Philip Donovan

County of origin: Offaly

First winner: Srucahan (Paul Deegan) Cork, October 20, 2012

Did you know: 

From Monegall, County Offaly, Philip Donovan began his career in racing as an apprentice on the Flat. He rode his first winner on the Paul Deegan-trained Srucahan at Cork in October 2012. He rode five winners on the Flat in Ireland before moving to Britain in 2016 and switching his attention to the jumping game. 

Philip returned to Ireland in 2020 and ride his first winner over jumps here on the Eamonn Sheehy-trained Joeswayornoway at Clonmel in March of the following year. 

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
Winter All Weather 2014/2015201301€5,250€4,233€9,483
Winter All Weather 2013/201430101€0€2,050€2,050
Winter All Weather 2012/201330000€0€0€0
National Hunt 2022/2023540555€0€30,270€30,270
National Hunt 2021/20221846101714€38,100€66,245€104,345
National Hunt 2020/2021982237€12,000€19,410€31,410
National Hunt 2016/201730000€0€513€513
Flat 201570000€0€0€0
Flat 2014471535€5,250€15,728€20,978
Flat 2013192002€18,100€750€18,850
Flat 201251100€5,600€2,040€7,640

Date From
Date To
Race Type
Venue Date Horse Race Type Distance Place Weight Rating Race Pattern/ Listed Prize Money
Limerick 22/11/22 Cool Cookie Claude MdnHdl 2m 5 11-10 Adare Manor Opportunity M'dn H'dle (Div 2) €375
Limerick 22/11/22 Another Bonnie MdnHdl 2m 3f 5 11-0 85 Christmas At M'dn H'dle €300
Clonmel 17/11/22 Trans Wood HcpCh 2m 4f 96yds 7 9-12 77 Prior Park Service Station H'cap S'chase
Naas 12/11/22 Ashtarak MdnHdl 2m 24 11-7 Cavan Developments M'dn H'dle
Cork 06/11/22 Go Gill Go HcpHdl 2m 4 9-13 91 Play Paddy’s Pick 5 For Free H'cap H'dle €600
Killarney 02/10/22 Moakland HcpCh 2m 7f 4 10-5 84 Never Beaten By SP H'cap S'chase €525
Gowran Park 30/09/22 Go Gill Go HcpHdl 2m 8 11-9 95 Golf At Gowran Park H'cap H'dle (Div 1)
Gowran Park 30/09/22 Ferdia HcpHdl 2m 4f 7 10-5 114 Golf @ Gowran Park H'cap H'dle
Listowel 23/09/22 Moakland HcpHdl 3m 10 11-1 87 Guinness H'cap H'dle (Div 2)
Listowel 21/09/22 Pro Bono MdnHdl 2m 2 11-7 McSweeney Brothers M'dn H'dle €2,500
Listowel 19/09/22 Kilbride Hill MdnHdl 2m fell 11-1 Connollys RED MILLS EBF Auction Mdn Hdle
Sligo 14/09/22 Ferdia Ch 2m 5f 47yds 4 11-5 128 Templehouse Lake S'chase €625
Ballinrobe 09/09/22 Stabila MdnHdl 2m 1f 153yds 8 10-2 Breaffy House Resort 3-Y-O M'dn H'dle
Ballinrobe 09/09/22 Cluan Dara HcpCh 2m 1f 10 10-9 91 Adare Manor Opportunity H'cap S'chase
Galway 05/09/22 Barely Made It BegCh 2m 2f 110yds 5 11-0 Galway City Beginners S'chase €375
Wexford 03/09/22 Therailwayman MdnHdl 2m 9 10-11 Adare Manor Opportunity M'dn H'dle
Wexford 03/09/22 Highland Sting HcpCh 3m 1f 50yds p.u. 11-3 96 Racing Again Oct 30th & 31st Hcap Schase
Limerick 21/07/22 Aoibheann Na Ngall MdnHdl 2m 4f p.u. 11-7 Jason Nyhan Memorial (C&G) M'dn H'dle
Limerick 21/07/22 Kilashee HcpHdl 2m 4f 7 10-11 97 D Pack Services H'cap H'dle
Limerick 20/07/22 Trans Wood HcpCh 2m 3f 160yds 7 9-11 81 Jim Ryan Racecourse Services Hcap Schase

*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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