John Coleman Passes Away

Mon 4th Mar 2013, 13:18

John Coleman
©Healy Racing Photos
The death has occurred of trainer John Coleman who passed away yesterday.

Coleman enjoyed plenty of success down through the years most notably with Un Hinged.

The versatile gelding won ten times for Coleman and his last win came in the race which Coleman himself sponsored at Punchestown in May of last year.

Splurge and Sean Og Coulston also represented Coleman well, winning eight races between them.

His last runner was Massabini who finished second at Dundalk on February 22nd.

Below is the death notice from

The death has occurred of John COLEMAN of 'Dyann House', Mountarmstrong, Donadea, Kildare

Coleman, 'Dyann House', Mountarmstrong, Donadea, Co. Kildare and formerly of Edmondstown Cross, Ballaghaderreen, Co. Roscommon, March 3rd 2013, peacefully in hospital. John, beloved husband of Dianne. Deeply regretted by his loving wife, daughters Elayne, Alexandra & Dianah, sons-in-law John & Phil, brothers Dessie & Frank, sisters Bernie, Georgie & Kay, grandchildren, relatives and friends.

Reposing at his residence from 2pm on Tuesday, with prayers at 8pm. Removal on Wednesday at 10.30am to arrive at Clane Parish Church for 11am mass, followed by burial in Mainham Cemetery. Family flowers only, please. Donations, if desired, to Irish Cancer Society (donation box in church).

Chrysanthemum in foal to Frankel

Frankel has had his first mare scanned in foal at Juddmonte Farms' Banstead Manor Stud in Newmarket.