Edward O'Grady

County Of Origin: Tipperary

Date of licence: 1972

First winner: Vibrax (TE Hyde) Gowran Park, January 27th, 1972

Significant horses (selected): Golden Cygnet, Sound Man, Time For A Run, Bit Of A Skite, Drumlargan, Mister Donovan, Sky's The Limit, Prolan, Mucklemeg, Pizzaro, Flame Gun, Jack Of Trumps, Mr Midland, Loving Around, Staplestown, Back In Front, Ned Kelly, Grey Goddess, Rusty Tears, Mountrivers, Northern Game, Ventana Canyon. 

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Edward O'Grady has long been established as one of Ireland's leading National Hunt trainers and training race horses is very much in his blood. His father, Willie, was crowned Champion Jockey in Ireland in 1934 and 1935, those being the days when Flat and jumps wins were combined. Willie then started training in 1940 and in 1947 he bought the yard at Ballynonty in County Tipperary where his Edward continues to be based. Edward took over his father's training licence in 1972 and quickly established himself as one of the country's top trainers. He has enjoyed notable big race success, particularly at the Cheltenham Festival where the only Irish trainer with a better record in modern times is Willie Mullins.

AIG Europe Champion H'dle (Grade 1) (Ned Kelly - N. Williamson - 2002)

Durkan New Homes Novice S'chase (Grade 1) (Sky's The Limit (FR) - Andrew J. McNamara - 2007)

Ballymore Champion 4YO H'dle (Grade 1) (Jumbo Rio - Andrew J. McNamara - 2009)

Dr.P.J.Moriarty Novice S'chase (Grade 1) (Pizarro - B.J. Geraghty - 2004)

Land Rover Champion Novice H'dle (Grade 1) (Tranquil Sea - Andrew J. McNamara - 2008)

vcbet.com Champion Novice H'dle (Grade 1) (Clopf - B.J. Geraghty - 2007)

Red Mills Centenary Trial H'dle (Grade 2) (Catch Me (GER) - Andrew J. McNamara - 2008)

Ballymore Properties Drinmore Novice Sch (Grade 1) (Sky's The Limit (FR) - Andrew J. McNamara - 2007)

Bar One Racing Hatton's Grace H'dle (Grade 1) (Catch Me (GER) - Andrew J. McNamara - 2008)

John Durkan Memorial Punchestown S'chase (Grade 1) (Tranquil Sea - Andrew J. McNamara - 2010)

Evening Herald Champion Novice H'dle (Grade 1) (Back In Front - N. Williamson - 2003)

paddypower.com Future Champions Nov Hdle (Grade 1) (Cash And Go - A.E. Lynch - 2011)

Winning Fair Champion Novice H'dle (Grade 1) (Ned Kelly - N. Williamson - 2001)

Evening Herald Champion Novice H'dle (Grade 1) (Shot From The Hip (GER) - A.P. McCoy - 2011)

G.P.T. Galway (Q.R.) H'cap (Kentucky Charm (FR) - K.E. Power - 2005)

William Neville & Sons Novice S'chase (Grade 1) (Pizarro - B.J. Geraghty - 2003)

Kevin McManus Bookmaker Grimes H'dle (Grade 3) (Jumbo Rio - Andrew J. McNamara - 2009)

Pierse Contracting Troytown H'cap S'chse (Grade B) (Takagi - N. Williamson - 2002)

Dr.P.J.Moriarty Novice S'chase (Grade 2) (Nick Dundee - N. Williamson - 1999)

Ladbrokes.com Boyne H'dle (Grade 2) (Catch Me (GER) - Andrew J. McNamara - 2009)

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
Winter All Weather 2019/202030000€0€360€360
Winter All Weather 2018/2019100300€0€10,900€10,900
Winter All Weather 2017/201840001€0€500€500
Winter All Weather 2016/201760001€0€1,000€1,000
National Hunt 2020/2021464146€30,900€33,850€64,750
National Hunt 2019/202097612137€58,213€77,578€135,790
National Hunt 2018/2019961071010€86,563€49,963€136,525
National Hunt 2017/201882812176€69,688€72,975€142,663
National Hunt 2016/20177077510€77,813€42,838€120,650
National Hunt 2015/2016961391211€102,000€51,225€153,225
National Hunt 2014/201511610171213€124,710€57,133€181,843
National Hunt 2013/201416114111115€140,200€73,540€213,740
National Hunt 2012/201319316191514€152,800€113,150€265,950
National Hunt 2011/201222425351623€413,230€260,086€673,316
National Hunt 2010/201136147253433€575,345€212,109€787,454
National Hunt 2009/201033253232833€588,810€196,108€784,918
National Hunt 2008/200932940354029€597,930€217,540€815,470
National Hunt 2007/200832036252633€626,050€215,123€841,173
National Hunt 2006/200730925342518€298,720€179,760€478,480
National Hunt 2005/200628646362324€471,470€226,375€697,845
National Hunt 2004/200529727373523€293,870€266,135€560,005
National Hunt 2003/200425750262021€740,760€164,450€905,210
National Hunt 2002/200327039322720€571,965€278,260€850,225
National Hunt 2001/200227845292619€645,523€206,388€851,911
National Hunt 2000/200123248212122€481,073€123,990€605,063
Flat 2020350242€0€12,750€12,750
Flat 2019494358€34,375€21,973€56,348
Flat 2018451636€7,813€23,763€31,575
Flat 2017422575€21,875€52,313€74,188
Flat 2016428447€85,469€27,038€112,506
Flat 2015160215€0€7,935€7,935
Flat 201461001€11,025€450€11,475
Flat 201350001€0€500€500
Flat 2012121013€5,600€3,125€8,725
Flat 2011162212€14,700€16,680€31,380
Flat 201070101€0€2,220€2,220
Flat 2009151411€4,900€11,445€16,345
Flat 2008200304€0€12,405€12,405
Flat 2007233001€38,200€625€38,825
Flat 2006334202€40,850€6,175€47,025
Flat 2005314465€72,600€16,450€89,050
Flat 2004273232€21,700€11,715€33,415
Flat 2003222341€19,500€19,480€38,980
Flat 2002254211€42,520€13,395€55,915
Flat 2001333154€57,837€11,434€69,271
Flat 2000354242€29,331€7,707€37,038
Flat 1999313233€27,376€20,402€47,778
Flat 1998511665€10,666€22,460€33,126

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
Clonmel 03/12/20 Great Khan P.T. Enright HcpCh 2m 1f 198yds 4 11-3 116 ClonmelRaces.ie Novice H'cap S'chase
Clonmel 03/12/20 Slippery Serpent P.K. Donovan BegCh 2m 49yds 4 11-7 Clonmel Supporters Club Beginners S'chse
Dundalk 02/12/20 Bare With Me D.P. McDonogh Hcp 1m 2f 150yds 7 9-6 55 Leading Jockey&Trainer Championship Hcap (Div 2)
Dundalk 23/11/20 Bare With Me G.M. Ryan Hcp 1m 2f 150yds 4 9-6 55 Find Us On Facebook @dundalkstadium Hcap (Div 1) €450
Cork 22/11/20 Rocconrockall M. Hamill HcpHdl 2m 13 11-3 97 Adare Manor Opportunity H'cap H'dle
Cork 22/11/20 Slippery Serpent P.K. Donovan HcpHdl 2m 4f 9 10-9 118 Kevin McManus Bookmaker H'cap H'dle
Cork 22/11/20 Kitten Rock (FR) D.F. O'Regan HcpCh 2m 160yds 5 11-5 133 Mallow H'cap S'chase €630
Dundalk 13/11/20 Bare With Me S. Foley Hcp 1m 4f 5 9-6 55 Follow BetVictor Racing On Twitter H'cap €270
Thurles 05/11/20 Allardyce (GB) P.T. Enright HcpCh 2m 2f 5 11-7 120 Littleton H'cap S'chase €435
Dundalk 30/10/20 Humaniste W.J. Lee Hcp 1m 4f 13 9-6 79 Story Of Dundalk Stadium Book H'cap
Galway 25/10/20 Kitten Rock (FR) P. Townend HcpCh 2m 6f 111yds 9 11-10 136 Play In Pink H'cap S'chase
Galway 25/10/20 Slippery Serpent P.K. Donovan HcpHdl 2m 11yds 5 11-0 118 Mayo Pink Ribbon Breast Cancer Hcap Hdle €480
Wexford 25/10/20 Allardyce (GB) K.C. Sexton HcpCh 2m 4f 7 10-12 121 Slade H'cap S'chase
Galway 24/10/20 Rocconrockall T. Ryan MdnHdl 2m 90yds 11 11-9 Connolly's RED MILLS EBF Auct. Mdn H'dle
Dundalk 23/10/20 Abogados N.M. Crosse Hcp 5f 9 8-5 64 Bodhran Bar, Thank You Nursery H'cap
Fairyhouse 20/10/20 Law Breaker C.T. Keane Hcp 6f 11 9-3 53 fairyhouse.ie H'cap
Tipperary 20/10/20 Top Line Tommy P. Townend HcpHdl 2m p.u. 11-11 111 Ballykisteen H'cap H'dle
Gowran-Park 19/10/20 Fair Game A.J. Farragher Hcp 7f 7 8-6 39 Download The BoyleSports App H'cap
Limerick 11/10/20 The West's Awake P. Townend HcpCh 3m 7 11-1 144 Ladbrokes Munster National H'cap S'chase (Grade A) Grade A
Limerick 11/10/20 Time For Mabel (FR) P. Townend HcpHdl 3m p.u. 11-4 116 David Fitzgerald Memorial H'cap H'dle
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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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