John McConnell

County of Origin: Kildare

Date of Licence: 2001

First winner: Grand Lili (Brian Byrnes) Bellewstown, June 30, 2005

First Group race winner: A Case Of You (Gary Garroll), Group 3 Anglesey Stakes, Curragh, October 2020

Significant horses (Selected): A Case Of You, Go Another One, Orgilgo Bay, Sophist, Dul Ar An Ol, Minot Street, Blue Ridge Lane, Royal Approval, Sheila's Hope, Sheilas Wish, Get Out Of Jail, Lady Olwyn, Lindenhurst. 

Did you know: 

A qualified vet, John McConnell began training in 2001 but had to wait until June 2005 for his first winner which came at Bellewstown in the shape of Grand Lili which was ridden by Brian Byrnes.

Based in Stamullen, County Meath, John has enjoyed a steady stream of success ever since, with his most notable winners being Sophist in a Grade 3 juvenile hurdle at Fairyhouse in 2006, Orgilgo Bay in the Lartigue Handicap Hurdle at the Listowel Festival in 2014 and with Go Another One in the Grade 3 Michael Purcell Memorial Novice Hurdle in February 2019. John also boasts a good return on his runners in the UK. 

A Case Of You, ridden by Gary Carroll, gave John a first Group race success in the Group 3 Anglesey Stakes at the Curragh in October, 2020. 

SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
Winter All Weather 2020/202113913171010€81,000€56,415€137,415
Winter All Weather 2019/2020917446€42,000€20,635€62,635
Winter All Weather 2018/2019592757€12,813€25,913€38,725
Winter All Weather 2017/2018131001€7,500€1,025€8,525
Winter All Weather 2016/2017250120€0€4,425€4,425
Winter All Weather 2015/2016250012€0€1,640€1,640
Winter All Weather 2014/2015424236€24,150€6,860€31,010
Winter All Weather 2013/2014321045€4,900€4,430€9,330
Winter All Weather 2012/2013312571€10,010€10,677€20,687
Winter All Weather 2011/2012280221€0€4,400€4,400
National Hunt 2021/202213214191010€92,700€69,790€162,490
National Hunt 2020/202114415101314€119,100€68,030€187,130
National Hunt 2019/20208111474€91,063€34,118€125,180
National Hunt 2018/2019498845€113,500€44,550€158,050
National Hunt 2017/2018411736€6,875€28,950€35,825
National Hunt 2016/2017353111€20,000€10,375€30,375
National Hunt 2015/2016321104€7,500€5,688€13,188
National Hunt 2014/2015263344€42,300€21,455€63,755
National Hunt 2013/2014412342€16,100€11,755€27,855
National Hunt 2012/2013523664€17,500€19,085€36,585
National Hunt 2011/2012786365€56,090€12,690€68,780
National Hunt 2010/2011761616€4,900€14,440€19,340
National Hunt 2009/2010394113€24,963€4,005€28,968
National Hunt 2008/2009646515€49,000€14,195€63,195
National Hunt 2007/2008433362€24,500€12,170€36,670
National Hunt 2006/2007202302€27,070€7,600€34,670
National Hunt 2005/2006132114€21,000€6,370€27,370
National Hunt 2004/200550000€0€0€0
National Hunt 2003/200420000€0€0€0
National Hunt 2001/200290001€0€1,524€1,524
National Hunt 2000/200120000€0€0€0
Flat 20213231361914€81,900€54,320€136,220
Flat 202031518151127€135,600€69,490€205,090
Flat 201924612211717€84,838€100,893€185,730
Flat 20181531371211€90,625€47,800€138,425
Flat 2017624556€31,250€22,000€53,250
Flat 2016951423€6,250€16,425€22,675
Flat 2015802226€18,200€22,945€41,145
Flat 201411559114€40,775€22,430€63,205
Flat 20131168689€43,435€18,660€62,095
Flat 201211851455€25,270€56,162€81,432
Flat 2011136410105€24,115€26,049€50,164
Flat 20101032145€10,080€13,350€23,430
Flat 2009634342€26,250€48,340€74,590
Flat 2008614225€32,900€6,910€39,810
Flat 2007360225€0€7,050€7,050
Flat 2006151001€5,600€450€6,050
Flat 200590000€0€0€0
Flat 200430000€0€0€0
Flat 200230000€0€0€0
Flat 200110000€0€0€0

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
Cork 17/10/21 Buto (GB) S.D. Torrens HcpHdl 2m 3f 12 11-9 91 Fermoy H'cap H'dle
Naas 17/10/21 Shur Lookit D.W. O'Connor Mdn 5f 205yds 11 9-5 Tifrums Irish EBF (C&G) M'dn
Naas 17/10/21 Lady Georgie Cillian McConnell Hcp 1m 2f 9 9-4 65 GAIN Advantage Series Apprentice H'cap
Dundalk 15/10/21 Lady Georgie Cillian McConnell Hcp 1m 2f 150yds 9 9-1 65 Crowne Plaza Hotel Dundalk H'cap
Dundalk 15/10/21 Milltown Lily Siobhan Rutledge Hcp 7f 13 8-4 45 BetVictor Proud To Support Racing H'cap (Div 1)
Dundalk 15/10/21 Mokhalad (GB) Siobhan Rutledge Hcp 7f 8 9-7 61 BetVictor Proud To Support Racing H'cap (Div 2)
Curragh 14/10/21 Duleek Street B.M. Coen Hcp 1m 4f 11 9-8 68 Hollywoodbets Best Odds Guaranteed H'cap (Div 2)
Curragh 14/10/21 Seanjohnsilver Siobhan Rutledge Hcp 5f 18 8-2 52 Hollywoodbets Get €20 In Free Bets H'cap
Curragh 14/10/21 Third Avenue Siobhan Rutledge Hcp 1m 4f 4 8-7 51 Hollywoodbets Best Odds Guaranteed H'cap (Div 1) €525
Tramore 14/10/21 She Is A Contender S.D. Torrens MdnHdl 2m 2 11-7 www.tramoreraces.ie M'dn H'dle €2,000
Curragh 14/10/21 Ferrum (GB) W.J. Lee Hcp 1m 4f 16 9-4 57 Hollywoodbets Best Odds Guaranteed H'cap (Div 1)
Curragh 14/10/21 Stanhope (GB) S. Foley Hcp 5f 3 8-11 56 Hollywoodbets Get €20 In Free Bets H'cap €1,100
Punchestown 12/10/21 Pat's Pearl A. Harvey HcpCh 2m 7f 200yds fell 10-3 91 Ladbrokes (QR) H'cap S'chase
Punchestown 12/10/21 Calvados S. Fitzgerald Hdl 2m 60yds 3 10-6 Ladbrokes Get Extra Places 3-Y-O H'dle €1,350
Limerick 10/10/21 Andys Flame (GB) Thomas Reilly MdnHdl 2m 10 11-6 PricewaterhouseCoopers M'dn H'dle
Limerick 10/10/21 Ally Cay S.D. Torrens Hdl 2m 6f 100yds 8 11-2 124 Irish EBF Cailin Alainn Mares Hdle (Listed) Listed
Curragh 10/10/21 Taggalo James J. Doyle Hcp 6f 23 8-13 56 Sentinel Ireland H'cap
Limerick 09/10/21 Sir Dotti R.P. Cleary Hcp 7f 7 8-10 38 Treo Eile, Retraining Racehorses H'cap
Dundalk 08/10/21 Zahee G.F. Carroll Hcp 7f 11 9-12 71 Story Of Dundalk Stadium Book H'cap
Downpatrick 08/10/21 Bout Time Bobby B. Hayes MdnHdl 2m 5f 110yds 6 11-6 I.N.H. Stallion Owners EBF M'dn H'dle €260
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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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