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

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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 2018/20198372614€59,375€25,650€85,025
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 201920011€0€11,000€11,000
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
Tramore 14/04/19 Ask Your Mother A.W. Short MdnHdl 2m 9 10-10 Irish Stallion Farms EBF(Mares)M'dn H'dl
Ballinrobe 12/04/19 Maeve's Choice A.W. Short HcpHdl 2m 6f 7yds 1 10-8 110 BetVictor H'cap H'dle €10,313
Ballinrobe 12/04/19 Lord Schnapps (FR) S.A. Shortall MdnHdl 2m 1f 142yds 4 11-4 Mulholland Bookmakers (C&G) M'dn H'dle €575
Ballinrobe 12/04/19 Empirion T. Hamilton NHF 2m 1f 142yds 12 11-9 Connacht Tribune INH Flat Race
Limerick 11/04/19 The Church Gate K.M. Donoghue BegCh 2m 3f 120yds r.o. 11-12 107 Greenmount Park Beginners S'chase
Limerick 11/04/19 Miracle Way A.W. Short HcpHdl 2m 5f 11 11-5 91 Follow Limerick On Twitter H'cap H'dle (Div 2)
Cork 07/04/19 Warnaq R.C. Colgan F 1m 4f 3 9-0 88 BetVictor Irish EBF Noblesse Stakes (Listed) Listed €6,000
Fairyhouse 07/04/19 Lord Schnitzel K.M. Donoghue MdnHdl 2m 4f 8 11-12 Colm Quinn BMW M'dn H'dle
Clonmel 26/03/19 Polish Partisan C.J. Orr HcpCh 2m 7f p.u. 9-9 81 Adare Manor Opportunity H'cap S'chase
Clonmel 26/03/19 Miracle Way A.W. Short MdnHdl 2m 16 11-2 Goatenbridge M'dn H'dle
Naas 24/03/19 Warnaq R.C. Colgan Hcp 1m 4 9-2 88 Tote Irish Lincolnshire €5,000
Cork 21/03/19 Lord Schnapps (FR) K.M. Donoghue MdnHdl 2m 4f 4 11-12 UCC Goes Racing M'dn H'dle €650
Cork 21/03/19 Ronald Pump (GB) P. Townend HcpHdl 3m 1 11-3 123 UCC Don't Step On The Crest H'cap H'dle €11,250
Limerick 17/03/19 Lord Schnitzel B.J. Cooper MdnHdl 2m 6f 2 11-12 Hospitality Packages Limerick M'dn H'dle €2,600
Down-Royal 16/03/19 Mal De Mer R. James NHF 2m 140yds 4 11-2 Remus Uomo (Mares) INH Flat Race €500
Thurles 07/03/19 Bective Cave R.P. Treacy HcpHdl 2m 12 10-12 84 Killinan H'cap H'dle
Leopardstown 04/03/19 Bective Cave Rachael Blackmore HcpCh 2m 1f 6 10-12 93 Club 30 Membership H'cap S'chase
Leopardstown 03/03/19 The Church Gate C.J. Orr HcpCh 2m 5f 60yds 4 11-4 107 Adare Manor Opportunity H'cap S'chase €725
Navan 02/03/19 Maeve's Choice A.W. Short HcpHdl 2m 4f 4 11-1 110 Coral Free Bets For Lengths H'cap H'dle €625
Naas 24/02/19 Lord Schnapps (FR) K.M. Donoghue MdnHdl 2m 9 11-12 Naas Rugby Club M'dn H'dle

*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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