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 2022/2023103120€28,500€4,760€33,260
Winter All Weather 2021/202290430€0€16,060€16,060
Winter All Weather 2020/202140010€0€1,100€1,100
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 2022/202330000€0€0€0
National Hunt 2020/202120000€0€0€0
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 20221181514810€231,900€129,955€361,855
Flat 202112217131419€342,600€121,065€463,665
Flat 20209373169€56,100€57,115€113,215
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

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
Dundalk 03/02/23 News At Ten (GB) W.J. Lee Mdn 1m 1 9-8 82 Join Us Instagram @dundalk_stadium M'dn
Dundalk 20/01/23 Steel Bull L.F. Roche Hcp 6f 3 9-12 83 Join On Instagram @dundalk_stadium H'cap €1,200
Dundalk 13/01/23 News At Ten (GB) L.F. Roche Mdn 1m 3 9-8 Book Online At DundalkStadium.com M'dn €1,200
Dundalk 21/12/22 Fastnet Crown C.T. Keane Hcp 7f 1 9-10 100 Happy Christmas From All At Dundalk Hcap €13,200
Dundalk 14/12/22 King Of Scotia C.T. Keane Mdn 7f 1 9-7 87 Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn €9,000
Dundalk 14/12/22 Darkdeserthighway L.F. Roche Hcp 1m 2 9-13 62 Christmas Party Nights At Dundalk H'cap (Div 2) €2,000
Dundalk 02/12/22 Lokada (FR) W.M. Lordan Hcp 5f 5 9-6 72 William Hill Extra Places Every Day Hcap €360
Dundalk 02/12/22 Steel Bull L.F. Roche Hcp 1m 8 8-7 83 William Hill Pick Your Places H'cap
Punchestown 29/11/22 King Arthurs Sword D.E. Mullins MdnHdl 2m 57yds 9 11-12 William Hill Play Responsibly M'dn H'dle (Div 1)
Dundalk 25/11/22 Lokada (FR) C.T. Keane Hcp 5f 1 10-0 62 William Hill Pick Your Places H'cap €6,300
Thurles 24/11/22 King Arthurs Sword H.C. Swan MdnHdl 2m 33yds 9 11-5 Start Christmas Here (QR) M'dn H'dle
Dundalk 18/11/22 Tartan Skirt F 7f 8 8-13 81 William Hill Racing Radio Rated Race
Dundalk 18/11/22 Darkdeserthighway C.T. Keane Hcp 1m 2f 150yds 10 9-8 62 Irishinjuredjockeys.com H'cap
Naas 06/11/22 Lakewood D.P. McDonogh F 1m 3f 180yds 14 8-12 80 Finale Stakes (Listed) Listed
Dundalk 04/11/22 Lokada (FR) C.T. Keane Mdn 5f 1 9-3 58 William Hill Lengthen Your Odds M'dn €7,800
Dundalk 04/11/22 Awesome Spirit C.T. Keane Mdn 1m 4 9-5 Irish Stallion Farms EBF (C&G) M'dn €750
Dundalk 04/11/22 Tartan Skirt E.J. McNamara F 1m 12 9-2 83 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Cooley (F) Stks (Listed) Listed
Dundalk 04/11/22 Steel Bull D. McMonagle Hcp 1m 8 9-2 88 William Hill Pick Your Places H'cap
Dundalk 02/11/22 Darkdeserthighway C.T. Keane Hcp 1m 2 9-6 60 Irishinjuredjockeys.com H'cap €2,100
Curragh 26/10/22 King Arthurs Sword C.T. Keane Hcp 1m 2f 18 10-0 61 Play Novileague At Novibet H'cap
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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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