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 2022/2023170035€0€8,965€8,965
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 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
Dundalk 20/01/23 Angels Wrath F 7f 4 9-0 90 Story Of Dundalk Stadium Book Race €725
Dundalk 20/01/23 Ocean Symphony Mdn 7f 8 9-3 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn
Dundalk 13/01/23 Zurana Mdn 1m 11 9-3 72 Floodlit Fridays At Dundalk (F) M'dn
Dundalk 21/12/22 Baile Locha Riach (FR) F 1m 9 9-5 Race
Dundalk 21/12/22 Malacanne Hcp 7f 4 9-11 69 TRM Champion Awards 2022 Nursery H'cap €550
Dundalk 21/12/22 Angels Wrath Hcp 7f 7 9-0 90 Happy Christmas From All At Dundalk Hcap
Dundalk 14/12/22 Padjoy Hcp 1m 10 9-11 61 Christmas Party Nights At Dundalk H'cap (Div 1)
Dundalk 12/12/22 Zurana Mdn 1m 4 9-2 73 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn €750
Dundalk 07/12/22 Chavajod (GB) Hcp 1m 2f 150yds 11 9-9 75 Dundalk Stadium Gift Vouchers Hcap
Dundalk 02/12/22 Miss Mirabell Hcp 1m 3 9-0 92 William Hill Pick Your Places H'cap €2,200
Dundalk 30/11/22 Jazzy Dancer Hcp 7f 5 9-13 57 Dundalk Stadium Gift Vouchers H'cap (Div 2) €300
Dundalk 30/11/22 One Over The Top Mdn 1m 4f 11 9-8 Now Racing Every Wednesday M'dn
Dundalk 25/11/22 Ocean Symphony Mdn 6f 4 9-2 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn €750
Dundalk 23/11/22 Jazzy Dancer Hcp 7f 3 9-4 58 View Restaurant At Dundalk Stadium H'cap (Div 2) €1,050
Dundalk 23/11/22 Zurana Mdn 7f 3 9-2 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn €1,500
Dundalk 18/11/22 Final Voyage F 7f 4 9-9 83 William Hill Racing Radio Rated Race €825
Dundalk 16/11/22 Jazzy Dancer Hcp 6f 5 9-7 59 DKITSU Race Night H'cap €315
Dundalk 04/11/22 Kirikiriroa Mdn 7f 14 9-2 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn (Div 2)
Dundalk 02/11/22 Lake Illawarra Mdn 7f 10 9-2 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn
Naas 16/10/22 Miss Mirabell F 1m 14 9-2 92 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Garnet Stakes (Listed) Listed

*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).