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 2017/2018705538€34,063€21,688€55,750
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 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 Prize Money
Punchestown 10/12/17 Niebieski (FR) A.W. Short MdnHdl 2m 4f 12 11-5 Corinthian Restaurant On Sale Now MdnHdl
Punchestown 10/12/17 Bective Cave A.W. Short HcpHdl 2m 4f 6 9-7 92 3 For 2 Festival Tickets H'cap H'dle
Navan 09/12/17 The Church Gate A.E. Lynch HcpHdl 2m 6f 3 10-13 96 John Lynch Carpets H'cap H'dle
Dundalk 08/12/17 Winter Lion B.M. Coen Hcp 2m 10 8-1 82 H'cap
Dundalk 08/12/17 Shalaman T.P. Madden Hcp 2m 11 8-9 85 H'cap
Dundalk 06/12/17 Royal Roslea (GB) C.D. Hayes Hcp 1m 4f 13 8-11 46 Christmas Party Packages H'cap (Div 2)
Dundalk 06/12/17 Empresario B.M. Coen Hcp 1m 4f 9 8-12 59 Christmas Party Packages H'cap (Div 1)
Thurles 30/11/17 The Church Gate A.E. Lynch HcpHdl 2m 6f 72yds 1 11-5 88 Thurles H'cap H'dle €6,250
Fairyhouse 15/11/17 The Church Gate A.E. Lynch HcpHdl 2m 4f 5 11-6 88 Book Easter Festival Tickets H'cap H'dle (Div 1) €250
Naas 11/11/17 Niebieski (FR) K.C. Sexton MdnHdl 2m 3f 11 11-12 Hospitality At Naas M'dn H'dle
Naas 05/11/17 Warnaq C.T. Keane Mdn 1m 4f 1 9-0 Jumps Racing Returns November 11th M'dn €7,500
Wexford 29/10/17 The Church Gate R.M. Power BegCh 2m 4f 3 11-12 105 Casey Bros Supp Local Racecourse Beg Sch €1,200
Wexford 29/10/17 Lady Sherami D.J. McInerney NHF 2m 9 11-2 Ir Stall Farms EBF (M)(P-A)INH Flat Race
Galway 29/10/17 Niebieski (FR) K.M. Smith MdnHdl 2m 33yds fell 11-5 Corrib Oil M'dn H'dle
Galway 29/10/17 Theturnofthesun K.M. Smith HcpHdl 2m 2f 83yds 12 11-1 98 H'cap H'dle
Punchestown 19/10/17 Prince Garyantle B.J. Cooper HcpHdl 2m 4f 8 11-0 123 Punchestown November Festival Hcp Hdl
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 €288
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

*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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