BELCLARE

Gates Open: 12:00
First Race: 14:00
Admission Prices: €10
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Track Biography:

Point-to-Point horse racing is a longstanding tradition proudly kept alive in Ireland for the past 250 years and is frequently the starting ground for the new future young stars of the racing circuit. The North Galway Hunt host their annual Point-to-Point fixture in early March each year at Michael Cunningham’s Land in Golden Park, Belclare which is situated just off the N17 between Galway city (33km) and Tuam (7km), and is considered by Point-to-Point experts to be very safe and ideal location for racing, as the land supports a level course with no rise or descent on the circuit.

Point-to-Point racing has been described as the lifeblood of the racing industry in Ireland. For many it is their first introduction to racing, either as participants or as spectators. Many of today’s riders, owners, trainers and officials all received their first taste of racing on the Point-to-Point circuit. The North Galway Point-to Point have had the honour of hosting the maiden race in Belclare for many years, famously won by the legendary ‘Best Mate’, before going on to win three Cheltenham Gold Cups and ‘The Thinker’ who also ran at the North Galway Point-to-Point and subsequently won a Gold Cup race.

We are very lucky that our fixture typically draws a large entry with trainers coming from all over the country to run their horses with us. The continued success of the Point-to-Point in Belclare is much to the credit of the North Galway Point-to-Point Committee who work hard to make this annual sporting event an enjoyable and safe day for participants and spectators alike on the eve of Cheltenham.
 

Belclare Point-to-Point Races

Belclare,

Tuam,

Co. Galway

H54 NX36

 

Contact Details

Brona Mooney - 0879294776

How To Get There

From Dublin

From the M50, at junction 7 use the left 2 lanes to merge onto the N$ towards Sligo/Westport/Galway/N6/N5. Keep right and continue on the N4 and then the M4. Follow signs for Sligo/Westoport/Galway. Continue onto the M6, follow signs for Galway/Atlone. At junction 18. exit towards Sligo. Continue onto the M17. At roundabout, take 1st exit onto Galway Rd/N83. Turn right onto R333 to Belclare village. The Point-to-Point course is approximately 2 kms from the village and will be well signposted.

From Galway

Take the N84/Headford Rd. Take a right onto the R333. The village is on the R333 road approximately 7 kms from Tuam, Co. Galway. The Point-to-Point course is approximately 2 kms from the village and will be well signposted.

By Air:
Knock Airport is only a 30 minutes’ drive, Shannon airport is only a one hour drive on the M18 and Dublin airport is two and a half hours away with excellent road links from all airports.
 

Did You Know?

“Best Mate won his four-year-old maiden at Belclare in 1999 before going on to win three Cheltenham Gold Cups”.

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We are very lucky to have a hard-working committee who volunteer a lot of their spare time in the lead up to the point-to-point. The North Galway hunt is known for its friendliness and is very welcoming to visitors and spectators.

Our free carpark is a great place to bring your own food and have a picnic from the booth.

If you would like to have a flutter, we have a betting ring of which some of the bookmakers present also provide betting for track racing taking place in England and Ireland.

If you are still feeling peckish during your days racing we have a mobile fast food supplier  that serve fish, burgers, tasty chips, tea and coffee to keep you full for the day. Soft drinks may also be purchased from our caterers.

We have a choice of drinks on offer, from teas and coffees to soft drinks served to you from our outside catering vendors.

If you would like something a little stronger to keep you warm on the spring day, alcohol can be purchased on-course.

No, we do not have an official dress code we just advise our race goers to stay warm and dry for your days racing and to prepare yourself for all types of Irish weather.
Yes, we allow dogs to attend the point-to-point, but would ask that they are kept on their leads at all times and in the company of their owners whilst at the track.
Yes, we welcome picnics, however if you would like to avail of our on-course catering options we have to keep everyone fully fed at the races.
Children are most welcome and must be accompanied by a responsible adult. We are lucky enough to have wide open spaces for children to play in a safe enviroment. We always try to make sure it?s a safe fun family day out for all.
No, we do not provide an ATM but we our only a short drive from the town of Tuam which has ATM facilities.

Combined with our free parking, we are lucky to have a clear viewing track that 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.

There are certain parts of the track that can be used to facilitate disabled parking so as to cater for every eager racegoer.

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Entries

TATTERSALLS NH & CANAVANS BAR & GENERAL STORE 4yo Maiden

Maiden Race For 4-Y-O
 
For Certified Hunters aged 4 years old only, maidens at starting, the property of subscribers to any Hunt in Ireland. Mares allowed 5lbs.
(Prize Money €800: 1st €560, 2nd €160, 3rd €80)
 

Weights: 11st 11lbs About 3 Miles  

No Form Horse Weight Owner Hunt/Handler DE
1 KAMIKAZ DU PLESSIS (FR) (4yo B G)
KARAKTAR (IRE) / ALTESSE DU PLESSIS (FR) / VOIX DU NORD (FR)
11st 11lbs B.G. Acheson Bree (F)
Colin Bowe
 
2 PAUL COLLINS (IRE) (4yo B G)
PILLAR CORAL (GB) / MERCIAN PRINCESS (IRE) / SAINT DES SAINTS (FR)
11st 11lbs B.G. Acheson Bree (F)
Colin Bowe
 
3 A FORCE TO RECKIN (IRE) (4yo B G)
WORKFORCE (GB) / MISS LIZ (IRE) / BENEFICIAL (GB)
11st 11lbs Shirley Berry Killinick (H)
J.P. Berry
 
4 NAME ME NICELY (IRE) (4yo GR G)
KINGSTON HILL (GB) / PRESENTING MELODY (IRE) / PRESENTING (GB)
11st 11lbs Shirley Berry Killinick (H)
J.P. Berry
 
5 HE CAN'T DANCE (IRE) (4yo GR G)
JUKEBOX JURY (IRE) / FAIRY TALE (FR) / SPANISH MOON (USA)
11st 11lbs Matchmaker Syndicate Island (F)
Robert James
 
6 KNOWN WARRIOR (FR) (4yo B G)
KARAKTAR (IRE) / BURMA (FR) / CHARMING GROOM (FR)
11st 11lbs Matchmaker Syndicate Island (F)
Robert James
 
7 PERSON OF INTEREST (IRE) (4yo B G)
WALK IN THE PARK (IRE) / KALICO KALISTA (IRE) / OSCAR (IRE)
11st 11lbs Milestone Bloodstock Ltd. Bree (F)
Colin Bowe
 
8 TIME IS A THIEF (IRE) (4yo CH G)
DOYEN (IRE) / CARRIGEEN ASPEN (IRE) / INDIAN RIVER (FR)
11st 11lbs Milestone Bloodstock Ltd. Bree (F)
Colin Bowe
 
9 KEOPS DES BORDES (FR) (4yo B G)
TUNIS (POL) / CARMEN DES BORDES (FR) / NETWORK (GER)
11st 11lbs Monbeg Syndicate Ballinagore (H)
Donnchadh Doyle
 
10 KING DU BRIVET (FR) (4yo B G)
TRIPLE THREAT (FR) / SHE'S MY LADY (FR) / POLIGLOTE (GB)
11st 11lbs Monbeg Syndicate Ballinagore (H)
Donnchadh Doyle
 
11 TIPPING POINT (FR) (4yo B G)
VICTORY SONG (IRE) / ROSE BANK (FR) / CABALLO RAPTOR (CAN)
11st 11lbs Monbeg Syndicate Ballinagore (H)
Donnchadh Doyle
 
12 EMPIRE SOLDIER (IRE) (4yo B G)
WALK IN THE PARK (IRE) / FINTARA (IRE) / KAYF TARA (GB)
11st 11lbs Denis Paul Murphy Ballinagore (H)
Denis Paul Murphy
 
13 FORTUNE DE MER (IRE) (4yo CH G)
DOYEN (IRE) / CREATION (FR) / VENDANGEUR (IRE)
11st 11lbs Denis Paul Murphy Ballinagore (H)
Denis Paul Murphy
 
14 GAELIC PRIDE (SPA) (4yo B G)
KOOL KOMPANY (IRE) / SAHABAH (USA) / SWAIN (IRE)
11st 11lbs Denis Paul Murphy Ballinagore (H)
Denis Paul Murphy
 
15 THE BIG CLUBMAN (IRE) (4yo B G)
AFFINISEA (IRE) / VINTAGE SALON (IRE) / KING'S THEATRE (IRE)
11st 11lbs Denis Paul Murphy Ballinagore (H)
Denis Paul Murphy
 
16 GUNNERY SERGEANT (FR) (4yo B G)
DOCTOR DINO (FR) / TOUT A FAIRE (FR) / SAINT DES SAINTS (FR)
11st 11lbs The Weddings and Wakes Syndicate Bree (F)
Colin Bowe
 
17 LINE OUT (FR) (4yo BR G)
SAINT DES SAINTS (FR) / LA FORET (FR) / FORESTIER (FR)
11st 11lbs The Weddings and Wakes Syndicate Bree (F)
Colin Bowe
 
18 JOURNEY SO FAR (IRE) (4yo CH G)
JET AWAY (GB) / SMITHS LADY (IRE) / ANSHAN (GB)
11st 11lbs Carol O'Connor Co.Clare (H)
Derek O'Connor
 
19 PURE STEEL (IRE) (4yo B G)
YEATS (IRE) / BEAUS POLLY (IRE) / PRESENTING (GB)
11st 11lbs J.P. McManus Co.Clare (H)
Derek O'Connor
 
20 BOBBYSINGINDABLUES (IRE) (4yo B G)
AFFINISEA (IRE) / ROLE MODEL (FR) / MALINAS (GER)
11st 11lbs Natalie Gilligan Co.Galway(F)
Paul John Gilligan
 
21 BROOKHOUSE (IRE) (4yo B G)
SANDMASON (GB) / MORNING RUBY (IRE) / LUSO (GB)
11st 11lbs Peter J. Flood Kildare (F)
Peter J. Flood
 
22 BULLETOFEXPRESSION (IRE) (4yo B G)
BULLET TRAIN (GB) / DON'T BE UPSET (IRE) / EXIT TO NOWHERE (USA)
11st 11lbs Monbeg Farm Racing Partnership Island (F)
Cormac Doyle
 
23 CAHIER'S DEN (IRE) (4yo CH G)
IDAHO (IRE) / CABALLO SIN NOMBRE (IRE) / BANDARI (IRE)
11st 11lbs Gearoid O'Loughlin Island (F)
Gearoid O'Loughlin
 
24 CLAIM THE THRONE (FR) (4yo B G)
KAPGARDE (FR) / FOR YOUR LOVE (FR) / SPANISH MOON (USA)
11st 11lbs Antoinette Kavanagh Kildare (F)
Roderic Kavanagh
 
25 GENTLEMAN TOBOOT (IRE) (4yo B G)
HARZAND (IRE) / BYRNERS BID (IRE) / HIGH CHAPARRAL (IRE)
11st 11lbs Patrick K. McCarthy West Waterford (F)
Jimmy Kelly
 
26 HIGH DANCER (GB) (4yo B G)
NORSE DANCER (IRE) / UP HIGH (GB) / MALINAS (GER)
11st 11lbs Tom Keating Clonmel (H)
Tom Keating
 
27 KARA SACRE (FR) (4yo B G)
KARAKTAR (IRE) / DIVINE SACREE (FR) / NETWORK (GER)
11st 11lbs Sam Curling Tipperary (F)
Sam Curling
 
28 LON CHANEY (IRE) (4yo B G)
WALK IN THE PARK (IRE) / OSCAR LADENSA (IRE) / OSCAR (IRE)
11st 11lbs M.G. Hogan Ormond (F)
Denis Gerard Hogan
 
29 NELSON COUNTY (IRE) (4yo B G)
MOUNT NELSON (GB) / ASK GRANNY (IRE) / ASK (GB)
11st 11lbs Billy Cooper & Liam Kearney Partnership Westmeath (F)
Ciaran M. Murphy
 
30 STEEL SOLDIER (IRE) (4yo GR G)
SOLDIER OF FORTUNE (IRE) / GAYE ANNIE (IRE) / TIKKANEN (USA)
11st 13lbs Susan Traynor Ballinagore (H)
Mary E. Doyle
 
31 STRONG LINK (IRE) (4yo BR G)
DIAMOND BOY (FR) / MISS ILLUSION (IRE) / OSCAR (IRE)
11st 11lbs W.J. Codd Killinick (H)
W.J. Codd
 
32 WAKEY WAKEY MAN (IRE) (4yo B G)
IDAHO (IRE) / BALLYBROWNEY HALL (IRE) / SADDLERS' HALL (IRE)
11st 11lbs Cassandra Giles Bree (F)
Donal McInerney
 
33 YORGUNNABEPLUCKY (GB) (4yo B G)
YORGUNNABELUCKY (USA) / AMICUS (GB) / XAAR (GB)
11st 11lbs Caitriona Goff Island (F)
Michael Goff
 

Preview

THE BIG CLUBMAN was closely matched with Baldwin The Brave when falling at the final fence on his debut in Belharbour last month. With Baldwin The Brave coming out and winning at Tyrella last weekend, it is a timely form boost for him. That victory for Baldwin The Brave was yet another winner in the age division for the Derek OConnor team and their two entries here have to be respected given the stable form.

DAVID MYERS MFH 5&6yo Mares Maiden

Maiden Race For 5 & 6-Y-O Mares
 
For Certified Hunters aged 5 and 6 years old, 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 DERAVARRA ROSE (IRE) (6yo B M)
SOLDIER OF FORTUNE (IRE) / DERRAVARRA BAY (IRE) / EXIT TO NOWHERE (USA)
11st 11lbs Mark L. Fagan Westmeath (F)
Ciaran M. Murphy
 
2 DERRINLAUR MONARCH (IRE) (5yo B M)
IMPERIAL MONARCH (IRE) / TALKTOTHEBLONDE (IRE) / ROYAL ANTHEM (USA)
11st 11lbs Conor Hewitt Clonmel (H)
David Harry Kelly
 
3 EMILY LOVE (IRE) (5yo B M)
MOUNT NELSON (GB) / EMILY GRAY (IRE) / FLEMENSFIRTH (USA)
11st 11lbs Denis Paul Murphy Ballinagore (H)
Denis Paul Murphy
 
4 ENCINITAS ROSE (IRE) (6yo B M)
ALTRUISTIC (IRE) / ALTREGAN TOUCH (IRE) / ROSELIER (FR)
11st 6lbs Kiltrogue Stud Racing Syndicate Co.Galway(F)
Gerard Kyne
 
5 FAR OUT WEST (IRE) (5yo B M)
WESTERNER (GB) / LISCANNOR (IRE) / FLEMENSFIRTH (USA)
11st 11lbs Matthew Flynn O'Connor Ballinagore (H)
Matthew Flynn O'Connor
 
6 HOWYA LUVEEN (IRE) (6yo GR M)
YEATS (IRE) / ROYAL SHUFFLE (IRE) / ROYAL ANTHEM (USA)
11st 6lbs Downtown Syndicate Kildare (F)
Ross O'Sullivan
 
7 MADAME LE'STRANGE (IRE) (5yo B M)
FLEMENSFIRTH (USA) / TOPS ISLAND (FR) / KAPGARDE (FR)
11st 11lbs Monbeg Partnership Island (F)
Sean Thomas Doyle
 
8 MOBILE MAMMA (IRE) (5yo B M)
MAHLER (GB) / QUEEN ELLA (IRE) / OSCAR (IRE)
11st 11lbs Blackhall Stables Partnership Bree (F)
Paul Martin Pierce
 
9 ROO NATIVE (IRE) (5yo B M)
WORKFORCE (GB) / MICHEALAMAYSTAR (IRE) / FLEMENSFIRTH (USA)
11st 11lbs Sarah Smyth Co.Clare (H)
Brian Hassett
 
10 RUNAWAY BRIDE (IRE) (5yo CH M)
JUKEBOX JURY (IRE) / WAR BRIDE (GER) / WAR BLADE (GER)
11st 11lbs Three Dudes Syndicate Co.Clare (H)
Paurick O'Connor
 
11 SCAR BRIDGE (IRE) (5yo B M)
LUCKY SPEED (IRE) / EYE AND EAR (IRE) / OLD VIC (IRE)
11st 11lbs Brian Jordan Killinick (H)
Thomas Byrne
 
12 SUITABLY SURPRISED (IRE) (5yo B M)
WALK IN THE PARK (IRE) / BRIGHT EYES (GB) / HERNANDO (FR)
11st 11lbs Monbeg Farm Racing Partnership Island (F)
Cormac Doyle
 

Preview

DERAVARRA ROSE was in the process of producing a much-improved performance at Oldtown last month, as she was in a close second when coming down at the final fence. A reproduction of that effort would see her as the one to beat. Suitably Surprised would be a danger on her opening effort, whilst Howya Luveen was only narrowly denied in an older mares maiden at Tyrella and is another that should be in the shake up.

WILLIAM DONNELLAN MFH Winner Of Two

Winners Of Two

For Certified Hunters aged 4 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. 4-y-o Maidens Excluded.
(Prize Money €1750: 1st €1225, 2nd €350, 3rd €175)

Weights: 4yo 11st 11lbs, 5yo 12st 2lbs
About 3 Miles

No Form Horse Weight Owner Hunt/Handler DE
1 COMMANDER OF TEN (IRE) (7yo B G)
DOYEN (IRE) / SOME SPORT (IRE) / KALANISI (IRE)
11st 11lbs Cobajay Syndicate Carlow Farmers (F)
Aidan Fitzgerald
 
2 GRANGE SOLDIER (IRE) (6yo B G)
SOLDIER OF FORTUNE (IRE) / CELTIC CAILIN (IRE) / BENEFICIAL (GB)
12st 2lbs The O'Toole Family Partnership Carlow Farmers (F)
William P. Murphy
 
3 IMNOTTALKINGTOYOU (IRE) (7yo B G)
MAHLER (GB) / LOOK WHO'S BACK (IRE) / BOB BACK (USA)
12st 2lbs Gerard Anthony Spain Tipperary (F)
Sam Curling
 
4 MEMORIES NEVER DIE (IRE) (8yo CH G)
SHIROCCO (GER) / SWEETNESS HERSELF (GB) / UNFUWAIN (USA)
11st 11lbs TFC Partnership Kildare (F)
Nigel Slevin
 
5 ONE COOL CITIZEN (IRE) (6yo B G)
CHAMPS ELYSEES (GB) / THEATRE MOLE (IRE) / KING'S THEATRE (IRE)
11st 11lbs Eugene M. O'Sullivan Duhallow (F)
Eugene M. O'Sullivan
 
6 PEGGY'S ROCK (IRE) (5yo B M)
MOUNT NELSON (GB) / PEGGY MADDOCK (IRE) / OSCAR (IRE)
11st 12lbs Caitriona Goff Island (F)
Michael Goff
 
7 RYEHILL (IRE) (7yo B G)
MAHLER (GB) / NIGHT MAID (IRE) / KOTASHAAN (FR)
12st 2lbs Outback Syndicate & Conor Brett Kildare (F)
Ross O'Sullivan
 
8 SARAH JANE (IRE) (7yo CH M)
OCOVANGO (GB) / TEFFIA GOLD (IRE) / MILAN (GB)
11st 11lbs Gerard Nihill Co.Clare (H)
Niall Kelleher
 
9 WHATUDOING (IRE) (5yo B G)
MILAN (GB) / SHAMROCK MISS (IRE) / BOB'S RETURN (IRE)
12st 2lbs Tom Keating Clonmel (H)
Tom Keating
 
10 WILLITGOAHEAD (IRE) (6yo B G)
GETAWAY (GER) / VIN FIZZ (IRE) / VINNIE ROE (IRE)
11st 11lbs Monbeg Partnership Island (F)
Sean Thomas Doyle
 

Preview

RYEHILL skipped a couple of potential engagements last weekend, but connections could be rewarded here as the ultra-consistent seven-year-old sets the standard for this. Having never finished outside of the first two in all five starts to date, he is the one to beat. Peggys Rock disappointed at Kirkistown when making a quick re-appearance, whilst Grange Soldier and Memories Never Die are others for the shortlist.

JIM DERWIN EQUESTRIAN 5&6yo Geldings Maiden

Maiden Race For 5 & 6-Y-O Geldings
 
For Certified Hunters aged 5 and 6 years old, 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 FINAL DEMAND (IRE) (5yo B G)
WALK IN THE PARK (IRE) / ZUZKA (IRE) / FLEMENSFIRTH (USA)
12st 2lbs Matthew Flynn O'Connor Ballinagore (H)
Matthew Flynn O'Connor
 
2 SNAP FISH (IRE) (5yo B G)
MAHLER (GB) / KAYFING (IRE) / GETAWAY (GER)
12st 2lbs Matthew Flynn O'Connor Ballinagore (H)
Matthew Flynn O'Connor
 
3 MUSCLE MAN (GB) (5yo BR G)
TELESCOPE (IRE) / ANCORA (IRE) / ACCORDION (IRE)
12st 2lbs Tom Keating Clonmel (H)
Tom Keating
 
4 WHATUDOING (IRE) (5yo B G)
MILAN (GB) / SHAMROCK MISS (IRE) / BOB'S RETURN (IRE)
12st 2lbs Tom Keating Clonmel (H)
Tom Keating
 
5 EPIC WEST (IRE) (5yo B G)
MOUNT NELSON (GB) / SILVER STREAM (IRE) / MILAN (GB)
12st 2lbs Monbeg Syndicate Ballinagore (H)
Donnchadh Doyle
 
6 JUS DE CITRON (FR) (5yo B G)
SAINT DES SAINTS (FR) / RAPIDE (FR) / ASSESSOR (IRE)
12st 2lbs Monbeg Syndicate Ballinagore (H)
Donnchadh Doyle
 
7 MILAN FORTH (IRE) (5yo B G)
MILAN (GB) / SHUIL FORTH (IRE) / FLEMENSFIRTH (USA)
12st 2lbs Monbeg Syndicate Ballinagore (H)
Donnchadh Doyle
 
8 MILO MILLER (GB) (5yo B G)
BLACK SAM BELLAMY (IRE) / KILRONAN HIGH (IRE) / MOUNTAIN HIGH (IRE)
12st 2lbs Monbeg Syndicate Ballinagore (H)
Donnchadh Doyle
 
9 JE VIENS DU LARGE (FR) (5yo B BR G)
GREAT PRETENDER (IRE) / CORONET (FR) / NETWORK (GER)
12st 2lbs Cullen House Syndicate Ballinagore (H)
Matthew Flynn O'Connor
 
10 AS THE FELLA SAYS (IRE) (5yo B G)
SOLDIER OF FORTUNE (IRE) / LADY DROP (FR) / KING'S THEATRE (IRE)
12st 2lbs Niall D. Kennelly Clonmel (H)
David Harry Kelly
 
11 BABATUNDE (IRE) (5yo BL G)
KALANISI (IRE) / TAVADDEN (IRE) / PRESENTING (GB)
12st 2lbs Blackhall Stables Partnership Bree (F)
Paul Martin Pierce
 
12 BARRY FIFE (IRE) (5yo CH G)
MAHLER (GB) / CHAMPAGNE MEGA (IRE) / STRATEGIC PRINCE (GB)
12st 2lbs Simon O'Meara Tipperary (F)
Sam Curling
 
13 BO CRUZ (IRE) (5yo B G)
DOYEN (IRE) / KATYS GIRL (IRE) / PYRUS (USA)
12st 2lbs Virginia Considine Ward Union (S)
Virginia Considine
 
14 CHAMPAGNE JURY (IRE) (5yo GR G)
JUKEBOX JURY (IRE) / MISS KNOWALL (IRE) / BEAT ALL (USA)
12st 2lbs Roisin Hickey Tipperary (F)
Roisin Hickey
 
15 FANTASTIC RINGROSE (IRE) (6yo BR G)
SOLDIER OF FORTUNE (IRE) / FANTASTIC BELLE (IRE) / NIGHT SHIFT (USA)
12st 2lbs Three Dudes Syndicate Co.Clare (H)
Paurick O'Connor
 
16 HALF THE PARISH (IRE) (5yo B G)
SAGEBURG (IRE) / STRIKE'S OSCAR (IRE) / OSCAR (IRE)
11st 11lbs Wing It Partnership Killinick (H)
E. Sheehy
 
17 HINTER WISH (FR) (5yo B G)
NIGHT WISH (GER) / LINDA QUEEN (FR) / LINDA'S LAD (GB)
12st 2lbs Harry Farrell Shillelagh & District (F)
Patrick J.O. Farrell
 
18 I STARTED A JOKE (IRE) (5yo B G)
SOLDIER OF FORTUNE (IRE) / BLUME (IRE) / FLEMENSFIRTH (USA)
11st 11lbs Kate Costello & Brothers Syndicate Limerick (H)
J.G. Bennett
 
19 JEALOUS GUY (FR) (5yo B G)
COKORIKO (FR) / BALDER PHENIX (IRE) / PRESENTING (GB)
12st 2lbs Antoinette Kavanagh Kildare (F)
Roderic Kavanagh
 
20 JIG'S FORGE (IRE) (5yo B G)
WESTERNER (GB) / TISONLYME (IRE) / MOSCOW SOCIETY (USA)
12st 2lbs Rose Vaughan Kildare (F)
Ross O'Sullivan
 
21 KILVINOGE (IRE) (5yo BR G)
COURT CAVE (IRE) / BLAZING WEST (IRE) / WESTERNER (GB)
12st 2lbs Catherine Holden Kilkenny(F)
Ellmarie Holden
 
22 MADE U LOOK (IRE) (5yo B G)
ALTRUISTIC (IRE) / BIBI'S PEARL (IRE) / POSIDONAS (GB)
11st 11lbs A.G. Lawless Duhallow (F)
Eugene M. O'Sullivan
 
23 MISTER MURPHY (IRE) (6yo GR G)
MAHLER (GB) / COTTON ALI (IRE) / ALA HOUNAK (IRE)
12st 2lbs D.J. Ryan North Galway (F)
D.J. Ryan
 
24 MOONLIGHT MONTY (IRE) (5yo B G)
YEATS (IRE) / ICE PRINCESS (IRE) / PRESENTING (GB)
12st 2lbs Denis Paul Murphy Ballinagore (H)
Denis Paul Murphy
 
25 MY FRIEND YEATS (IRE) (6yo B G)
YEATS (IRE) / LADY VANQUISH (IRE) / SUPREME LEADER (GB)
12st 2lbs Michael J. Ward Co.Galway(F)
John Neilan
 
26 SHERLOCK BOUM (FR) (5yo B G)
BUCK'S BOUM (FR) / SHERADAME (FR) / RIFAPOUR (IRE)
12st 2lbs Rodman Moorhead Ballinagore (H)
Mary E. Doyle
 
27 SUNNY BEACH (IRE) (5yo CH G)
MAHLER (GB) / ETHELFLAED (IRE) / GETAWAY (GER)
12st 2lbs Thomas S. Costello Co.Galway(F)
Thomas S. Costello
 
28 THE SHIROCAIN (IRE) (5yo CH G)
SHIROCCO (GER) / NIVALF (GB) / GILDORAN (IRE)
12st 2lbs Donncha Duggan Duhallow (F)
Donncha Duggan
 
29 WAY DOWN SOUTH (IRE) (5yo B G)
OCOVANGO (GB) / ROUNDHILL (IRE) / PRESENTING (GB)
12st 2lbs Caitriona Goff Island (F)
Michael Goff
 

Preview

Matty Flynn OConnor has saddled three impressive winners in this category since the turn of the year, and SNAP FISH will bid to continue the stables good fortunes. He stepped forward from his Knockmullen House debut at Oldtown last month, when only beaten just over two lengths in a race which featured some nice types. The chief danger also hails from Wexford as Epic West went close on his recent debut at Lisronagh and is entitled to have improved.

PAUL GILLIGAN RACING Open

Open Lightweight Race

For Certified Hunters aged 4 years old and upwards, the property of subscribers to any Hunt in Ireland. No Penalties. Mares allowed 5lbs. 4-y-o Maidens excluded.
(Prize Money €1750: 1st €1225, 2nd €350, 3rd €175)

Weights: 4yo 11st 11lbs, 5yo 12st 2lbs
About 3 Miles

No Form Horse Weight Owner Hunt/Handler DE
1 ASK D'MAN (IRE) (10yo CH G)
ASK (GB) / VIE EN ROSE (IRE) / CROCO ROUGE (IRE)
11st 11lbs S.J. Hegarty & Jennifer O'Kane Route (H)
D.M. Christie
 
2 WINGED LEADER (IRE) (10yo B G)
WINGED LOVE (IRE) / CLASSICAL BEAUTY (IRE) / SUPREME LEADER (GB)
12st 2lbs S.J. Hegarty & Jennifer O'Kane Route (H)
D.M. Christie
 
3 DE NORDENER (IRE) (8yo B G)
OCOVANGO (GB) / GIRL FROM DE NORTH (IRE) / FLEMENSFIRTH (USA)
11st 11lbs Daniel Boland Kildare (F)
Sam Curling
 
4 EARTHS FURIES (IRE) (8yo B G)
DYLAN THOMAS (IRE) / VERNEY ROE (IRE) / VINNIE ROE (IRE)
11st 11lbs Eugene M. O'Sullivan Duhallow (F)
Eugene M. O'Sullivan
 
5 FRANCOIS (FR) (9yo CH G)
MUHTATHIR (GB) / FOUR GREEN (FR) / GREEN TUNE (USA)
11st 11lbs Baltimore Stables Syndicate Ballinagore (H)
Mary E. Doyle
 
6 GARM COLOMBE (FR) (8yo B G)
SADDLER MAKER (IRE) / VALSE DE TOUZAINE (FR) / DOM ALCO (FR)
11st 11lbs Cobajay Syndicate Carlow Farmers (F)
Aidan Fitzgerald
 
7 GRAND PARADIS (FR) (8yo GR G)
MARTALINE (GB) / OUTRE MER (FR) / SLEEPING CAR (FR)
11st 11lbs Irene T. Walsh Duhallow (F)
Turlough O'Connor
 
8 MAID ON THE MOON (GB) (7yo B M)
PETHER'S MOON (IRE) / HANDMAID (GB) / KING'S THEATRE (IRE)
11st 6lbs Tom Keating Clonmel (H)
Tom Keating
 
9 THREE LOUD KNOCKS (IRE) (12yo CH G)
MAHLER (GB) / OUR HERITAGE (IRE) / TOPANOORA (IRE)
11st 11lbs Brian Mortell & William G. Hanly Co.Limerick (F)
Brian Mortell
 
10 WHATSWRONGWITHYOU (IRE) (13yo CH G)
BIENAMADO (USA) / GREENFIELD NOORA (IRE) / TOPANOORA (IRE)
11st 11lbs Claire Frances MacMahon Co.Clare (H)
Paurick O'Connor
 
11 WISE MOVE (IRE) (6yo B G)
SHIROCCO (GER) / OFFSIDE RULE (IRE) / KING'S THEATRE (IRE)
12st 2lbs John O'Donovan Duhallow (F)
John O'Donovan
 

Preview

WINGED LEADER returned to winning ways in a decent race at Farmacaffley last month, and he is the one to beat as he goes in search of what would be a 15th victory in the point-to-point fields. De Nordener was no match for a stablemate of Winged Leader at Punchestown recently but has been in flying form this year, whilst Wise Move has been a big improver this season and could not be ruled out on his first start in this grade.

TIM KELLY GROUP 7yo+ Maiden

Maiden Race For 7-Y-O & Upwards
 
For Certified Hunters aged 7 years old and upwards only, maidens at starting, the property of subscribers to any Hunt in Ireland. 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 SHUIL SIORAI (IRE) (7yo B M)
MOROZOV (USA) / SHUIL DIREACH (IRE) / PRESENTING (GB)
11st 11lbs Tom Keating Clonmel (H)
Tom Keating
 
2 WALK EASY (IRE) (7yo B G)
WALK IN THE PARK (IRE) / MADE EASY (IRE) / RUDIMENTARY (USA)
11st 11lbs Tom Keating Clonmel (H)
Tom Keating
 
3 A NICE MALBEC (IRE) (7yo B G)
ASK (GB) / AZARIA (IRE) / FRUITS OF LOVE (USA)
11st 11lbs Joe Walsh Kilkenny(F)
E. Sheehy
 
4 AILL DUBH (IRE) (7yo B G)
SHANTOU (USA) / CAPTAIN CAROL (IRE) / CAPTAIN RIO (GB)
12st 2lbs M. Flannery North Galway (F)
M. Flannery
 
5 BALTIC MONARCH (IRE) (9yo B G)
IMPERIAL MONARCH (IRE) / BALTIC BLACK (IRE) / BENEFICIAL (GB)
11st 11lbs Jeremiah Dulohery Duhallow (F)
Eugene M. O'Sullivan
 
6 BAUNMORE JET (IRE) (7yo B G)
JET AWAY (GB) / OSCAR AMY (IRE) / OSCAR (IRE)
12st 2lbs J. Lynch Co.Clare (H)
J. Staunton
 
7 COME ON SALLY (IRE) (10yo B M)
OSCAR (IRE) / HERE COMES SALLY (IRE) / RASHAR (USA)
11st 6lbs Blackhall Stables Partnership Bree (F)
Paul Martin Pierce
 
8 GLENETTY (IRE) (7yo B M)
CALIFET (FR) / GLEN EILE (IRE) / JURADO (USA)
11st 11lbs Paul O'Sullivan Fingal (H)
Claire O'Connell
 
9 KILLOMEROE (IRE) (7yo GR G)
CLOUDINGS (IRE) / CHRISDONLADY (IRE) / CHRISTOPHENE (USA)
12st 2lbs Blue Diamond Syndicate Carlow Farmers (F)
William P. Murphy
 
10 MON MEILLEUR AMI (IRE) (7yo B G)
SAGEBURG (IRE) / CASTLEVENNON (IRE) / MILAN (GB)
12st 2lbs Treehouse Stables Partnership
Alan Donoghue
 
11 MONDRAGON DE BARAT (FR) (8yo CH G)
BRAVE MANSONNIEN (FR) / THREE GOLD (FR) / ALAMO BAY (USA)
11st 11lbs Ray Hackett North Tipperary (F)
Ray Hackett
 
12 RACING DAISY (IRE) (7yo B M)
IMPERIAL MONARCH (IRE) / NORA D (IRE) / REVOQUE (IRE)
11st 6lbs Ian Maxwell Co.Clare (H)
Fachtna Twomey
 
13 RAG N BONE (IRE) (7yo B G)
MAHLER (GB) / ROCELLA (GER) / GOOFALIK (USA)
11st 11lbs Aiden Devaney Kilkenny(F)
Michael Butler
 
14 RIPPLESINTHESAND (IRE) (7yo B G)
OCOVANGO (GB) / CALL HER SOMETHING (IRE) / HERON ISLAND (IRE)
11st 11lbs Mr & Mrs Mark Whitney Partnership Bree (F)
Donal McInerney
 
15 WINTER ORCHID (IRE) (7yo CH M)
SANS FRONTIERES (IRE) / CHERRY'S SONG (IRE) / SNURGE (IRE)
11st 6lbs Liam Neilan Co.Galway(F)
John Neilan
 
16 YOUNOWHATIMEAN (IRE) (7yo BR G)
JET AWAY (GB) / FIRST BEAUTY (IRE) / NORWICH (GB)
11st 11lbs Sean Maguire North Kerry (H)
Eoin C. McCarthy
 

Preview

YOUNOWHATIMEAN had two subsequent maiden winners behind him when finishing second on his debut in this sphere at Turtulla in January. Whilst he did disappointing at Cragmore when racing keenly, he could be worth another chance here. Walk Easy was a late faller in that Turtulla contest but has since hit the crossbar four times and should again go close, with the Punchestown runner-up Mon Meilleur Ami.
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