Chris O'Donovan

County of origin: Cork

First racecourse winner: Theatre Princess (Michael Winters) Cork, March 28, 2016

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From Shanballymore, near Mallow, County Cork, Chris is a grandson of former trainer Jack O'Keeffe. He rode his first point-to-point on Optimus Prime, owned and trained by his sister Kate, at Dromahane in April 2014. He was the Champion Novice Rider in the 2015/2016 point-to-point season.

Chris rode his first winner on the racecourse at Cork in March 2016 on the Michael Winters-trained Theatre Princess in the Glenview & Rathbarry Studs Mares Maiden Hunters Chase.

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
National Hunt 2021/202211000€6,000€0€6,000
National Hunt 2020/2021251242€5,400€9,790€15,190
National Hunt 2019/202030010€0€1,100€1,100
National Hunt 2018/2019121011€6,875€2,150€9,025
National Hunt 2017/2018131232€6,563€10,138€16,700
National Hunt 2016/201770110€0€3,275€3,275
National Hunt 2015/201641100€6,250€1,800€8,050
National Hunt 2014/201520000€0€0€0
National Hunt 2012/201310000€0€0€0

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
Downpatrick 12/06/21 Arizona Flyer HcpHdl 2m 5f 60yds 1 11-6 88 Toals Bookmakers (QR) H'cap H'dle (Div 1) €6,000
Kilbeggan 22/04/21 Awbeg Prince HcpHdl 3m 97yds 11 11-7 109 KilbegganRaces.com H'cap H'dle
Cork 05/04/21 Country Kitten NHF 2m 6 11-4 Cork & Waterford(Mares)P-To-P Flat Race €200
Cork 05/04/21 Babylon Beach NHF 2m 3f 11 11-9 Pegus Horse Feed P-To-P Flat Race
Cork 04/04/21 Toofareastiswest NHF 2m 3f 4 11-9 Jim Ryan Services (Pro/Am) INH Flat Race €500
Cork 25/03/21 Cregane Ned HcpHdl 2m 4f 8 11-11 109 Blackwater (QR) H'cap H'dle
Tipperary 24/03/21 Half Track NHF 2m 3f 110yds 5 11-9 Nenagh (C&G) P-To-P INH Flat Race (Div 2) €240
Thurles 11/03/21 Startec Ch 3m 186yds 3 11-9 Templemore M'dn Hunters S'chase €1,000
Thurles 19/11/20 Sunchyme HcpHdl 2m 8 11-7 102 Holycross H'cap H'dle
Fairyhouse 10/11/20 Rose Milan Ch 2m 7f 110yds 1 11-4 Berkshire @ Kedrah (M) Hunters S'chase €5,400
Fairyhouse 10/11/20 Sayce Gold NHF 2m DSQ 11-4 Irish EBF (Mares) P-To-P INH Flat Race
Fairyhouse 10/11/20 Cregane Ned NHF 2m 3 11-9 Irish EBF (C&G) P-To-P INH Flat Race €1,500
Fairyhouse 10/11/20 Optum HcpHdl 2m 3f 110yds 2 11-9 106 John Thomas McNamara Series (QR) Hcp Hdl €2,300
Clonmel 01/10/20 Ailbyalabi NHF 2m 110yds 14 11-9 Clonmel INH Flat Race
Listowel 26/09/20 Icantsay HcpCh 3m 9 11-12 121 Shanahan Power (QR) H'cap S'chase
Listowel 25/09/20 That's Lifebuoy NHF 2m 11 11-4 Irish EBF (Mares) (Pro-Am) INH Flat Race
Listowel 21/09/20 Harry Do Brasil (FR) NHF 2m 11 11-2 Kerry Petroleum INH Flat Race
Listowel 20/09/20 The Dara Man NHF 2m 3 11-9 Kerry Group (Pro/Am) INH Flat Race €900
Tramore 14/08/20 Pon Me Soul NHF 2m 11 11-4 Tramore Directors INH Flat Race
Tramore 13/08/20 Naturally Blond HcpHdl 2m 4f 100yds 9 11-4 89 Brownstown Head H'cap H'dle
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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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