Gary Halpin

Date of Birth: July 14, 1994

County of origin: Dublin

First winner: Master Melody (Kevin Prendergast) Dundalk, December 9, 2011

Assoc. Trainers: Kevin Prendergast, Johnny Feane, Michael O'Callaghan, John Geoghegan

Significant horses: Kelinni, Avenante; Tithonus; Spruce Meadows, Vastonea, Canary Row, Rayna, Cleveland Street, Hello Brigette.

Follow Gary on Twitter: @garyhalpin20

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Gary Halpin is from Blanchardstown in Dublin and he was 17 when he rode his first winner on Master Melody for trainer Kevin Prendergast in December, 2011. He had finished second on the same horse on his first ride in public just three weeks earlier and won on him for a second time later in the same month.

Gary has enjoyed great success in a number of valuable handicaps throughout his career. Vastonea gave him a notable early winner at the Galway festival when taking the Topaz Mile Handicap in 2014 for his boss Kevin Prendergast and closer to home, the Denis Hogan-trained Tithonus gave him two big wins at the Curragh. He rode a winner at Longines Irish Champions Weekend on the Kevin Ryan-trained Kelinni in the Irish Stallion Farms EBF 'Sovereign Path' Handicap.

Gary rode his 95th career winner and lost his claim on the Johnny Feane-trained Regem in the Budweiser Maiden at Roscommon on Monday, July 9, 2018. 

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
Winter All Weather 2018/2019555422€38,750€13,363€52,113
Winter All Weather 2017/2018501514€6,875€17,688€24,563
Winter All Weather 2016/2017604552€22,500€16,825€39,325
Winter All Weather 2015/2016486753€41,300€19,385€60,685
Winter All Weather 2014/201590103€0€3,450€3,450
Winter All Weather 2013/2014110220€0€3,750€3,750
Winter All Weather 2012/201350011€0€1,300€1,300
Winter All Weather 2011/2012122100€12,600€1,360€13,960
Flat 20192095131419€47,550€141,683€189,233
Flat 201822912161724€85,313€111,130€196,443
Flat 201727417202312€210,000€130,225€340,225
Flat 201627530222031€273,388€164,665€438,053
Flat 20151631212911€165,700€42,835€208,535
Flat 201413412121312€153,400€66,030€219,430
Flat 2013555324€28,700€7,825€36,525
Flat 2012250025€0€4,520€4,520

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
Curragh 13/10/19 Castrogiovanni Hcp 6f 23 9-1 61 Curragh Community Race Day H'cap
Curragh 13/10/19 Kodiqueen Hcp 6f 7 8-8 77 Alan Kavanagh Family & Friends Supp. Hcp
Curragh 13/10/19 Erytheia Mdn 6f 12 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn
Limerick 12/10/19 Toughari Mdn 6f 150yds 11 8-11 Foran Equine Irish EBF Auction M'dn
Limerick 12/10/19 Willywampus Mdn 7f 5 9-5 Follow Limerick on Twitter M'dn
Dundalk 11/10/19 Red Beacon Mdn 7f 10 9-5 Irish Stallion Farms EBF(C&G)Med.Auc.Mdn
Dundalk 11/10/19 Our Shakila (GB) Mdn 7f 4 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (F) Med.Auc.Mdn
Dundalk 11/10/19 Evasive Power (USA) Hcp 7f 10 9-13 76 BetVictor Bet 5 Get 40 Offer H'cap
Tipperary 06/10/19 Black Magic Woman F 7f 100yds 6 9-0 97 Coolmore Home Of Champions Concorde Stks (Group 3) Group 3 €1,300
Cork 01/10/19 Madaket Mystery Mdn 6f 3 8-8 Foran Equine Irish EBF Auction (F) M'dn €2,000
Cork 01/10/19 Shekiba F 1m 125yds 12 9-2 87 Navigation Stakes (Listed) Listed
Curragh 29/09/19 Talking Tough Mdn 1m 15 9-5 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Median Auct Mdn
Curragh 29/09/19 Dark Design Hcp 1m 10 8-8 64 Mongey Communications Nursery H'cap
Curragh 29/09/19 Garsman Mdn 5f 7 9-5 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn
Curragh 28/09/19 Stellar Dreams Mdn 6f 14 9-2 53 PG Duffy & Sons Citroen M'dn
Curragh 28/09/19 Aurora Eclipse Hcp 5f 12 8-8 80 Manguard Plus Joe McGrath H'cap
Curragh 28/09/19 Risaalaat Hcp 1m 13 8-10 76 Cross' SuperValu Newbridge H'cap
Curragh 28/09/19 Espoir Et Bonheur Mdn 1m 11 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn
Dundalk 27/09/19 Fresnel (GB) F 1m 2f 150yds 4 9-0 99 Matthews.ie Diamond Stakes (Group 3) Group 3 €2,520
Fairyhouse 23/09/19 Daoub (GB) Hcp 6f 7 9-5 79 Tattersalls Ire. Owners Lounge Nursery
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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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