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 201616517192219€175,375€239,338€414,713
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
Fairyhouse 27/09/16 Giselle's Charm P.J. Smullen F 6f 6 8-12 90 Blenheim Stakes
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
Dundalk 23/09/16 Sweet Fragrance S.P. Davis Mdn 6f 4 8-7 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Med. Auct. M'dn €750
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
Dundalk 23/09/16 Maknificent T.M. Sherry Hcp 1m 4f 8 9-7 80 Crowne Plaza Race & Stay Apprentice Hcap
Gowran-Park 18/09/16 Dreamy Gal S.B. Kelly Mdn 1m 15 8-11 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn
Laytown 13/09/16 Mr Bounty (GB) S.B. Kelly Hcp 6f 4 9-2 52 At The Races H'cap €525
Curragh 11/09/16 Randall Stevens C. O'Donoghue F 6f 63yds 18 9-1 86 Tattersalls Ire. Super Auction Sale Stks
Leopardstown 10/09/16 Now Or Never C.T. Keane F 1m 4 9-0 109 Coolmore Fastnet Rock Matron Stakes €17,500
Down-Royal 09/09/16 Delegating (GB) S.P. Davis Mdn 7f 4 7-13 81 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Auction M'dn €750
Down-Royal 09/09/16 Veneer Of Charm S.P. Davis Hcp 7f 5 8-7 65 HSS Hire Nursery H'cap €250
Down-Royal 09/09/16 Sweet Fragrance C.T. Keane Mdn 5f 4 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn €700
Dundalk 04/09/16 Atlas S.P. Davis Mdn 7f 3 9-1 75 DLK Quality Fuels Apprentice M'dn €1,150
Dundalk 04/09/16 Siempre Amigos S.B. Kelly Mdn 7f 7 9-0 DLK Quality Fuels Apprentice M'dn
Navan 03/09/16 I Will Excel S.B. Kelly Hcp 5f 182yds 9 9-12 76 Come Racing 24th September H'cap
Navan 03/09/16 Mr Bounty (GB) S.P. Davis Hcp 5f 182yds 10 7-12 52 Come Racing 24th September H'cap
Gowran-Park 31/08/16 Bainne C.T. Keane F 1m 1 8-13 77 Gowran Park (Fillies) Claiming Race €5,625
Roscommon 29/08/16 Beast (GB) C.T. Keane Mdn 7f 56yds 7 9-5 Irish Stallion Farms EBF 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).