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 2020/2021582688€12,000€38,005€50,005
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
Thurles 25/02/21 Winged Leader Ch 3m 201yds fell 11-13 114 Thurles Racecourse Hunters S'chase
Thurles 25/02/21 Shantou Pier NHF 2m 103yds 8 11-11 Irish Stallion Farms EBF(M)INH Flat Race
Leopardstown 07/02/21 Brooklynn Glory NHF 2m 4 11-11 Coolmore NH Sires EBF (M) INH Flat Race (Grade 2) Grade 2 €5,000
Leopardstown 06/02/21 Ramillies NHF 2m 5 11-13 Goffs Future Stars (C&G) INH Flat Race (Grade 2) Grade 2 €3,000
Naas 31/01/21 Winged Leader Ch 3m 170yds 5 12-2 114 Naas Hunters S'chase €405
Punchestown 18/01/21 Ardera Ru NHF 2m 4 11-11 I.S.F. EBF (Mares) INH Flat Race €550
Naas 13/01/21 Regal Statesman NHF 1m 7f 180yds 9 11-9 Rushe's Supervalu (Pro-Am) INH Flat Race
Limerick 30/12/20 Grady Hollow NHF 2m 2 11-13 Mr Binman Christmas Racing INH Flat Race €1,800
Limerick 30/12/20 Staker Wallace Ch 2m 6f 120yds 1 12-2 Earl of Harrington Mem.M'dn Hunters S'ch €5,400
Leopardstown 28/12/20 Balko Des Flos (FR) Ch 3m 6 11-12 157 Savills S'chase (Grade 1) Grade 1 €3,000
Limerick 26/12/20 Madison To Monroe Hdl 2m 4f 4 11-13 Signsplus H'dle €675
Limerick 26/12/20 Ardera Ru NHF 2m 2 11-11 Parkway Shopping (Mares) INH Flat Race €1,800
Down Royal 17/12/20 Winged Leader Ch 2m 5f 100yds 2 12-2 114 Bluegrass Horse Feeds Hunters S'chase €1,800
Down Royal 17/12/20 Johnffrenchesforge NHF 2m 1f 11 12-2 Bluegrass Horse Feed (P/A) INH Flat Race
Naas 14/12/20 Socially Distant NHF 2m 9 11-11 I.S.F. EBF (Mares) INH Flat Race
Fairyhouse 12/12/20 Rocked Up NHF 2m 5 11-9 Irish Stall. Farms EBF (F) INH Flat Race €300
Punchestown 11/12/20 Champagne Sparkles (FR) NHF 2m 100yds 3 11-11 The Old House, Kill (P-Am) INH Flat Race €900
Clonmel 03/12/20 Getaway Pat MdnHdl 2m 3f 5yds 4 11-6 Next Meeting Jan 7th (QR) M'dn H'dle €500
Clonmel 12/11/20 Mercury Lane NHF 2m 76yds 3 12-2 Clonmel Oil Slan Abhaile INH Flat Race €900
Fairyhouse 10/11/20 Pyrios (FR) Ch 2m 7f 110yds p.u. 12-2 I.N.H.S.C. (C&G) M'dn Hunters S'chase

*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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