John Feane

County Of Origin: Kildare

Date of licence: 2014

First winner: Prince Connoisseur (Pat Smullen) Dundalk, January 24, 2014 

First Group race winner: Keeper Of Time (Ronan Whelan) Leopardstown, April 12, 2021

Significant horses: Keeper Of Time, Bounce The Blues, Prince Connoisseur, Strategic Heights, Spruce Meadows, Not A Bad Oul Day, Have A Nice Day, Dragons Call, Cleveland Street, Swish. 

Did you know:

John is the only son of the late Jimmy Feane, a licensed trainer in the late 1970s and early 1980s and best known as head groom in Moyglare Stud Farm for over 30 years. John is also the nephew of Declan Gillespie, who was first jockey for Jim Bolger for many years as well as being part of the Vincent O’Brien team in Ballydoyle in the late 1980s before proving to be a successful trainer in his own right.

John enjoyed six winners as an amateur rider and he rode both his first (Green Debate (Cork, April 2004)) and final winner (Graduand (Naas, January 2005) for the then Curragh-based trainer Frances Crowley. Frances' late husband Pat Smullen rode John's first winner as a trainer, Prince Connoisseur, at Dundalk in January of 2014 and he was also on board Strategic Heights who was to give Feane three more wins over the course of the next five weeks.

John enjoyed notable handicap success with the likes of Spruce Meadows, Dragons Call, Not A Bad Oul Day and Have A Nice Day. Bounce The Blues was his first Listed race winner at Naas in August 2020 and in winning the Group 3 Ballylinch "Priory Belle" 1,000 Guineas Trial Stakes, Keeper Of Time became his first Group race winner at Leopardstown in April of the following year. 

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
Winter All Weather 2020/2021171132€6,000€7,080€13,080
Winter All Weather 2019/2020393262€19,200€15,275€34,475
Winter All Weather 2018/2019315144€31,875€12,325€44,200
Winter All Weather 2017/2018472826€12,500€23,400€35,900
Winter All Weather 2016/2017707687€41,250€23,488€64,738
Winter All Weather 2015/2016225430€33,600€8,440€42,040
Winter All Weather 2014/2015284242€24,150€8,130€32,280
Winter All Weather 2013/201474100€26,600€1,190€27,790
National Hunt 2019/202020000€0€338€338
National Hunt 2018/201910000€0€0€0
National Hunt 2017/2018110021€0€3,500€3,500
National Hunt 2016/2017230013€0€3,338€3,338
National Hunt 2015/2016101005€6,300€2,675€8,975
National Hunt 2014/201571100€7,000€1,360€8,360
National Hunt 2013/201420000€0€0€0
Flat 2021132203€39,000€7,050€46,050
Flat 2020118951111€76,200€45,250€121,450
Flat 2019119512813€44,425€58,753€103,178
Flat 20181371081312€106,500€62,775€169,275
Flat 201723823292422€224,375€190,088€414,463
Flat 201615618131019€129,638€85,588€215,225
Flat 2015705385€31,850€19,565€51,415
Flat 2014387434€75,200€17,915€93,115

Venue
Date From
Date To
Horse
Jockey
Race Type
Distance
Place
Weight
Rating
Pattern/Listed
Venue Date Horse Jockey Race Type Distance Place Weight Rating Race Pattern/ Listed Prize Money
Dundalk 21/04/21 Pachmena Siobhan Rutledge F 1m 4 9-3 71 HOLLYWOODBETS HORSE RACING Claiming Race
Tipperary 20/04/21 No More Porter G.P. Halpin Mdn 5f 16 9-7 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn
Curragh 17/04/21 Fool Proof K.J. Manning Hcp 6f 7 8-11 38 Equine Products UK H'cap
Leopardstown 11/04/21 Fugacious S.P. Bird Hcp 1m 4 9-2 66 GAIN The Advantage Series H'cap (Div 2) €750
Leopardstown 11/04/21 Keeper Of Time R.P. Whelan F 7f 1 9-2 93 Ballylinch Stud 1,000 Guineas Trial Stks (Group 3) Group 3 €33,000
Dundalk 10/04/21 Pachmena K.J. Manning Hcp 1m 4f 8 9-11 71 Crowne Plaza Hotel Dundalk H'cap
Dundalk 10/04/21 Sinseir K.J. Manning Hcp 1m 2f 150yds 4 9-0 49 Follow Us On Social Media H'cap (Div 1) €500
Dundalk 31/03/21 Fool Proof K.J. Manning Hcp 7f 12 8-11 39 Find Us On Facebook @dundalkstium H'cap (Div 2)
Dundalk 31/03/21 Blue Wood K.J. Manning Hcp 5f 5 10-2 64 Winter Series Awards Day 18th April Hcp €300
Dundalk 26/03/21 Pachmena G.M. Ryan Hcp 1m 4f 2 9-5 67 Crowne Plaza Hotel Dundalk H'cap €2,200
Dundalk 26/03/21 Kendred Soul K.J. Manning F 7f 1 9-11 74 Winter Series Awards Day Claiming Race €6,000
Curragh 21/03/21 Keeper Of Time K.J. Manning Hcp 7f 5 9-3 93 Paddy Power Madrid H'cap €1,200
Curragh 21/03/21 Fugacious S.P. Bird Hcp 1m 2 8-13 65 WhatOddsPaddy? H'cap €2,100
Dundalk 19/03/21 Sinseir K.J. Leonard Hcp 1m 2f 150yds 5 8-6 50 Irishinjuredjockeys.com H'cap €330
Dundalk 19/03/21 Blue Wood K.J. Manning Hcp 7f 5 10-1 64 Join On Instagram @dundalk_stadium H'cap €300
Dundalk 19/03/21 Pachmena K.J. Manning F 1m 2f 150yds 4 10-2 68 HOLLYWOODBETS HORSE RACING Claiming Race €500
Dundalk 12/03/21 Kendred Soul Siobhan Rutledge Hcp 6f 2 9-11 72 Floodlit Friday Nights At Dundalk H'cap €2,000
Dundalk 05/03/21 Kendred Soul K.J. Manning F 6f 1 9-11 68 Hollywoodbets Racing Claiming Race €6,000
Dundalk 19/02/21 Baltinglass Abbey K.J. Manning Hcp 6f 3 9-4 62 Crowne Plaza Hotel Dundalk H'cap €1,000
Dundalk 19/02/21 Sinseir G.P. Halpin Hcp 1m 9 9-3 51 HOLLYWOODBETS HORSE RACING H'cap (Div 2)
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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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