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Jonjo O’Neill continues to enjoy one of the most successful careers in horseracing. As both jockey and trainer he has reached virtually every height this great sport has to offer, along the way overcoming adversity, including beating cancer. Through all of this, his love of horseracing, his affinity with horses and thirst for success has never changed.

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the big racewinners

Don't Push It

Don't Push It

John Smith's Grand National

2010

Synchronised

Synchronised

Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup Chase

2012

Tominator

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John Smith's Northumberland Plate

2013

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  • Jonjo hails AP's Fastest 50 - Special Vintage 12.06.14

    Mission Complete helped AP to the double at Worcester on 10th June that notched up his fastest 50.  This keeps him on scheduled for an unprecedented 300 for the season.  His previous best was in 2001, when the half-century took 13 days longer.  "It was a fantastic feat on AP's behalf to beat his own record which has stood for more than 10 years and it goes to show his appetite for success is definitely not on the wane", said Jonjo.  "After 19 consecutive championships his...

  • Jonjo Names Eight To Follow This Summer 23.05.14

    Jonjo has given Racing Post readers eight horses to follow for the Summer Jumping programme.  Since 2008, he has sent out 215 winners between May and August, a total only surpassed by one other trainer, Tim Vaughan. Clues And Arrows is a horse that has improved over a longer trip and on good ground. "It was a bit of a surprise that he won under a penalty (at Bangor last time) and I hope the race was better than I thought it was.  The form might be okay but it's hard to get a line on the...

  • Jonjo Trains Three Of The Best - Official 20.05.14

    The 2013/14 Anglo-Irish Classifications, announced today, confirmed that Jonjo trains three of the best horses on either side of the Irish sea.  Ladbrokes World Hurdle winner, More Of That is named as the highest rated Staying Hurdler on 169, the same rating as Champion Hurdler Jezki. Holywell, winner at both the Festival and Aintree, is the best Novice Staying Chaser on a mark of 163 and Taquin Du Seuil is the top Novice Middle Distance Chaser on 159. Heading three categories puts...

  • A Groom's Life with Jo Collinson from Jonjo 08.05.14

    Read more http://www.gloucestershireecho.co.uk/Groom-s-Life-Jo-Collinson-Jonjo-O-Neill-s-stable/story-21047780-detail/story.html...

  • A Record Season For Jonjo 28.04.14

    Burton Port's gallant second place in the Bet365 Gold Cup signed off a record-breaking season for Jonjo with 135 winners, nine more than his previous best. Domestic prize money of £1,572,505 was his second best total, behind 2010 which included the Grand National win. He also won £152,500 in Ireland thanks to Shutthefrontdoor's magnificent performance in their Grand National. 76 individual horses won races with major honours being shared between Holywell, with two Grade One successes that...

  • A VERY HAPPY EASTER WEEKEND 21.04.14

    Shutthefrontdoor, in the hands of Barry Geraghty, landed the Boylesport Irish Grand National on Monday to round off a terrific weekend for Jonjo. Sent off 8/1 favourite, Shutthefrontdoor was always in the front rank, taking it up at the last and prevailing in a driving finish to earn a 25/1 quote for next year's Crabbie's Grand National. Earlier in the day, Get Me Out Of Here notched up yet another runner-up prize in the Grade 2 Hurdle. Carlton Jack got the weekend going in the right...

  • A Groom's Life with Jo Collinson at Jonjo 04.04.14

    Read more http://www.gloucestershireecho.co.uk/Groom-s-Life-Jonjo-O-Neill-s-stable-Jo-Collinson/story-20913566-detail/story.html...

  • Bet365 Gold Cup Entries 27.03.14

    Jonjo has made six entries for the Bet365 Gold Cup, the feature race on the Season Finale Day at Sandown on Saturday 26th April - Burton Port, Twirling Magnet, Merry King, Lost Glory, Alfie Sherrin and Storm Survivor. Weights will be published on 3rd April. The programme will be an all-jump card for the first time this year and it could yet provide Jonjo with an opportunity to make a challenge on the Trainer's Championship. That will much depend on how the title race shapes up after the...

  • Jonjo O'Neill: Taquin Du Seuil is my leading 03.03.14

    Read more : http://www.gloucestershireecho.co.uk/Jonjo-O-Neill-Taquin-Du-Seuil-leading-hope/story-20718550-detail/story.html...

  • Festival Preview 27.02.14

    Jonjo looks forward to the Festival with Mike Vince at the media morning on 27th February. ...

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Jackdaws Castle

At Jonjo O’Neill Racing we share your love of horseracing and understand you want to see great results.

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  • " Jackdaws Castle is without doubt one of Europe’s premier training establishments, you really do have to see it to believe it. The facilities are absolutely second to none. Jonjo has a natural gift with horses. He understands their every need and places them to perfection, which makes my job a lot easier. All in all, Jonjo is passionate but realistic; honest and a straight-talking person. He is a top class trainer and a lot of fun. I would call him a true racing legend and a great friend."

    AP McCoy

  • " What can I say about Jonjo O’Neill after all the success I have had as the owner of Albertas Run – a horse I bought for £15k at the sales and which was brought along with patience and great care by the team at Jackdaws. Both Jonjo and AP have a clear empathy with the horse. I love the banter; I love the fun – and his wife is good looking too! All in all an excellent trainer and a fantastic place."

    Trevor Hemmings

  • " Jonjo is a racing legend; an outstanding person who remains as committed to racing as he was when breaking records as champion jockey in the ‘seventies. I’ve had horses with him for nearly twenty five years and, whether you are J P McManus or a small shareholder in a large syndicate, he’s always the same – genuine, consistent and hugely competitive."

    Jim McGrath

  • " Jonjo and Jacqui and the whole team at Jackdaws Castle encapsulate everything that is good and enjoyable about National Hunt racing. Every owner, whoever he or she may be, is looked after individually and is treated with the utmost professionalism and reality, with a great deal of fun mixed in too. To put it bluntly, being involved with Jonjo and the whole team at Jackdaws, really makes owning a racehorse a worthwhile and pleasurable pastime."

    Jeremy Hitchins

  • " The facilities provided at Jackdaws Castle are of the highest quality, and with the expertise of Jonjo, Jacqui and their excellent team, the horses have the best environment possible. We are always kept fully informed with up to date progress reports. A visit to Jackdaws to see the horses on the wonderful gallops makes for a thoroughly enjoyable morning – with hospitality to match! Good luck for this season to all the owners."

    Bensaranat Syndicate

  • " Jonjo and Jacqui represent all that’s great about National Hunt racing – a combination of a thoroughly professional yard and an ability to treat even new owners like old friends."

    Sir Martin Broughton

  • " Jonjo O’Neill is not just a very special man, he is a special trainer too. To visit him and the team at Jackdaws Castle has been one of the pleasures of a lifetime. Mind you, he has lived at least three lives already!"

    Brough Scott

  • " Jonjo, Jacqui and Jackdaws define jumping, jollity and (sometimes) jam!"

    Nicholas and Cherry Jones

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Jewson has been a proud sponsor of the Jonjo O’Neill stable since 2007 and
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