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Closutton, Bagenalstown, Carlow, Ireland
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+353 (0) 59 9721786

Three times Irish champion jockey Three times Irish champion jockey

Paul Townend

Paul is from Cork, he originally started out in the saddle as a flat jockey but now he’s an accomplished NH rider and he’s won the Irish champion jump jockey three times

To date Paul has registered 15 winners at the Cheltenham festival, without doubt his finest hour came with Al Boum Photo when he completed the double in the Gold Cup in 2019 & 2020

Grade 1 winners for Closutton

Al Boum Photo 13-Mar-20 Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup Chase
Monkfish 13-Mar-20 Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle  (Registered As The Spa Novices’ Hurdle)
Burning Victory 13-Mar-20 JCB Triumph Hurdle
Min 12-Mar-20 Ryanair Chase (Registered As The Festival Trophy)
Ferny Hollow 11-Mar-20 Weatherbys Champion Bumper (A Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race)
Faugheen 02-Feb-20 Flogas Novice Chase
Chacun Pour Soi 01-Feb-20 Ladbrokes Dublin Chase
Min 08-Dec-19 John Durkan Memorial Punchestown Chase
Benie Des Dieux 18-May-19 Grande Course de Haies d’Auteuil (Hurdle)  (5yo+) (Turf)
Benie Des Dieux 04-May-19 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Annie Power Mares Champion Hurdle
Un De Sceaux 30-Apr-19 BoyleSports Champion Chase
Al Boum Photo 15-Mar-19 Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup Chase
Duc Des Genievres 12-Mar-19 Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy Novices’ Chase
Sharjah 18-Nov-18 Unibet Morgiana Hurdle
Benie Des Dieux 28-Apr-18 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Annie Power Mares Champion Hurdle
Next Destination 25-Apr-18 Irish Daily Mirror Novice Hurdle
Laurina 01-Apr-18 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Mares Novice Hurdle Championship Final
Penhill 15-Mar-18 Sun Bets Stayers’ Hurdle
Mr Adjudicator 04-Feb-18 Tattersalls Ireland Spring Juvenile Hurdle
Footpad 03-Feb-18 Frank Ward Solicitors Arkle Novice Chase
Un De Sceaux 20-Jan-18 Royal Salute Whisky Clarence House Chase
Next Destination 07-Jan-18 Lawlor’s Of Naas Novice Hurdle
Footpad 26-Dec-17 Racing Post Novice Chase
Faugheen 19-Nov-17 Unibet Morgiana Hurdle
Penhill 17-Mar-17 Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle  (Registered As The Spa Novices’ Hurdle)
Saturnas 27-Dec-16 Paddy Power Future Champions Novice Hurdle
Whiteout 30-Apr-16 Irish Stallion Farms European Breeders Fund Mares Champion Hurdle
Douvan 09-Apr-16 Doom Bar Maghull Novices’ Chase
Yorkhill 09-Apr-16 EZ Trader Mersey Novices’ Hurdle
Killultagh Vic 29-Apr-15 Irish Daily Mirror Novice Hurdle
Glens Melody 10-Mar-15 OLBG Mares’ Hurdle (Registered As The David Nicholson Mares’ Hurdle Race) Grade 1
McKinley 04-Jan-15 Lawlor’s Hotel Novice Hurdle
Twinlight 27-Dec-14 Paddy Power Dial-a-Bet Chase
Nichols Canyon 30-Nov-14 Bar One Racing Royal Bond Novice Hurdle
Adriana Des Mottes 06-Apr-14 Irish Stallion Farms European Breeders Fund Mares Novice Hurdle Championship Final
Boston Bob 04-Apr-14 Betfred Melling Chase
Glens Melody 27-Apr-13 Irish Thoroughbred Breeders Association Fillies Scheme European Breeders Fund Mares Hurdle
Boston Bob 09-Feb-13 Dr. P.J. Moriarty Novice Chase
Champagne Fever 09-Feb-13 Deloitte Novice Hurdle
Arvika Ligeonniere 26-Dec-12 Racing Post Novice Chase
Marasonnien 25-Apr-12 Irish Daily Mirror War Of Attrition Novice Hurdle
Unaccompanied 29-Dec-11 Istabraq Festival Hurdle
Blackstairmountain 26-Dec-11 Racing Post Novice Chase
Unaccompanied 12-Feb-11 Tote Jackpot Races 3-6 Spring Juvenile Hurdle
Hurricane Fly 23-Jan-11 BHP Insurances Irish Champion Hurdle
Hurricane Fly 29-Dec-10 paddypower.com iPhone App Festival Hurdle
Hurricane Fly 15-Dec-10 Bar One Racing Hatton’s Grace Hurdle
Zaidpour 15-Dec-10 Bar One Racing Royal Bond Novice Hurdle
Hurricane Fly 23-Apr-10 Rabobank Champion Hurdle
Quevega 22-Apr-10 Ladbrokes.com World Series Hurdle
Golden Silver 20-Apr-10 Boylesports.com Champion Chase
Blackstairmountain 20-Apr-10 Evening Herald Champion Novice Hurdle
Citizen Vic 07-Feb-10 Dr. P.J. Moriarty Novice Chase
Golden Silver 27-Dec-09 Paddy Power Dial-A-Bet Chase
Golden Silver 25-Jan-09 Arkle Perpetual Challenge Cup Novice Chase
Hurricane Fly 27-Dec-08 paddypower.com Future Champion Novice Hurdle
Mikael D’Haguenet 14-Dec-08 Barry & Sandra Kelly Memorial Novice Hurdle
Hurricane Fly 30-Nov-08 Bar One Racing Royal Bond Novice Hurdle

Career Irish winners up to and including the 2019/2020 season

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12 times amateur champion jockey 12 times amateur champion jockey

Patrick Mullins

Patrick had his first winner back in July 2006 at Limerick onboard Diego Garcia, fast forward a few years and he passed the old amateur record held by Ted Walsh of 545 winners in the summer of 2018

Patrick has been amateur Champion Jockey 12 times. 2012 was a very special year as he broke the long standing amateur record (74 winners) previously held by Billy Parkinson (72 winners in a calendar year) and hailing back to 1915

More info can be read here

Grade 1 winners up to the end of 2019/2020 season

Sharjah 29-Dec-19 Matheson Hurdle (Grade 1)
Faugheen 26-Dec-19 Matchbook Betting Exchange Novice Chase (Grade 1)
Sharjah 29-Dec-18 Ryanair Hurdle (Grade 1)
Un De Sceaux 24-Apr-18 BoyleSports Champion Chase (Grade 1)
Bacardys 28-Apr-17 Tattersalls Ireland Champion Novice Hurdle (Grade 1)
Wicklow Brave 28-Apr-17 BETDAQ Punchestown Champion Hurdle (Grade 1)
Bacardys 12-Feb-17 Deloitte Novice Hurdle (Grade 1)
Douvan 26-Dec-15 Racing Post Novice Chase (Grade 1)
Bellshill 29-Apr-15 Attheraces.com Champion INH Flat Race (Grade 1)
Champagne Fever 25-Apr-12 betchronicle.com Champion INH Flat Race (Grade 1)
Champagne Fever 14-Mar-12 Weatherbys Champion Bumper (Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race) Grade 1
Lovethehigherlaw 04-May-11 betchronicle.com Champion INH Flat Race (Grade 1)
Cousin Vinny 23-Apr-08 Paddy Power Champion INH Flat Race (Grade 1)
Cousin Vinny 13-Mar-08 Weatherbys Champion Bumper (Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race) Grade 1

Career winners up to and including the 2019/2020 season

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