Danny Mullins

Date of Birth: April 23, 1992 

County of Origin: Kilkenny

First Winner: My Girl Sophie (Jim Bolger), Leopardstown May 21, 2008 

Associated Trainers: Mags Mullins, Tony Mullins, Willie Mullins, John Ryan, Dick Donoghue, 'Shark' Hanlon

Significant horses (selected): Tornado Flyer, Kemboy, Flooring Porter, Colreevy, The Tullow Tank, Mount Benbulben, Felix Yonger, Sraid Padraig, Footpad, Airlie Beach, Total Recall, Cilaos Emery, Asterion Forlonge, Saldier, Gallant Oscar, Fabulous Saga, Faltering Fullback, Rock And Roll Kid, Logical Song, Draycott Place, Kilcarry Bridge, Polidam, Princess Leya, Teacht An Earraig, Reload, Glitter Baby, Stormy Judge, Acapella Bourgeois, Robin De Carlow, Cadmium, Riven Light, Stormy Ireland, Statuaire.

Did You Know:  

Danny is a son of successful trainers Tony Mullins and Mags Mullins. He was a star on the pony racing circuit, riding 126 winners.

Danny finished second and third in the race for the title of Champion Apprentice in his first two years on the track, rising weight led to him taking more and more rides over jumps. He has had no shortage of big-race success in his career and rather unusually, he has ridden a winner for both his mother and his father on the same card on more than one occasion.

Danny rode a treble on the Flat at the Galway festival on August 1, 2008, a treble over hurdles at Wexford on June 17, 2015 and a treble over fences at Sligo on September 28, 2016. 

The likes of the Willie Mullins-trained Tornado Flyer (King George VI Chase) and Kemboy (Irish Gold Cup), the Philip Fenton-trained The Tullow Tank, Gordon Elliott's Mount Benbulben, Willie Mullins' Airlie Beach, Felix Younger, Footpad, Saldier, Asterion Forlonge and Colreevy have all been Grade 1 winners for Danny. He has enjoyed notable handicap success over fences with horses such as Faltering Fullback (Eric McNamara) and Willie Mullins' Total Recall and on the Flat with the Mullins-trained Riven Light and Rock And Roll Kid, trained by his father Tony. 

Danny won a listed hurdle at Auteuil, France on Fujimoto Flyer which was trained by his cousin Emmet and Thomas Hobson (Willie Mullins) was a big winner he rode in England. His first winner at the Cheltenham Festival came in 2021 when he landed the Stayers' Hurdle on the Gavin Cromwell-trained Flooring Porter. Danny stepped in as an 11th hour replacement for Jonathan Moore who declared himself unfit to ride the horse on the morning of the race. 

Mullins won the Stayers' Hurdle on Flooring Porter for a second time in 2022. 

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
Winter All Weather 2018/201910000€0€0€0
Winter All Weather 2015/201610100€0€1,360€1,360
Winter All Weather 2014/2015102200€10,500€2,550€13,050
Winter All Weather 2012/2013312644€8,820€12,635€21,455
Winter All Weather 2011/201220010€0€640€640
National Hunt 2022/202319326201914€240,600€133,845€374,445
National Hunt 2021/202237243452934€510,300€408,720€919,020
National Hunt 2020/202137533313635€621,900€340,875€962,775
National Hunt 2019/202044239314838€707,713€371,838€1,079,550
National Hunt 2018/201948645374841€468,438€411,725€880,163
National Hunt 2017/201843235412942€463,763€418,343€882,105
National Hunt 2016/201749446394644€495,000€412,635€907,635
National Hunt 2015/201624828261624€337,720€154,908€492,628
National Hunt 2014/201526024323122€376,990€146,090€523,080
National Hunt 2013/201429727283028€420,830€196,133€616,963
National Hunt 2012/201318819142315€315,935€84,363€400,298
National Hunt 2011/201210896610€79,405€42,295€121,700
National Hunt 2010/2011533174€27,235€14,260€41,495
National Hunt 2009/2010210403€0€13,170€13,170
Flat 202230200€0€4,600€4,600
Flat 202120001€0€600€600
Flat 202050020€0€6,100€6,100
Flat 201941120€12,000€4,300€16,300
Flat 2018131112€72,000€13,500€85,500
Flat 201751100€7,813€2,700€10,513
Flat 201630000€0€0€0
Flat 201560110€0€2,170€2,170
Flat 2014212122€32,970€9,505€42,475
Flat 2013322214€35,850€28,650€64,500
Flat 2012493847€14,420€17,770€32,190
Flat 2011665654€41,170€17,295€58,465
Flat 2010133771210€38,168€37,815€75,983
Flat 200938729283031€304,265€164,222€468,487
Flat 20082121924813€295,610€85,650€381,260

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
Listowel 24/09/22 Ferrybridge MdnHdl 2m 5 11-7 John Lynch Memorial M'dn H'dle
Listowel 24/09/22 Auckland (GER) HcpHdl 2m 4f 12 10-9 120 M.J. Carroll ARRO H'cap H'dle
Listowel 24/09/22 Nos Na Gaoithe NovHdl 2m 4f 2 10-12 Allman Contracts Novice H'dle
Listowel 24/09/22 Lily Of Dromard HcpHdl 2m 4f 3 11-7 95 Kathleen Walsh Memorial H'cap H'dle (Div 2)
Listowel 23/09/22 Chief Seattle HcpHdl 3m p.u. 11-7 88 Guinness H'cap H'dle (Div 1)
Listowel 23/09/22 Shantou Sisu HcpCh 2m 4f 4 10-12 93 Paud Fitzmaurice Memorial H'cap S'chase
Listowel 23/09/22 Song Of Earth HcpCh 2m 6f 2 10-9 120 Southampton Goodwill Plate H'cap S'chase
Listowel 23/09/22 Kottayam MdnHdl 2m 4f fell 11-12 John J.Galvin M'dn H'dle
Listowel 21/09/22 Balinaboola Steel HcpHdl 3m 12 10-7 111 Devon Inn Hotel H'cap H'dle
Listowel 21/09/22 Recite A Prayer HcpCh 3m 2 10-2 139 Guinness Kerry National H'cap S'chase (Grade A) Grade A €40,000
Listowel 19/09/22 Walk On The Moone MdnHdl 2m 4f 5 11-7 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (M) M'dn H'dle €420
Listowel 19/09/22 Emily In Paris MdnHdl 2m 13 10-13 Connollys RED MILLS EBF Auction Mdn Hdle
Listowel 19/09/22 Rotten Row HcpHdl 2m 4f 5 11-9 111 Kevin's Bar/Exchange Inn H'cap H'dle €360
Listowel 18/09/22 Kemboy (FR) Ch 2m 4f 2 11-2 165 Kerry Group S'chase €8,000
Listowel 18/09/22 Wicklow Flyer HcpHdl 2m 4f 17 12-0 109 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (M) H'cap H'dle
Listowel 18/09/22 Who's Houdini MdnHdl 3m 4 11-12 Dairygold M'dn H'dle €675
Listowel 18/09/22 Ferdia NovCh 2m 1f 5 11-7 128 Strings & Things Rated Novice S'chase €525
Navan 17/09/22 Brooklyn Balance MdnHdl 1m 7f 170yds 14 11-12 Bar One Racing Bet In-Play Mdn Hdle (Div 1)
Navan 17/09/22 Spring Street MdnHdl 1m 7f 170yds 15 11-10 Bar One Racing Bet In-Play Mdn Hdle (Div 2)
Downpatrick 16/09/22 Der Mc HcpHdl 2m 1f 165yds 8 11-9 89 M B McGrady & Co. Accountants H'cap Hdle
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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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