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

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

Assoc. Trainers: Johnny Murtagh

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. 

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
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 2021194130€47,400€7,975€55,375
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
Cork 23/07/21 Wantsandneeds Hcp 1m 2f 16 9-2 52 Kanturk H'cap
Dundalk 12/07/21 Safecracker (GB) Mdn 1m 2f 150yds 1 9-4 86 Hollywoodbets Best Odds Guaranteed Mdn €7,200
Dundalk 12/07/21 Puerto De Vega (GB) Hcp 7f 1 9-7 71 Hollywoodbets Supports Irish Racing Hcap €6,600
Dundalk 12/07/21 Chicago Black Hawk Mdn 1m 6 9-4 82 Hollywoodbets Dundalk Ladies Day M'dn €240
Fairyhouse 11/07/21 War Effort Mdn 6f 5 9-2 Kilminfoyle House Stud Ir. EBF (C&G) Mdn €420
Navan 10/07/21 Ottoman Emperor F 1m 2f 1 9-7 96 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Race €11,100
Curragh 25/06/21 Mise Le Meas Mdn 7f 3 8-13 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn €1,650
Down Royal 19/06/21 Caleta Sunrise Mdn 5f 2 8-13 Lagan Valley Steels M'dn €2,400
Limerick 18/06/21 Sonnyboyliston F 1m 4f 110yds 1 9-9 109 Martin Molony Stakes (Listed) Listed €22,500
Gowran Park 13/06/21 New Star Mdn 7f 5 9-4 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn €465
Down Royal 04/06/21 Caleta Sunrise Mdn 5f 3 8-13 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn €1,400
Sligo 02/05/21 Henry The Fifth Mdn 1m 2f 142yds 8 9-4 Ir. Stallion Farms EBF MedAuct (C&G) Mdn
Navan 25/04/21 New Star Mdn 5f 164yds 9 9-4 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn
Tipperary 20/04/21 Caleta Sunrise Mdn 5f 9 8-13 Yeomanstown Stud Irish EBF (Fillies) Mdn
Leopardstown 14/04/21 Killaloan Mdn 1m 2f 13 9-4 Leopardstown Annual Members (C & G) M'dn
Leopardstown 11/04/21 Chicago Bear Hcp 1m 2f 7 9-2 83 Leopardstown H'cap
Gowran Park 07/04/21 Spring Magic Mdn 1m 1f 130yds 13 8-13 (Fillies) M'dn
Naas 28/03/21 Lord Gorgeous Mdn 5f 3 9-4 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn €1,400
Navan 27/03/21 Henry The Fifth Mdn 1m 2f 9 9-4 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Median Auct Mdn
Dundalk 30/10/20 Nobel Dragon Mdn 5f 14 9-4 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn

*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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