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Niall M. O'Callaghan

Niall O'Callaghan
Occupation Trainer
Birthplace County Cork, Ireland
Birth date May 21, 1963
Career wins not found
Major racing wins, honours & awards
Major racing wins
Pan American Handicap (1992)
Jersey Derby (1992)
Bowling Green Handicap (1992)
Oklahoma Derby (1994)
Bernard Baruch Handicap (1996)
Arlington Oaks (1997)
First Lady Stakes (1998)
Just A Game Handicap (1998)
Coaching Club American Oaks (1999)
Cornhusker Handicap (1999)
Lecomte Stakes (2000)
Maple Leaf Stakes (2000)
Seagram Cup Stakes (2000)
Kentucky Cup Classic Stakes (2001)
San Antonio Handicap (2001)
Stephen Foster Handicap (2001)
Washington Park Handicap (2001)
Black-Eyed Susan Stakes (2002)
Hawthorne Gold Cup Handicap (2002)
Lone Star Derby (2002)
West Virginia Derby (2002)
Mac Diarmida Handicap (2003)
Royal North Stakes (2005)
Kentucky Cup Turf Stakes (2006)
Significant horses
Wall Street Dancer, Witchful Thinking

Niall M. O'Callaghan (born May 21, 1963 in County Cork, Ireland) is an American Thoroughbred horse trainer.

O'Callaghan became involved in the sport of Thoroughbred horse racing as an apprentice jockey in his native Ireland. In 1982 he emigrated to the United States where he studied at Miami Dade Community College in Florida. In 1988, he went to work as an assistant to trainer Thomas J. Skiffington, Jr. In 1990, O'Callaghan set up his own public stable, handling fifteen horses from prominent owner, Frank Stronach. With John Gunther's colt, Wall Street Dancer, O'Callaghan won his first Graded stakes race, the 1992 Pan American Handicap at Gulfstream Park Racetrack.



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