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 2020/202160020€0€2,535€2,535
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
Roscommon 13/07/20 Birthday Bayeb NHF 1m 7f 80yds 14 11-2 Mount Talbot INH Flat Race
Leopardstown 11/07/20 Kasperenko (GB) F 1m 4f 5 11-5 91 Holden Plant Rentals (Q.R.) Race €435
Kilbeggan 10/07/20 Bigly NHF 2m 9 11-9 Mullingar INH Flat Race
Navan 03/07/20 Rasiym (FR) Mdn 2m 3 11-12 76 Bettystown (Q.R.) M'dn €1,100
Tipperary 01/07/20 Bourbon Borderline HcpHdl 2m 4f 3 11-13 101 MansionBet's Beaten By A Head H'cap Hdle €1,000
Tipperary 26/06/20 Seamus Darby NHF 2m 13 12-2 Emly (C&G) INH Flat Race
Clonmel 24/03/20 Yousayitbest NHF 2m 2f 87yds 6 12-2 Virtual Racing On The App INH Flat Race €210
Down Royal 17/03/20 Winged Leader Ch 2m 3f 140yds 1 11-7 114 Hamilton Architects Hunters S'chase €6,000
Down Royal 17/03/20 Sit Down Lucy NHF 2m 140yds 2 11-9 Johnston Houston (Mares) INH Flat Race €2,000
Navan 14/03/20 Minella Mystics NHF 2m 6 12-0 Racing March 28th (Pro-Am) INH Flat Race €210
Thurles 05/03/20 Rocconrockall NHF 2m 7 12-0 Fethard INH Flat Race
Leopardstown 01/03/20 Surmise NHF 2m 4 11-5 TRI Superstore (Pro-Am) INH Flat Race €575
Thurles 20/02/20 Ucello Conti (FR) Ch 3m 168yds p.u. 12-0 Thurles Racecourse Hunters S'chase
Thurles 20/02/20 Imperial Allure NHF 2m 4 11-8 Irish Stallion Farms EBF(M)INH Flat Race €550
Thurles 06/02/20 Wishful Thinking (GER) NHF 2m 10 12-0 Munster INH Flat Race
Leopardstown 02/02/20 Jeremys Jewel NHF 2m 5 11-1 Coolmore NH Sires EBF (M) INH Flat Race (Grade 2) Grade 2 €3,000
Leopardstown 01/02/20 Risk Factor NHF 2m 2 11-10 Goffs Future Stars (C&G) INH Flat Race (Grade 2) Grade 2 €20,000
Naas 26/01/20 Dylrow Ch 3m 5 12-0 123 Naas Hunters S'chase €450
Gowran Park 23/01/20 Miss Seery NHF 2m 8 11-0 P.J. Foley Memorial INH Flat Race
Navan 18/01/20 Bulldoze NHF 2m 4 11-12 RacingTV Trials (Pro-Am) INH Flat Race €525

*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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