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 2018/2019483167€14,063€16,675€30,738
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 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
Cork 09/12/18 Ronald Pump (GB) R.M. Power HcpHdl 2m 4f 1 11-12 102 Kerrymaid Novice H'cap H'dle
Navan 08/12/18 Polish Partisan J.M. Moore HcpHdl 2m 6f 15 9-13 82 John Lynch Carpets H'cap H'dle
Navan 08/12/18 Theturnofthesun B.J. Cooper HcpHdl 2m 6f p.u. 10-12 95 John Lynch Carpets H'cap H'dle
Clonmel 06/12/18 Prince Garyantle A.W. Short Hdl 3m 3 11-7 132 Jim Strang & Sons Kilsheelan H'dle €1,800
Clonmel 06/12/18 Maeve's Choice K.M. Donoghue BegCh 2m 72yds 9 11-12 Clonmel Supporters Club Beginners S'ch
Clonmel 06/12/18 Bective Cave A.W. Short HcpCh 2m 2f 101yds 3 10-3 95 Club Stand Restaurant H'cap S'chase €1,200
Fairyhouse 02/12/18 Don't Bet On It K.M. Smith NHF 2m 12 10-9 (Pr-Am) INH Flat Race
Navan 25/11/18 Ask Your Mother C.J. Orr MdnHdl 2m 9 10-7 Red Mills (Mares) Auction M'dn H'dle
Navan 25/11/18 Warnaq A.E. Lynch HcpHdl 2m 1 10-8 103 Davis Civil Engineering H'cap H'dle €7,813
Navan 25/11/18 Prince Garyantle C.J. Orr HcpHdl 2m 6f 120yds 6 10-7 133 Proudstown H'cap H'dle (Grade B) Grade B €1,000
Thurles 22/11/18 Bective Cave A.E. Lynch HcpHdl 2m 5 11-3 86 Racecourse bookmakers H'cap H'dle €263
Dundalk 21/11/18 Bonnie Park A.J. Slattery Hcp 6f 13 8-1 41 Crowne Plaza Hotel Race & Stay H'cap (Div 2)
Cork 18/11/18 Maeve's Choice A.E. Lynch BegCh 2m 5f 11 11-12 I.N.H. Stallion Owners EBF Beg. S'chase
Dundalk 16/11/18 Countess Matilda S. Foley Mdn 5f 11 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn
Fairyhouse 14/11/18 Polish Partisan A.W. Short HcpCh 2m 7f 110yds 4 10-3 82 Sponsorship At Fairyhouse H'cap S'chase €550
Fairyhouse 14/11/18 The Church Gate K.M. Donoghue HcpHdl 2m 4f 1 11-12 95 Book Easter Festival Tickets H'cap H'dle €6,250
Dundalk 09/11/18 Jackmel T.P. Madden Hcp 7f 2 9-10 64 Crowne Plaza Hotel Race & Stay H'cap (Div 1) €2,000
Dundalk 09/11/18 Countess Matilda R.C. Colgan Mdn 7f 12 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn
Fairyhouse 06/11/18 One Cool Poet A.E. Lynch HcpHdl 2m 4f 5 11-12 102 Book Winter Festival Tickets H'cap H'dle €275
Naas 04/11/18 Warnaq R.C. Colgan Hcp 1m 2f 1 9-3 79 Bet At H'cap €10,938

*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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