Michael O'Callaghan

County Of Origin: County Kerry

Date of licence: 2012

First winner (in Ireland): Bogini, Leopardstown, July 5th, 2012

Significant horses (selected): Blue De Vega, Now Or Never, Letters of Note, State Of Emergency

Assoc. jockeys: Leigh Roche

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Did you know: Michael O'Callaghan is widely considered to be one of the fastest-rising training talents in Irish flat racing. He has shown a notable knack for buying relatively inexpensive yearlings and breeze-up horses that go on to enjoy racecourse success. Based on the Curragh, Michael continues to enjoy considerable success thanks to notable performers such as the Classic-placed Blue De Vega and Now Or Never.

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
Winter All Weather 2019/202071020€7,500€3,340€10,840
Winter All Weather 2018/2019100010€0€1,050€1,050
Winter All Weather 2017/2018211321€6,250€11,325€17,575
Winter All Weather 2016/2017223022€23,125€4,800€27,925
Winter All Weather 2015/2016190101€0€2,320€2,320
Winter All Weather 2014/2015286534€47,250€15,100€62,350
Winter All Weather 2013/201471010€7,000€560€7,560
Winter All Weather 2012/2013161333€7,000€9,085€16,085
National Hunt 2018/201981001€6,875€763€7,638
National Hunt 2017/201850000€0€0€0
National Hunt 2015/201620000€0€0€0
National Hunt 2014/201521000€5,250€0€5,250
National Hunt 2013/201410000€0€0€0
Flat 20191391116159€121,925€134,668€256,593
Flat 201814613211614€128,438€186,063€314,500
Flat 201717111281916€101,875€171,538€273,413
Flat 201618717212420€175,375€265,663€441,038
Flat 2015981210129€174,600€101,675€276,275
Flat 2014505795€41,650€53,060€94,710
Flat 2013251353€7,000€14,990€21,990
Flat 2012211212€13,200€9,350€22,550

Date From
Date To
Race Type
Venue Date Horse Jockey Race Type Distance Place Weight Rating Race Pattern/ Listed Prize Money
Dundalk 21/02/20 Algeria C.T. Keane Mdn 7f 3 9-5 Irish Stallion EBF Median Auction M'dn €1,600
Dundalk 10/01/20 Algeria G.P. Halpin Mdn 1m 6 9-5 Crowne Plaza Race & Stay M'dn €240
Dundalk 03/12/19 Red Beacon R.P. Cleary Hcp 7f 13 8-6 62 Christmas Party Packages Nursery H'cap
Dundalk 29/11/19 Johan Zoffani C.T. Keane Mdn 6f 3 9-5 84 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn €1,500
Dundalk 22/11/19 Trish's Company C.T. Keane Mdn 1m 1 9-0 Connolly Kelly Accountants (Fillies) Mdn €7,500
Dundalk 15/11/19 Red Beacon S. Foley Mdn 5f 11 9-5 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn
Dundalk 06/11/19 Kitten On The Keys (USA) R.A. Smithers Hcp 6f 7 8-7 62 Christmas Party Nights Dundalk Nurs. Hcp
Naas 03/11/19 Ivan The Great G.P. Halpin Mdn 6f 7 9-5 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn
Dundalk 01/11/19 Divine Approach G.P. Halpin Hcp 1m 4f 7 8-9 71 Christmas Party Nights At Dundalk H'cap
Leopardstown 26/10/19 Sideshift (FR) L.F. Roche Mdn 7f 11 9-5 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (C & G) M'dn
Leopardstown 26/10/19 Alexei Vronsky G.P. Halpin Mdn 7f 10 9-5 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (C & G) M'dn
Leopardstown 26/10/19 Red Beacon R.A. Smithers Mdn 7f 9 8-9 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (C & G) M'dn
Dundalk 25/10/19 Kitten On The Keys (USA) N.M. Crosse Hcp 5f 2 8-1 62 Lengthen Odds BetVictor Nursery H'cap €2,500
Dundalk 25/10/19 Divine Approach L.F. Roche Hcp 1m 2f 150yds 6 9-12 73 Crowne Plaza Race & Stay H'cap (Div 2) €220
Navan 23/10/19 Garsman L.F. Roche Hcp 5f 164yds 8 9-3 68 Foran Equine Irish EBF Nursery H'cap
Navan 23/10/19 Aurora Eclipse L.F. Roche Hcp 5f 164yds 10 8-13 80 Like Navan On Facebook H'cap
Curragh 22/10/19 Alexei Vronsky L.F. Roche Mdn 7f 12 9-5 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn
Naas 20/10/19 Johan Zoffani L.F. Roche Mdn 6f 2 9-5 Tifrums Irish EBF (C&G) M'dn €3,300
Naas 20/10/19 Faire Croire L.F. Roche Mdn 6f 11 9-0 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn
Naas 20/10/19 My Friend Stan L.F. Roche Hcp 6f 7 8-6 82 Tally-Ho EBF Birdcatcher Premier Nursery

*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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