Michael O’Sullivan

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Michael O’Sullivan is a professional Jockey and a graduate of University College Dublin, with a second class honours degree BAgrSc in Animal Science.

Michael O’Sullivan’s career started as an amateur when he was crowned champion U21 point-to-point rider in 2019.

In September 2022, O’Sullivan joined the professional ranks and after deciding to become a professional Jockey he has a 2024 Cheltenham Festival to remember riding a double on the first day of the Cheltenham Races.

Welcome to our profile of jockey Michael O’Sullivan:

Michael O’Sullivan Booked Rides

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Michael O’Sullivan Recent Form

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Michael O’Sullivan Jockey Profile

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Where Is Michael O’Sullivan From?

Michael O’Sullivan is from Mallow, Cork.

Michael O’Sullivan comes from a renowned pointing family, with his father William a former amateur rider, uncle Eugene, a Champion Handler, cousins Maxine a Cheltenham Festival winner, whilst his younger brother Alan has also joined the riding rank.

Michael O’Sullivan’s Big Race Wins

Michael O’Sullivan’s biggest wins in the saddle have been:

  • Jazzy Matty for Gordon Elliott at the 2024 Cheltenham Festival
  • Marine Nationale for Barry Connell at the 2024 Cheltenham Festival


The way Michael O’Sullivan is riding some who enjoy outsider bets is looking at his potential of being 2024 Top Cheltenham Jockey.

With his riding allowance, some of the best horse racing trainers including Willie Mullins, Gordon Elliott, and Henry De Bromhead might look to use his services with the handy weight allowance.

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