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

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

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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. 

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

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
National Hunt 2019/2020557956€46,150€33,315€79,465
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
Navan 18/01/20 Bulldoze NHF 2m 4 11-12 RacingTV Trials (Pro-Am) INH Flat Race
Fairyhouse 14/01/20 Ultima Thule NHF 2m 3 11-12 Racing Again January 25th INH Flat Race €1,000
Fairyhouse 11/01/20 I A Connect NHF 2m 3 11-12 Irish Stall. Farms EBF Auction Flat Race €1,500
Thurles 10/01/20 Bloodstone NHF 2m 8 11-12 Holy Cross INH Flat Race
Punchestown 31/12/19 Jeremys Jewel NHF 2m 2f 2 11-6 ISF EBF (Mares) (Pro-Am) INH Flat Race €2,200
Limerick 29/12/19 Some Can Sing MdnHdl 2m 3f 9 11-9 Ryans Cleaning Event Specialists Mdn Hdl
Leopardstown 28/12/19 Fierami (FR) NHF 2m 7 11-11 Midland Legal Solicitors INH Flat Race
Limerick 27/12/19 Gabbys Cross MdnHdl 2m 5 11-2 Keith Lynch Memorial M'dn H'dle €405
Limerick 27/12/19 Winged Leader Ch 2m 6f 120yds 2 12-0 114 Earl of Harrington Mem.M'dn Hunters S'ch €2,100
Limerick 27/12/19 Baptism Of Fire NHF 2m 5 11-11 Fitzgerald - Take It Easee INH Flat Race €315
Limerick 26/12/19 Demain Des L'aube (FR) NovCh 2m 3f 160yds p.u. 11-10 Matchbook Betting Exchange Novice S'chse (Grade 1) Grade 1
Limerick 26/12/19 Tucanae NHF 2m 1 11-6 Woodlands House (Mares) INH Flat Race €6,300
Clonmel 05/12/19 Arahecan MdnHdl 2m 3f 39yds 2 11-4 Next Meeting Jan 9th (QR) M'dn H'dle €2,200
Navan 24/11/19 Valentina Lady NHF 2m 8 11-6 Coolmore NH Sires EBF (M) INH Flat Race (Listed) Listed
Thurles 07/11/19 Ballymacaw MdnHdl 2m 6f 141yds 7 11-12 M'dn H'dle
Thurles 07/11/19 Feelgood Island (FR) NHF 2m 8 11-7 The Irish Stallion Farms EBF Auction Fla
Down Royal 01/11/19 Double Talkin Jive NHF 2m 100yds 7 11-11 Jumping For Joy Racing TV INH Flat Race
Clonmel 31/10/19 Fort Worth Texas MdnHdl 2m 3f 152yds 6 11-7 Cahir (Mares) M'dn H'dle €220
Wexford 28/10/19 Fortune Street (FR) NHF 2m 1 12-0 Jim Whitty (C&G) (Pro-Am) INH Flat Race €6,300
Punchestown 16/10/19 Long March NHF 2m 50yds 4 11-10 Ladbrokes The Nation Plays INH Flat Race €500

*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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