Shane B Kelly

Date of birth: August 19, 1991

County of origin: Kildare

First winner: Bollin Freddie (John Quinn) Beverley, June 17, 2010

First winner in Ireland: Cloud Monkey (Willie McCreery) Dundalk, April 12, 2013

First Group race winner: Create Belief (Johnny Murtagh) Group 3 Invesco Pension Consultants Desmond Stakes, Leopardstown, August 12, 2021

Notable horses: Create Belief, Earlswood, Red Kelly, Sonnyboyliston, Ottoman Emperor, Valbucca, Fiesolana, Indian Tomahawk, Measure Of Magic, Fourhometwo, Carrytheone.  

Did you know:

From Monasterevin, County Kildare, Shane Kelly is a graduate of RACE began his career with Eddie Harty before moving to Britain to ride for John Quinn and Richard Fahey. He rode his first winner on the Quinn-trained Bollin Freddie at Beverley in June of 2010 and enjoyed 43 winners cross-channel before returning to his native Kildare in 2013. 

Linked most recently to Curragh trainer Johnny Murtagh, Shane has enjoyed good success on the likes of Sonnyboyliston, Red Kelly and Measure Of Magic. 

Shane rode the 95th winner of his career and rode out his claim with success on the Murtagh-trained Puerto de Vega at Dundalk on July 12, 2021.

He rode his first Listed winner on the Murtagh-trained Sonnyboyliston in the Martin Molony Stakes at Limerick in June 2021 and the Curragh trainer also gave Kelly his first Group race success when he partnered Create Belief to win the Group 3 Invesco Pension Consultants Desmond Stakes at Leopardstown in August of the same year. Kelly then rode a second Group 3 race winner for Murtagh the following evening when taking the Fitzdares Royal Whip Stakes at the Curragh on Earlswood. 

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
Winter All Weather 2022/2023303055€20,700€12,590€33,290
Winter All Weather 2021/2022100112€0€5,670€5,670
Winter All Weather 2019/2020224223€25,500€9,075€34,575
Winter All Weather 2018/201930000€0€0€0
Winter All Weather 2017/201850011€0€1,600€1,600
Winter All Weather 2016/2017556255€40,625€14,400€55,025
Winter All Weather 2014/2015272352€15,750€7,908€23,658
Winter All Weather 2013/2014334434€21,700€8,240€29,940
Winter All Weather 2012/201340102€0€2,500€2,500
Flat 2023280222€0€28,685€28,685
Flat 2022973753€45,300€66,880€112,180
Flat 2021657252€113,400€42,930€156,330
Flat 2020941111610€130,500€62,883€193,383
Flat 2019643745€20,350€29,655€50,005
Flat 2018333333€22,813€17,300€40,113
Flat 2017794996€26,875€54,600€81,475
Flat 2016562415€13,125€18,463€31,588
Flat 2015583357€21,000€17,650€38,650
Flat 2014820532€0€10,415€10,415
Flat 2013787756€74,250€23,640€97,890
Flat 200960110€0€3,265€3,265

Date From
Date To
Race Type
Venue Date Horse Race Type Distance Place Weight Rating Race Pattern/ Listed Prize Money
Fairyhouse 01/06/23 Even Flow Hcp 6f 10 9-10 58 Book Tickets Online @ Hcap (Div 1)
Fairyhouse 01/06/23 Nation Of Stars (GB) Hcp 6f 14 9-7 58 Racing Fairyhouse Next 2 FridaysH'cap
Curragh 26/05/23 Final Voyage Hcp 1m 7 9-3 93 Novibet Emerald Mile H'cap
Curragh 26/05/23 Transcending Glory Mdn 6f 11 9-5 Irish EBF Auction Series M'dn
Curragh 26/05/23 Hope And Innocence Mdn 6f 9 9-3 Extra Place Races Irish EBF (F) M'dn
Curragh 26/05/23 Carrytheone (GB) Hcp 6f 7 10-2 102 Irish Stallion Farms EBF 'Habitat' H'cap
Roscommon 22/05/23 Baile Locha Riach (FR) Hcp 1m 4f 10yds 14 9-11 74 Abbey Hotel, Roscommon H'cap
Leopardstown 19/05/23 Mariner Mdn 7f 69yds 6 9-7 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn €320
Cork 17/05/23 Trueba Hcp 7f 22 9-12 68 The Buy Tickets Online H'cap
Gowran Park 10/05/23 Hope And Innocence Mdn 7f 4 9-3 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn €750
Gowran Park 03/05/23 Baile Locha Riach (FR) Mdn 1m 14 9-8 Open Singles Thursdays At Gowran M'dn
Gowran Park 03/05/23 Icykel F 1m 6f 4 9-2 83 Ir. Stall. Farms EBF Vintage Tipple Stks (Listed) Listed €2,500
Gowran Park 03/05/23 Angels Wrath F 1m 1f 100yds 2 9-9 91 Irish Stallion Farms EBF McCalmont Stks (Listed) Listed €10,000
Curragh 01/05/23 Devore Hcp 7f 3 8-13 77 Treacy Group Irish EBF (Fillies) H'cap €2,350
Curragh 01/05/23 Even Flow Hcp 6f 14 8-13 58 Keadeen Hotel H'cap
Limerick 22/04/23 Areana Mdn 1m 9 9-4 Ardglas Stables Breeze-Up M'dn
Limerick 22/04/23 Blues Emperor Hcp 1m 2 9-0 83 Rathsallagh House Of The Year H'cap €4,400
Limerick 22/04/23 Master Dunraven Mdn 1m 3f 55yds 5 9-8 Ir. Stallion Farms EBF Med. Auct. M'dn €600
Cork 21/04/23 Icykel F 1m 4f 25yds 9 9-2 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Noblesse Stakes (Listed) Listed
Curragh 16/04/23 Even Flow Hcp 6f 6 9-9 58 Tote Download The App H'cap €300

*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).