Matthew Smith

County of origin: Meath

Date of licence: 2012

First winner: Gretzky (Ross E O'Sullivan) Dundalk, January 11th, 2013

Notable horses: Gretzky, Rawnaq, Empresario

Assoc. Jockeys: Billy Lee, Conor McGovern

Did you know:

From Kilmessan, County Meath, Matthew Smith took out his trainer's licence in December 2012 and was on the mark just the following month when Gretzky won at Dundalk on the 11th of January. Matthew enjoyed notable success with Rawnaq who counted the Grade 2 Flying Bolt Novice Chase at Navan in February 2015 among his wins before continuing his career in America.


SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
Winter All Weather 2018/201940100€0€2,000€2,000
Winter All Weather 2017/201890000€0€0€0
Winter All Weather 2016/2017192200€30,000€5,025€35,025
Winter All Weather 2015/201642000€11,200€0€11,200
Winter All Weather 2014/2015102012€23,700€1,725€25,425
Winter All Weather 2013/201452200€14,000€4,335€18,335
Winter All Weather 2012/201352002€12,600€900€13,500
National Hunt 2019/2020172322€16,300€14,913€31,213
National Hunt 2018/20199293714€111,125€32,663€143,788
National Hunt 2017/20189475811€60,938€31,288€92,225
National Hunt 2016/2017525234€48,125€10,025€58,150
National Hunt 2015/2016303231€31,150€12,890€44,040
National Hunt 2014/2015413224€40,400€8,075€48,475
National Hunt 2013/2014284430€40,650€7,627€48,277
National Hunt 2012/201310000€0€0€0
Flat 2019141123€9,688€18,885€28,573
Flat 2018393342€28,438€15,325€43,763
Flat 2017111110€7,500€3,850€11,350
Flat 2016152010€11,719€1,850€13,569
Flat 201590012€0€12,690€12,690
Flat 2014112130€17,850€8,300€26,150
Flat 2013111111€7,000€6,860€13,860

Date From
Date To
Race Type
Venue Date Horse Jockey Race Type Distance Place Weight Rating Race Pattern/ Listed Prize Money
Tipperary 21/07/19 One Cool Poet A.W. Short BegCh 2m 3f 130yds 2 11-7 BBQ Night At Tipperary Aug 29th Beg S'ch €2,400
Kilbeggan 19/07/19 Miracle Way A.W. Short HcpHdl 3m 180yds 3 10-9 88 Best Dressed Lady Competition H'cap H'dl €1,100
Leopardstown 18/07/19 Bigz Belief D.P. McDonogh Mdn 6f 5 8-13 Foran Equine Irish EBF Auction M'dn €750
Downpatrick 15/07/19 Miracle Way A.W. Short HcpHdl 2m 5f 170yds 4 10-10 88 Supp St Patricks Hcap Hdle €550
Limerick 13/07/19 Lord Schnapps (FR) R. Deegan HcpHdl 2m 6f 10 11-7 103 Limerick On Facebook (QR) H'cap H'dle
Limerick 13/07/19 Mindsmadeup S.A. Shortall HcpCh 2m 6f 50yds 2 10-7 118 Galway Races Galway Plate Trial Hcap Sch €6,000
Navan 13/07/19 Countess Matilda R.C. Colgan Mdn 5f 164yds 12 9-0 Lynn Lodge Stud M'dn
Roscommon 09/07/19 Bective Cave P. Townend HcpHdl 2m 70yds 1 10-12 81 Larry O'Farrelly Memorial H'cap H'dle €6,300
Limerick 07/07/19 Master Matt (GB) S.M. Crosse Hcp 7f 5 9-0 73 Handipak Play Live On 25th July H'cap €360
Limerick 07/07/19 One Cool Poet C.T. Keane Hcp 1m 4f 110yds 2 9-1 62 Racing Again Next Saturday H'cap €2,400
Bellewstown 05/07/19 Countess Matilda R.C. Colgan Mdn 5f 6 9-0 Irish Mirror M'dn €250
Curragh 29/06/19 Master Matt (GB) C.P. Hoban Hcp 6f 5 8-4 73 Dubai Duty Free H'cap €1,500
Down-Royal 21/06/19 Springsteen's Girl K.M. Smith NHF 2m 100yds 2 10-7 Tughans (Fillies) INH Flat Race €2,000
Leopardstown 20/06/19 One Cool Poet A.J. Slattery Hcp 1m 4f 180yds 3 9-7 62 Leopardstown Club 30 H'cap €1,100
Sligo 18/06/19 Master Matt (GB) S.M. Crosse F 5f 170yds 1 8-11 70 Play The Superfecta Median Auction Race €9,688
Sligo 18/06/19 Bonnie Park A.J. Slattery Hcp 5f 170yds 8 7-11 37 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) H'cap
Downpatrick 15/06/19 Bective Cave L.P. Dempsey HcpHdl 2m 2f 165yds 7 10-0 83 Visit Newry Mourne & Down H'cap H'dle
Downpatrick 15/06/19 Miracle Way Killian Moore HcpHdl 2m 5f 60yds 8 11-6 89 Molson Coors H'cap H'dle
Downpatrick 15/06/19 Mindsmadeup S.W. Flanagan HcpCh 2m 7f 110yds 1 11-4 108 Tote Supporting Downpatrick Hcap S'chase €10,000
Punchestown 12/06/19 One Cool Poet A.W. Short BegCh 2m 5f 4 11-7 Bet In-Play Ladbrokes App Beginners S'ch €700

*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).

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