John Joe Walsh

County Of Origin: Cork

Date of licence: 1962

First winner: Grub Stake (John Joe Walsh), Clonmel, March 7th, 1963

Significant horses (selected): Senator Maclacury, Function Dream, Fairy King, Lord Singapore, Rory Anna, Jack Absolute, Page Turner, Cliff House, Ballyegan Hero, Propunt, Pelegro, Davids Charm. 

Assoc. jockeys: Phillip Enright, Ambrose McCurtin, Rachael Blackmore

Did you know:

Grub Stake was John Joe Walsh’s first winner as a trainer when taking the bumper at Clonmel, on Thursday, March 7th, 1963, and for good measure, he rode it himself. Walsh had begun his training career the previous year and along with Kevin Prendergast, is Ireland’s longest serving trainer. No stranger to big-race success over the years, Walsh gained his most valuable win when the Rachael Blackmore-trained Ballyegan Hero took the €100,000 Galway Shopping Centre Handicap Hurdle on the penultimate day of the 2017 Galway festival. Walsh won the Munster National with Pelegro (Liam O'Donnell) in 1975 and Propunt (Trevor Hogan) in 1992. Propunt and Horgan were also successful in the Kerry National in 1992. More recently, Lord Singapore won the Troytown chase at Navan for Walsh in 1996, ridden by David Casey. 

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
Winter All Weather 2014/201530000€0€0€0
Winter All Weather 2013/201441001€4,900€350€5,250
Winter All Weather 2012/201321000€7,000€0€7,000
National Hunt 2020/2021421612€6,600€16,820€23,420
National Hunt 2019/202012256915€115,763€64,018€179,780
National Hunt 2018/20191513497€25,000€35,088€60,088
National Hunt 2017/2018180128914€205,000€58,775€263,775
National Hunt 2016/20171849101812€80,000€73,050€153,050
National Hunt 2015/201618823161912€189,450€65,758€255,208
National Hunt 2014/20151511410914€136,690€41,370€178,060
National Hunt 2013/20141511071716€70,850€35,590€106,440
National Hunt 2012/20131571015115€93,250€40,525€133,775
National Hunt 2011/20121471414157€102,025€45,598€147,623
National Hunt 2010/201110261179€43,590€31,273€74,863
National Hunt 2009/2010949784€60,200€19,908€80,108
National Hunt 2008/200910375115€55,300€26,785€82,085
National Hunt 2007/2008977886€65,450€28,165€93,615
National Hunt 2006/2007650064€0€8,690€8,690
National Hunt 2005/20061075686€45,150€25,200€70,350
National Hunt 2004/200510424210€15,750€16,615€32,365
National Hunt 2003/2004932555€18,900€23,860€42,760
National Hunt 2002/2003824896€38,850€37,445€76,295
National Hunt 2001/2002781243€12,250€12,037€24,287
National Hunt 2000/200114161328€51,996€28,509€80,505
Flat 202040000€0€360€360
Flat 2019101010€30,000€9,000€39,000
Flat 201871110€7,500€21,563€29,063
Flat 2017290021€0€3,938€3,938
Flat 2016483333€30,625€11,125€41,750
Flat 2015603781€19,950€24,990€44,940
Flat 2014605534€33,600€26,630€60,230
Flat 2013545486€41,200€18,335€59,535
Flat 2012303238€18,900€11,580€30,480
Flat 2011280002€0€3,150€3,150
Flat 2010201103€14,190€7,000€21,190
Flat 2009351430€14,850€20,505€35,355
Flat 2008241203€9,800€15,125€24,925
Flat 2007292121€15,050€6,460€21,510
Flat 2006190000€0€0€0
Flat 200570000€0€0€0
Flat 200430000€0€0€0
Flat 200390010€0€2,000€2,000
Flat 2002150102€0€3,250€3,250
Flat 2001310021€0€2,184€2,184
Flat 2000341113€5,333€4,539€9,872
Flat 1999393337€15,554€8,983€24,537
Flat 1998213122€11,110€2,539€13,650

Date From
Date To
Race Type
Venue Date Horse Jockey Race Type Distance Place Weight Rating Race Pattern/ Listed Prize Money
Listowel 26/09/20 Live Every Day S. Cavanagh HcpHdl 2m 4f 2 11-7 99 Racing Behind Closed Doors H'cap H'dle (Div 1) €2,000
Listowel 26/09/20 Glebe Girl A. McCurtin HcpHdl 2m 4f 9 11-6 93 Racing Behind Closed Doors H'cap H'dle (Div 2)
Listowel 25/09/20 Ballyegan Hero P.T. Enright HcpCh 2m 6f 6 10-12 118 Southampton Goodwill Plate H'cap S'chase €420
Listowel 24/09/20 Summer Pearl James J. Doyle Mdn 1m 5 9-2 MAC Fuels & General Supplies M'dn €360
Listowel 23/09/20 Johanna Yeats A. McCurtin MdnHdl 2m 8 11-2 85 Remembering Tommy McGivern M'dn H'dle
Listowel 20/09/20 Golden Glen A. McCurtin HcpHdl 2m 4f 8 10-11 92 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (M) H'cap H'dle (Div 2)
Listowel 20/09/20 Blanketontheground A. McCurtin HcpHdl 2m 4f 8 11-1 101 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (M) H'cap H'dle (Div 1)
Listowel 20/09/20 Romella S.W. Flanagan HcpHdl 2m 4f p.u. 10-11 92 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (M) H'cap H'dle (Div 1)
Punchestown 09/09/20 Golden Glen A. McCurtin HcpHdl 2m 4f 70yds 4 10-7 93 Baltreacy H'cap H'dle (Div 2) €550
Punchestown 09/09/20 Take A Punt A. McCurtin HcpHdl 2m 4f 70yds 10 10-8 94 Baltreacy H'cap H'dle (Div 1)
Galway 07/09/20 Blanketontheground A. McCurtin HcpHdl 2m 130yds 7 11-2 102 H'cap H'dle
Galway 07/09/20 Mammy Shark A. McCurtin MdnHdl 2m 130yds 7 11-2 Kenny Developments M'dn H'dle
Galway 07/09/20 Church Lane P.T. Enright MdnHdl 2m 130yds 17 11-7 Kenny Developments M'dn H'dle
Galway 07/09/20 Glebe Girl P.T. Enright HcpHdl 2m 130yds 8 10-13 94 H'cap H'dle
Clonmel 03/09/20 It's All Mercy A. McCurtin MdnHdl 2m 3f 82yds 10 10-9 Kilganey (Mares) M'dn H'dle
Clonmel 03/09/20 Capall Iarann A. McCurtin MdnHdl 2m 81yds 8 11-1 Redmondstown M'dn H'dle
Clonmel 03/09/20 Live Every Day A. McCurtin HcpHdl 3m 10 10-11 101 Derrinlaur Opportunity H'cap H'dle
Ballinrobe 24/08/20 Romella A. McCurtin HcpHdl 2m 1f 87yds 10 11-0 92 John Rochford Memorial H'cap H'dle
Ballinrobe 24/08/20 Mammy Shark A. McCurtin MdnHdl 2m 1f 87yds 7 10-13 Adare Manor Opportunity M'dn H'dle
Ballinrobe 24/08/20 Church Lane P.T. Enright MdnHdl 2m 5f 100yds 8 11-1 BoyleSports (Mares) 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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