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 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 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 24/03/20 Rocconrockall T. Hamilton NHF 2m 2f 87yds 11 12-2 Virtual Racing On The App INH Flat Race
Thurles 21/03/20 Street Fighter S.D. Torrens NHF 1m 7f 177yds 13 11-2 www.thurlesraces.ie (P-Am) INH Flat Race
Wexford 17/03/20 Shakeytry P.T. Enright HcpCh 2m 1 11-1 112 Tomcoole Farm Ltd. Novice H'cap S'chase €9,900
Down-Royal 17/03/20 Great Khan D.E. Mullins NovCh 2m 3f 140yds 2 11-5 118 North Down Marquees Rated Novice S'chase €3,200
Wexford 17/03/20 Kitten Rock (FR) M.P. Walsh HcpCh 2m 4f 4 11-7 137 Arctic Tack Stud Veterans H'cap S'chase €2,000
Gowran-Park 07/03/20 Allardyce (GB) T. Ryan HcpCh 2m 2f 4 10-6 121 Holden Plant Rentals Shamrock H'cap S'ch (Grade B) Grade B €2,500
Thurles 05/03/20 Rocconrockall B. O'Neill NHF 2m 7 12-0 Fethard INH Flat Race
Leopardstown 02/03/20 Shakeytry P.T. Enright BegCh 2m 5f 60yds 3 11-12 113 Leopardstown M'ship Beg. S'chase €1,400
Clonmel 27/02/20 Time Goes By M.P. Walsh MdnHdl 2m 2f 183yds 7 11-3 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn H'dle
Naas 23/02/20 Great Khan D.E. Mullins HcpCh 2m 4f 7 10-9 120 PaddyPower RoadToCheltenham Nov. Hcp Sch (Grade B) Grade B
Thurles 20/02/20 Kitten Rock (FR) M.P. Walsh HcpCh 2m 149yds 2 11-10 135 Go Racing At Thurles H'cap S'chase €5,000
Dundalk 07/02/20 Bare With Me D.P. McDonogh Mdn 1m 4f 5 9-2 Crowne Plaza Dundalk Race & Stay M'dn €360
Leopardstown 02/02/20 You Can Call Me Al P.T. Enright HcpHdl 3m fell 9-13 121 William Fry H'cap H'dle (Grade B) Grade B
Leopardstown 02/02/20 Kitten Rock (FR) D.J. McInerney HcpCh 2m 5f 12 10-9 137 Gaelic Plant Hire H'cap S'chase (Grade A) Grade A
Leopardstown 01/02/20 Allardyce (GB) P.T. Enright HcpCh 2m 1f p.u. 9-12 121 Matheson H'cap S'chase (Grade B) Grade B
Leopardstown 01/02/20 Rasiym (FR) M.A. Enright HcpHdl 2m 17 9-10 116 Ladbrokes H'dle (Grade B) Grade B
Down-Royal 28/01/20 Great Khan P.T. Enright NovCh 2m 50yds 3 11-7 120 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Rated Nov. S'ch €2,000
Down-Royal 28/01/20 Time Goes By M.P. Walsh MdnHdl 2m 130yds 14 11-2 Molson Coors M'dn H'dle
Fairyhouse 25/01/20 Roconga M.P. Walsh HcpCh 2m 1f 5 11-5 118 150 Years Of The National H'cap S'chase €480
Fairyhouse 14/01/20 Shakeytry P.T. Enright BegCh 2m 2 11-12 150th Irish Grand National Beg. S'chase €2,400
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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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