Gary Carroll

Date of Birth: August 22, 1989

County of origin: Kildare

First winner: Good Time Sue (Monica Dowdall Blake) Fairyhouse, June 26, 2008

First Group race winner: Invincible Ash (Michael Halford) Curragh, June 26, 2011

Champion Apprentice Jockey: 2009, 2010 (shared with Joseph O'Brien and Ben Curtis)

Significant horses: Quick Suzy, Gustavus Weston, Sesenta, Brendan Bracken, Glass House, Marias Dream, Les Fazzani, Dani California, Invincible Ash, Lily's Angel, Euphrasia, Burn The Boats, Exogenesis, Cappella Sancevero, Convergence, Only Mine, Queen Catrine, A Case Of You, Nickajack Cave.  

Assoc. Trainers: Ger Lyons, Michael Mulvaney, Joe Murphy, Gavin Cromwell

Did you know?

From Kildare town and a son of former jockey Raymond Carroll, Gary was involved in a three-way tie with Joseph O'Brien and Ben Curtis for the apprentice championship in 2010 with 39 winners apiece. He was champion apprentice on his own the previous year with 44 winners.

Gary's father Raymond won the Irish St Leger on the Vincent O'Brien-trained Gonzales in 1980. In a fine career of his own, Gary has enjoyed notable success with the likes of Brendan Brackan, Doctor Geoff, Invincible Ash, Glass House and Euphrasia. The Michael Halford-trained Invincible Ash was Gary's first Group race winner when successful in the Group 3 Woodies D.I.Y. Sapphire Stakes at the Curragh in June 2011. 

A notable earlier success in Britain came on the Willie Mullins-trained Sesenta in the totesport Ebor at York in 2009 and Gary shared his first Royal Ascot winner with Gavin Cromwell when Quick Suzy lived up to her name with success in the Group 2 Queen Mary Stakes in June 2021.

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
Winter All Weather 2021/2022567766€56,400€30,315€86,715
Winter All Weather 2020/2021678553€57,000€20,745€77,745
Winter All Weather 2019/2020584676€28,500€29,555€58,055
Winter All Weather 2018/2019300042€0€8,525€8,525
Winter All Weather 2017/2018343233€20,625€13,600€34,225
Winter All Weather 2016/2017390405€0€17,825€17,825
Winter All Weather 2015/2016575763€33,600€24,070€57,670
Winter All Weather 2014/20157376126€50,300€22,148€72,448
Winter All Weather 2013/2014463566€16,800€13,490€30,290
Winter All Weather 2012/2013444454€52,950€14,634€67,584
Winter All Weather 2011/20127212510€7,000€10,260€17,260
Flat 202224926301424€331,800€176,608€508,408
Flat 202143136293237€492,000€354,773€846,773
Flat 202034920363327€198,300€263,460€461,760
Flat 201942025393434€308,525€284,303€592,828
Flat 201835529353232€368,438€294,263€662,700
Flat 201736427254148€470,750€297,465€768,215
Flat 201630828112928€345,438€136,706€482,144
Flat 201527115202424€288,100€152,430€440,530
Flat 201428520263029€197,900€182,950€380,850
Flat 201335630293328€407,750€224,100€631,850
Flat 201235328303740€281,600€168,163€449,763
Flat 201137623263831€187,460€203,844€391,304
Flat 201043639403831€388,448€148,421€536,868
Flat 200942144292132€475,363€127,510€602,873
Flat 200814278105€58,450€31,903€90,353
Flat 200710000€0€0€0

Venue
Date From
Date To
Horse
Race Type
Distance
Place
Weight
Rating
Pattern/Listed
Venue Date Horse Race Type Distance Place Weight Rating Race Pattern/ Listed Prize Money
Curragh 06/08/22 Gustavus Weston F 6f 8 9-7 102 Rathasker Stud Phoenix Sprint Stakes (Group 3) Group 3
Curragh 06/08/22 Big Baby Bull Hcp 1m 4 9-10 89 Sheehy Motors Volkswagen H'cap
Curragh 06/08/22 Gordon Bennett Hcp 6f 1 10-0 80 Donohue Marquees H'cap
Curragh 06/08/22 Calamint Mdn 6f 12 9-2 John Ormonde Construction Irish EBF M'dn
Curragh 06/08/22 Lord Massusus Mdn 7f 9 9-7 John Ormonde Wexford Sand Irish EBF M'dn
Tipperary 05/08/22 Overheer (GB) Hcp 1m 1f 7 10-1 79 Tipperary H'cap
Leopardstown 04/08/22 Gatito Rapido (USA) Mdn 1m 1f 6 9-8 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn €300
Leopardstown 04/08/22 Scarlet Dancer F 7f 15yds 10 9-2 Spring Break Live Claiming Race
Leopardstown 04/08/22 Rosie Rock Hcp 1m 1f 11 9-10 64 Leopardstown Golf Centre H'cap (Div 1)
Sligo 03/08/22 Aleksey Tolstoy F 1m 2f 50yds 7 9-7 55 Rockshore Lager Claiming Race
Sligo 03/08/22 Static Charge (GB) Hcp 5f 160yds 3 9-8 69 Guinness Nursery H'cap €1,200
Sligo 03/08/22 It Might Be You Hcp 5f 160yds 10 9-7 59 Carlsberg H'cap
Sligo 03/08/22 Franno Hcp 1m 4f 210yds 5 9-11 59 Rockshore Cider H'cap €315
Naas 01/08/22 Sister Rosetta Hcp 5f 205yds 1 8-11 73 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) H'cap €12,000
Naas 01/08/22 Gypsy Woman F 5f 205yds 19 8-11 Irish EBF Ballyhane Stks (Med Auct Race)
Galway 31/07/22 Girl Crush Hcp 1m 73yds 9 9-8 74 Ireland West Airport Knock H'cap
Galway 30/07/22 Pandora Lovegood Hcp 7f 1 9-3 83 Gra Chocolates Irish EBF Nursery H'cap €12,600
Galway 30/07/22 Dreamingofdelaney Mdn 1m 73yds 7 9-7 BoyleSports Casino Irish EBF M'dn
Galway 30/07/22 Melnik Mdn 1m 73yds 7 9-8 Bathshack M'dn
Galway 29/07/22 San Anton Mdn 7f 2 9-4 James's Gate Irish EBF Med. Auction M'dn €3,800
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*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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