Henry De Bromhead

County Of Origin: Waterford

Date of licence: 1999

First winner: Fidalus (Paul Maloney), Tramore, January 1, 2000

Aintree Grand National winner: Minella Times (Rachael Blackmore) April 10, 2021

Significant horses (Selected): Minella Times, Honeysuckle, Sizing Europe, Special Tiara, Sizing Granite, Sizing John, Shanahan's Turn, Days Hotel, Smashing, Identity Thief, Petit Mouchoir, Minella Indo, A Plus Tard, Poker Party, Put The Kettle On. 

Assoc. jockeys: Rachael Blackmore, Davy Russell, Dylan Robinson, Hugh Morgan

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Henry de Bromhead is the only trainer in racing's rich history to have won the Champion Hurdle, Champion Chase and the Gold Cup at the Cheltenham Festival in the same year. 

He won all three races in 2021, taking the Champion Hurdle on the Rachael Blackmore-ridden Honeysuckle, the Champion Chase with Put The Kettle On, which was ridden by Aidan Coleman and the Gold Cup with the Jack Kennedy-ridden Minella Indo. He also took the runner-up spot in the Gold Cup with A Plus Tard which was ridden by Blackmore. As of 2021, de Bromhead has 15 Cheltenham Festival winners to his name. 

Just three weeks after his ground-breaking Cheltenham Festival success, Henry won the Aintree Grand National with the Rachael Blackmore-ridden Minella Times. For good measure, he also saddled the runner-up in the race, Balko Des Flos (Aidan Coleman). 

Since Henry de Bromhead took over the reins at his father’s County Waterford yard in 1999, he has gradually built a reputation as a shrewd and able trainer. He was well and truly launched onto the international stage by the emergence of Sizing Europe and that horse became one of the most popular horses of his generation. In all, he won 20 races including seven Grade 1 contests, with the highlight arguably being his success in the Queen Mother Champion Chase at the Cheltenham Festival in 2011. Sizing Europe had won the Arkle Chase the year before. Sizing Australia won the Cross Country Chase to complete a double for the yard in 2011 and de Bromhead gained his fourth Cheltenham Festival winner when Special Tiara won the Queen Mother Champion Chase on March 15, 2017. 

Balko Des Flos was a Cheltenham Festival winner for the stable in 2018 and the following year there were two more as Rachael Blackmore won the Close Brothers Novices' Handicap Chase on A Plus Tard and followed up on Minella Indo in the Grade 1 Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle. 

Put The Kettle On and Honeysuckle were both winners at the 2020 Cheltenham Festival and were among de Bromhead's six winners at the Festival the following year. He only lost out to Willie Mullins for the leading trainer title in 2021 on countback after both men saddled six winners. Put The Kettle became the first mare to win the Champion Chase in 2021.  

TheTote.com Galway Plate (Grade A) (Balko Des Flos (FR) - D.N. Russell - 2017)

thetote.com Galway Plate (Grade A) (Shanahan's Turn - J.J. Burke - 2015)

Boylesports.com Champion S'chase (Grade 1) (Sizing Europe - A.E. Lynch - 2014)

Guinness Kerry National H'cap S'chase (Grade A) (Poker Party (FR) - Rachael Blackmore - 2019)

PCI Irish Champion H'dle (Grade 1) (Honeysuckle (GB) - Rachael Blackmore - 2020)

AIG Europe Champion H'dle (Grade 1) (Sizing Europe - Andrew J. McNamara - 2008)

Savills S'chase (Grade 1) (A Plus Tard (FR) - D.J. O'Keeffe - 2020)

ERSG Arkle Novice S'chase (Grade 1) (Notebook (GER) - Rachael Blackmore - 2020)

Boylesports.com Champion S'chase (Grade 1) (Sizing Europe - A.E. Lynch - 2012)

Chanelle Pharma Irish Champion H'dle (Grade 1) (Honeysuckle (GB) - Rachael Blackmore - 2021)

JNwine.com Champion S'chase (Grade 1) (Valseur Lido (FR) - R. Walsh - 2016)

Paddy's Rewards Club S'chase (Grade 1) (A Plus Tard (FR) - Rachael Blackmore - 2019)

BARONERACING.COM Hatton's Grace H'dle (Grade 1) (Honeysuckle (GB) - Rachael Blackmore - 2019)

BHP Insurance Irish Champion H'dle (Grade 1) (Petit Mouchoir (FR) - D.J. Mullins - 2017)

Paddy Power Dial-A-Bet S'chase (Grade 1) (Sizing Europe - A.E. Lynch - 2012)

Ladbrokes Munster National H'cap S'chase (Grade A) (Sadler's Risk - A.E. Lynch - 2015)

BARONERACING.COM Hatton's Grace H'dle (Grade 1) (Honeysuckle (GB) - Rachael Blackmore - 2020)

Racing Post Novice S'chase (Grade 1) (Notebook (GER) - Rachael Blackmore - 2019)

Ladbrokes Troytown H'cap S'chase (Grade B) (Chris's Dream - R.M. Power - 2019)

Irish Daily Mirror Novice H'dle (Grade 1) (Minella Indo - Rachael Blackmore - 2019)

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
Winter All Weather 2020/2021193301€23,100€7,870€30,970
Winter All Weather 2019/2020214220€32,700€8,445€41,145
Winter All Weather 2018/2019150200€0€7,025€7,025
Winter All Weather 2017/2018130102€0€4,200€4,200
Winter All Weather 2016/2017132211€13,750€5,700€19,450
Winter All Weather 2015/201660101€0€2,970€2,970
Winter All Weather 2014/201550000€0€0€0
Winter All Weather 2012/201330100€0€1,360€1,360
National Hunt 2020/202161391685762€1,082,700€679,505€1,762,205
National Hunt 2019/202049379674643€1,383,113€719,503€2,102,615
National Hunt 2018/201962398708166€1,214,375€748,003€1,962,378
National Hunt 2017/201847360525743€820,375€543,688€1,364,063
National Hunt 2016/201742768725445€1,023,825€545,798€1,569,623
National Hunt 2015/201629648394026€771,238€347,990€1,119,228
National Hunt 2014/201532749543830€532,700€292,520€825,220
National Hunt 2013/201431548353535€548,225€243,218€791,443
National Hunt 2012/201322032403024€420,480€244,970€665,450
National Hunt 2011/201218134221924€378,040€109,056€487,096
National Hunt 2010/201118419242018€187,670€175,130€362,800
National Hunt 2009/201016523221515€329,180€96,458€425,638
National Hunt 2008/20091891117157€123,630€93,245€216,875
National Hunt 2007/2008146128612€211,450€42,980€254,430
National Hunt 2006/20071209777€86,300€41,545€127,845
National Hunt 2005/20061048889€79,800€38,505€118,305
National Hunt 2004/2005655234€67,900€10,355€78,255
National Hunt 2003/2004593527€28,000€37,650€65,650
National Hunt 2002/2003833237€21,000€18,535€39,535
National Hunt 2001/2002975666€56,950€29,791€86,741
National Hunt 2000/200193871113€86,596€50,834€137,430
Flat 202160010€0€1,350€1,350
Flat 2020745665€64,200€36,210€100,410
Flat 2019441564€10,313€26,125€36,438
Flat 2018835916€45,313€74,088€119,400
Flat 2017364827€61,750€61,538€123,288
Flat 2016281142€8,750€15,525€24,275
Flat 2015140011€0€1,430€1,430
Flat 201480211€0€4,315€4,315
Flat 201351200€4,900€3,315€8,215
Flat 201210000€0€0€0
Flat 200981102€4,900€3,205€8,105
Flat 2008120012€0€1,900€1,900
Flat 200790012€0€1,710€1,710
Flat 2006270020€0€1,680€1,680
Flat 2005120000€0€0€0
Flat 2004110000€0€0€0
Flat 2003190100€0€1,700€1,700
Flat 2002190212€0€5,740€5,740
Flat 2001250421€0€16,583€16,583
Flat 2000171201€5,333€4,247€9,580

Date From
Date To
Race Type
Venue Date Horse Jockey Race Type Distance Place Weight Rating Race Pattern/ Listed Prize Money
Wexford 09/04/21 Ornua D. Robinson HcpCh 2m 4f 1 11-7 142 Garryrichard Stud H'cap S'chase
Gowran-Park 07/04/21 Reddiac C.G. O'Dwyer Hcp 1m 1f 130yds 8 8-11 53 Thanks To All Our Sponsors H'cap
Fairyhouse 05/04/21 Ornua Rachael Blackmore Ch 2m 4f 5 11-4 142 Devenish S'chase (Grade 2) Grade 2 €2,400
Fairyhouse 05/04/21 Ellie Mac Rachael Blackmore HcpHdl 2m 6f p.u. 10-13 124 Fairyhouse Steel H'cap H'dle
Fairyhouse 05/04/21 Eleazar Des Neiges (FR) Rachael Blackmore HcpCh 3m 150yds p.u. 11-10 134 Fred Kenny Service To Racing Hcap Schase
Fairyhouse 05/04/21 Trainwreck H. Morgan HcpHdl 2m 6f 8 10-13 129 Fairyhouse Steel H'cap H'dle
Fairyhouse 04/04/21 Atlantic Fairy Rachael Blackmore NovHdl 2m 4f 6 11-9 129 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (M) Novice Hdle (Grade 1) Grade 1 €2,000
Fairyhouse 04/04/21 Viscount Gort Rachael Blackmore HcpHdl 2m 4f 16 11-5 118 Cawley Furniture Novice H'cap H'dle
Fairyhouse 04/04/21 Epson Du Houx (FR) Rachael Blackmore HcpCh 2m 150yds 3 11-9 138 BoyleSports Novice H'cap S'chase (Grade B) Grade B €4,000
Fairyhouse 04/04/21 January Jets Rachael Blackmore NovCh 2m 4f 6 11-12 140 The Underwriting Exchange Novice S'chase (Grade 1) Grade 1 €1,600
Fairyhouse 04/04/21 Benruben M.P. O'Connor HcpCh 2m 150yds 7 11-1 137 BoyleSports Novice H'cap S'chase (Grade B) Grade B
Cork 04/04/21 Due Reward H. Morgan HcpHdl 2m 3f 9 10-10 130 O'Dwyers Steel Dundrum H'cap H'dle (Grade B) Grade B
Fairyhouse 04/04/21 Decimation S.W. Flanagan NovHdl 2m 4f 2 11-7 128 Colm Quinn BMW Novice H'dle (Grade 2) Grade 2 €7,000
Cork 04/04/21 Spyglass Hill D.F. O'Regan Ch 3m 2 11-2 144 BARONERACING.COM S'chase (Grade 3) Grade 3 €5,500
Fairyhouse 04/04/21 Brave Way R.M. Power NovHdl 2m 4f 8 11-9 124 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (M) Novice Hdle (Grade 1) Grade 1
Fairyhouse 03/04/21 Zarkareva (FR) R.M. Power Ch 2m 5f 5 10-11 130 Download The BoyleSports App (M) S'chase (Listed) Listed €675
Fairyhouse 03/04/21 Gua Du Large (FR) R.M. Power HcpHdl 2m 15 10-13 130 Rybo H'cap H'dle (Grade A) Grade A
Cork 03/04/21 Lismore W.M. Lordan F 1m 4f 25yds 8 9-2 91 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Noblesse Stakes (Listed) Listed
Cork 03/04/21 Whipsaw W.J. Lee Mdn 1m 2f 30yds 8 9-7 Racing Again Tomorrow M'dn
Fairyhouse 03/04/21 Abbey Magic S.W. Flanagan Ch 2m 5f 4 10-13 140 Download The BoyleSports App (M) S'chase (Listed) Listed €1,125

*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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