Francis Flood

County Of Origin: Wicklow

Date of licence: 1966

Champion Trainer: 1970

Final winner: Buachaill Maith (Ger Fox) Ballinrobe, August 8th, 2016

Significant horses (selected): Glencaraig Lady, Bobsline, Nancy Myles, Ebony Jane, Garoupe, Money Boat, El Sid Senor

Did you know:

A leading amateur rider in his day, Francis Flood enjoyed a hugely successful training career. He was champion amateur rider on seven occasions, winning the title outright in 1957, 1960, 1961, 1962 and 1966 and sharing it with Bunny Cox in 1958 and with Barry Brogan in 1965. Crowned champion trainer in 1970, he was associated with many high-class horses over the years and could count the likes of Glencaraig Lady, the Cheltenham Gold Cup winner in 1972, Bobsline, the winner of 26 races including the Arkle Chase at Cheltenham in 1984, Nancy Myles, successful in 19 races, and Irish Grand National winners Garoupe (1970) and Ebony Jane (1993) among the best of them. Towards the end of his career, the famed Grangecon handler was assisted by his son, the former jockey Fran Flood. Francis Flood passed away on Tuesday, October 18th, 2016. He was 86. 

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
National Hunt 2016/2017374231€34,063€13,213€47,275
National Hunt 2015/2016927568€57,588€20,398€77,985
National Hunt 2014/20159643113€67,300€16,950€84,250
National Hunt 2013/201415261399€50,860€36,293€87,153
National Hunt 2012/201313071197€47,600€57,180€104,780
National Hunt 2011/20121481591013€108,370€36,170€144,540
National Hunt 2010/20111951161110€125,880€29,613€155,493
National Hunt 2009/20101651391010€110,920€34,345€145,265
National Hunt 2008/200916712997€136,190€67,830€204,020
National Hunt 2007/200825812171015€127,270€102,475€229,745
National Hunt 2006/20072101515189€162,350€82,835€245,185
National Hunt 2005/200627515232214€161,270€136,633€297,903
National Hunt 2004/200526927132420€305,850€100,195€406,045
National Hunt 2003/200423123211724€286,300€134,225€420,525
National Hunt 2002/200318914101212€156,595€53,975€210,570
National Hunt 2001/200221212161414€175,438€92,763€268,201
National Hunt 2000/200122119121715€152,178€66,122€218,300
Flat 201630001€0€675€675
Flat 201531000€5,600€0€5,600
Flat 201340000€0€0€0
Flat 201160000€0€0€0
Flat 201070000€0€0€0
Flat 200951110€10,500€3,015€13,515
Flat 200881100€13,200€10,000€23,200
Flat 200750000€0€0€0
Flat 2006101101€49,500€1,910€51,410
Flat 2005181000€7,000€0€7,000
Flat 2004643635€27,200€27,080€54,280
Flat 2003445410€38,500€11,915€50,415
Flat 2002303031€28,850€5,300€34,150
Flat 2001244001€27,998€571€28,569
Flat 2000281013€5,333€3,720€9,053
Flat 1999331301€4,666€5,066€9,733
Flat 1998345021€21,554€1,124€22,678

Date From
Date To
Race Type
Venue Date Horse Jockey Race Type Distance Place Weight Rating Race Pattern/ Listed Prize Money
Cork 16/10/16 Buachaill Maith G.N. Fox HcpHdl 2m 3f 9 11-6 103 Christmas Party Package H'cap H'dle
Downpatrick 14/10/16 The Bay Birch John J Fitzpatrick MdnHdl 2m 6f 110yds 6 10-4 I.N.H. Stallion Owners EBF M'dn H'dle
Punchestown 13/10/16 Fighting Days G.N. Fox HcpHdl 2m 10 10-10 93 Go Racing In Kildare H'cap H'dle
Punchestown 12/10/16 Alcander (FR) G.N. Fox MdnHdl 2m 6 10-12 Best Price 3-Y-O M'dn H'dle
Tipperary 04/10/16 The Bay Birch G.N. Fox MdnHdl 2m 12 10-13 Follow Tipperary On Facebook (M) Mdn Hdl
Gowran-Park 01/10/16 Buachaill Maith G.N. Fox HcpHdl 2m 12 11-8 105 Ladbrokes H'cap H'dle
Gowran-Park 01/10/16 Down Under M.P. Walsh HcpCh 3m 1f 5 11-10 130 Byrne Marquees H'cap S'chase €413
Clonmel 29/09/16 Kylestyle G.N. Fox NovCh 3m 4 11-10 121 I.S.F.EBF Captain Christy Rated Nov.S'ch €1,000
Navan 24/09/16 Kylestyle G.N. Fox HcpCh 2m 4f 8 10-12 123 Meath Farm Machinery H'cap S'chase
Navan 24/09/16 Fighting Days P. Townend HcpHdl 2m 6 10-6 94 Racing Again Wed 5th October H'cap H'dle
Ballinrobe 20/09/16 Alcander (FR) G.N. Fox MdnHdl 2m 50yds 10 10-12 Sponsors Day At Ballinrobe 3YO M'dn Hdle
Clonmel 08/09/16 Fighting Days R.C. Colgan HcpHdl 2m 110yds 13 10-5 95 Woodrooff H'cap H'dle
Kilbeggan 02/09/16 Down Under C. Brassil HcpCh 3m 1f 2 11-4 124 Kilbeggan Patrons Club H'cap S'chase €3,200
Down-Royal 26/08/16 Buachaill Maith M.P. Fogarty HcpHdl 2m 6f 6 11-9 106 Coca Cola H'cap H'dle
Down-Royal 26/08/16 Fighting Days P. Townend HcpHdl 2m 9 11-12 95 SHS Group H'cap H'dle
Curragh 21/08/16 Alcander (FR) W.M. Lordan Mdn 1m 2f 9 9-5 Breast Cancer Research M'dn
Ballinrobe 08/08/16 Golden Bell G.N. Fox MdnHdl 2m 1f 70yds 9 10-13 Maloney & Matthews (Mares) M'dn H'dle
Ballinrobe 08/08/16 Buachaill Maith G.N. Fox MdnHdl 2m 1f 70yds 1 11-4 J.J.Burke Peugeot (C & G) M'dn Hdle €6,250
Galway 31/07/16 Fighting Days S.A. Shortall HcpHdl 2m 159yds 16 10-6 96 Martinstown Opportunity H'cap H'dle
Galway 29/07/16 Kylestyle G.N. Fox HcpCh 2m 6f 111yds p.u. 11-1 123 Guinness Galway Blazers H'cap S'chase

*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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