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.

Parknasilla Hotel Goffs Fillies Million (Lush Lashes (GB) - K.J. Manning - 2007)

Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby (Group 1) (Trading Leather - K.J. Manning - 2013)

Tattersalls Millions Irish Champion Stks (Group 1) (New Approach - K.J. Manning - 2008)

Boylesports Irish 1,000 Guineas (Group 1) (Finsceal Beo - K.J. Manning - 2007)

Darley Irish Oaks (Group 1) (Margarula - K.J. Manning - 2002)

Independent W'ford Wedgwood Phoenix Stks (Group 1) (Saoirse Abu (USA) - K.J. Manning - 2007)

Laing O'Rourke National Stakes (Group 1) (Teofilo - K.J. Manning - 2006)

Tattersalls Irish 1,000 Guineas (Group 1) (Pleascach - K.J. Manning - 2015)

Bank Of Scotland (Ire) National Stakes (Group 1) (New Approach - K.J. Manning - 2007)

Moyglare Stud Stakes (Group 1) (Saoirse Abu (USA) - K.J. Manning - 2007)

Coolmore Fusaichi Pegasus Matron Stakes (Group 1) (Lush Lashes (GB) - K.J. Manning - 2008)

Audi Pretty Polly Stakes (Group 1) (Alexander Goldrun - K.J. Manning - 2006)

Audi Pretty Polly Stakes (Group 1) (Alexander Goldrun - K.J. Manning - 2005)

Goffs Vincent O'Brien Stakes (Group 1) (Dawn Approach - K.J. Manning - 2012)

Robert H.Griffin Debutante Stakes (Group 2) (Gaudeamus (USA) - K.J. Manning - 2006)

Galileo EBF Futurity Stakes (Group 2) (Herald The Dawn - K.J. Manning - 2015)

Anheuser Busch Railway Stakes (Group 2) (Democratic Deficit - K.J. Manning - 2004)

Galileo EBF Futurity Stakes (Group 2) (New Approach - K.J. Manning - 2007)

Royal Whip Stakes (Group 2) (Tropical Lady - K.J. Manning - 2005)

Galileo EBF Futurity Stakes (Group 2) (Teofilo - K.J. Manning - 2006)

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 201651259665555€845,075€866,488€1,711,563
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

Venue
Date From
Date To
Horse
Jockey
Race Type
Distance
Place
Weight
Rating
Venue Date Horse Jockey Race Type Distance Place Weight Rating Race Prize Money
Dundalk 07/12/16 Heavy Weight K.J. Manning Hcp 1m 2f 150yds 1 9-3 64 Fundraising Made Easy At Dundalk H'cap €6,250
Dundalk 07/12/16 Cresendo K.J. Manning Hcp 7f 2 9-2 53 Dundalk Stadium Light Up Your Night Hcap (Div 2) €1,800
Dundalk 07/12/16 Landikusic K.J. Manning Mdn 1m 1 9-0 69 Crowne Plaza Race & Stay M'dn €6,875
Dundalk 07/12/16 Slaney Street K.J. Manning Mdn 7f 7 9-5 75 Winter Series At Dundalk 2017 M'dn
Dundalk 02/12/16 Ringside Humour K.J. Manning Hcp 1m 4f 8 9-6 93 Irishinjuredjockeys.com H'cap
Dundalk 25/11/16 Mainicin K.J. Manning Hcp 1m 2f 150yds 2 9-6 70 Crowne Plaza Jockey&Trainer Awards H'cap €2,400
Dundalk 25/11/16 Landikusic K.J. Manning Mdn 1m 3 9-0 69 Dundalk Business Club 2017 (Fillies) Mdn €1,100
Dundalk 25/11/16 Cresendo K.J. Manning Hcp 6f 2 9-2 52 Crowne Plaza Hotel Race & Stay H'cap (Div 1) €1,800
Dundalk 18/11/16 Alyssum K.J. Manning Mdn 1m 4f 6 9-0 73 www.dundalkstadium.com M'dn
Dundalk 18/11/16 Ringside Humour K.J. Manning Hcp 1m 2f 150yds 6 9-8 94 New Years Eve Greyhound Racing H'cap
Dundalk 18/11/16 Tap Focus K.J. Manning Hcp 1m 4f 11 9-9 60 Crowne Plaza Leading Jockey&Trainer Hcap (Div 1)
Dundalk 11/11/16 Mandatario (GB) K.J. Manning Hcp 2m 4 9-10 93 Irishinjuredjockeys.com H'cap €1,200
Dundalk 11/11/16 Landikusic K.J. Manning Mdn 7f 3 9-0 www.dundalkstadium.com M'dn €1,100
Dundalk 09/11/16 Teo's Music K.J. Manning Mdn 7f 7 9-0 78 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn
Dundalk 09/11/16 Lorendano K.J. Manning Hcp 1m 2f 150yds 9 9-3 57 Crowne Plaza Race & Stay H'cap
Dundalk 09/11/16 Special Focus R.P. Cleary Hcp 1m 5 8-5 78 Crowne Plaza Leading Jockey Trainer Hcap €600
Dundalk 09/11/16 New Direction K.J. Manning Hcp 1m 2f 150yds 1 9-5 56 Irishinjuredjockeys.com H'cap (Div 2) €5,625
Dundalk 04/11/16 Mainicin R.P. Cleary Hcp 1m 4f 2 8-2 66 Christmas Party Nights At Dundalk H'cap €3,200
Dundalk 04/11/16 Vocal Experience K.J. Manning F 1m 12 9-4 72 Dundalk Stadium Claiming Race
Leopardstown 29/10/16 Teo's Music K.J. Manning Hcp 7f 8 8-12 81 TheTote.com EBF Fillies Nursery
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*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).