Jim Bolger

County Of Origin: Wexford

Date of licence: 1976

First winner: Peaceful Pleasure, September 20th, 1976

Significant horses (selected): Flame Of Tara, Park Appeal, Jet Ski Lady, Polonia, St Jovite, Alexander Goldrun, Finsceal Beo, New Approach, Dawn Approach, Pleascach

Assoc. jockeys: Kevin Manning, Ronan Whelan, Rory Cleary

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Did you know: Jim Bolger has enjoyed tremendous success as a trainer and breeder since taking out his licence in the mid-1970’s. From humble beginnings, he has built up a fine training establishment from his base in Coolcullen that has helped him capture many big races around the world in the last four decades. He has trained some exceptional colts in the recent past, with Teofilo, New Approach and Dawn Approach all winning an array of prestigious Group 1 contests, with the first-named pair going on to become successful stallions. Jim Bolger is also renowned for his handling of fillies and mares and has enjoyed notable success with the likes of Flame Of Tara, Finsceal Beo, Park Appeal, Jet Ski Lady and Alexander Goldrun.

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
Winter All Weather 2015/20163631065€40,040€33,980€74,020
Winter All Weather 2014/2015267254€50,300€11,785€62,085
Winter All Weather 2013/201420100€0€2,125€2,125
Winter All Weather 2012/2013334554€47,400€13,566€60,966
Winter All Weather 2011/20126813675€76,370€22,737€99,107
National Hunt 2014/201520000€0€0€0
National Hunt 2013/201440001€0€400€400
National Hunt 2012/201393020€19,600€1,840€21,440
National Hunt 2011/201250110€0€2,000€2,000
National Hunt 2010/201110001€0€450€450
National Hunt 2009/201010001€0€600€600
National Hunt 2005/200641000€9,100€0€9,100
National Hunt 2003/200420000€0€0€0
National Hunt 2002/200320000€0€0€0
National Hunt 2001/200210100€0€2,374€2,374
National Hunt 2000/200111000€5,111€0€5,111
Flat 201631945493138€680,238€664,700€1,344,938
Flat 201550161645755€1,114,860€675,875€1,790,735
Flat 201449564555860€923,600€632,528€1,556,128
Flat 201348066675261€1,540,940€663,500€2,204,440
Flat 201244445685750€825,900€579,198€1,405,098
Flat 201145048505038€702,850€490,040€1,192,890
Flat 201044156473935€738,295€475,387€1,213,682
Flat 200942155584140€911,295€915,171€1,826,466
Flat 200842552533644€1,727,710€1,043,730€2,771,440
Flat 200742059484030€2,713,010€547,343€3,260,353
Flat 200636438264731€1,188,300€539,698€1,727,998
Flat 200535142403633€920,800€609,576€1,530,376
Flat 200433734433128€793,130€543,705€1,336,835
Flat 200340231345338€589,050€403,665€992,715
Flat 200248962666032€1,299,310€686,648€1,985,958
Flat 200147042513545€678,092€420,335€1,098,427
Flat 200045945433043€482,438€261,471€743,909
Flat 199946357584747€558,749€438,945€997,694
Flat 199843650454733€359,940€200,638€560,578

Date From
Date To
Race Type
Venue Date Horse Jockey Race Type Distance Place Weight Rating Race Prize Money
Curragh 21/08/16 Club Wexford D.M. Redmond Hcp 1m 2 9-8 74 Luke & Nellie Comer Apprentice H'cap €2,500
Curragh 21/08/16 Ceol Na Nog D.M. Redmond Hcp 1m 4f 2 9-4 89 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) H'cap €6,000
Curragh 21/08/16 Cirin Toinne K.J. Manning Hcp 1m 4f 4 9-12 93 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) H'cap €1,500
Curragh 21/08/16 Moonlight Magic (GB) K.J. Manning F 1m 2f 3 9-4 109 Kilfrush Stud Royal Whip Stakes €6,500
Curragh 21/08/16 Saafarr (GB) K.J. Manning Mdn 1m 2f 3 9-5 88 Breast Cancer Research M'dn €1,250
Curragh 21/08/16 Bruinneall R.P. Whelan Mdn 7f 4 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn €825
Curragh 21/08/16 Oh Grace K.J. Manning F 7f 9 9-0 97 Breast Cancer Research Debutante Stakes
Curragh 21/08/16 Tradfest K.J. Manning Mdn 7f 3 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn €1,650
Curragh 21/08/16 Radio Silence (USA) K.J. Manning F 7f 2 9-3 Galileo EBF Futurity Stakes €26,000
Curragh 20/08/16 Bean Feasa (GB) K.J. Manning Mdn 1m 8 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn
Curragh 20/08/16 In Somno K.J. Manning Mdn 6f 6 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn
Curragh 20/08/16 Twilight Payment K.J. Manning F 1m 6f 2 8-11 100 Palmerstown Irish St Leger Trial Stakes €12,600
Curragh 20/08/16 Mcguigan R.P. Cleary Hcp 7f 6 8-9 80 Al Ain Racecourse H'cap
Curragh 20/08/16 Tap Focus S.Storen Hcp 1m 4f 4 9-10 57 Longines World Fegentri For Ladies H'cap €500
Killarney 19/08/16 Siamsaiocht K.J. Manning F 1m 20yds 5 9-3 91 Kelly Foley & Co. Rated Race €413
Killarney 19/08/16 Lorendano K.J. Manning Mdn 1m 3f 10 9-0 67 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn
Killarney 19/08/16 Runmhar R.P. Cleary Hcp 1m 6f 10 8-5 68 Plaza Hotel H'cap
Killarney 18/08/16 Mandatario (GB) R.P. Whelan Hcp 1m 6f 10 9-13 97 At The Races Kingdom Gold Cup H'cap
Killarney 17/08/16 Mcguigan D.M. Redmond Hcp 1m 70yds 5 9-12 78 Celtic Steps H'cap €313
Killarney 17/08/16 Admodum (USA) K.J. Manning Hcp 1m 3f 50yds 3 8-13 80 Easy Clean Limited H'cap €1,700

*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).