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 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 2019541411€7,500€22,683€30,183
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 20/09/19 Macaban City K.J. Leonard Hcp 1m 2f 150yds 13 9-0 52 Servisource Occupational Healthcare Hcap
Naas 18/09/19 French Secret A.J. Slattery Mdn 6f 18 8-9 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn
Curragh 15/09/19 Hit The Bid (GB) C.D. Hayes F 5f 8 9-4 109 Derrinstown Stud Flying Five Stakes (Group 1) Group 1 €4,000
Navan 07/09/19 Seven Worlds C.D. Hayes Mdn 5f 164yds 5 8-11 Foran Equine Irish EBF Auction M'dn €720
Navan 07/09/19 Tie A Yellowribbon (GB) N.M. Crosse Hcp 5f 164yds 2 9-0 62 Navanracecourse.ie H'cap €2,200
Cork 01/09/19 Mister Trader (GB) N.M. Crosse Hcp 5f 1 8-3 65 Matchbook Exchange H'cap €7,500
Down-Royal 31/08/19 French Secret A.J. Slattery Mdn 7f 11 8-1 Foran Equine Irish EBF Auction M'dn
Curragh 30/08/19 Limit Long (GB) N.G. McCullagh Hcp 6f 22 8-9 76 TRM Stride H'cap
Tipperary 29/08/19 Hit The Bid (GB) C.D. Hayes F 5f 6 9-7 110 Abergwaun Stakes (Listed) Listed €900
Bellewstown 28/08/19 Tie A Yellowribbon (GB) L.F. Roche Hcp 5f 9 9-13 64 Holcroft Motors Drogheda Hill Sprint Hcp
Curragh 23/08/19 Limit Long (GB) D.P. McDonogh Mdn 6f 9 9-5 80 Sycamore Lodge Equine Hospital M'dn
Curragh 23/08/19 Impulse Power R. Coakley Mdn 6f 22 9-5 Sycamore Lodge Equine Hospital M'dn
Cork 17/08/19 Limit Long (GB) C.D. Hayes Hcp 7f 12 9-9 84 Barry's Tea Supp Marymount Hospice H'cap
Tramore 17/08/19 Algo Rhythm (GB) K.J. Leonard Hcp 1m 4f 7 9-9 49 Strand Inn Dunmore H'cap
Cork 17/08/19 Seven Worlds K.J. Leonard Mdn 6f 10 9-5 Matchbook Irish EBF M'dn
Sligo 07/08/19 Micro Latency (GB) K.J. Leonard Hcp 5f 160yds 14 9-0 51 countysligoraces.com H'cap
Galway 30/07/19 Limit Long (GB) K.J. Manning Mdn 7f 5 9-5 87 Caulfield Industrial Irish EBF M'dn €525
Down-Royal 26/07/19 Snow Patch Hcp 5f N/A 8-4 63 Magners Irish Cider H'cap
Naas 24/07/19 Hold The Applause L.F. Roche Mdn 6f 16 9-10 Tom Jones Memorial M'dn
Ballinrobe 22/07/19 Paperback Writer L.F. Roche F 1m 1f 103yds 10 9-5 58 Tote Supporting Ballinrobe Claiming Race

*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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