TYRELLA

Gates Open: 11:00 am
First Race: 12:30 pm
Admission Prices: £5
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Track Biography:

 

East Down Foxhounds Point-to-Point course at Tyrella is situated at the foot of the picturesque Mourne Mountains made famous by the Percy French song.

With the 2018 Spring season, East Down will have been racing at Tyrella for fifty four years. Two meetings are held each Spring, in January and March.

Normally the first meeting of the Spring calendar in the Northern Region, Tyrella is a right handed undulating track where, given it’s close proximity to the sea and sandy soil is well drained and more often than not, produces good going.

This video from @NotFromHereStories gives you a snapshot of the picture-postcard setting that Tyrella point-to-point takes place in.
 

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Tyrella Point-to-Point Races

Tyrella,

Downpatrick,

Co. Down

 

Contact Details

Kelvin Henderson - 00447702071851

How To Get There

By Road

From The South:
Take the M1 North from Dublin. In Newry take the A25 through Rathfriland. In Clough at T junction go right and immediately left to get to Tyrella.

From the West:
Leave the M1 at Lisburn (junction 6). Take the A1 turning off at Hillsborough. Follow the signs to Ballynahinch and then follow the signs for Newcastle. Go through Seaforde village and then Clough. At the end of Clough Main Street turn left, following the sign for Tyrell. The course is on the right after about four miles.

From the North:
Take the M2 to Belfast. Continue on to the M1. Leave the M1 at Lisburn (junction 6). Take the A1 turning off at Hillsborough. Follow the signs to Ballynahinch and then follow the signs for Newcastle. Go through Seaforde village and then Clough. At the end of Clough Main Street turn left, following the sign for Tyrell. The course is on the right after about four miles.

By Air

Our point-to-point is located an hour and ten minutes from Belfast airport.
 

Did You Know?

“Tyrella is traditionally the first northern meeting to take place during the spring”.

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Access for spectators is directly from the road into the car park which is adjacent to the start/finish straight. Visibility is excellent and the whole course can be seen from everywhere.

This allows racegoers to get up close to the action, often from the comfort of their car, should they wish to bring their own picnic for the family.

We have bookmakers on site and some will also show and take bets on track racing in both Ireland and England.
 

Our outside catering vendor has a variety of catering options from tasty hot lunches to sandwiches and confectionary.

Race goers can purchase teas, coffees and soft drinks from our outside catering outlet.

We don?t have a dress code but do recommend suitable clothing.
Yes, no problem at all but they must be kept on a lead at all times.
Yes, we welcome visitors to bring their own picnics or refreshments but why not treat yourself to something from our outside caterers from your race winnings.
At our point-to-point, we are lucky to have wide open spaces for children to play in a safe environment.
No we do not provide an ATM so we recommend that you make a stop in the nearby towns on your way to the races.

A day at Tyrella point-to-point races is the ideal day out for all the family in the heart of the Mourne Country.

One of the real treats of racing at Tyrella, is just how close racegoers can get to the action.

Watch the horses being saddled up by their trainers before making your way to the parade ring where the horses, jockeys and connections gather to discuss their pre-race tactics.
 

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Entries

ALBERT BARTLETT 5yo Mares Maiden

Maiden Race For 5-Y-O Mares

For Certified Hunters aged 5 years old, Mares only, maidens at starting, the property of subscribers to any Hunt in Ireland.
(Prize Money €800: 1st €560, 2nd €160, 3rd €80)
Weights: 11st 11lbs About 3 Miles

No Form Horse Weight Owner Hunt/Handler DE
1 ALICE O'BYRNE (IRE) (5yo B M)
VINNIE ROE (IRE) / DE VERDICT (IRE) / OLD VIC (IRE)
11st 12lbs Brian Kenny
Colin Bowe
 
2 QUIVVY LOUGH (IRE) (5yo B M)
COURT CAVE (IRE) / QUIVVY BRIDGE (IRE) / ALFLORA (IRE)
11st 11lbs Mary F. Fitzpatrick
Colin Bowe
 
3 ACHY BREAKY HEART (IRE) (5yo B M)
MILAN (GB) / HAZY OUTLOOK (IRE) / NEEDLE GUN (IRE)
11st 11lbs Shane C. Byrne
Shane C. Byrne
 
4 CREAM SPARKLES (IRE) (5yo B M)
SCORPION (IRE) / MAGICAL THEATRE (IRE) / KING'S THEATRE (IRE)
11st 11lbs Michael P. O'Connor
D.M. Christie
 
5 FRANK AND HONEST (IRE) (5yo B M)
LECROIX (GER) / COUNTRY TIME (IRE) / CURTAIN TIME (IRE)
11st 11lbs John H. & Miriam Murphy
John H. Murphy
 
6 FYFIN PATSY (IRE) (5yo B M)
SEPTEMBER STORM (GER) / POSHLY PRESENTED (IRE) / PRESENTING (GB)
11st 11lbs Willie Craig
Mervyn Torrens
 
7 MADERA MIST (IRE) (5yo CH M)
STOWAWAY (GB) / ODONIMEE (IRE) / IDRIS (IRE)
11st 12lbs Monbeg Syndicate
Donnchadh Doyle
 
8 PANIC YOUR BEAT (IRE) (5yo B M)
SEPTEMBER STORM (GER) / STRONG LADY (IRE) / EXIT TO NOWHERE (USA)
11st 11lbs Cathal Mulholland
J.G. Cosgrave
 
9 RAREST DIAMOND (IRE) (5yo B M)
MILAN (GB) / LACE PARASOL (IRE) / PRESENTING (GB)
11st 11lbs Thomas Cloke
Denis Paul Murphy
 

Preview

The Jerry Cosgrave-trained PANIC YOUR BEAT has offered plenty of encouragement with her opening two outings, despite failing to complete a race to date. Two falls late on in competitive four-year-old races in the spring would likely leave her as the one to beat providing she can put in a clean round of jumping here. The obvious danger is the two-time placed Quivvy Lough, although she has yet to hit the heights of her form from last season in two outings before Christmas. Achy Breaky Heart ran well for a long way on her debut at Tinahely earlier this month and can be expected to have improved.

STEEL LINTELS IRELAND LTD. 5yo Geldings Maiden

Maiden Race For 5-Y-O Geldings

For Certified Hunters aged 5 years old, Geldings only, maidens at starting, the property of subscribers to any Hunt in Ireland.
(Prize Money €800: 1st €560, 2nd €160, 3rd €80)
Weights: 12st 2lbs About 3 Miles

No Form Horse Weight Owner Hunt/Handler DE
1 BROOMHILL (IRE) (5yo B G)
YEATS (IRE) / ROCKING ANNIE (IRE) / SHARDARI (IRE)
12st 2lbs Alan McCaldin Iveagh (H)
Caroline McCaldin
 
2 ISLANDRAY (IRE) (5yo B G)
MILAN (GB) / DEWASENTAH (IRE) / SUPREME LEADER (GB)
12st 2lbs W.W. Dennison
Colin S. McKeever
 
3 LOUGHERMORE (IRE) (5yo B G)
MILAN (GB) / SEDUCTIVE DANCE (GB) / GROOM DANCER (USA)
12st 2lbs W.W. Dennison
Colin S. McKeever
 
4 GOING SOLO (IRE) (5yo B G)
AIZAVOSKI (IRE) / WAYWARD STAR (IRE) / OLD VIC (IRE)
12st 2lbs Neil Gault Mid-Antrim (H)
Neil Gault
 
5 MAJOR DETAIL (IRE) (5yo B G)
GETAWAY (GER) / MINER DETAIL (IRE) / PRESENTING (GB)
11st 11lbs Warren Ewing
Warren Ewing
 
6 LIFEISAHIGHWAY (IRE) (5yo B G)
COURT CAVE (IRE) / MISS TOP (IRE) / TREMBLANT (GB)
11st 11lbs Denis Paul Murphy
Denis Paul Murphy
 
7 WHATSUPWITHYOU (IRE) (5yo B G)
SHANTOU (USA) / WHATS UP BRITTA (IRE) / MILAN (GB)
12st 2lbs Denis Paul Murphy
Denis Paul Murphy
 
8 BONAMARGY (IRE) (5yo B G)
ARCADIO (GER) / BELL WALKS LADY (IRE) / ALDERBROOK (GB)
12st 2lbs Rodney Ian Arthur
Rodney Ian Arthur
 
9 CHIEF OF POLICE (IRE) (5yo B G)
TOUCH OF LAND (FR) / SMALL PARCEL (IRE) / BENEFICIAL (GB)
12st 2lbs Cian Hughes
Cian Hughes
 
10 FORRESTERS PARK (IRE) (5yo B G)
SCORPION (IRE) / CREANNA LADY (IRE) / FLEMENSFIRTH (USA)
12st 2lbs J.G. Cosgrave
J.G. Cosgrave
 
11 GONAWAY (IRE) (5yo CH G)
STOWAWAY (GB) / DIMINISHED (IRE) / ALPHABATIM (USA)
12st 2lbs Virginia Considine Ward Union (S)
Virginia Considine
 
12 LAKE TEKAPO (IRE) (5yo B G)
ARCADIO (GER) / KNOCKARA ONE (IRE) / SNURGE (IRE)
11st 11lbs Pearse Callaghan
Gillian Callaghan
 
13 SECOND LIEUTENANT (IRE) (5yo B G)
ARCADIO (GER) / RIVER FINN (IRE) / LUSO (GB)
11st 11lbs Alana Jane McGuinness Ward Union (S)
Patrick J.A. Casey
 
14 SEPTEMBER VENTURE (IRE) (5yo B G)
SEPTEMBER STORM (GER) / SOLO VENTURE (IRE) / ABEDNEGO (IRE)
11st 11lbs Edgar Allen
C.W.J. Farrell
 
15 THE COME BACK DUDE (IRE) (5yo CH G)
STOWAWAY (GB) / BELLS GLORY (IRE) / PRESENTING (GB)
12st 2lbs Monbeg Syndicate
Donnchadh Doyle
 

Preview

The Denis Murphy pair of Lifeisahighway and WHATSUPWITHYOU both finished in the placings last time out leaving them as the two that set the benchmark in this. Preference is given to the latter, a son of Shantou that stayed-on well up the hill at Tinahely to finish a close second a fortnight ago. Islandray ran solid races in two very competitive four-year-old maidens in the autumn, and may find things easier in this.

ANONYMOUS GENEROUS SUPPORTER Winner Of Two

Winners Of Two

For Certified Hunters aged 5 years old and upwards, the property of subscribers to any Hunt in Ireland, which have not won a race under the Rules of Racing or Steeplechasing in any Country and not more than two Point to Point Steeplechases of any description. No Penalties. Mares allowed 5lbs.
(Prize Money €1750: 1st €1225, 2nd €350, 3rd €175)
Weights: 12st 2lbs About 3 Miles

No Form Horse Weight Owner Hunt/Handler DE
1 GETAMAN (IRE) (6yo B G)
GETAWAY (GER) / ZINGARELLA'S JOY (IRE) / OSCAR (IRE)
12st 2lbs W.W. Dennison
Colin S. McKeever
 
2 HI MURPHY (IRE) (7yo B G)
GAMUT (IRE) / TINOGLORIA (FR) / AL NASR (FR)
12st 2lbs Peter Murphy
Sean McParlan
 
3 LISNAGREGGAN (IRE) (10yo CH G)
BEAT OF DRUMS (GB) / INSAN RUBY (IRE) / INSAN (USA)
12st 2lbs William Gault & Paul Martin
William Gault
 
4 LOTTOLOVE (IRE) (11yo B M)
COURT CAVE (IRE) / LADY LOTTO (IRE) / LORD AMERICO (IRE)
11st 11lbs Elizabeth A. O'Connell
Claire O'Connell
 
5 NEVADA ROSE (IRE) (12yo GR M)
BENEFICIAL (GB) / PAROSELLE ROYALE (IRE) / ROSELIER (FR)
11st 6lbs S. Michael Millar Killultagh, Old Rock & Chichester (F)
S. Michael Millar
 
6 PUFF MY PISTONS (IRE) (11yo B G)
WINGED LOVE (IRE) / SARA JANE (IRE) / BRUSH ASIDE (USA)
11st 11lbs CAFRE (Enniskillen) Racing Club Iveagh (H)
Connor Maguire
 
7 WINGED LEADER (IRE) (5yo B G)
WINGED LOVE (IRE) / CLASSICAL BEAUTY (IRE) / SUPREME LEADER (GB)
12st 2lbs S.J. Hegarty Fermanagh (H)
D.M. Christie
 

Preview

GETAMAN appeared to take a big step forward with his wide-margin success at Portrush in October, and whilst he has not been seen since, he can follow up in this. Winged Leader won twice as a four-year-old in the autumn when with Donnchadh Doyle, including when taking on older horses at Ballinaboola. He has since joined the David Christie yard, and he was very much on an upward trajectory before Christmas. Hi Murphy from the Sean McParlan yard is the obvious danger as a fellow two-time winner from the autumn and he will be sure to give the selection a strong challenge.

JP CORRY Open

Open Lightweight Race

For Certified Hunters aged 5 years old and upwards, the property of subscribers to any Hunt in Ireland. No Penalties. Mares allowed 5lbs.
(Prize Money €1950: 1st €1365, 2nd €390, 3rd €195)
Weights: 12st 2lbs About 3 Miles

No Form Horse Weight Owner Hunt/Handler DE
1 ANSEANACHAI CLISTE (IRE) (11yo B G)
BACH (IRE) / SUSIES BENEFIT (IRE) / BENEFICIAL (GB)
12st 2lbs Daire J. McConville Tynan & Armagh (F)
Daire J. McConville
 
2 ARBRE DE VIE (FR) (9yo B G)
ANTARCTIQUE (IRE) / NOUVELLE RECRUE (FR) / RAGMAR (FR)
12st 2lbs J.T. Monaghan
C.A. McBratney
 
3 ART OF LOGISTICS (IRE) (11yo B G)
EXIT TO NOWHERE (USA) / SANADJA (IRE) / SLIP ANCHOR (GB)
12st 2lbs Monbeg Syndicate
Donnchadh Doyle
 
4 DRAWN N DRANK (IRE) (13yo CH G)
SNURGE (IRE) / DOLLDYEDEE (IRE) / TORUS (GB)
12st 2lbs Irene T. Walsh Duhallow (F)
Eugene M. O'Sullivan
 
5 GO FORTY GO (IRE) (10yo B G)
BENEFICIAL (GB) / MISSUSAN (IRE) / KING'S RIDE (IRE)
11st 11lbs Richard S. Gibson
Brian W. Dougan
 
6 KRUZHLININ (GER) (12yo CH G)
SHOLOKHOV (IRE) / KARUMA (GER) / SURUMU (GER)
12st 2lbs Camilla Sharples Westmeath (F)
Gordon Elliott
 
7 LARRY CAPRI (IRE) (10yo B G)
BENEFICIAL (GB) / MS LEADING LIL (IRE) / LEADING COUNSEL (USA)
12st 2lbs Sean F. Gallagher
Sean F. Gallagher
 
8 NOAH WEBSTER (IRE) (10yo B G)
GALILEO (IRE) / MATIKANEHANAFUBUKI (IRE) / CAERLEON (USA)
11st 11lbs Patrick O. Duggan Mullinavat&District (H)
Eoin Doyle
 

Preview

KRUZHLININ will look to move alongside Longhouse Music on the five-winner mark for the season with victory here following a number of comprehensive successes already this campaign, including over the potentially re-opposing former champion pointer Anseanachai Cliste at Tinahely earlier this month. Arbre De Vie is the latest former classy Willie Mullins track performer to go point-to-pointing with Colin McBratney, and he previously finished fourth in the Albert Bartlett at the Cheltenham Festival and has to be respected. The ultra-consistent Drawn N Drank always runs his race and he will have conditions in his favour.

CBRE 6yo+ Mares Maiden

Maiden Race For 6-Y-O & Upwards Mares

For Certified Hunters aged 6 years old and upwards, Mares only, maidens at starting, the property of subscribers to any Hunt in Ireland.
(Prize Money €1750: 1st €1225, 2nd €350, 3rd €175)
Weights: 11st 11lbs About 3 Miles

No Form Horse Weight Owner Hunt/Handler DE
1 AIRGEAD SUAS (IRE) (6yo B M)
GOLD WELL (GB) / EMMAS' HOUSE (IRE) / CARROLL HOUSE (IRE)
11st 11lbs Jim Whelan
Paul Martin Pierce
 
2 ANNIE MCCARROLL (IRE) (7yo B M)
ASK (GB) / THE IRISH WHIP (GB) / PRESENTING (GB)
11st 11lbs Andrew G. Kennedy & G.R. Logan
C.A. McBratney
 
3 CANITBE (IRE) (11yo BR M)
KALANISI (IRE) / HUMBLEBEE (GB) / MTOTO (GB)
11st 11lbs Sean McParlan
Sean McParlan
 
4 CLONDAW NELL (IRE) (8yo B M)
OSCAR (IRE) / CULLIAN (GB) / MISSED FLIGHT (GB)
11st 11lbs Seasiders Partnership
Anne Marie Winters
 
5 DUALLA TIME (IRE) (6yo B M)
CLOUDINGS (IRE) / LADY SNOWBELL (IRE) / BENEFICIAL (GB)
11st 11lbs Michael J. Moloney
John Patrick Ryan
 
6 LADY MAUREEN (IRE) (6yo B M)
ROBIN DES PRES (FR) / STELOBEL (GB) / SIMPLY GREAT (FR)
11st 6lbs Thomas McGeough
Thomas McGeough
 
7 MAGGIE MARGARET (IRE) (6yo B M)
BENEFICIAL (GB) / TRABREGA BAY (IRE) / OSCAR (IRE)
11st 11lbs Raymond Craine
Andrew Kinirons
 
8 MEGA MOVE (IRE) (6yo BR M)
FLEMENSFIRTH (USA) / SCOOP THIRTY NINE (GB) / PETOSKI (GB)
11st 6lbs Richard Irwin
C.W.J. Farrell
 
9 MISS SCOTTY (IRE) (6yo B M)
DARSI (FR) / TRES CHIC (IRE) / BOB BACK (USA)
11st 6lbs Andrew Scott
Mervyn Torrens
 
10 RUBIANA (IRE) (6yo B M)
SCORPION (IRE) / DERRIANA (IRE) / SNURGE (IRE)
11st 6lbs Anne Wishart
Mrs Sarah Dawson
 
11 THE KITCHENMECANIC (IRE) (7yo B M)
SUBTLE POWER (IRE) / ONE MOVE (IRE) / MONTELIMAR (USA)
11st 6lbs Roz Hogan
D. Broad
 
12 UPPERTOWN POPPIE (IRE) (6yo GR M)
MILAN (GB) / BENGAL JEWEL (IRE) / RIVERWISE (USA)
11st 11lbs Billy Yorke Wicklow (F)
J.A. Kinsella
 

Preview

AIRGEAD SUAS has been forced to settle for the runners-up spot on each of her three outings in recent weeks, with a final-fence blunder certainly hampering her cause at Aghabullogue most recently. She will surely make amends here. Annie McCarroll was placed twice last season and has changed yards since last seeing competitive action, as too has Clondaw Nell, who returns from a significant lay-off, but was placed behind Ms Parfois in her younger days. Of the others, Uppertown Poppie was unable to follow up her Mainstown run last week, whilst The Kitchenmechanic ran well at Tinahely.

MILLAR MCCALL WYLIE 6yo+ Geldings Maiden

Maiden Race For 6-Y-O & Upwards Geldings

For Certified Hunters aged 6 years old and upwards, Geldings only, maidens at starting, the property of subscribers to any Hunt in Ireland.
(Prize Money €1750: 1st €1225, 2nd €350, 3rd €175)
Weights: 12st 2lbs About 3 Miles

No Form Horse Weight Owner Hunt/Handler DE
1 SMOKING DIXIE (IRE) (8yo CH G)
BENEFICIAL (GB) / JACKSISTER (IRE) / FLEMENSFIRTH (USA)
11st 11lbs Michael J. Browne
Gordon Elliott
 
2 THREE KINGS (IRE) (7yo B G)
KING'S THEATRE (IRE) / M M MAGNIFICA (IRE) / BENEFICIAL (GB)
11st 11lbs Michael J. Browne
Gordon Elliott
 
3 ARDOYNE (IRE) (6yo B G)
DOYEN (IRE) / CASTLETOWN GIRL (GB) / BOB BACK (USA)
11st 11lbs W.W. Dennison
Colin S. McKeever
 
4 BALLYSILLAN (GB) (6yo B G)
SHANTOU (USA) / KARINGA DREAM (GB) / KARINGA BAY (IRE)
11st 11lbs W.W. Dennison
Colin S. McKeever
 
5 ANGEL QUEST (IRE) (9yo BR G)
KRIS KIN (USA) / VICKATE (IRE) / OLD VIC (IRE)
11st 11lbs Daniel Hand & ine Ryan
Dermot McLoughlin
 
6 MIXED PRESENT (GB) (6yo GR G)
FAIR MIX (IRE) / LETHEM PRESENT (IRE) / PRESENTING (GB)
12st 2lbs Rachel O'Neill
John Joseph Hanlon
 
7 BRIGGITIE'S HILL (IRE) (6yo B G)
CENTRAL PARK (IRE) / FLY YOUR KITE (IRE) / SILVER KITE (USA)
11st 11lbs Chester Beattys Syndicate Laois (F)
Liam Cusack
 
8 BUNNINADDEN (IRE) (7yo B G)
PAPAL BULL (GB) / TARADIYA (IRE) / DANEHILL (USA)
12st 2lbs William P. Murphy
William P. Murphy
 
9 DUTY CALLS (IRE) (6yo B G)
ARCADIO (GER) / INNISKEEN (IRE) / GULLAND (GB)
12st 2lbs Rodney Ian Arthur
Rodney Ian Arthur
 
10 FARMER LAD (IRE) (6yo B G)
SCORPION (IRE) / GORTNAGOWNA (IRE) / MOSCOW SOCIETY (USA)
12st 2lbs Paul Burns
B.R. Hamilton
 
11 KRISQUIN (IRE) (8yo CH G)
KRIS KIN (USA) / PERCISION VISION (IRE) / EAGLE EYED (USA)
12st 2lbs Moyville Racing Syndicate
Shane Nolan
 
12 NABRASKA (IRE) (6yo GR G)
CURTAIN TIME (IRE) / STREET ROSE (IRE) / ROSELIER (FR)
12st 2lbs John A. McNally
John A. McNally
 

Preview

Gordon Elliott has an interesting pair of track recruits entered here in Three Kings and SMOKING DIXIE, with preference given to the latter, as he was sent off as the favourite for a Handicap Chase at Uttoxeter in September on his last start for Warren Greatrex. The eight-year-old has twice finished placed under rules and does not have a lot of miles on the clock. Bunninaden is capable when putting his best foot forward and Duty Calls was placed on his penultimate start.
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