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 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 2018/2019170032€0€5,513€5,513
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 2018191001€11,250€2,125€13,375
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
Curragh 12/08/18 Bonnie Park W.M. Lordan Mdn 5f 10 9-0 Anglesey Lodge Equine Hospital EBF M'dn
Sligo 09/08/18 One Cool Poet A.E. Lynch HcpHdl 2m 3 11-10 100 Driftwood Restaurant H'cap H'dle (Div 1) €1,150
Sligo 09/08/18 Masterofdiscovery (GB) A.E. Lynch MdnHdl 2m 4f 6 11-6 Student Day 27th September M'dn H'dle
Dundalk 12/07/18 Jackmel R.P. Downey Hcp 1m 4f 12 9-2 62 O'Neill's Sportswear H'cap
Bellewstown 07/07/18 Bective Cave B. Browne HcpHdl 2m 4f 12 11-4 89 Adare Manor Opportunity H'cap H'dle
Bellewstown 07/07/18 Devon Knows S.A. Shortall MdnHdl 3m p.u. 11-1 Western Motors Skoda M'dn H'dle
Bellewstown 07/07/18 Amber Groove S.F. O'Keeffe NHF 2m 160yds 6 10-1 McLoughlin Oil INH Flat Race
Bellewstown 04/07/18 Jackmel C.T. Keane Hcp 7f 187yds 16 9-6 57 Gabriel Howard Memorial H'cap
Punchestown 13/06/18 Prince Garyantle A.E. Lynch BegCh 2m 5f 3 11-12 Bet In-Play Ladbrokes App Beginners S'ch €1,400
Punchestown 13/06/18 Devon Knows A.E. Lynch MdnHdl 2m 4f 100yds 22 11-12 Download The Ladbrokes App M'dn H'dle
Roscommon 12/06/18 Amber Groove T. Ryan NHF 2m 7 10-5 Knockcroghery (Pro/Am) INH Flat Race
Clonmel 08/06/18 Deberina J.C. Barry NHF 2m 110yds 16 11-4 Ir Stallion Farms EBF (M) INH Flat Race
Navan 06/06/18 Masterofdiscovery (GB) W.M. Lordan Hcp 1m 2f 9 8-13 60 Mid Summer Raceday July 14th H'cap
Navan 06/06/18 Jackmel W.M. Lordan Hcp 1m 7 9-13 63 Follow Navan Racecourse On Twitter H'cap
Kilbeggan 05/06/18 One Cool Poet R.P. Treacy MdnHdl 2m 7 11-10 Adare Manor Opportunity M'dn H'dle
Kilbeggan 05/06/18 The Church Gate R.P. Treacy HcpHdl 3m 140yds 3 11-0 95 Summer Party Pack Discount H'cap H'dle €1,100
Gowran-Park 30/05/18 Jackmel R.P. Whelan Hcp 7f 12 9-9 65 Helmet Day June 4th H'cap
Gowran-Park 30/05/18 Dragon Belle W.M. Lordan Mdn 7f 12 9-0 Gowran Park (Fillies) M'dn
Down-Royal 25/05/18 Swedish Connection A.W. Short MdnHdl 2m p.u. 10-6 Proparamedics M'dn H'dle
Leopardstown 25/05/18 Prince Garyantle A.C. Persse Hcp 1m 5f 11 7-11 44 Breast Cancer Ireland Apprentice H'cap

*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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