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 2020/2021351212€6,600€13,390€19,990
Winter All Weather 2019/2020251232€6,000€10,230€16,230
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 202112656612€57,600€47,365€104,965
Flat 202013286127€59,100€59,660€118,760
Flat 20192316161519€53,550€163,133€216,683
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
Naas 17/10/21 Cecelia Clementine F 1m 3f 190yds 15 9-3 79 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Bluebell Stakes (Listed) Listed
Naas 17/10/21 El Valle Mdn 5f 205yds 10 9-2 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn
Naas 17/10/21 Thinking Of You (USA) F 1m 12 9-2 95 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Garnet Stakes (Listed) Listed
Leopardstown 16/10/21 So I Told You F 1m 2f 9 9-4 91 Manguard Plus Trigo Stakes (Listed) Listed
Leopardstown 16/10/21 Overheer (GB) Hcp 1m 4f 16 8-10 81 Leopardstown October H'cap
Leopardstown 16/10/21 Together Aclaim (GB) Mdn 1m 7 9-5 Irish EBF Support. TREO EILE (C&G) M'dn
Dundalk 15/10/21 Tellthemi'mhere Hcp 7f 8 9-3 77 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) H'cap
Dundalk 15/10/21 Massaman Hcp 7f 7 9-12 62 BetVictor Proud To Support Racing H'cap (Div 1)
Curragh 14/10/21 Bradesco Mdn 1m 4f 12 9-13 59 Hollywoodbets Streaming Irish Racing Mdn
Curragh 14/10/21 Green Force Mdn 1m 1f 10 9-7 Friarstown Stud Irish EBF M'dn
Curragh 14/10/21 Kisses Of Fire Mdn 7f 15 9-2 Bill Hanlon Memorial Irish EBF M'dn
Curragh 10/10/21 Heledd Mdn 6f 7 8-9 Irish EBF Median Sires Series M'dn
Curragh 10/10/21 Gyldan F 6f 8 9-3 88 Hatstone Waterford Testimonial Stakes (Listed) Listed
Limerick 09/10/21 Kalka River Mdn 6f 150yds 6 9-3 Irish EBF Auction Series M'dn €400
Thurles 07/10/21 Tropical Cyclone Hcp 1m 4f 87yds 13 10-0 65 Littleton H'cap
Navan 06/10/21 Sod's Law (GB) Hcp 1m 2f 7 9-8 55 The Yellow Furze H'cap (Div 2)
Tipperary 04/10/21 Kilmallock Lady Mdn 1m 1f 10 9-6 50 Irish EBF Supporting TREO EILE (F) M'dn
Tipperary 04/10/21 Aghaboy (GER) Mdn 1m 1f 11 9-7 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn
Killarney 02/10/21 Minister For Magic Mdn 1m 3f 50yds 1 9-2 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn €8,100
Killarney 02/10/21 Spruce Meadows Hcp 1m 3f 50yds 4 9-7 61 BoyleSports Now Hiring Nationwide H'cap €525
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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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