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 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 2017/2018574518€27,813€19,950€47,763
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 2017100110€0€3,850€3,850
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 Prize Money
Punchestown 18/10/17 Ronald Pump (GB) K.M. Donoghue MdnHdl 2m 4f 8 11-7 Bet 5 Get 20 In Bets M'dn H'dle
Punchestown 18/10/17 Royal Roslea (GB) C.D. Meehan HcpHdl 2m 4f 5 10-1 84 Blogs By Tom Scudamore Hcap Hdl
Gowran-Park 11/10/17 Warnaq W.M. Lordan Mdn 1m 1f 110yds 2 9-0 Racing Again November 25th M'dn €2,400
Tramore 05/10/17 Class Honours B.T. O'Connell BegCh 2m 6f 4 11-2 Graun Hill Suite For Parties Beg.S'chase €750
Gowran-Park 30/09/17 Bag Of Diamonds (GB) R.M. Power HcpHdl 2m 8 10-11 97 Thomastown H'cap H'dle
Clonmel 28/09/17 Prince Garyantle A.E. Lynch HcpHdl 2m 4f 10yds 1 11-6 108 Thorney Bridge Novice H'cap H'dle €7,500
Clonmel 28/09/17 Maeve's Choice J.C. Barry NHF 2m 192yds 4 11-5 Clonmel INH Flat Race €500
Clonmel 28/09/17 Swedish Connection B.T. O'Connell MdnHdl 2m 192yds 17 11-0 Laganore M'dn H'dle
Sligo 27/09/17 Class Honours A.E. Lynch BegCh 2m 5f 2 11-1 Frank O'Beirne Memorial Beginners S'ch €2,400
Sligo 27/09/17 Theturnofthesun K.M. Donoghue Ch 2m 5f 3 11-12 110 Congrats Derek Fox From Sligo Races S'ch €1,400
Tipperary 26/09/17 Warnaq W.M. Lordan Mdn 1m 1f 3 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn €1,450
Roscommon 25/09/17 Lady Sherami J.C. Barry NHF 2m 6 11-2 Thanks For Supp. Roscommon INH Flat Race
Roscommon 25/09/17 The Church Gate A.E. Lynch HcpCh 2m 5f p.u. 11-2 108 Irish Stallion Farms EBF H'cap S'chase
Navan 23/09/17 Bag Of Diamonds (GB) S.A. Shortall HcpHdl 2m 13 10-0 99 N.I. Children's Hospice EBF H'cap H'dle
Galway 19/09/17 Royal Roslea (GB) R. Coakley Hcp 1m 4f 16 9-2 57 Galway Apprentice H'cap
Down-Royal 01/09/17 Bective Cave A.E. Lynch HcpHdl 2m 8 11-10 93 Linden Foods H'cap H'dle
Bellewstown 31/08/17 Prince Garyantle B.T. O'Connell HcpHdl 3m 10 10-12 109 Hibernia Steel Products H'cap H'dle
Kilbeggan 25/08/17 Theturnofthesun A.E. Lynch HcpCh 3m 1f 7 11-6 112 Coola H'cap S'chase
Kilbeggan 25/08/17 Bective Cave A.E. Lynch HcpHdl 2m 11 10-12 94 Irish Stallion Farms EBF H'cap H'dle
Ballinrobe 14/08/17 Swedish Connection R. Deegan NHF 2m 1f 70yds 6 10-9 Cummins Homevalue Hardware INH Flat Race

*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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