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 2019/2020101011€0€2,863€2,863
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 201950013€0€12,525€12,525
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
Downpatrick 15/06/19 Mindsmadeup HcpCh 2m 7f 110yds 1 11-4 108 Tote Supporting Downpatrick Hcap S'chase
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 Bective Cave L.P. Dempsey HcpHdl 2m 2f 165yds 7 10-0 83 Visit Newry Mourne & Down H'cap H'dle
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
Roscommon 10/06/19 Bigz Belief G.F. Carroll Mdn 7f 37yds 7 8-11 Foran Equine Irish EBF Auction M'dn
Navan 08/06/19 Bonnie Park A.J. Slattery Hcp 5f 4 8-3 37 Arkle Bar H'cap €525
Wexford 05/06/19 Ask Your Mother A.W. Short MdnHdl 2m 4f 80yds p.u. 11-2 86 Three Rocks (Mares) M'dn H'dle
Fairyhouse 30/05/19 Bigz Belief G.P. Halpin Mdn 6f 4 8-11 Foran Equine Irish EBF Auction M'dn €1,000
Downpatrick 24/05/19 Miracle Way R.P. Treacy HcpHdl 2m 5f 100yds 3 11-5 88 Adare Manor Opportunity H'cap H'dle €1,200
Kilbeggan 17/05/19 Lord Schnapps (FR) B.J. Cooper BegCh 2m 3f 200yds 5 11-12 Wright Windows Anniversary Beg. S'chase €313
Killarney 13/05/19 Maeve's Choice B.J. Cooper HcpHdl 2m 6f 50yds 5 11-3 124 Easy Clean Limited H'cap H'dle €650
Killarney 13/05/19 Mal De Mer A.W. Short MdnHdl 2m 6f 50yds 9 10-8 Betvictor (Mares) M'dn H'dle
Downpatrick 10/05/19 Miracle Way Killian Moore HcpHdl 2m 5f 180yds 13 11-6 89 Portman Dental Care H'cap H'dle
Punchestown 03/05/19 Mal De Mer D.L. Queally NHF 2m 2f 16 11-4 GVA Donal O'Buachalla INH Flat Race
Fairyhouse 23/04/19 The Church Gate K. Ferris HcpCh 2m 6f 110yds 2 10-1 107 Ratoath Pharmacy Ladies Nat. Hcp S'chase €5,000
Fairyhouse 23/04/19 Mal De Mer M.J. O'Hare NHF 2m 4f 16 11-6 Ir. Stallion Farms EBF (M) INH Flat Race
Fairyhouse 23/04/19 Ronald Pump (GB) K.M. Donoghue HcpHdl 3m 1 11-6 136 INH Stallion Owners EBF Nov. H'cap H'dle (Grade B) Grade B €33,000
Fairyhouse 23/04/19 Empirion K.M. Smith MdnHdl 2m 4f 13 11-5 Eat Your Vegetables M'dn H'dle
Cork 22/04/19 Lord Schnitzel S.A. Shortall MdnHdl 3m 9 11-12 Racing Home For Easter M'dn H'dle
Fairyhouse 22/04/19 Maeve's Choice B.J. Cooper HcpHdl 2m 6f 1 10-6 117 Fairyhouse Steel H'cap H'dle €18,750

*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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