Denis O'Regan

County of origin: Cork

First winner: All Honey (Francis Flood) Listowel, April 20th, 2001 

Assoc. Trainers: Tony Martin, Liam Cusack, Gavin Cromwell, Gordon Elliott

Significant Horses: Tidal Bay, Inglis Drever, Offshore Account, Ansar, Countrywide Flame, Ruacana, Quick Jack, Golden Spear, Living Next Door, Tully East

Did you know:

From Youghal, County Cork, Denis O'Regan began his career as an amateur rider and rode his first winner on All Honey, for the late Francis Flood in a bumper at Listowel in April, 2001. He turned professional in September 2003 and his first winner in the paid ranks came soon after at the same North Kerry venue when the Frank Ennis-trained Rupununi won a maiden hurdle at the September festival.  Denis quickly established himself as one of the top jump jockeys and a big early success came when he won the Galway Plate on the Dermot Weld-trained Ansar in the Galway Plate in 2005. He won his first Grade 1 event when the Charlie Swan-trained Offshore Account won the Champion Novice Chase at the Punchestown festival in 2007.

The following season, Denis moved to England to become first jockey to trainer Howard Johnson and he soon enjoyed notable success with the likes of Inglis Drever and Tidal Bay. Denis returned to Ireland in 2016 to take up a role as retained rider to leading owner Barry Connell and the pair enjoyed Cheltenham Festival success the following March when Tully East, trained by Alan Fleming, won the Close Brothers Novice Handicap Chase. Their association came to an end in July of 2018 and Denis continues to ride as a freelance. 

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
Winter All Weather 2020/202110000€0€0€0
National Hunt 2021/2022805368€37,200€23,910€61,110
National Hunt 2020/202137332363535€294,900€263,300€558,200
National Hunt 2019/202021415172223€162,238€214,275€376,513
National Hunt 2018/201932622292731€296,188€252,613€548,800
National Hunt 2017/201824927222228€245,938€232,875€478,813
National Hunt 2016/201721913142425€108,125€145,375€253,500
National Hunt 2015/2016443552€225,300€53,300€278,600
National Hunt 2014/2015574558€133,325€38,525€171,850
National Hunt 2013/201410000€0€0€0
National Hunt 2012/201330010€0€7,000€7,000
National Hunt 2011/2012120020€0€4,850€4,850
National Hunt 2010/2011120000€0€0€0
National Hunt 2009/2010354233€53,860€15,930€69,790
National Hunt 2008/200912110161110€96,140€134,410€230,550
National Hunt 2007/200821428261718€337,640€137,628€475,268
National Hunt 2006/200751456424437€551,470€317,308€868,778
National Hunt 2005/200644941352231€537,150€177,375€714,525
National Hunt 2004/200535721272734€183,050€132,413€315,463
National Hunt 2003/200415425911€16,800€38,055€54,855
Flat 202021000€6,600€0€6,600
Flat 201610000€0€0€0
Flat 200820010€0€880€880
Flat 200760013€0€2,275€2,275
Flat 200620000€0€0€0
Flat 200510000€0€0€0
Flat 200410000€0€0€0

Venue
Date From
Date To
Horse
Race Type
Distance
Place
Weight
Rating
Pattern/Listed
Venue Date Horse Race Type Distance Place Weight Rating Race Pattern/ Listed Prize Money
Limerick 22/07/21 Rathnaleen Glory HcpHdl 2m 13 10-13 80 Knocklong H'cap H'dle (Div 1)
Limerick 22/07/21 Lopito (GB) HcpHdl 2m 5 11-0 81 Knocklong H'cap H'dle (Div 2) €300
Ballinrobe 20/07/21 Coastguard Station MdnHdl 2m 1f 95yds 9 11-6 Corrigan's Ballintubber Stores Mdn Hdle
Tipperary 18/07/21 Serpolette BegCh 2m 120yds 7 11-9 Walter Hennessy Mares Beginners S'chase
Tipperary 18/07/21 La Tektor (FR) NovCh 2m 3f 3 11-5 116 Packie Downey Memorial Rated Nov Chase €1,450
Tipperary 18/07/21 Thisonesforollie BegCh 2m 3f 1 11-7 97 Racing Again August 6th Beginners Schase €6,600
Tipperary 18/07/21 Ardamir (FR) BegCh 2m 120yds p.u. 12-0 Tipperary Racecourse Beginners S'chase
Kilbeggan 16/07/21 Hans Gruber (GB) MdnHdl 2m 6 11-6 Coola M'dn H'dle (Div 1) €200
Kilbeggan 16/07/21 Breffni Brave MdnHdl 2m 3f 170yds 4 11-4 KilbegganRaces.com M'dn H'dle €500
Kilbeggan 16/07/21 Sicario MdnHdl 2m 3 12-0 90 Coola M'dn H'dle (Div 2) €1,000
Kilbeggan 16/07/21 Tham Luang HcpHdl 2m 10 10-4 93 Kilbeggan Irish Whiskey H'cap H'dle
Killarney 15/07/21 Clever Currency HcpHdl 2m 1f 10 10-13 118 Dawn Milk Run H'cap H'dle
Killarney 15/07/21 Vodka Society HcpHdl 2m 4f 14 11-0 80 Dawn Hi + Lo H'cap H'dle (Div 1)
Downpatrick 13/07/21 Lil Codey MdnHdl 2m 5f 170yds 6 10-13 85 Irish Thoroughbred Agency.org M'dn H'dle €200
Downpatrick 13/07/21 Cute Cherry (GB) MdnHdl 2m 2f 165yds 8 11-9 Toals Bookmakers (Mares) M'dn H'dle
Sligo 11/07/21 Hurricane Georgie MdnHdl 2m 194yds 6 10-11 Killyhevlin Lakeside Hotel M'dn H'dle €200
Sligo 11/07/21 Warreedy HcpHdl 3m 1f 217yds 4 10-8 97 Collooney H'cap H'dle €550
Limerick 10/07/21 Twilight Girl HcpCh 2m 6f 50yds 8 10-6 105 Newcastlewest H'cap S'chase
Limerick 10/07/21 Goodbye Someday BegCh 2m 3f 160yds 4 12-0 Glin Beginners S'chase €625
Cork 09/07/21 Lethal Steps (GB) Hdl 2m 4f 5 11-2 Thank You To The Frontline Workers H'dle €510
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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).

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