Donagh Meyler

Date of birth: December 2nd, 1995

County of origin: Kilkenny

First winner: Anibale Fly (Tony Martin) Navan, March 1st, 2015

Assoc. Trainers: Tony Martin, Noel Meade, Karl Thornton

Significant Horses (selected): Anibale Fly, Lord Scoundrel, Blow By Blow, Colms Dream, Tiger Roll, Wakea, Kilcarry Bridge, Phil's Magic

Did you know:

From Kilmacow, County Kilkenny, Donagh Meyler rode his first winner when taking the Athboy INH Flat Race on the Tony Martin-trained Anibale Fly at Navan on March 1st, 2015. He quickly established himself as one of the leading conditional riders and struck up a rewarding partnership on the Karl Thornton-trained Colms Dream on whom he won five races. However, his first notable success came on the Gordon Elliott-trained Lord Scoundrel who won TheTote.com Galway Plate at the Galway festival on July 27th, 2016. It was his 30th career win. Donagh also won the JT McNamara Munster National on the Elliott-trained Tiger Roll in October 2016 and he rode out his claim when landing the Midlands National on Tony Martin's Phil's Magic at Kilbeggan in July of the following year. Donagh's biggest win came when he landed the €200,000 Paddy Power Chase at the Leopardstown Christmas Festival in 2017 on Tony Martin's Anibale Fly, the horse that gave him his first career success. Donagh rode his first winner at the Cheltenham Festival on the Gordon Elliott-trained Blow By Blow in the Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys' Handicap Hurdle in 2018. 

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
National Hunt 2020/2021173000€17,400€200€17,600
National Hunt 2019/202025210221820€111,913€118,428€230,340
National Hunt 2018/201928420281724€223,688€184,888€408,575
National Hunt 2017/201826914161828€272,250€162,750€435,000
National Hunt 2016/201729424322226€419,438€187,738€607,175
National Hunt 2015/201624724422020€249,563€198,248€447,810
National Hunt 2014/2015433554€22,750€14,020€36,770
National Hunt 2013/2014140001€0€350€350
Flat 201610000€0€250€250
Flat 201540001€0€475€475

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
Roscommon 13/07/20 Lady Violet BegCh 3m 1f 16yds 8 11-7 roscommonbound.ie Beg S'chase
Bellewstown 08/07/20 First Class Return HcpHdl 3m 10 11-5 99 Racing Again August 25 - 27 H'cap H'dle
Bellewstown 08/07/20 You Can't Catch Me HcpHdl 2m 4f 39yds 11 11-3 116 Seamus Mulvaney Crockafotha H'cap H'dle
Bellewstown 04/07/20 Razoul HcpHdl 2m 160yds 12 11-4 131 Fast Shipping Bellewstown H'cap H'dle
Bellewstown 04/07/20 Blue Jig Rich MdnHdl 2m 160yds 11 12-0 www.fast-lines.com M'dn H'dle
Bellewstown 04/07/20 Alice Milligan MdnHdl 2m 160yds 11 11-2 Consistently The Best M'dn H'dle
Tipperary 01/07/20 Westernerona MdnHdl 2m 4f 6 10-13 MansionBet Not Rocket Science M'dn H'dle €200
Tipperary 01/07/20 Dubheen (GB) HcpHdl 3m p.u. 11-5 83 MansionBet Best Odds Guaranteed Hcap Hdl (Div 2)
Tipperary 01/07/20 Cantkidakidder HcpCh 2m 7f 70yds 8 10-7 81 Emly H'cap S'chase
Tipperary 01/07/20 Lord Lariat HcpHdl 3m 1 12-3 93 MansionBet Best Odds Guaranteed Hcap Hdl (Div 1) €5,400
Tipperary 26/06/20 Shanroe (GB) HcpHdl 2m 1 12-0 109 Oola H'cap H'dle €6,600
Tipperary 26/06/20 Lord Lariat HcpHdl 2m 4f 1 11-12 93 Junction H'cap H'dle (Div 2) €5,400
Tipperary 26/06/20 Razoul Hdl 2m 7 11-7 132 Kevin McManus Bookmaker Grimes H'dle (Grade 3) Grade 3
Tipperary 26/06/20 Rehins Boy MdnHdl 3m p.u. 11-6 TipperaryRaces.ie M'dn H'dle
Tipperary 26/06/20 Pegasus Bridge (GB) MdnHdl 2m 12 11-9 Tipperary M'dn H'dle
Roscommon 24/06/20 Blue Jig Rich MdnHdl 2m 47yds 10 11-6 The www.roscommonracecourse.ie (C & G) M
Limerick 22/06/20 Trouble And Strife MdnHdl 2m 100yds 10 11-7 Well Done To All Frontline Staff Mdn Hdl (Div 1)
Limerick 22/06/20 Uno Momento HcpHdl 2m 100yds 9 11-11 92 Patrickswell H'cap H'dle
Clonmel 24/03/20 Chelseas Friend HcpHdl 2m 9 11-4 85 Extra Places On The App H'cap H'dle
Clonmel 24/03/20 Farmix (FR) MdnHdl 2m 1 11-6 Money Back On The App M'dn H'dle €6,900
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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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