Ken Condon

County Of Origin: Cork

Date of licence: 2002

First winner: Musical World (Billy Lee), Down Royal, September 21st, 2002

Significant horses (selected): Romanised, Success Days, Norman Invader, Fuerta Ventura, Lilleshall, Bay Knight, Bold Thady Quill, Strait Of Zanzibar, Marvada, Sacred Aspect, Landfall, Montebell, Porto Marmay. 

Assoc. jockeys: Gary Carroll

Did you know:

From Ballyhea, County Cork, Ken Condon’s racing education was split between both the breeding and racing industries. Initially, he spent time in America, most notably working for the world-renowned Lanes End Farm in Kentucky. The more racing-relevant phase of Condon’s racing education was five years with the legendary John Oxx, the majority of that time being spent looking after his two-year-old barn. During his time with Oxx, Condon would spend his winters in America, picking up additional experience with the likes of Todd Pletcher and Neil Howard. Having finished his time with Oxx, Condon went about acquiring his own licence and began training in 2002. 

He was well established in the training ranks before Success Days came along but he certainly put Condon on the map. However, it was Romanised, another owned by Robert Ng, that gave him his first big victory when winning the Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh in May, 2018. 

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
Winter All Weather 2021/2022100210€0€8,625€8,625
Winter All Weather 2020/202171020€8,400€4,505€12,905
Winter All Weather 2019/2020130211€0€7,980€7,980
Winter All Weather 2018/201941000€7,188€0€7,188
Winter All Weather 2017/201860000€0€300€300
Winter All Weather 2016/201780120€0€4,200€4,200
Winter All Weather 2015/201650000€0€0€0
Winter All Weather 2014/2015150123€0€7,380€7,380
Winter All Weather 2013/2014142115€10,500€4,635€15,135
Winter All Weather 2012/201330110€0€3,125€3,125
Winter All Weather 2011/2012161011€7,000€1,540€8,540
National Hunt 2016/201770011€0€1,700€1,700
National Hunt 2015/201610000€0€0€0
National Hunt 2014/2015142051€17,500€11,980€29,480
National Hunt 2013/2014193442€25,450€19,210€44,660
National Hunt 2012/2013101221€10,500€4,060€14,560
National Hunt 2011/2012244332€37,500€10,400€47,900
National Hunt 2010/2011141213€8,750€10,145€18,895
National Hunt 2009/2010100001€0€375€375
National Hunt 2008/200940001€0€425€425
National Hunt 2007/200850000€0€0€0
National Hunt 2006/2007292744€13,650€25,755€39,405
National Hunt 2005/2006366256€61,600€21,755€83,355
National Hunt 2004/2005234121€38,700€3,810€42,510
National Hunt 2003/200410000€0€0€0
National Hunt 2002/2003110000€0€0€0
National Hunt 2001/200230000€0€0€0
Flat 202213814152415€192,900€162,300€355,200
Flat 202118916182527€152,400€174,905€327,305
Flat 202013117111424€344,100€160,645€504,745
Flat 201911314161118€247,163€147,820€394,983
Flat 20181007121210€305,375€138,465€443,840
Flat 201797510410€73,125€102,165€175,290
Flat 201615214192013€200,250€178,300€378,550
Flat 201512016121616€235,790€109,110€344,900
Flat 201415113161317€106,050€96,795€202,845
Flat 201314011131220€126,100€71,435€197,535
Flat 201216820201626€266,200€120,460€386,660
Flat 201116421191419€192,880€90,792€283,672
Flat 201013513121517€131,648€50,810€182,458
Flat 2009642582€16,800€20,630€37,430
Flat 2008811956€7,700€30,505€38,205
Flat 2007108119810€207,060€61,220€268,280
Flat 20061438121316€78,610€69,215€147,825
Flat 20059471327€71,950€33,705€105,655
Flat 2004572144€23,600€11,180€34,780
Flat 2003690404€0€11,100€11,100
Flat 2002363112€20,715€3,780€24,495

Date From
Date To
Race Type
Venue Date Horse Jockey Race Type Distance Place Weight Rating Race Pattern/ Listed Prize Money
Curragh 25/09/22 Sioux Spirit W.J. Lee F 7f 7 9-2 Weld Park Stakes (Group 3) Group 3
Curragh 25/09/22 Thalara W.J. Lee Mdn 7f 4 9-2 Irish EBF M'dn
Fairyhouse 19/09/22 Affable (GB) J.M. Sheridan Hcp 7f 6 9-0 73 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) H'cap €400
Naas 15/09/22 Sugar Beauty N.G. McCullagh F 5f 205yds 14 9-0 Goffs Sportsman's Challenge
Laytown 08/09/22 These Days J.J. Codd F 7f 3 12-0 Gilna's Cottage Inn (Q.R.) Race €1,500
Cork 07/09/22 Sugar Beauty W.J. Lee Mdn 5f 5 9-2 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn €480
Cork 07/09/22 Palace Gardens N.G. McCullagh Hcp 7f 5 8-7 75 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Premier Nursery €900
Cork 07/09/22 Sounds Of Spring J.M. Sheridan Hcp 6f 4 8-12 71 Follow Us On Instagram H'cap €625
Navan 03/09/22 Palace Gardens J.A. Powell Hcp 5f 5 8-0 75 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Premier Nursery €900
Navan 03/09/22 Swift Flight (FR) J.A. Powell Hcp 5f 4 8-0 77 P.F. 'Mutt' Conlon Memorial H'cap €1,100
Down-Royal 02/09/22 Jupiter Express J.M. Sheridan Mdn 5f 7 9-5 69 Irish EBF Supp Champions Weekend M'dn
Gowran-Park 31/08/22 Accomplished W.J. Lee Mdn 7f 2 9-3 Irish EBF Supp Champions Weekend (F) Mdn €2,900
Curragh 27/08/22 Palace Gardens W.J. Lee Hcp 7f 3 9-2 75 DMG Media Nursery Hcap €1,300
Curragh 27/08/22 Ice Cold In Alex J.A. Powell Hcp 6f 1 8-5 82 Killashee H'cap €13,200
Tipperary 26/08/22 Moss Tucker J.M. Sheridan F 5f 3 9-7 100 Abergwaun Stakes (Listed) Listed €3,750
Tipperary 26/08/22 Spring Feeling (FR) W.J. Lee F 7f 110yds 3 9-2 Coolmore No Nay Never Fairy Bridge Stks (Group 3) Group 3 €5,500
Tipperary 26/08/22 Paulliac W.J. Lee Mdn 7f 110yds 4 9-12 76 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Claiming M'dn €750
Navan 25/08/22 Sioux Spirit W.J. Lee Mdn 5f 1 8-12 Irish EBF Median Sires Series M'dn €15,000
Bellewstown 24/08/22 Harmony Rose (GB) J.M. Sheridan Hcp 5f 3 9-13 85 J H McLoughlin Oil H'cap €1,300
Naas 21/08/22 Halftime Show J.M. Sheridan Mdn 5f 205yds 13 8-12 Irish EBF Auction Series M'dn

*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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