Maxine O'Sullivan

County of origin: Cork

First winner (Point-to-Point): The Merry Mason (Eugene O'Sullivan) Knockanard, February 17, 2008

First winner (racecourse): Rathvinden (Ian Ferguson) Downpatrick, June 7, 2013

Notable horses (selected): It Came To Pass, Rathvinden, Raya Time, Penny Out, Dreal Deal, Future Proof, The Hollinwell.

Did you know: 

From Lombardstown, County Cork, Maxine O'Sullivan is one of the leading lady riders on the point-to-point circuit and has also enjoyed plenty of success on the racecourse. She rode her first point-to-point winner on The Merry Mason, trained by her father Eugene, at Knockanard in February 2008. Maxine was crowned Ladies Point-to-Point Champion for the first time in 2010, sharing the title with Liz Lalor. She won the title outright for the first time four years later.  

Maxine rode her first winner on the racecourse when successful on subsequent Cheltenham Festival winner Rathvinden for trainer Ian Ferguson in a bumper at Downpatrick in June 2013. 

Her greatest day in the saddle came when she won the St James’ Place Foxhunter Chase at the Cheltenham Festival on It Came To Pass, trained by her father Eugene, in March 2020. It Came To Pass bridged a 29-year gap for Eugene who had previously won the same race with Lovely Citizen, ridden by his brother William, in 1991. For their success, Maxine and her father were the recipients of the National Hunt Achievement Award at the Horse Racing Ireland Awards in December 2020.  

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
National Hunt 2021/2022393246€18,600€13,950€32,550
National Hunt 2020/2021646544€37,200€20,485€57,685
National Hunt 2019/2020455524€31,413€17,440€48,853
National Hunt 2018/2019344361€26,875€16,963€43,838
National Hunt 2017/2018252021€13,438€3,888€17,325
National Hunt 2016/2017250202€0€6,013€6,013
National Hunt 2015/2016272232€14,425€7,245€21,670
National Hunt 2014/2015341464€5,950€15,750€21,700
National Hunt 2013/2014322252€10,500€13,820€24,320
National Hunt 2012/201360000€0€0€0
National Hunt 2011/201260000€0€0€0
National Hunt 2010/201140000€0€0€0
National Hunt 2008/200930000€0€0€0

Date From
Date To
Race Type
Venue Date Horse Race Type Distance Place Weight Rating Race Pattern/ Listed Prize Money
Cork 17/10/21 Johnny Cigar NHF 2m 3f 4 11-11 BetVictor (Pro-Am) INH Flat Race €550
Punchestown 12/10/21 Super Citizen (GB) HcpCh 2m 7f 200yds 4 11-8 108 Ladbrokes (QR) H'cap S'chase €550
Galway 05/10/21 Dermateen NHF 2m 160yds 7 11-4 Galway INH Flat Race
Killarney 03/10/21 Magnium BegCh 2m 1f 3 11-9 Extra Places BetVictor Beginners S'chase €1,100
Curragh 26/09/21 Line Out Hcp 1m 4f 8 9-12 80 Tesoro Vita Ladies Trophy H'cap
Listowel 25/09/21 Super Citizen (GB) HcpCh 3m 7 11-3 109 John & Terry Moriarty (QR) H'cap S'chase
Listowel 24/09/21 Carnet De Stage HcpCh 2m 4f 4 10-9 95 Paud Fitzmaurice Memorial H'cap S'chase €550
Listowel 19/09/21 Johnny Cigar NHF 2m 1 11-11 Kerry Group (Pro-Am) INH Flat Race €6,000
Killarney 20/08/21 Bravo Buddy NHF 2m 1f u.r. 11-11 Daily Jackpots BoyleSports INH Flat Race
Killarney 20/08/21 Oighear Dubh HcpCh 2m 4f u.r. 11-2 102 Kelly Foley O’Connor Pyne H'cap S'chase
Tramore 15/08/21 Kilbarry Chianti NHF 2m 3 11-3 Irish Stallion Farms EBF(M)INH Flat Race €1,100
Tramore 12/08/21 Line Out Mdn 2m 1 10-11 FormaHoof (Ladies) M'dn €6,600
Tipperary 06/08/21 Summer House (GB) Hcp 1m 4f 115yds 8 11-1 72 GAIN The Advantage Series (Ladies) H'cap
Galway 29/07/21 Ni Mhaonaigh NHF 2m 2f 59yds 8 11-11 Guinness Time INH Flat Race
Galway 26/07/21 Away To Sea (FR) Hcp 2m 179yds 10 10-4 78 Connacht Hotel (QR) H'cap
Limerick 22/07/21 Midnight Wilde (GB) HcpHdl 3m 15 10-8 92 Garryspillane Hcp Hdl
Curragh 17/07/21 Crassus Hcp 1m 4f 2 9-10 68 Kildare Village Ladies Derby H'cap €4,200
Killarney 15/07/21 Pour The Wine NHF 2m 1f 5 11-4 Kenmare (Ladies Pro-Am) INH Flat Race €300
Killarney 13/07/21 Cosmo's Moon Mdn 1m 6f 20yds 7 11-9 Gap Of Dunloe (QR) M'dn
Limerick 10/07/21 Super Citizen (GB) HcpCh 2m 6f 50yds 11 10-7 111 Newcastlewest H'cap 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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