Ben Coen

Date of Birth: September 16th, 2001

County of origin: Tipperary

First winner: Timia (Keith Clarke) Dundalk, November 17th, 2017

Notable horses: Know It All, Hamley, Stormy Belle 

Assoc. Trainers: Johnny Murtagh, Andy Slattery, Peter Fahey

Did you know:

From Fethard, County Tipperary, Ben Coen is a nephew of and is apprenticed to trainer Andy Slattery. He rode 40 winners on the pony racing circuit and rode his first winner on the racecourse when landing the Ash Brothers Building Contractors Handicap (Division 2) on Timia for trainer Keith Clarke at Dundalk on November 17, 2017. 

Ben proved to be one of the finds of the season the following year and rode by far his biggest early winner when taking the Irish Stallion Farms EBF "Northfields" Handicap on the Peter Fahey-trained Hamley on the second day of the Longines Irish Champions Weekend at the Curragh in September, 2018.

He rode his first Group race winner when partnering the Johnny Murtagh-trained Know It All to win the Group 3 Derrinstown Stud Fillies Stakes at Leopardstown in July. 2020. 

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
Winter All Weather 2019/202079111064€75,900€39,630€115,530
Winter All Weather 2018/2019746489€54,063€30,988€85,050
Winter All Weather 2017/2018747236€49,688€13,700€63,388
Flat 20201191110128€95,100€110,895€205,995
Flat 201933827273128€234,188€197,374€431,561
Flat 201832423253029€285,313€174,513€459,825
Flat 201790110€0€3,275€3,275

Date From
Date To
Race Type
Venue Date Horse Race Type Distance Place Weight Rating Race Pattern/ Listed Prize Money
Killarney 15/07/20 Dare To Flare Hcp 1m 45yds 8 9-9 77 Kelly Farm Modernisation Ltd. App H'cap
Killarney 13/07/20 Yug (FR) Hcp 1m 6f 9 9-11 63 Easyclean Ltd. H'cap (Div 1)
Killarney 13/07/20 Poets Touch (GB) Mdn 1m 3f 35yds 7 9-4 Irish Stall Farms EBF Med Auct (C&G) Mdn
Killarney 13/07/20 Merroir Mdn 1m 3f 35yds 5 8-13 60 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Med Auc (F) Mdn €570
Killarney 13/07/20 Best On Stage (GER) F 1m 30yds 8 9-11 92 Ir.Stallion Farms EBF Cairn Rouge Stakes (Listed) Listed
Dundalk 12/07/20 Eacharn Hcp 7f 7 9-13 65 Crowne Plaza Virtual Ladies Day H'cap (Div 2)
Dundalk 12/07/20 Lady Sonia Hcp 7f 5 8-12 46 Crowne Plaza Virtual Ladies Day H'cap (Div 1) €270
Dundalk 12/07/20 Cyan Seize Mdn 5f 7 9-4 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn
Dundalk 12/07/20 New Vocation Hcp 1m 2f 150yds 3 9-11 67 Ireland Thanks You H'cap (Div 1) €1,000
Dundalk 12/07/20 Blue Cabochon Mdn 5f 3 8-13 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn €1,400
Dundalk 12/07/20 Bestrella Mdn 7f 1 8-13 75 Ir Stall Farms EBF Median Auction Mdn €9,000
Dundalk 12/07/20 Siamese (USA) F 1m 2f 150yds 6 9-2 93 Woodford Reserve Ballysax Stakes (Group 3) Group 3 €1,000
Leopardstown 11/07/20 Rebel Step (USA) Mdn 7f 30yds 6 9-3 Yearling Sales Irish EBF Med. Sires M'dn €500
Leopardstown 11/07/20 Spanish Tenor Hcp 7f 30yds 9 9-11 93 Tattersalls September Yearling Sale Hcap
Leopardstown 11/07/20 Tara Dylan Hcp 1m 4f 7 9-4 65 Leopardstown H'cap (Div 2)
Leopardstown 11/07/20 Wilderness (GB) Hcp 1m 4f 1 9-9 71 Leopardstown H'cap (Div 1) €6,000
Curragh 10/07/20 Fridtjof Nansen (GB) Hcp 6f 9 9-1 80 Sporting Life Fast Results H'cap
Curragh 10/07/20 Clara's Approach Mdn 6f 7 8-13 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn
Curragh 10/07/20 Mirann (FR) Hcp 1m 6f 2 9-2 98 Sky Bet Ebor Trial H'cap €8,000
Curragh 10/07/20 Urban Beat F 5f 110yds 2 9-9 105 Sky Bet Midsummer Sprint Stakes (Listed) Listed €7,500

*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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