Sean O'Keeffe

County of Origin: Wexford

First winner: Cordovan Brown (Liz Doyle) Punchestown, October 18, 2017

Significant horses: Eclair De Beaufeu, Cloudy Morning, Jetez, Goose Man, Bothar Dubh, A Toi Phil, Dromore Lad, Fine Theatre.

Assoc. Trainers: Declan Queally, Tony Mullins, Gordon Elliott, John Ryan, Liz Doyle.

Did you know: 

From Taghmon, County Wexford, Sean began his career in the amateur ranks and as an 18-year-old, rode his first winner, Cordovan Brown at Punchestown in October, 2017. It was only his second ride. He rode three winners as an amateur and his career really took off when he turned professional in August of the following year. 

Sean wasted little time in quickly establishing himself as a leading conditional jockey. He won the Matheson Handicap Chase at the Dublin Racing Festival on the Gordon Elliott-trained Eclair De Beaufeu in February, 2020 and ended that season with a fine tally of 27 winners as he took third place in the conditional jockeys' championship. 

Sean notched up his 60th winner and rode out his claim when taking the Cork Grand National on the John Ryan-trained Dromore Lad at the Mallow venue on Sunday, November 1, 2020. 

 

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
National Hunt 2020/202133232233918€286,200€153,680€439,880
National Hunt 2019/202039327324546€301,938€238,948€540,885
National Hunt 2018/201911543159€64,688€40,044€104,731

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
Punchestown 18/01/21 Easca Peasca MdnHdl 2m 8 11-6 Play Ladbrokes 5-A-Side M'dn H'dle
Punchestown 18/01/21 Davitt Road Glory MdnHdl 2m 4f 5 11-9 Ladbrokes Odds Boost (Mares) M'dn Hdle
Punchestown 17/01/21 Miss Cedille (FR) BegCh 2m 6f 100yds fell 11-7 Sporting Life Beginners S'chase
Punchestown 17/01/21 Future Gold MdnHdl 2m 30yds 18 11-12 Punchestown M'dn H'dle
Fairyhouse 16/01/21 Autumn Evening (GB) Hdl 2m 3 11-7 ITM Virtual Stallion Trail H'dle
Naas 13/01/21 Crosshill NovHdl 2m 4f fell 11-12 137 Lawlor's Of Naas Novice H'dle (Grade 1) Grade 1
Fairyhouse 12/01/21 Montagne D'argent BegCh 2m 4 12-0 Supporting Local Business Beg S'chase €550
Fairyhouse 12/01/21 Annieguire MdnHdl 2m 4f 12 11-9 Solerina January 30th (Mares) M'dn H'dle
Fairyhouse 12/01/21 Vodka Society HcpHdl 2m 4f 13 11-0 80 Fairyhouse Committee H'cap H'dle (Div 2)
Cork 02/01/21 Champagne Izzy MdnHdl 2m 5 11-7 CorkRacecourse.ie M'dn H'dle €360
Cork 02/01/21 Lady McCabe BegCh 2m 4f 9 11-7 Thanks To All The Frontline Beg. S'chase
Tramore 01/01/21 Miss Cedille (FR) NovCh 1m 7f 100yds 4 11-5 VS Direct No Limits Rated Novice S'chase €550
Punchestown 31/12/20 Chosen Hour HcpCh 3m 1f 50yds 7 11-4 117 tote.ie Home Of The Placepot Hcap Schase
Punchestown 31/12/20 Wingin A Prayer HcpHdl 2m 3f 120yds 1 11-5 123 Tote Supporting Irish Racing H'cap H'dle €9,600
Limerick 30/12/20 Hidden Marble HcpHdl 2m 11 10-7 80 ConverMax H'cap H'dle
Limerick 29/12/20 Mister Bells MdnHdl 2m 3f 4 12-0 Ryans Cleaning Event Specialists Mdn Hdl €600
Limerick 29/12/20 Lucia's Bob HcpHdl 2m 3f 9 10-11 85 Party Time H'cap H'dle
Leopardstown 28/12/20 Champagne Izzy MdnHdl 2m 4f 12 11-2 Tote.ie M'dn H'dle
Leopardstown 28/12/20 Mrs Milner HcpHdl 3m 4 10-8 129 Pertemps Network H'cap H'dle (Qualifier) €1,050
Leopardstown 28/12/20 Handsworth HcpHdl 2m 4f 4 11-4 106 The lrish Daily Star Christmas Hcap Hdle €550
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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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