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 2022/2023370452€0€24,970€24,970
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 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
Tipperary 17/07/22 Ferdia NovCh 2m 3f 114yds 3 11-1 121 Packie Downey Memorial Rated Nov Chase €1,500
Killarney 15/07/22 Ferdia HcpCh 2m 1f 2 9-11 118 BoyleSports H'cap S'chase (Grade B) Grade B €9,000
Kilbeggan 08/07/22 How Decc MdnHdl 2m 3f 7 10-9 Kilbeggan Irish Whiskey M'dn H'dle
Bellewstown 02/07/22 Belsanndi (FR) MdnHdl 2m 188yds p.u. 11-7 Bar One Racing Bet On Mobile M'dn H'dle
Wexford 15/06/22 Turndownthevolume HcpCh 3m 1f 70yds 4 9-12 82 Wexford Ladies Day August 5th H'cap S'ch €550
Wexford 15/06/22 Trans Wood NovCh 2m 4f 2 10-4 78 Visit Novice S'chase €2,600
Roscommon 14/06/22 Cullaghs Star HcpHdl 2m 4f 125yds 10 11-5 112 Country Music Festival H'cap H'dle
Roscommon 14/06/22 Betty Dutton MdnHdl 2m 20yds 3 10-12 Opp. Mdn Hdle €1,000
Roscommon 14/06/22 Ferdia NovCh 2m 50yds 2 10-11 118 Castlerea Novice S'chase €2,500
Clonmel 10/06/22 Finches Cross MdnHdl 2m 11 11-10 93 Bulmers Summer BBQ Opportunity M'dn Hdle
Clonmel 10/06/22 Ferdia BegCh 2m 2 11-7 118 Bulmers Zero Beginners S'chase €2,300
Wexford 08/06/22 Trans Wood HcpCh 2m 4f 3 10-10 79 Irish Injured Jockeys Fund Opp. Hcp S'ch €1,000
Wexford 08/06/22 Ballykeeran MdnHdl 2m p.u. 11-2 Ladies Day August 5 (C&G) Opp. Mdn Hdle
Listowel 06/06/22 Out The Gap (GB) MdnHdl 2m 5 11-7 John B. Keane (C & G) M'dn H'dle €375
Kilbeggan 05/06/22 Aill Dubh MdnHdl 2m 2f 59yds p.u. 11-10 Adare Manor Opportunity M'dn H'dle
Tramore 04/06/22 Fainche MdnHdl 2m 5f 120yds p.u. 11-0 80 Copper Coast M'dn H'dle
Tramore 04/06/22 Kilcarry View BegCh 1m 7f 100yds 9 11-2 Tramore GAA (Mares) Beginners S'chase

*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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