysms.co.uk H'cap €600
Dundalk 23/12/16 Fastidious (GB) S.P. Davis Hcp 1m 2f 150yds 14 7-8 67 Racing Returns Friday 6th Jan 2017 H'cap
Dundalk 16/12/16 Aggression S.P. Davis Hcp 6f 13 8-2 80 Leading Jockey&Trainer Awards 2016 H'cap
Dundalk 09/12/16 Dreamy Gal S.B. Kelly Mdn 1m 1 8-11 78 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn €8,750
Dundalk 02/12/16 Aggression S.B. Kelly Hcp 5f DSQ 8-11 80 Christmas Party Nights At Dundalk H'cap €1,600
Dundalk 02/12/16 Casanier (FR) S.B. Kelly Mdn 1m 9 9-2 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn (Div 1)
Dundalk 25/11/16 Dreamy Gal S.B. Kelly Mdn 7f 3 8-11 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Med.Auct(F)M'dn €1,500
Dundalk 18/11/16 Aggression S.B. Kelly Hcp 5f 1 8-11 73 Dundalk - Light Up Your Night H'cap €7,500
Dundalk 18/11/16 Fastidious (GB) T.M. Sherry F 1m 6 8-6 62 Floodlit Friday Nights Rated Race
Dundalk 11/11/16 Mr Bernard (USA) Niamh Crehan Mdn 7f 12 8-10 www.dundalkstadium.com M'dn
Leopardstown 29/10/16 Casanier (FR) S.B. Kelly Mdn 7f 15 9-2 Tote EBF (C&G) M'dn
Leopardstown 29/10/16 Blue De Vega (GER) C.T. Keane F 7f 2 9-5 105 TheTote.com Knockaire Stakes (Listed) €9,400
Leopardstown 29/10/16 Delegating (GB) S.P. Davis Hcp 7f 3 8-0 76 TheTote.com EBF Fillies Nursery €3,000
Dundalk 26/10/16 Fastidious (GB) S.B. Kelly Hcp 7f 7 9-9 69 Christmas Party Nights Apprentice H'cap
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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).