Date of Birth: June 25, 1987
County of origin: Westmeath
First winner: Keen Look (Gerry Keane) Fairyhouse, August 6, 2003
First Group winner: Eastern Appeal (Michael Halford) Group 3 Athasi Stakes, Curragh, May 7, 2007
First Group 1/Classic winner: Mac Swiney (Jim Bolger) Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas, Curragh, May 22, 2021
Significant horses: Mac Swiney, Eastern Appeal, Nick's Nikita, Rehn's Nest, My Girl Anna, Princess Nala, Deauville Vision, Snaefell, Fourpenny Lane, Panstarr, Tithonus, Magnetic North, Verhoyen, Palace Star, Essex, Newlands North, Miss Sally, Just For Mary, Tobann, Wexford Town, Robertstown, Dr Simpson, High Priestess, Lough Gem.
Assoc. Trainers: Jim Bolger, Tom Cleary
Did you know?
Rory Cleary started out with Michael Halford but rode his first winner for Gerry Keane at Fairyhouse in August, 2003. The following year, he was crowned leading jockey at the Galway Festival where his winners included the Peter Casey-trained Palace Star in the McDonogh Handicap.