Barry O'Neill

County of origin: Wexford

First winner: Shanrica (Paul Nolan) Downpatrick, July 13th, 2006

Assoc. Trainers: Colin Bowe, Paul Nolan, Liz Doyle, Richie Rath

Significant horses (selected): Askanna, Commander Of Fleet, Shantou Flyer, Coeur De Lion. 

500th Point-to-Point winner: Definite Warrior (John Kinsella) Borris House, December 9, 2018

Did you know:

From Ballindaggin, County Wexford, Barry O'Neill is one of the country's leading amateur riders. He rode is first winner on the Paul Nolan-trained Shanrica at Downpatrick on July 13, 2006 and rode his first point-to-point winner on the Colin Bowe-trained Viking Rebel at Horse And Jockey on March 11, 2007.

He rode his 300th winner in the point-to-point field at Rathcannon in September 27, 2015 when successful on the Adrian Maguire-trained Knockraha Boss. Barry became just the fourth rider, after Derek O'Connor, Jamie Codd and John Thomas McNamara, to ride 500 point-to-point winners when the John Kinsella-trained Definite Warrior scored at Borris House in December, 2018. He brought his point-to-point tally to 600 with success on the Paul Nolan-trained Fire Love at Castletown-Geoghegan on October 4, 2020. 

Barry won the Point-To-Point Award at annual Horse Racing Ireland Awards in 2017 and again in 2018. 

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
National Hunt 2021/202250101€0€2,800€2,800
National Hunt 2020/20211038151212€46,200€72,755€118,955
National Hunt 2019/20206881158€52,150€60,835€112,985
National Hunt 2018/2019771114106€89,375€69,463€158,838
National Hunt 2017/20187491358€119,063€47,425€166,488
National Hunt 2016/2017616555€40,938€27,513€68,450
National Hunt 2015/2016647577€125,150€25,363€150,513
National Hunt 2014/2015463268€16,450€23,358€39,808
National Hunt 2013/2014745899€34,125€24,570€58,695
National Hunt 2012/2013848985€48,300€23,680€71,980
National Hunt 2011/201292612109€39,550€36,846€76,396
National Hunt 2010/2011821315104€103,540€34,108€137,648
National Hunt 2009/2010404116€20,413€6,670€27,083
National Hunt 2008/2009532158€13,650€12,830€26,480
National Hunt 2007/2008878956€53,025€25,363€78,388
National Hunt 2006/2007312041€12,950€5,880€18,830
National Hunt 2005/200620000€0€0€0

Date From
Date To
Race Type
Venue Date Horse Race Type Distance Place Weight Rating Race Pattern/ Listed Prize Money
Clonmel 13/05/21 Iron Woman NHF 2m 148yds 5 11-11 Next Meeting June 11th (M) INH Flat Race €300
Killarney 10/05/21 Uncle Gerhard NHF 2m 1f 11 12-2 INH Flat Race
Killarney 10/05/21 Some Man Ch 2m 7f 4 12-2 Clifford Groundcare Hunters S'chase €500
Tipperary 06/05/21 My Immortal NHF 2m 2f 2 12-2 (C & G) Pt-To-Pt INH Flat Race €2,000
Tipperary 06/05/21 Decadio Lady NHF 2m 2f 7 11-11 (Mares) Pt-To-Pt INH Flat Race
Punchestown 01/05/21 Plan B NHF 2m 12 12-2 The Buggyman (Pro-Am) INH Flat Race
Punchestown 30/04/21 Time Marches On NHF 2m 2f 4 12-2 Avison Young INH Flat Race €500
Punchestown 30/04/21 On The Sod Ch 3m 120yds p.u. 12-2 Irish Daily Star Champion Hunters Schase
Punchestown 30/04/21 Alpha Male (FR) Ch 2m 4f 2 11-13 Paddy Power Hunters Schase (B'court Cup) €2,000
Punchestown 28/04/21 Choice Of Words (GB) NHF 2m 70yds 2 11-11 Weatherbys GSB EBF (Mares) INH Flat Race (Grade 3) Grade 3 €8,000
Punchestown 28/04/21 Ramillies NHF 2m 70yds 6 12-2 ITM Champion INH Flat Race (Grade 1) Grade 1 €2,000
Punchestown 27/04/21 Mythical Hero NHF 2m 100yds 13 11-9 IrishField About The Horse INH Flat Race
Punchestown 27/04/21 Heronord (FR) NHF 2m 100yds 21 11-6 Goffs Land Rover Bumper
Tramore 19/04/21 Winged Leader Ch 2m 5f 175yds 1 12-2 Waterford Hunt Hunters Schase €6,000
Fairyhouse 13/04/21 Top Dog NHF 2m 2 11-6 Irish Stall. Farms EBF Auction Flat Race €3,000
Wexford 09/04/21 Mt Leinster Gold NovHdl 3m 1 11-12 116 Brendan Cullimore Electrical Novice Hdle €6,600
Cork 05/04/21 Winged Leader Ch 2m 4f 2 12-2 Jack Tyner Memorial Hunters S'chase €2,000
Cork 05/04/21 The Forge Hill Ch 3m 3 11-11 Glenview & Rathbarry (M) Hunters S'chase €1,000
Cork 05/04/21 Casey West NHF 2m 3f 3 12-2 Pegus Horse Feed P-To-P Flat Race €1,000
Cork 04/04/21 Largy Fix NHF 2m 3f 17 12-2 Jim Ryan Services (Pro/Am) INH Flat Race

*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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