County Of Origin: Dublin
Date of licence: 2000
First winner: Keltech Grey (Aidan Fitzgerald) Kilbeggan, August 11, 2000
First Flat winner: Jacks Estate (Johnny Murtagh) Cork, April 28, 2001
First Group winner: Bowerman (Colin Keane) Group 3 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai Diamond Stakes, Dundalk, September 25, 2020
First Group 1 winner: A Case Of You (Ronan Whelan) Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp Longines, ParisLongchamp, Sunday, October 3, 2021
Significant horses (selected): A Case Of You, Bowerman, Current Option, Saltonstall, Aussie Valentine, Sirjack Thomas, Victram, Jacks Estate, Miracle Ridge, Beau Michael, Bubbly Bellini, Toufan Express, Face Value, Pivot Bridge, Rainbow Rising, Beau Amadeus, Black Label.
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Based in Lusk, County Dublin, Adrian is better known as "Ado" has shown great skill in managing to keep his horses running consistently well for long periods of time. His ability to place his charges to great effect has been a feature of his training career. Ado became a Group 1-winning trainer when the Ronan Whelan-ridden A Case Of You, in the colours of owner Gary Devlin, took the Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp Longines at ParisLongchamp on Arc day in October, 2021.
The Colin Keane-ridden Bowerman gave Ado his first Group race success when winning the Group 3 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai Diamond Stakes at Dundalk in September 2020. Bowerman also won the Irish Lincolnshire at the Curragh in the same year.
Current Option and Saltonstall were also big handicap winners for the stable in recent times. Saltonstall won the Colm Quinn BMW Mile Handicap at the Galway Festival in 2019 and 2020 and Sirjack Thomas brought up a hat-trick of wins in the race for the stable in July 2021.
He has enjoyed no shortage of success on the Flat and over jumps through the years with the likes of Victram, Beau Michael and Bubbly Bellini while other notable horses that he has been responsible for include Jacks Estate, Miracle Ridge, Toufan Express, Face Value, Pivot Bridge, Rainbow Rising, Beau Amadeus and Black Label.
Ir.Stal.Farms EBF 'Sovereign Path' H'cap (Current Option - R.P. Whelan - 2019)
Ladbrokes Rockingham H'cap (Rainbow Rising - D.P. McDonogh - 2007)
COLM QUINN BMW Mile H'cap (Saltonstall (GB) - C.T. Keane - 2019)
Irish Stallion Farms EBF 'Ahonoora' Hcap (Current Option - C.J. MacRedmond - 2021)
COLM QUINN BMW Mile H'cap (Sirjack Thomas - M.P. Sheehy - 2021)
ladbroke.com Irish Lincolnshire (Victram - D.P. McDonogh - 2005)
Irish Stallion Farms EBF 'Ahonoora' Hcap (Current Option - G.M. Ryan - 2020)
Low Low H'cap (Toufan Express (GB) - F.M. Berry - 2010)
Bettor.com Rockingham H'cap (Bubbly Bellini - I.J. Brennan - 2012)
COLM QUINN BMW Mile H'cap (Saltonstall (GB) - G.M. Ryan - 2020)
Paddy Power Irish Lincolnshire (Bowerman (GB) - R.P. Whelan - 2020)
Open Betting Shops On Sundays H'cap Hdl (Victram - A.E. Lynch - 2006)
Joe McGrath E.B.F. H'cap (Jacks Estate - P. Cosgrave - 2003)
Derrinstown Stud EBF Birdcatcher Nursery (Beau Amadeus - W.M. Lordan - 2011)
MCR Environmental Mourne H'cap (Rainbow Rising - P.J. Smullen - 2007)
Leopardstown November H'cap (Face Value (GB) - I.J. Brennan - 2012)
Listowel Supporters Club Lartigue H'dle (Grade C) (Victram - M.P. Walsh - 2004)
Land Rover H'cap (Jacks Estate - C.P. Geoghegan - 2004)
Ir Stallion Farms Joe McGrath EBF H'cap (Toufan Express (GB) - C.D. Hayes - 2009)
Coolmore U S Navy Flag Concorde Stakes (Group 3) (Current Option - G.M. Ryan - 2020)
*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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