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 2021/2022202210€6,000€6,745€12,745
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 20219712998€116,700€44,990€161,690
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 19/01/22 Ano Syra K.J. Manning Mdn 6f 1 9-2 73 The Dundalk Stadium M'dn
Dundalk 19/01/22 Urban Oasis C.P. Hoban Mdn 6f 5 9-7 The Dundalk Stadium M'dn
Dundalk 19/01/22 Liquid Luck S.T. McCullagh Hcp 1m 6 9-6 70 Book Online At DundalkStadium.com H'cap
Dundalk 07/01/22 Liquid Luck S.T. McCullagh Hcp 7f 1 9-11 64 Floodlit Friday Nights At Dundalk H'cap (Div 1) €6,000
Dundalk 07/01/22 Urban Oasis C.P. Hoban Mdn 7f 11 9-7 Follow Us On Twitter @DundalkStadium Mdn
Dundalk 05/01/22 Tresorier (GB) R.P. Cleary Hcp 7f 5 9-1 70 DundalkStadium.com Handicap €360
Dundalk 05/01/22 Ano Syra R.P. Cleary Mdn 6f 2 9-2 Follow Us On Twitter @DundalkStadium Mdn €2,400
Dundalk 05/01/22 Danmars Rogue (GB) D.W. O'Connor Mdn 6f 14 9-2 Follow Us On Twitter @DundalkStadium Mdn
Dundalk 05/01/22 Art Of Unity (GB) W. Joyce Hcp 5f 6 8-13 77 Happy New Year From Dundalk Stadium Hcap €240
Dundalk 17/12/21 Liquid Luck K.J. Manning Hcp 7f 8 9-8 67 BetVictor Proud To Supp Irish Racing Hcp (Div 2)
Dundalk 17/12/21 Urban Oasis R.P. Whelan Mdn 7f 13 9-7 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn
Dundalk 15/12/21 Baltinglass Abbey M.A. Gallagher Hcp 5f 12 8-12 41 Irishinjuredjockeys.com H'cap
Dundalk 08/12/21 Baltinglass Abbey M.A. Gallagher Hcp 1m 13 8-10 45 Find Us On Facebook @dundalkstadium Hcap (Div 2)
Dundalk 08/12/21 Danmars Rogue (GB) G.P. Halpin Mdn 6f 13 9-2 Irishinjuredjockeys.com M'dn
Dundalk 03/12/21 Art Of Unity (GB) J. Coen Hcp 5f 5 9-7 80 Story Of Dundalk Stadium Book H'cap €345
Dundalk 01/12/21 Liquid Luck G.M. Ryan Hcp 1m 12 10-2 68 Join On Instagram @dundalk_stadium H'cap
Dundalk 01/12/21 Ano Syra G.M. Ryan Mdn 5f 2 9-2 View Restaurant At Dundalk M'dn €2,400
Dundalk 01/12/21 Baltinglass Abbey G.M. Ryan Hcp 6f 11 9-2 50 Lengthen The Odds With BetVictor H'cap
Dundalk 24/11/21 Baltinglass Abbey B.M. Coen Hcp 7f 10 9-5 52 Dundalk Stadium Gift Vouchers H'cap (Div 1)
Dundalk 03/11/21 Art Of Unity (GB) J. Coen F 6f 3 9-9 82 Crowne Plaza Hotel Dundalk Claiming Race €1,000
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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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