Jody McGarvey

Date of Birth: November 14, 1990

County of origin: Derry

First winner: Code Of The West (Christy Roche) Down Royal, February 1, 2012

First Grade 1 winner: Great Field (Willie Mullins) Ryanair Novice Chase, Punchestown, April 27, 2017

Significant horses: Great Field, Skyace, Janidil, Western Boy, Ballyoisin, Plinth, Espoir D'allen, Scoir Mear, Rathpatrick, Master Oscar, Count Salazar, Golden Kite, Farouk D'alene, Code Of The West. 

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From Coleraine, County Derry, Jody McGarvey rode his first winner on the Christy Roche-trained Code Of The West at Down Royal in February, 2012. His breakthrough horse was very much the Willie Mullins-trained Great Field which gave Jody his first Grade 1 success in the Ryanair Novice Chase at the Punchestown festival in 2017. 

Jody enjoyed notable success on the likes of Western Boy, Plinth, Ballyoisin and Espoir D'allen and gained a second Grade 1 victory when the Shark Hanlon-trained Skyace won the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Mares Novice Hurdle Championship Final at Fairyhouse on Easter Sunday 2021. For good measure he added to his Grade 1 haul when partnering the Willie Mullins-trained Janidil to take the Underwriting Exchange Gold Cup Novice Chase on the same card less than two hours later. 

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
National Hunt 2022/2023462124€17,400€7,655€25,055
National Hunt 2021/2022267128918€124,200€72,655€196,855
National Hunt 2020/202132621192119€331,800€166,455€498,255
National Hunt 2019/202018613151011€104,038€90,085€194,123
National Hunt 2018/2019197781314€101,188€105,138€206,325
National Hunt 2017/201821120161414€230,438€115,513€345,950
National Hunt 2016/201718417211114€241,406€113,519€354,925
National Hunt 2015/20161681361015€110,163€35,718€145,880
National Hunt 2014/20151971481214€104,650€53,523€158,173
National Hunt 2013/201425620222121€176,720€79,348€256,068
National Hunt 2012/2013739966€61,600€28,965€90,565
National Hunt 2011/2012282333€16,100€12,050€28,150
National Hunt 2009/201010100€0€2,975€2,975
National Hunt 2008/200920100€0€1,275€1,275

Date From
Date To
Race Type
Venue Date Horse Race Type Distance Place Weight Rating Race Pattern/ Listed Prize Money
Sligo 14/09/22 Eagle Terrace (GB) BegCh 2m 5f 47yds 4 11-1 Brenda Anderson Memorial Beg S'chase €550
Sligo 14/09/22 Gladiatorial Ch 2m 5f 47yds fell 11-4 Templehouse Lake S'chase
Ballinrobe 09/09/22 Four Country Roads HcpCh 2m 7f p.u. 10-10 75 John Rochford Memorial H'cap S'chase
Ballinrobe 09/09/22 Chargo (GB) MdnHdl 2m 1f 153yds 7 10-7 Breaffy House Resort 3-Y-O M'dn H'dle
Ballinrobe 09/09/22 Shesadream HcpHdl 2m 5f 181yds 10 11-11 124 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (M) H'cap H'dle
Galway 05/09/22 Dalileo HcpHdl 2m 6f 110yds p.u. 11-11 92 The Galway H'cap H'dle (Div 2)
Galway 05/09/22 Katie Dalie HcpHdl 2m 6f 110yds p.u. 11-4 85 The Galway H'cap H'dle (Div 1)
Wexford 03/09/22 Adele Co HcpHdl 2m p.u. 10-13 80 Dan Byrne Memorial H'cap H'dle
Wexford 03/09/22 Pretorius (GER) HcpHdl 2m 4f 100yds p.u. 12-0 102 Download The BoyleSports App H'cap H'dle
Kilbeggan 02/09/22 Camilla's Choice HcpHdl 3m 100yds 3 11-5 86 Celebrating Séan Daly H'cap H'dle €1,050
Kilbeggan 02/09/22 Return To Base BegCh 2m 3f p.u. 11-5 Mulingar Beginners S'chase
Downpatrick 29/08/22 Gaius (FR) HcpHdl 2m 5f 160yds p.u. 11-6 100 Downpatrick Racecourse Best H'cap H'dle
Downpatrick 29/08/22 Wee Rupert (GB) MdnHdl 2m 5f 160yds 5 11-4 Ulster Carpets M'dn H'dle €300
Down Royal 26/08/22 Ace Aussie MdnHdl 2m 4f 4 11-7 Walkers M'dn H'dle €500
Bellewstown 23/08/22 Longclaw (USA) Hdl 2m 4f p.u. 10-8 104 Whiteriver Wood Flooring Claiming H'dle
Bellewstown 23/08/22 Helly Hansum HcpHdl 2m 91yds 15 11-4 85 John Purfield Memorial H'cap H'dle
Sligo 17/08/22 Ayda (FR) MdnHdl 2m 1f 110yds fell 11-7 Ballymote (Mares) M'dn H'dle
Tramore 14/08/22 Pat Coyne HcpCh 2m 5f 150yds 1 11-3 113 McCarthys Irish Bar Lexington H'cap S'ch €9,900
Tramore 11/08/22 Camilla's Choice HcpHdl 2m 4f 110yds 9 11-10 88 Mary Hearn Memorial H'cap H'dle
Ballinrobe 08/08/22 Longclaw (USA) Hdl 2m 143yds p.u. 12-0 110 Broderick's Electrical Claiming H'dle

*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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