Oisin Orr

County of origin: Donegal

First winner: Balmont Blast (Edward Lynam) Dundalk, January 23rd, 2015

Champion apprentice jockey: 2017, 2019 (shared with Andrew Slattery)

Significant horses: Search For A Song, Imaging, Quick Jack, Ted Veale, Moonmeister, Sorelle Delle Rose, Balmont Mast, Alfredo Arcano, Tudor City

Assoc. Trainers: Dermot Weld, Edward Lynam

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From Rathmullan, County Donegal and a graduate of the pony racing circuit, Oisin Orr was 17 years of age when rode his first winner on the racecourse on the Edward Lynam-trained Balmont Blast at Dundalk on January 23rd, 2015. He enjoyed a big early success when taking the €150,000 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Petingo Handicap on the Tony Martin-trained Quick Jack at Leopardstown on Longines Irish Champions Weekend in September, 2016. It was the 20th winner of his career.

Oisin was crowned champion apprentice jockey at the end of the 2017 season. He rode 20 winners to defeat Killian Leonard by a single winner. 

Oisin's new found links with the Dermot Weld stable yielded almost immediate returns early in the 2019 season with Imaging providing him with a first listed success and then a first Group race success in the Group 3 Gladness Stakes at Naas on mid-April. Oisin rode his 95th career winner and lost his claim when Anya Ylina, trained by Dermot Weld, won at Gowran Park in late May, 2019. 

A double on the last day of the 2019 Flat season saw Oisin share the apprentice championship with Andrew Slattery. In a remarkable finish, Orr won the final race of the season on the Dermot Weld-trained Maria Christina to draw level with Slattery on 43 winners, more than twice the tally that saw him win the title outright two years previously. 

Oisin enjoyed his first Classic and Group 1 success when winning the 2020 Comer Group International Irish St Leger on the Dermot Weld-trained Search For A Song on Longines Irish Champions Weekend at the Curragh. 

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
Winter All Weather 2020/2021444143€30,600€10,990€41,590
Winter All Weather 2019/2020260225€0€12,060€12,060
Winter All Weather 2018/20198077119€65,938€35,113€101,050
Winter All Weather 2017/2018385253€34,375€15,325€49,700
Winter All Weather 2016/2017618686€59,375€29,775€89,150
Winter All Weather 2015/2016232045€14,000€4,740€18,740
Winter All Weather 2014/2015101001€6,300€425€6,725
Flat 202042635344443€661,000€392,875€1,053,875
Flat 201940543314739€431,956€295,803€727,759
Flat 201822414151819€132,500€116,138€248,638
Flat 201723920252823€230,188€133,860€364,048
Flat 201614015151012€189,688€96,538€286,225
Flat 2015485253€41,350€10,255€51,605
Flat 201410000€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
Dundalk 08/01/21 Resourceful Man Mdn 6f 3 9-7 Follow Us On Twitter @DundalkStadium Mdn €1,100
Dundalk 08/01/21 Koybig F 7f 11 9-4 70 HOLLYWOODBETS HORSE RACING Rated Race
Dundalk 18/12/20 Koybig Hcp 7f 7 9-11 70 PUNTERS.HOLLYWOODBETS.COM H'cap (Div 1)
Dundalk 18/12/20 Settle For Bay (FR) Hcp 7f 7 9-1 88 Leading Jockey & Trainer Awards H'cap
Dundalk 18/12/20 Hit The Silk Hcp 7f 5 9-7 63 PUNTERS.HOLLYWOODBETS.COM H'cap (Div 2) €300
Dundalk 18/12/20 No Browsin Mdn 7f 3 9-2 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn €1,400
Dundalk 16/12/20 Tynamite Hcp 7f 7 9-6 53 Follow Twitter @DundalkStadium H'cap
Dundalk 16/12/20 Maysonlight (GB) Hcp 1m 4f 5 9-8 65 Join On Instagram @dundalk_stadium H'cap (Div 2) €300
Dundalk 11/12/20 Sister Lola Hcp 1m 11 9-13 61 Find Us On Facebook @dundalkstadium Hcap
Dundalk 11/12/20 Go Large Mdn 1m 5 9-7 Irishinjuredjockeys.com M'dn (Div 1) €330
Dundalk 04/12/20 The Names Jock Hcp 1m 4f 7 9-5 88 Irishinjuredjockeys.com H'cap
Dundalk 04/12/20 Settle For Bay (FR) Hcp 1m 1 8-12 82 Test Your Tipping Talents H'cap €12,600
Dundalk 04/12/20 Riva Mdn 7f 11 8-12 Irish EBF Median Sires Series (F) M'dn
Dundalk 02/12/20 Juyush (GB) Hcp 1m 1 9-7 73 Join On Instagram @dundalk_stadium H'cap (Div 2) €6,600
Dundalk 02/12/20 Tynamite Hcp 6f 1 9-1 48 Irish Racing Industry Fundraiser H'cap €5,400
Dundalk 02/12/20 Collective Power Hcp 6f 2 9-6 71 Test Your Tipping Talents Nursery H'cap €2,200
Dundalk 02/12/20 New York Ballet Hcp 1m 2f 150yds 13 9-13 60 Leading Jockey&Trainer Championship Hcap (Div 1)
Dundalk 27/11/20 Alfredo Arcano Hcp 6f 3 10-2 92 Crowne Plaza Hotel Leading Jockey H'cap €1,550
Dundalk 27/11/20 Dee Sprinter Hcp 5f 6 9-11 60 Follow Us On Twitter @DundalkStadium Hcp €180
Dundalk 27/11/20 Fionn's Flyer Mdn 6f 10 9-2 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn (Div 1)
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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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