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 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 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 13/03/20 Limit Long (GB) R. Coakley Hcp 1m 8 9-3 69 Floodlit Fridays Continue At Dundalk Hcp
Dundalk 13/03/20 Mister Trader (GB) N.M. Crosse Hcp 5f 10 9-6 67 Crowne Plaza Dundalk Race & Stay H'cap
Dundalk 13/03/20 Snow Patch C.D. Hayes Hcp 5f 11 9-4 60 Crowne Plaza Dundalk Race & Stay H'cap
Dundalk 06/03/20 Kellmar (GB) N.M. Crosse Mdn 1m 5 9-2 Floodlit Fridays Continue At Dundalk Mdn €360
Dundalk 28/02/20 Seven Worlds L.F. Roche Hcp 7f 14 9-7 67 Winter Series Awards Day 4th April H'cap
Dundalk 28/02/20 Chestnut Express R. Coakley Hcp 7f 13 9-4 69 Love Your Mum At The Races H'cap
Dundalk 14/02/20 Seven Worlds R. Coakley Hcp 6f 11 9-10 68 Crowne Plaza Dundalk Race & Stay H'cap
Dundalk 14/02/20 Winston Wolfe C.D. Hayes Hcp 1m 2f 150yds 12 9-11 67 View Restaurant At Dundalk Stadium H'cap
Dundalk 24/01/20 Kellmar (GB) N.M. Crosse Mdn 7f 3 9-7 Crowne Plaza Hotel Apprentice M'dn €1,200
Navan 23/10/19 Seven Worlds L.F. Roche Mdn 5f 11 9-5 71 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn
Dundalk 18/10/19 Winston Wolfe A.C. Persse F 1m 2f 150yds 4 8-13 67 Ir.injuredjockeys App'tice Claiming Race €500
Dundalk 18/10/19 Hit The Bid (GB) R.P. Whelan F 5f 4 9-11 105 Al Basti Equiworld Mercury Stakes (Group 3) Group 3 €3,750
Dundalk 18/10/19 Tie A Yellowribbon (GB) N.M. Crosse Mdn 6f 6 8-9 64 BetVictor Proudly Supp. Irish Racing Mdn €250
Navan 09/10/19 Hold The Applause A.C. Persse Hcp 5f 20 8-6 44 Bective Restaurant Apprentice H'cap
Cork 01/10/19 Mister Trader (GB) L.F. Roche Hcp 5f 11 9-7 68 Matchbook Exchange H'cap
Curragh 29/09/19 Seven Worlds C.D. Hayes F 6f 6 8-11 73 Foran Equine Irish EBF Auction Race €600
Dundalk 27/09/19 Tie A Yellowribbon (GB) K.J. Leonard Hcp 6f 7 9-6 64 ASM Accountants Apprentice H'cap
Fairyhouse 23/09/19 Seven Worlds A.J. Slattery Mdn 6f 5 8-6 Foran Equine Irish EBF Auction M'dn €600
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

*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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