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 2022/202310117613€6,000€43,350€49,350
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
Ballinrobe 30/05/23 Old Lonesome Me MdnHdl 2m 40yds 6 10-13 Sheridan Electric M'dn H'dle (Div 2) €210
Limerick 26/05/23 Ivy Hall MdnHdl 2m 100yds s.u. 10-6 RED MILLS EBF Auction M'dn H'dle
Limerick 25/05/23 Friends N Commerce BegCh 2m 3f 160yds 8 11-7 D Pack Beginners S'chase
Punchestown 23/05/23 Stansfield HcpHdl 1m 7f 180yds 13 11-3 95 Summer In Town Family Ticket H'cap H'dle (Div 1)
Downpatrick 19/05/23 Fairland BegCh 2m 3f 55yds 6 11-0 Remembering Caughoo Beginners S'chase €220
Tipperary 18/05/23 Dark Note (GB) MdnHdl 2m 3 11-2 Tipperary Town M'dn H'dle €1,050
Tipperary 18/05/23 Dream Jet MdnHdl 3m 6 10-13 Tipperary M'dn H'dle €210
Tipperary 18/05/23 Carrig Hill HcpHdl 3m p.u. 11-3 95 Tipperary Races On Twitter H'cap H'dle
Killarney 15/05/23 How Decc NovHdl 2m 4f p.u. 10-13 93 Executive Helicopters Luachra Nov. H'dle
Kilbeggan 12/05/23 Killeemore Lad MdnHdl 2m 3f 1 10-13 William Hill Epic Value M'dn H'dle €6,300
Cork 06/05/23 Lady Of The Vale MdnHdl 2m 3f 4 11-2 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Mares) Mdn Hdl €750
Cork 06/05/23 Doctor Churchill HcpHdl 2m 4f 10 11-7 113 Follow Us On Twitter H'cap H'dle
Ballinrobe 02/05/23 Pro Bono MdnHdl 2m 139yds 5 11-10 Adare Manor Opportunity M'dn H'dle (Div 2) €360
Ballinrobe 02/05/23 Trackman Tommy MdnHdl 2m 5f 30yds 12 10-13 105 Supermac's M'dn H'dle
Punchestown 26/04/23 Doctor Churchill HcpHdl 2m 3f 180yds 7 11-2 113 Adare Manor Opportunity Final H'cap H'dl
Kilbeggan 20/04/23 Killeemore Lad MdnHdl 1m 7f 4 11-7 Spring Two Day N.H. Meeting M'dn H'dle (Div 1) €500
Tipperary 18/04/23 Miss Carli Fay MdnHdl 2m 4f 45yds 10 10-6 Welcome To Tipperary M'dn H'dle (Div 2)
Tipperary 18/04/23 Always Enchanting (GB) HcpHdl 2m 10 11-3 89 Junction H'cap H'dle
Tipperary 18/04/23 Carrig Hill MdnHdl 2m 4f 45yds 6 10-13 Welcome To Tipperary M'dn H'dle (Div 1) €200
Tramore 16/04/23 Miss Madeline MdnHdl 2m 4 10-8 Irish Stallion Farms EBF(Mares)M'dn H'dl €650

*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).