Willie McCreery

County Of Origin: Kildare

Date of licence: 2008

First winner: Toasted Special, Cork, June 15, 2008

First Group winner: Fiesolana (Colm O'Donoghue) Group 3 Ballyogan Stakes, Leopardstown, June 13, 2013

First Group 1 winner: Fiesolana (Billy Lee) Coolmore Fastnet Rock Matron Stakes, Leopardstown, September 13, 2014 

Significant horses (selected): Fiesolana, Epona Plays, Devonshire, Liquid Amber, Insinuendo, Dolce Strega, Downforce, Bloomfield, Mary Tudor, Lustown Baba, Colour Blue, Tylery Wonder, Coolnagree, Colour Of Love, Valbucca, Indigo Lady, Kanes Pass, Fact Or Folklore, Lethal Promise, Shrill. 

Associated jockeys: Billy Lee, Nathan Crosse

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Willie McCreery played gaelic football at the highest level for his native Kildare and was an integral part of the team when Kildare won their first senior Leinster title in 42 years in 1998. His father Peter trained Hilly Way to win two successive Champion Chases at Cheltenham, and Daring Run to claim two Irish Champion Hurdles.

Willie worked for many years with trainer Charles O'Brien before taking out his own licence in 2008. Never far from the winners' enclosure, McCreery gained his first Group 1 success when Fiesolana won the Coolmore Fastnet Rock Matron Stakes at Leopardstown on September 13, 2014.

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
Winter All Weather 2021/2022100101€0€4,010€4,010
Winter All Weather 2020/2021402232€17,400€9,790€27,190
Winter All Weather 2019/2020171002€6,600€3,305€9,905
Winter All Weather 2018/201990031€0€5,275€5,275
Winter All Weather 2017/201850000€0€0€0
Winter All Weather 2016/2017160032€0€6,350€6,350
Winter All Weather 2015/2016161052€9,450€5,295€14,745
Winter All Weather 2014/2015241123€5,950€4,600€10,550
Winter All Weather 2013/2014212223€10,500€6,745€17,245
Winter All Weather 2012/2013192422€9,520€9,685€19,205
Winter All Weather 2011/2012291283€4,900€9,822€14,722
National Hunt 2020/202130011€0€1,600€1,600
National Hunt 2019/202030011€0€1,550€1,550
National Hunt 2018/201920010€0€1,100€1,100
National Hunt 2017/201820001€0€650€650
National Hunt 2016/201730000€0€0€0
National Hunt 2015/201690211€0€5,380€5,380
National Hunt 2014/2015273135€21,350€7,400€28,750
National Hunt 2013/2014483561€19,950€15,385€35,335
National Hunt 2012/2013243251€23,100€12,020€35,120
National Hunt 2011/2012210013€0€2,415€2,415
National Hunt 2010/2011445252€46,970€12,185€59,155
National Hunt 2009/2010181211€7,350€10,410€17,760
National Hunt 2008/200990001€0€425€425
Flat 20221261815116€177,900€97,518€275,418
Flat 202126721263126€344,700€262,648€607,348
Flat 202023521242524€207,900€205,010€412,910
Flat 201926826262122€414,200€205,150€619,350
Flat 201826327262935€365,688€287,206€652,894
Flat 201726429283136€356,513€298,648€655,160
Flat 201625329232230€543,688€231,538€775,225
Flat 201521027173925€383,830€186,590€570,420
Flat 201421521191919€395,450€111,915€507,365
Flat 201322025303025€334,950€155,051€490,001
Flat 201219714252316€115,880€132,595€248,475
Flat 20111771314914€102,700€44,264€146,964
Flat 2010112118815€103,470€31,253€134,723
Flat 200916712141510€92,240€51,100€143,340
Flat 2008804223€32,900€9,295€42,195

Date From
Date To
Race Type
Venue Date Horse Jockey Race Type Distance Place Weight Rating Race Pattern/ Listed Prize Money
Curragh 06/08/22 Amirat Alward N.M. Crosse Hcp 5f 7 8-6 83 AK Bets Higher Limits Better Prices Hcap
Curragh 06/08/22 Mogwli Jessica Maye Hcp 6f 3 8-8 70 Donohue Marquees H'cap
Tipperary 05/08/22 Sceolan W.J. Lee Mdn 5f 3 9-3 73 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn
Tipperary 05/08/22 Any Dream Will Do D.P. McDonogh Mdn 7f 100yds 5 9-3 82 Tipperary Town (Fillies) M'dn
Sligo 03/08/22 Queen Of Ours W.J. Lee Mdn 5f 160yds 1 9-2 Irish EBF Auction Series M'dn €12,600
Sligo 03/08/22 Bay Of Bengal W.J. Lee Hcp 1m 2f 50yds 5 9-12 84 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Oaks (F) H'cap €780
Sligo 03/08/22 Ooh La Belle W.J. Lee Hcp 5f 160yds 10 9-8 69 Guinness Nursery H'cap
Naas 01/08/22 Are We Dreaming W.J. Lee Hcp 5f 205yds 9 9-5 84 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) H'cap
Naas 01/08/22 Morning Approach N.M. Crosse Hcp 1m 5 9-2 71 Tote Guarantee On All Win Bets H'cap €360
Naas 01/08/22 Cnodian N.M. Crosse Hcp 5f 205yds 7 9-13 62 Paragon Bloodstock Apprentice H'cap
Galway 31/07/22 Downforce W.J. Lee Hcp 7f 13 9-5 93 Irish Stallion Farms EBF 'Ahonoora' Hcap
Galway 29/07/22 Samantha Maguire N.M. Crosse Mdn 7f 7 8-8 James's Gate Irish EBF Med. Auction M'dn
Gowran-Park 23/07/22 Blazing Skies W.J. Lee Mdn 7f 2 9-3 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn €3,000
Gowran-Park 23/07/22 Any Dream Will Do W.J. Lee Hcp 1m 2 9-10 78 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) H'cap €2,900
Cork 22/07/22 Queen Of Ours W.J. Lee Mdn 5f 2 9-2 Irish EBF Auction Series M'dn €4,000
Cork 22/07/22 Are We Dreaming N.M. Crosse Hcp 5f 5 8-6 85 Doneraile H'cap €1,350
Leopardstown 21/07/22 Helpmeout W.J. Lee Hcp 1m 1 10-0 74 Invesco Pensions Consultants H'cap €7,200
Naas 20/07/22 Funchal W.J. Lee F 5f 205yds 5 9-3 Yeomanstown Stud Irish EBF Stakes (Listed) Listed €1,500
Naas 20/07/22 Mogwli W.J. Lee Hcp 5f 205yds 10 9-5 71 Sean Barrett Bloodstock Insurances H'cap
Curragh 17/07/22 Are We Dreaming W.J. Lee Hcp 5f 1 9-4 74 Finlay Volvo H'cap €7,500

*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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