National Hunt Season

    Traditionally the National Hunt Season finishes on the final day of the Punchestown Festival in early May where the leading jockeys, trainers and owners are crowned champions. The following day the National Hunt season restarts. 

    Flat Racing Season

    Irish Flat racing primarily takes place on grass but a large number of Flat races are run on the all-weather surface at Dundalk. Dundalk is Ireland’s only all-weather racecourse and racing takes place there all year round, while the turf season starts in mid-March and finishes in November at Naas Racecourse for the Flat Finale.

Top 5: Jockey - National Hunt 2020/2021 (by Wins)

Name Runs 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Win Money Place Money Total *
P. Townend 293 100 41 44 24 €2,138,100 €495,195 €2,633,295
Rachael Blackmore 570 92 78 72 59 €1,145,100 €791,570 €1,936,670
S.W. Flanagan 508 60 58 49 51 €609,000 €436,210 €1,045,210
J.W. Kennedy 322 59 63 49 29 €846,600 €627,125 €1,473,725
M.P. Walsh 342 56 45 46 46 €764,700 €543,395 €1,308,095

Top 5: Jockey - Flat 2021 (by Wins)

Name Runs 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Win Money Place Money Total *
C.T. Keane 292 46 31 41 34 €606,300 €280,920 €887,220
S. Foley 304 26 32 35 34 €285,900 €313,120 €599,020
J.A. Heffernan 160 23 23 10 9 €452,500 €178,775 €631,275
C.D. Hayes 254 20 22 22 27 €314,100 €163,840 €477,940
W.M. Lordan 179 20 18 18 12 €228,000 €159,288 €387,288

Top 5: Horse - National Hunt 2020/2021 (by Prize-money)

Name Runs 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Win Money Place Money Total *
Chacun Pour Soi (FR) 4 4 0 0 0 €327,000 €0 €327,000
Honeysuckle (GB) 3 3 0 0 0 €295,500 €0 €295,500
Freewheelin Dylan 7 2 0 0 1 €265,000 €2,480 €267,480
The Storyteller 9 4 3 0 0 €113,700 €67,000 €180,700
Energumene (FR) 4 4 0 0 0 €165,000 €0 €165,000

Top 5: Horse - Flat 2021 (by Prize-money)

Name Runs 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Win Money Place Money Total *
Empress Josephine 4 2 1 0 0 €240,400 €9,500 €249,900
Mac Swiney 2 1 0 0 1 €232,000 €3,500 €235,500
Helvic Dream 4 1 1 0 1 €180,000 €22,500 €202,500
Broome 4 3 1 0 0 €112,500 €60,000 €172,500
Joan Of Arc 4 2 1 0 0 €37,200 €81,100 €118,300

Top 5: Trainer - National Hunt 2020/2021 (by Wins)

Name Runs 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Win Money Place Money Total *
W.P. Mullins 652 182 87 77 57 €4,062,900 €1,412,890 €5,475,790
Gordon Elliott 1002 155 139 123 100 €1,786,200 €1,077,675 €2,863,875
Henry de Bromhead 672 98 76 66 66 €1,286,100 €786,820 €2,072,920
Gavin Cromwell 548 52 41 47 29 €461,700 €282,810 €744,510
Noel Meade 365 48 44 49 38 €524,100 €361,515 €885,615

Top 5: Trainer - Flat 2021 (by Wins)

Name Runs 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Win Money Place Money Total *
A.P.O'Brien 174 42 31 16 17 €807,100 €390,275 €1,197,375
Joseph Patrick O'Brien 262 35 27 28 27 €397,500 €258,210 €655,710
G.M.Lyons 132 28 20 18 15 €298,500 €185,845 €484,345
Mrs John Harrington 256 24 30 28 29 €267,000 €324,365 €591,365
J. S. Bolger 181 18 16 17 14 €426,100 €207,890 €633,990

*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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