Paul Nolan

Date of licence: 1996

First winner: Nibalda (Joe Casey) Leopardstown, March 8, 1998

Significant horses (selected): Joncol, Cuan Na Grai, Cloone River, Say Again, Joncol, Defy Logic, Noble Prince, Dabiroun, Latest Exhibition, High Prospect, Colnel Rayburn, Accordion Etoile, Kill Devil Hill, French Accordian, Alpha Ridge, Torduff Boy, Sheer Frustration, Moskova, Panther Claw.  

Assoc. jockeys: Bryan Cooper, Mark Walsh

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Paul enjoyed tremendous success throughout the 'noughties' becoming only the the second trainer to train three Galway hurdle winners, a remarkable feat he achieved in the space of just six years. He landed the most competitive handicap hurdle of the summer season with Say Again in 2002, with Cloone River in 2004 and with Cuan na Grai in 2006. In between, the Nina Carberry-ridden Dabiroun became his first Cheltenham Festival winner in 2005 when taking the Fred Winter Handicap Hurdle. 

A second Cheltenham victory came Paul's way in 2011 when Noble Prince won the JLT Novices' Chase. Paul has won eight Grade 1 races in Ireland. His first top-flight winner was the John Cullen-ridden Say Again in the Swordlestown Cup Novice Chase at the Punchestown Festival in 2004. Paul won the Hennessy Gold Cup at Leopardstown in 2010 with Joncol, ridden by Alain Cawley and the Mark Walsh-ridden Defy Logic won the Racing Post Novice Chase at Leopardstown in December, 2013.

Leopardstown was again the venue of the stable's latest top-flight success. Latest Exhibition won the Nathaniel Lacy Solicitors Novice Hurdle under Bryan Cooper at the Dublin Racing Festival in February 2020 and lost out by only a neck when runner-up to Monkfish in the Albert Bartlett Novices´ Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival the following month. 

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
Winter All Weather 2015/201670010€0€640€640
Winter All Weather 2013/201410000€0€0€0
National Hunt 2020/2021132512139€44,100€62,115€106,215
National Hunt 2019/202016415212411€224,050€187,170€411,220
National Hunt 2018/201921020212517€225,000€172,775€397,775
National Hunt 2017/201815513211712€142,188€113,325€255,513
National Hunt 2016/20171385101112€35,625€61,463€97,088
National Hunt 2015/201617214191718€147,775€91,560€239,335
National Hunt 2014/201519822252014€156,800€110,200€267,000
National Hunt 2013/201420024141420€266,140€78,120€344,260
National Hunt 2012/201316714181810€156,450€151,498€307,948
National Hunt 2011/201221018171814€171,130€125,635€296,765
National Hunt 2010/201128132262523€379,055€207,375€586,430
National Hunt 2009/201023233352519€492,903€189,867€682,769
National Hunt 2008/200926132341823€461,920€182,175€644,095
National Hunt 2007/200836033281733€402,175€144,565€546,740
National Hunt 2006/200738734363622€435,110€252,030€687,140
National Hunt 2005/200639940422725€627,990€221,135€849,125
National Hunt 2004/200534033403226€469,750€261,285€731,035
National Hunt 2003/200427327232427€363,930€192,950€556,880
National Hunt 2002/20031822716513€431,470€65,520€496,990
National Hunt 2001/200221721221618€205,218€91,682€296,900
National Hunt 2000/200124019242321€143,893€92,370€236,264
Flat 202010000€0€0€0
Flat 2019110000€0€600€600
Flat 201820000€0€0€0
Flat 201720001€0€825€825
Flat 2016201032€5,625€4,600€10,225
Flat 201590202€0€5,010€5,010
Flat 201430000€0€0€0
Flat 201310000€0€0€0
Flat 201260100€0€1,360€1,360
Flat 201140000€0€1,800€1,800
Flat 2010190002€0€1,210€1,210
Flat 2009141100€7,350€1,785€9,135
Flat 2008291222€16,500€13,475€29,975
Flat 2007291212€7,700€6,025€13,725
Flat 2006181200€6,300€4,165€10,465
Flat 2005392512€59,100€49,970€109,070
Flat 2004363513€37,050€40,835€77,885
Flat 2003375245€101,800€23,550€125,350
Flat 2002262330€16,800€10,530€27,330
Flat 2001272410€13,332€7,815€21,148
Flat 2000220015€0€2,520€2,520
Flat 199950220€0€3,278€3,278

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 Wild Desire Adam Williams BegCh 2m 49yds 3 11-0 Clonmel Supporters Club Beginners S'chse
Limerick 01/12/20 Mister Bells S.F. O'Keeffe MdnHdl 2m 5f 5 11-6 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn H'dle
Fairyhouse 29/11/20 Mon Lino (FR) N.P. Madden HcpCh 3m 5f p.u. 10-1 126 BARONERACING.COM Porterstown Hcap Schase (Grade B) Grade B
Fairyhouse 28/11/20 Dympnas Well (FR) S.F. O'Keeffe MdnHdl 2m 7 11-4 Kettles Country House Fingal M'dn H'dle (Div 1)
Fairyhouse 28/11/20 Saga Aravis (FR) B.J. Cooper MdnHdl 2m 17 11-11 Kettles Country House Fingal M'dn H'dle (Div 2)
Cork 22/11/20 Eaton Lady B.J. Cooper MdnHdl 2m 10 11-2 Sobac Soil.ie Used On Cork M'dn H'dle (Div 1)
Cork 22/11/20 Wild Desire Adam Williams BegCh 2m 160yds 6 11-2 Irish Stallion Farms EBF(Mares)Beg. S'ch €310
Cork 22/11/20 Glen Robin Adam Williams HcpHdl 2m 12 10-5 92 Adare Manor Opportunity H'cap H'dle
Cork 22/11/20 Cash Me Outside R.J. Condon BegCh 2m 160yds 7 11-2 Irish Stallion Farms EBF(Mares)Beg. S'ch
Cork 22/11/20 Galypso Clermont (FR) R.J. Condon HcpHdl 2m 14 9-13 86 Adare Manor Opportunity H'cap H'dle
Cork 22/11/20 La Feline (FR) B.J. Cooper HcpHdl 2m 4f 11 10-12 114 Kevin McManus Bookmaker H'cap H'dle
Naas 21/11/20 Our Friend B.J. Cooper HcpCh 2m 4f 13 11-7 109 Rathbarry & Glenview Novice H'cap Schase
Naas 21/11/20 Fire Love (FR) B.J. Cooper MdnHdl 2m 13 11-7 Dimond Walsh Hospitality M'dn H'dle
Naas 21/11/20 Valentina Lady S.F. O'Keeffe HcpHdl 2m 4f u.r. 10-0 116 Brown Lad H'cap H'dle (Grade B) Grade B
Naas 21/11/20 Rock Of Tuskar S.F. O'Keeffe MdnHdl 2m 3f 14 11-11 Irish Stallion Owners EBF M'dn H'dle
Gowran-Park 20/11/20 Mister Bells S.F. O'Keeffe MdnHdl 2m 4 12-0 INH Stallion Owners EBF M'dn H'dle €700
Gowran-Park 20/11/20 Crazyheart S.F. O'Keeffe HcpCh 2m 8 11-7 113 See You All In 2021 H'cap S'chase
Gowran-Park 20/11/20 Itsnotinit B.J. Cooper MdnHdl 2m 6 12-0 INH Stallion Owners EBF M'dn H'dle €280
Limerick 17/11/20 Saga Aravis (FR) Adam Williams MdnHdl 2m 9 11-2 Adare Manor Opportunity M'dn H'dle (Div 1)
Limerick 17/11/20 Genie Makker (FR) Adam Williams MdnHdl 2m 9 10-9 Adare Manor Opportunity M'dn H'dle (Div 2)
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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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