Darren Bunyan

County of origin: Kildare

Date of licence: 2011

First winner: Grey Danube (Leigh Roche) Dundalk, 30th March, 2012

Notable horse: Hit The Bid

Assoc. Jockeys: Leigh Roche

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From Kildare Town, County Kildare, Darren Bunyan worked with trainers John Oxx, Dermot Weld and Ken Condon before taking out his licence in 2011. He saddled his first winner when the Leigh Roche-ridden Grey Danube won thetote.com Handicap at Dundalk on March 30th, 2012. He landed his first major success when Hit The Bid, also ridden by Leigh Roche, took the Group 3 Jimmy O'Neill Irish Racing Excellence Curragh Stakes at his local track on August 20th, 2016. 

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
Winter All Weather 2020/2021223111€18,000€4,700€22,700
Winter All Weather 2019/202090010€0€1,560€1,560
Winter All Weather 2018/201970210€0€5,350€5,350
Winter All Weather 2017/2018223202€24,375€6,725€31,100
Winter All Weather 2016/201742000€14,375€0€14,375
Winter All Weather 2015/201671000€15,840€0€15,840
Winter All Weather 2014/201572020€17,500€2,800€20,300
Winter All Weather 2013/2014141024€7,000€3,330€10,330
Winter All Weather 2012/2013100000€0€0€0
Winter All Weather 2011/201220010€0€1,040€1,040
National Hunt 2019/202010000€0€0€0
National Hunt 2018/201981012€6,250€2,738€8,988
National Hunt 2017/201810000€0€250€250
National Hunt 2014/201540000€0€0€0
National Hunt 2013/201451010€5,250€1,040€6,290
National Hunt 2012/201310100€0€1,275€1,275
Flat 2021760854€0€30,945€30,945
Flat 2020732665€13,200€34,045€47,245
Flat 2019611413€7,500€28,383€35,883
Flat 2018633246€59,663€45,013€104,675
Flat 2017354335€50,438€47,513€97,950
Flat 2016402212€46,938€18,388€65,325
Flat 2015132002€18,550€2,750€21,300
Flat 2014160021€0€2,385€2,385
Flat 2013210012€0€3,240€3,240
Flat 2012173101€18,200€3,010€21,210
Flat 201140010€0€728€728

Date From
Date To
Race Type
Venue Date Horse Jockey Race Type Distance Place Weight Rating Race Pattern/ Listed Prize Money
Dundalk 27/10/21 Cloch Liath C.D. Hayes Hcp 7f 12 8-12 44 BetVictor Casino H'cap (Div 2)
Curragh 26/10/21 Mister Trader (GB) Hcp 5f 3 9-2 60 Paddy Power 'Horsey Run Fast' H'cap
Curragh 26/10/21 Seven Worlds J.A. Powell Hcp 5f 2 7-13 48 Paddy Power 'Horsey Run Fast' H'cap
Dundalk 22/10/21 Shimmerz C.D. Hayes F 7f 12 8-13 56 HOLLYWOODBETS (Fillies) Claiming Race
Dundalk 22/10/21 Brokers Tip K.J. Manning Hcp 6f 8 9-11 61 Irishinjuredjockeys.com H'cap (Div 1)
Navan 20/10/21 Seven Worlds J.A. Powell Hcp 5f 164yds 9 8-2 49 Arkle Bar H'cap
Navan 20/10/21 Carna Blue Melanie Horsman Mdn 5f 164yds 7 8-6 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Med. Auct. M'dn
Naas 17/10/21 Carna Blue J.A. Powell Mdn 5f 205yds 16 8-9 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn
Dundalk 15/10/21 Shimmerz M.P. Sheehy Mdn 6f 10 8-11 Book Online At DundalkStadium.com M'dn
Curragh 14/10/21 Vincenzo Gamba C.D. Hayes Mdn 7f 6 9-7 Bill Hanlon Memorial Irish EBF M'dn €330
Curragh 14/10/21 Mister Trader (GB) K.J. Manning Hcp 5f 9 9-1 60 Hollywoodbets Get €20 In Free Bets H'cap
Curragh 14/10/21 Cloch Liath L.F. Roche Hcp 7f 17 8-9 46 Taxi4horses.com H'cap
Dundalk 08/10/21 Vincenzo Gamba K.J. Manning Mdn 7f 12 9-6 Irish EBF Median Sires Series (C&G) M'dn
Dundalk 08/10/21 Carna Blue N.M. Crosse Mdn 7f 12 8-10 Irish EBF Median Sires Series (F) M'dn
Thurles 07/10/21 Notre Belle Bete (GB) C.D. Hayes Mdn 1m 16yds 2 9-7 92 Racing Again October 21st M'dn €2,400
Thurles 07/10/21 Stay With Me C.D. Hayes Hcp 1m 4f 87yds 11 9-5 50 Littleton H'cap
Navan 06/10/21 Fine Distraction W.T. Byrne Hcp 5f 164yds 13 9-4 56 navanadventurecentre.ie Apprentice H'cap
Dundalk 01/10/21 Kellmar (GB) C.D. Hayes Hcp 1m 13 8-13 45 Crowne Plaza Leading Jockey H'cap (Div 2)
Cork 28/09/21 Notre Belle Bete (GB) C.D. Hayes Mdn 7f 2 9-7 96 Fermoy M'dn €2,400
Curragh 26/09/21 J J Jumbo B.M. Coen Mdn 7f 6 9-7 William Hill Ireland Play Irish EBF M'dn €330

*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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