County of Origin: Kilkenny
First winner: The Lady's Bid (Paddy Rogers) Navan, September 7, 2019
First Listed race winner: Queenship (Joseph O'Brien), Navigation Stakes, Cork, September 29, 2021
Significant horses: Sirjack Thomas, Hightimeyouwon, Vafortino, Queenship.
Did you know:
From Graiguenamanagh, County Kilkenny, Mikey Sheehy was 16 years of age when rode his first winner on the Paddy Rogers-trained The Lady's Bid at Navan on September 7, 2019. Mikey is a son of trainer Eamonn Sheehy and a brother of fellow apprentice, Danny.
Mikey rode 190 winners on the pony racing circuit and is apprenticed to Joseph O'Brien. His biggest success on the racecourse came at the Galway festival in July 2021 where he won the Colm Quinn BMW Mile Handicap on the Ado McGuinness-trained Sirjack Thomas. He gained his first Pattern race success when the Joseph O'Brien-trained Queenship won the Listed Navigation Stakes at Cork in September of the same year.
Ir. Stal. Farms EBF 'Northfields' H'cap (Max Mayhem (GB) - 2021)
Paddy Power Irish Cambridgeshire (Federal - 2022)
COLM QUINN BMW Mile H'cap (Sirjack Thomas - 2021)
Mallow H'cap (Hightimeyouwon (GB) - 2021)
Staffordstown Stud Stakes (Group 3) (Lumiere Rock - 2022)
Mongey Kingdom Gold Cup H'cap (La Hacienda (GB) - 2022)
Leopardstown October H'cap (Powerful Aggie (FR) - 2021)
Navigation Stakes (Listed) (Queenship - 2021)
Irish EBF Median Sires Series Race (Vafortino - 2020)
Irish Stallion Farms EBF Oaks (F) H'cap (Corky - 2022)
Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) H'cap (Queenship - 2021)
Irish EBF Median Sires Series (F) M'dn (All Things Nice - 2022)
Irish EBF Median Sires Series M'dn (Cash Or Crypto - 2022)
Irishinjuredjockeys.com H'cap (Irradiate - 2019)
Foran Equine Irish EBF Auction M'dn (Dense Star - 2020)
Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) H'cap (Lampetia - 2020)
Irish Stallion Farms EBF Med. Auct. Race (Elusive Tune - 2022)
BetVictor Casino H'cap (Golden Twilight - 2021)
View Restaurant At Dundalk H'cap (Arcanears - 2021)
Michael Cooney Memorial H'cap (Irish Acclaim - 2021)
*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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