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 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 202124719252723€330,300€251,423€581,723
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

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
Naas 17/10/21 Sceolan W.J. Lee Mdn 5f 205yds 5 9-2 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn
Naas 17/10/21 Mother Country (GB) W.J. Lee F 1m 17 9-2 87 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Garnet Stakes (Listed) Listed
Naas 17/10/21 Royal Canford L.F. Roche F 1m 11 9-5 91 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Garnet Stakes (Listed) Listed
Naas 17/10/21 Huddle Up N.M. Crosse Hcp 5f 205yds 3 8-9 79 EquisoftLive H'cap
Leopardstown 16/10/21 Up Helly Aa W.J. Lee F 1m 2f 10 9-9 102 Manguard Plus Trigo Stakes (Listed) Listed
Dundalk 15/10/21 Helpmeout W.J. Lee Hcp 7f 9 9-9 67 Floodlit Fridays At Dundalk Nursery Hcap
Curragh 14/10/21 Red Wasp W.J. Lee Hcp 5f 12 9-10 69 Hollywoodbets Get €20 In Free Bets H'cap
Curragh 10/10/21 Star In The Making (GB) N.M. Crosse F 6f 3 9-3 91 Hatstone Waterford Testimonial Stakes (Listed) Listed €3,750
Limerick 09/10/21 Claonadh N.M. Crosse Hcp 1m 13 8-6 84 Jim Ryan Racecourse Services H'cap
Limerick 09/10/21 Morning Approach N.M. Crosse Hcp 7f 7 9-12 66 Follow Limerick Facebook Apprentice Hcap
Limerick 09/10/21 Shannon Valley D. Butler Hcp 7f 14 9-1 62 Follow Limerick Facebook Apprentice Hcap
Dundalk 08/10/21 Thousand W.J. Lee Mdn 7f 11 9-4 Irish EBF Median Sires Series (C&G) M'dn
Navan 06/10/21 Coill Na Sionainne W.J. Lee Hcp 1m 2 9-7 78 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) H'cap €4,000
Navan 06/10/21 Life In Colour (GB) R.P. Cleary Mdn 5f 164yds 7 9-2 Arkle Bar Median Auction M'dn
Navan 06/10/21 Morning Approach N.M. Crosse Hcp 1m 7 8-3 66 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) H'cap
Navan 06/10/21 Cherry Bloom N.M. Crosse Hcp 5f 4 9-2 66 Slane Nursery H'cap €550
Tipperary 04/10/21 Mogwli N.M. Crosse Hcp 7f 100yds 6 9-11 68 Junction H'cap (Div 2) €210
Tipperary 04/10/21 Even Flow N.M. Crosse Mdn 5f 3 8-13 73 Ballykisteen M'dn €1,200
Tipperary 04/10/21 Star In The Making (GB) W.J. Lee F 7f 100yds 10 9-4 92 Coolmore U S Navy Flag Concorde Stakes (Group 3) Group 3
Dundalk 01/10/21 Loveday W.J. Lee F 5f 3 9-0 95 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Legacy Stakes (Listed) Listed €4,750
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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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