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 2021/2022285242€31,200€11,360€42,560
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
Galway 26/07/21 Zoffanien Hcp 2m 179yds 11 11-0 83 Connacht Hotel (QR) H'cap
Killarney 16/07/21 Jeremys Jewel NHF 2m 1f 1 11-11 BoyleSports (M) (Pro/Am) INH Flat Race €6,600
Downpatrick 13/07/21 My Immortal NHF 2m 2f 165yds 3 12-2 Great Outdoors INH Flat Race €1,000
Wexford 02/07/21 Lough Manor NHF 2m 4f 150yds 6 11-11 Irish Injured Jockeys (M) INH Flat Race €200
Bellewstown 01/07/21 Crowns Major (JPN) F 1m 4f 24yds 3 11-2 Western Motors Drogheda (QR) Race €1,200
Leopardstown 17/06/21 Crowns Major (JPN) Mdn 1m 7f 3 11-9 Dun Laoghaire (QR) M'dn €1,100
Wexford 16/06/21 Jeremys Jewel NHF 2m 1 11-9 Hook Head (Pro-Am) INH Flat Race €6,000
Wexford 16/06/21 Shawshank HcpCh 3m 1f 70yds 4 12-0 109 Tuskar H'cap S'chase €550
Kilbeggan 14/06/21 Bravo Buddy NHF 2m 8 12-2 Kilbeggan (Pro-Am) INH Flat Race
Clonmel 11/06/21 Flamin Aimee HcpHdl 3m 11 11-11 102 Orchard Thieves (QR) H'cap H'dle
Listowel 07/06/21 Winged Leader Ch 3m 1 12-2 Listowel Supporters Club Hunters S'chase €6,000
Listowel 07/06/21 Colemanstown Lad NHF 2m 4f 13 11-9 Dr. Louis O'Carroll (P-A) INH Flat Race
Listowel 06/06/21 Me Too Please F 1m 4f 210yds 3 11-2 St. Johns Theatre Listowel (QR) Race €1,450
Tramore 05/06/21 Kilbarry Chianti NHF 2m 175yds 5 11-6 Ir. Stall. Farms EBF (M) INH Flat Race €330
Punchestown 30/05/21 Cool Rain NHF 2m 12 11-4 Irish EBF (Mares) (Pro/Am) INH Flat Race
Limerick 27/05/21 My Immortal NHF 2m 6 12-2 Athea INH Flat Race €200
Ballinrobe 24/05/21 Kilbarry Chloe NHF 2m 110yds 2 11-5 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (M) Flat Race €2,200
Downpatrick 21/05/21 Duke Of Doyen NHF 2m 1f 65yds p.u. 12-2 Molson Coors I.N.H. Flat Race
Downpatrick 21/05/21 On The Sod Ch 2m 7f 110yds 1 12-2 Molson Coors Hunters S'chase €6,000
Tipperary 20/05/21 Imperial Ruler NHF 2m 20yds 1 11-5 Racing June 1st (Pro-Am) INH Flat Race €6,600

*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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