Terence O'Brien

County of origin: Cork

First winner: Glenquest (Kevin Coleman) Listowel, September 17, 2008

Significant horses: Articulum, Glenquest, Ballyadam Brook, Farrells Fancy, She's Got Grit, Ballyadam Approach, Lakemilan, Viaduct Joey, Consharon Boy. 

Assoc. jockeys: David Mullins, Jack Kennedy, Denis O'Regan, Kevin Brouder

Did you know:

Based in Carrigtwohill, County Cork, Terence first held a trainers' licence in the 1990s and and renewed it in 2007. A highly-regarded point-to-point handler, he had runners again on the racecourse in early 2008 and was back among the winners when the Kevin Coleman-ridden Glenquest landed a maiden hurdle at the Listowel Festival in September of that year. 

He has enjoyed plenty of success ever since with the likes of Lakemilan, She's Got Grit and Farrells Fancy scoring notable handicap victories, but Ballyadam Approach has been the biggest winner for the stable. He landed the €100,000 Guinness Handicap Chase at the Punchestown Festival in 2015 having earlier taken the €50,000 BoyleSports Novice Handicap Chase at Fairyhouse on Easter Sunday. He was a three-time winner in all for the stable but O'Brien saddled Ballyadam Brook, no relation to Ballyadam Approach, to win seven races between 2010 and 2014. More recently, the classy novice chaser Articulum has flown the flag for the O'Brien stable. 

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
Winter All Weather 2021/202210100€0€2,400€2,400
Winter All Weather 2020/202110000€0€300€300
Winter All Weather 2018/201910000€0€0€0
Winter All Weather 2017/201810000€0€0€0
Winter All Weather 2015/201610000€0€0€0
Winter All Weather 2014/201561220€6,300€4,670€10,970
Winter All Weather 2013/201482110€10,500€2,340€12,840
National Hunt 2022/2023273011€79,200€4,840€84,040
National Hunt 2021/2022505242€42,000€16,430€58,430
National Hunt 2020/2021602773€15,600€43,350€58,950
National Hunt 2019/20205281234€105,300€110,785€216,085
National Hunt 2018/2019457925€92,188€55,575€147,763
National Hunt 2017/2018643757€27,188€40,425€67,613
National Hunt 2016/2017635776€35,313€37,238€72,550
National Hunt 2015/2016495296€44,225€48,200€92,425
National Hunt 2014/2015566166€150,800€17,505€168,305
National Hunt 2013/2014100611713€65,950€53,675€119,625
National Hunt 2012/201383116513€122,060€42,000€164,060
National Hunt 2011/2012574646€30,800€23,168€53,968
National Hunt 2010/20114871352€63,520€71,262€134,782
National Hunt 2009/20105653104€41,390€18,806€60,196
National Hunt 2008/2009433323€21,280€20,070€41,350
National Hunt 2007/200880120€0€6,040€6,040
Flat 202283110€19,800€3,450€23,250
Flat 202120000€0€0€0
Flat 202050100€0€2,070€2,070
Flat 201960002€0€1,375€1,375
Flat 201820000€0€0€0
Flat 201620100€0€3,000€3,000
Flat 201570002€0€925€925
Flat 201471000€11,550€0€11,550
Flat 2013101210€5,950€3,139€9,089
Flat 201220001€0€425€425

Date From
Date To
Race Type
Venue Date Horse Jockey Race Type Distance Place Weight Rating Race Pattern/ Listed Prize Money
Thurles 01/12/22 Kalli's Quest A. McCurtin BegCh 2m 2f 7 11-2 Richard Brennan Fencing Beginners S'ch
Thurles 01/12/22 Cathys Quest P.T. Enright MdnHdl 1m 7f 199yds 9 10-13 Racing Dec 18th Irish EBF (M) M'dn H'dle
Limerick 22/11/22 Irregularheartbeat K. Callaghan HcpHdl 2m p.u. 11-5 107 Annual Membership (Mares) H'cap H'dle
Cork 20/11/22 Kalli's Quest A. McCurtin BegCh 2m 5f 6 11-2 I.N.H. Stallion Owners EBF Beg. S'chase €310
Clonmel 17/11/22 Ik's Man (FR) D. Allen MdnHdl 2m 61yds 6 11-1 Connolly's Red Mills EBF Auct M'dn H'dle €400
Naas 12/11/22 Kalli's Quest M.J.M O'Sullivan BegCh 2m 4f u.r. 11-0 Mongey Communications Beg. S'chase
Fairyhouse 08/11/22 Emancipator M.J.M O'Sullivan HcpHdl 2m 4f 1 11-4 90 Irishinjuredjockeys.com H'cap H'dle (Div 2) €6,000
Thurles 03/11/22 Irregularheartbeat J.C. Gainford HcpHdl 2m 4f 84yds 5 10-10 107 Ballagh (Mares) H'cap H'dle €435
Thurles 03/11/22 Ik's Man (FR) D. Allen NHF 1m 7f 188yds 3 11-3 Irish Stal. Farms EBF Auction Flat Race €1,500
Galway 31/10/22 Speckled Meadow Adam Caffrey Hcp 7f 1 8-13 60 Barna Recycling H'cap €6,900
Clonmel 27/10/22 Ladys Spirit S.F. O'Keeffe MdnHdl 2m 3f 92yds 11 11-7 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (M) M'dn H'dle
Curragh 26/10/22 Speckled Meadow Adam Caffrey Hcp 1m 2f 3 8-13 60 Play Novileague At Novibet H'cap €1,050
Tramore 13/10/22 Ladys Spirit P.T. Enright MdnHdl 2m 4f 73yds 10 10-13 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (M) M'dn H'dle
Thurles 06/10/22 Speckled Meadow Adam Caffrey Hcp 1m 1 8-7 49 Moyne H'cap €6,000
Killarney 02/10/22 Crescent Lake (GB) M.J.M O'Sullivan HcpHdl 2m 1f 6 11-2 95 Vincent Casey Life & Pensions H'cap Hdle €210
Listowel 23/09/22 Magnor Glory M.J.M O'Sullivan HcpHdl 2m 1 10-1 125 Ladbrokes H'cap H'dle (Grade B) Grade B €60,000
Listowel 19/09/22 Crescent Lake (GB) G. Bourke HcpHdl 2m 12 11-1 96 Adare Manor Opportunity H'cap H'dle
Gowran-Park 17/09/22 Speckled Meadow Adam Caffrey Hcp 1m 6 8-7 49 Join The Gowran Park Racing Club H'cap €200
Navan 03/09/22 Speckled Meadow Adam Caffrey Hcp 1m 2f 2 8-9 40 Gormanlough Apprentice Hcap (Div 2) €2,200
Kilbeggan 02/09/22 Ballymist A. McCurtin MdnHdl 2m p.u. 11-9 Sean Hughes Memorial M'dn H'dle

*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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