FARLOE THE TRACK LOTTO CHIEF AT LIFFORD

Peter Farrell

On a rain-soaked night in the North-West, the feature race on the Lifford card was the final of the ‘Track Lotto S4/S5 350’ where the Cathal McGhee trained ‘Farloe Chief’ sprung a surprise to the land the €650 winners prize.


ALIEN SAILS HOME IN SPRING UNRACED

Peter Farrell

Worth €1300 to the winner, the ‘Spring Open Unraced 525’ was the feature event on last night’s Limerick card where a number of runners warmed up nicely for a possible tilt at next week’s commencement of the ‘2019 Con & Annie Kirby Memorial’.


MICHAELS LISDHU A LIFFORD GEM

Peter Farrell

The highlight on a bitter cold night at Lifford was the final of the €1000 to the winner ‘Bookmakers A4/A5 Tri Distance’ and it was ‘Lisdhu Gem’ who came up trumps for Derry owner Michael Feeney.


ALIEN HAS THEM ALL AT SEA IN SPRING UNRACED

Peter Farrell

The three semi-finals of the €1300 to the winner, ‘Spring Open Unraced 525’ took precedence at Limerick stadium last night with a number of youngsters hoping to build on some impressive debuts the week prior.


CABRA CLAIMS RED MILLS UNRACED IN FINE STYLE

Peter Farrell

Kindly sponsored by Connolly’s Red Mills, the final of the ‘Red Mills Open Novice 525’ which boasted a winner’s prize of €1425 was the main attraction at Thurles Park last night.


FOUR IN A ROW FOR EXCITING YOUNGSTER GODDESS

Barry Drake

Goddess (Droopys Jet-Basket Of Trumps) made it four straight wins in Curraheen Park on Saturday night as the 3-1 winner posted a stunning winning performance in race five, an S1 330-yard race.


LUCKY NUMBER SEVEN FOR CALS TALENT AT LIFFORD

Peter Farrell

There were no less than three finals down for decision at Lifford Stadium last night, the feature of the three being the ‘A McLean Bookmakers AO 525’ worth €950 to the winner.


DRUMNAFERN THE TOP LAD IN LIFFORD TRACK LOTTO FINAL

Peter Farrell

The feature race on LIfford’s twelve race card was the final of the ‘Lifford Track Lotto A4/A5 525’ which offered a winners purse of €750 and it was the Eugene Skeffington owned ‘Drumnafern Lad’ who came out on top.


WINDMILL AND ABBY JOINT FASTEST IN THURLES UNRACED

Peter Farrell

Second round heats of the ‘Track Supporters Club Open Novice 525’ was the main attraction at Thurles Park last night and joint fastest of the heats were ‘Windmill Forth’ and ‘Ballinure Abby’, both recording 29.00.


MAGNIFICENT MESSI THE STAR AT LIFFORD

Peter Farrell

The undoubtable star of the show at Lifford last night was the Thomas Hasson owned ‘Mysterious Messi’ after he landed an S2/S3 sprint contest in some style, clocking the fastest time in some five months at the North-West venue.


JIRANO FIRMLY IN THE DRIVING SEAT AT LIMERICK

Peter Farrell

The main attraction on last night’s Limerick card were the two semi finals of the €2500 to the winner ‘Dublin Coach A3 525’ and there was no shortage of quality on display.


HABER DASHES AROUND GALWAY IN JOINT FASTEST

Peter Farrell

It was an all graded affair at Galway stadium last night with the ‘Ballymakea’ syndicate owned ‘Haberdasher’ going joint fastest of the meeting.


SATIN ALFIE QUICKEST IN CURRAHEEN PARK UNRACED

Barry Drake

The Curraheen Park Unraced Stake got underway on Saturday night and it was Satin Alfie (Zero Ten-Satin Jessie) who went quickest for owner Eugene Sheehan.


FAST FINISHING MONGYS CLAIMS ARDNASOOL 750

The feature event on last night’s Lifford card was the final of the ‘Ardnasool Kennels Novice Open 750’ which boasted a winner’s prize of €925.


CONLON DOUBLE AT GALWAY

Peter Farrell

It was an all graded affair at Galway stadium last night and the highlight on the card was a nice double for ‘Be Slow’ handler Paul Conlon.


DUBLIN COACH HEATS UP AT LIMERICK

Peter Farrell

Second round heats of the €2500 to the winner ‘Dublin Coach A3 525’ were the highlight on Limerick’s Saturday night card and things really gathered momentum with some fantastic performances being posted.


DOUBLE FOR BYRNE THE HIGHLIGHT AT THURLES

Peter Farrell

There was a ten race program for patrons to enjoy at Thurles Park last night and it was a successful night indeed for Tipperary handler John Byrne.


EUNANS NIDGE CLAIMS THREE STEP FEATURE AT LIFFORD

Peter Farrell

Kindly sponsored by Lenny McKinney, the finale of the ‘Three Steps to New Year’ tri distance (525/550/575) was the highlight on Saturday night’s Lifford card which offered a very attractive €1450 to the winner.


JAMES FASTEST IN DUBLIN COACH AT LIMERICK

Peter Farrell

The feature on Limerick’s Saturday card was the first round heats of the €2500 to the winner ‘Dublin Coach A3 525’ and it was the Johnny O’Sullivan trained ‘Madabout James’ who recorded the fastest time of the competition.


BENNYS SAPPHIRE TAKES GOLD

Peter Farrell

The feature on an twelve race card at Lifford on Saturday night was the final of the ‘Track Lotto Xmas S5/S6 350’ and there was a none more popular winner that the Benny Donaghy owned ‘Hollow Sapphire’ who held on gamely to claim the €950 winners purse.


TYRUR TRIUMPHS IN CARAGH PRECISION FINAL

Peter Farrell

There was some fine displays on show at Galway last night and the feature on the nights program was the final of the ‘Caragh Precision A4 525’ worth a cool €1300 to the winner.


SOME FINE DISPLAYS IN THURLES FINALS

Peter Farrell

Four graded finals were up for grabs at a rain soaked Thurles Park last night but the weather certainly didn’t dampen any of fine performances on show.


SENSATIONAL RUN FROM BRANNO

Peter Farrell

Patrons were treated to fantastic display of sprinting at Limerick stadium on Saturday night as the Leo and Eugene McNulty owned ‘Lugs Branno’ recorded the fastest time in some 17 months over the 350 distance.


SWEEPSTAKES THE THEME AT THURLES

Peter Farrell

Sponsored by the ‘Track Supporters Club’, Saturday night’s Thurles card was full of graded sweepstakes and some good quality racing was on show for the patrons who ventured out on a poor night on the weather front.


DOUBLE DELIGHT FOR MCDONAGH AT GALWAY

Peter Farrell

It was semi-finals galore at Galway last night with final slots up for grabs in both the ‘Sword Security A5 525’ and the ‘Caragh Precision A4 525’. There was little to separate them but it was the Thomas Connor owned, ‘Clonalis BigMike’ in the latter competition who went fastest.


CONGO A CRACKER AT CLONMEL

Peter Farrell

Vast becoming something of a track specialist at Clonmel, ‘Congo Kelly’ claimed his fourth win on the trot at the Suirside venue in the first semi-final of the ‘Christmas Cracker A3 525’.


AN CU GLORY FOR COOLOGUE ON BUMPER NIGHT FOR THE O’KANE KENNELS

Peter Farrell

The €1850 to the winner ‘AN CU Veterinary A3/A4 525’ was the feature of a twelve race program at Lifford and ‘Coologue Ragner’ capped off a memorable night for Derry duo Kevin and Kealan O’Kane by landing the spoils in what would prove to be the crowning glory on a fantastic treble on the night.


GLASHEDY LANDS THE SPOILS AT LIFFORD

Peter Farrell

On a Saturday night where the weather conditions were nothing short of atrocious, the feature race at Lifford track was the final of the ‘Track Lotto Mini S7/S8 350’ and it was the Willie Mullan owned and trained ‘Glashedy Rock’ who sprung an upset in taking home the €700 winners prize.


PAT LEE MEMORIAL SUCCESS FOR HIDDEN ICON

Peter Farrell

Awful weather conditions didn’t dampen the atmosphere at Thurles last night as the ‘Pat Lee memorial A5/A6 525’ reached its conclusion with ‘Hidden Icon’ romping to final success and in turn, claiming the €1200 top prize.


TAILWIND TOM FASTEST AT CLONMEL

Peter Farrell

Christmas stakes were very much the feature on last night’s Clonmel card and ‘Tailwind Tom’ got back to winning ways in most impressive fashion in heat 3 of the ‘Christmas Cracker A3 525’ stake.