LOUGHREA

Gates Open: 11:30
First Race: 14:00
Admission Prices: €10
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Track Biography:

The Galway Blazers have a long history of holding a point-to-point dating back over a hundred years. The hunt dates from the beginning of the 19th century and has established itself as one of the famous Irish Hunts due to the goodwill and generosity of farmers and landowners throughout the county.

We run two meetings a year at Dartfield just outside Loughrea with the first one taking place in October and the second fixture being held in April. The course is situated at Dartfield Horse Museum and heritage centre which is set on 350 acres of parkland just forty minutes from Galway city.

Over the years, Loughrea point-to-point has produced many top national hunt stars such as Bewleys Berry, Boys Hurrah, Brindisi Breeze, Never Compromise and King Johns Castle.


Loughrea Point-to-Point Races


Dartfield,
Kilreekill,
Loughrea,
Co.Galway


Contact Details


Pauline Gavin - 0872623443

How To Get There

By Road

From the Dublin take the M6 as far as the Ballinasloe West exit 15, and continue on the N6 towards Loughrea/Galway as far as Kilreekil village.  Dartfield is half a mile beyond the village on the right hand side of the N6.

From Galway take the M6 and exit at Junction 16 for Loughrea.  After approx. three miles on the access road you arrive at a roundabout, take the first exit. Continue past the Portumna Junction for less than a mile, and the entrance to Dartfield will be on your left.

By Air

Loughrea is situated 30 minutes from Galway airport and an hour and 50 minutes from Dublin airport.
 

Did You Know?

“Over 1,200 races on the track in Ireland & Britain were won by horses who had started their careers in an Irish Point-to-Point”.

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Our free parking is situated in the centre of the track which allows race goers to have a clear view of each fence giving you the chance to get up close to the action.

The position of our car park provides you with the ideal location to bring your own picnic if you wanted to base yourself from the boot of the car.

There are toilets and baby changing facilities in the café in the Horse Museum along with portaloos located around the course.

In our bookmakers ring you can view and bet on any off-course races on the day in both England and Ireland.

In between races, spectators can avail of our popular outside caterers who sell everything from burgers and chips to bacon and sausage rolls to keep you full during the course of the afternoon.

Our caterer is located beside the parade ring which means you don’t have to venture too far from the action.

We will also have a hospitality tent this year, so why not come in and try some of our delicious treats!

There is also the option of taking a walk up to the café located in the Horse Museum which sells tasty sandwiches and soups along with cakes and treats.

Our outside caterer's sell tea and coffee to keep you warm during your days racing.

Our hospitality tent will also have a variety of beverages on offer!

The cafe located in the Horse Museum sell a delicious range of hot chocolate drinks along with juices and soft  drinks for the younger race goers. 

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. However, we do ask that all dogs are kept on a lead at all times.
Yes, we welcome visitors to bring their own picnics as our parking inside the centre of the course offers the perfect location for a picnic.
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 but we our only a short drive from the town of Loughrea which has ATM facilities so we recommend that you stop over on your way to the races.

As the track is adjacent to Dartfield Horse Museum, a trip to our point-to-point provides visitors with a choice of attractions to have a look at.

Dartfield Horse Museum is a fascinating place to visit for anyone interested in the Irish horse and its uses down through the years as it houses a room devoted to the Galway Blazers, an Art Gallery with a very comprehensive selection of old and modern paintings and prints and a selection of antiques.

The Museum also houses an excellent Tack and Country clothing shop and an array of beautiful gift items. There is also a Blacksmith’s Forge, where there is a daily demonstration of traditional iron work.

Dartfield also offers walking trails around the 350 acre farm, an array of farm animals as well as horse riding.

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GOFFS UK AUTUMN SALE 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 FAMOUS LAST WORD (IRE) (4yo B BR G)
FAME AND GLORY (GB) / PRESENTING TARA (IRE) / PRESENTING (GB)
11st 11lbs Mary Doyle Tipperary (F)
P.M.J. Doyle
 
2 FLAMENCO DE KERSER (FR) (4yo B G)
VENDANGEUR (IRE) / NOUBA DE KERSER (FR) / DOUNBA (FR)
11st 11lbs Mary Doyle Tipperary (F)
P.M.J. Doyle
 
3 FOR THE CAUSE (IRE) (4yo B G)
SHANTOU (USA) / QUINTARA (IRE) / SOVIET STAR (USA)
11st 11lbs Mary Doyle Tipperary (F)
P.M.J. Doyle
 
4 KILANDRA (IRE) (4yo B G)
ELUSIVE PIMPERNEL (USA) / STREETLINE (IRE) / CHOISIR (AUS)
11st 6lbs Catherine Holden Kilkenny(F)
Ellmarie Holden
 
5 KNOCKMOYLAN (IRE) (4yo B G)
STOWAWAY (GB) / EASTER DUTIES (IRE) / ARISTOCRACY (IRE)
11st 6lbs Catherine Holden Kilkenny(F)
Ellmarie Holden
 
6 FOR TALKS SAKE (FR) (4yo B G)
COASTAL PATH (GB) / NOSCA DE THAIX (FR) / RAGMAR (FR)
11st 11lbs Milestone Racing Partnership Bree (F)
Colin Bowe
 
7 PREMIUMACCESS (IRE) (4yo B G)
MILAN (GB) / DE LOOSE MONGOOSE (IRE) / PHARDANTE (FR)
11st 11lbs Milestone Racing Partnership Bree (F)
Colin Bowe
 
8 TOMMY'S OSCAR (IRE) (4yo B G)
OSCAR (IRE) / GLIBIN (IRE) / LUSO (GB)
11st 11lbs Milestone Racing Partnership Bree (F)
Colin Bowe
 
9 VISIONARIAN (IRE) (4yo B G)
VISION D'ETAT (FR) / LA GREE (FR) / TURGEON (USA)
11st 11lbs Milestone Racing Partnership Bree (F)
Colin Bowe
 
10 OCEAN DRIFTER (IRE) (4yo B G)
AIZAVOSKI (IRE) / DRIFTAWAY (IRE) / URBAN OCEAN (FR)
11st 11lbs Monbeg Syndicate Ballinagore (H)
Donnchadh Doyle
 
11 PRESS YOUR LUCK (IRE) (4yo B G)
DOYEN (IRE) / MERRY GLADNESS (IRE) / KING'S RIDE (IRE)
11st 11lbs Monbeg Syndicate Ballinagore (H)
Donnchadh Doyle
 
12 PATS FANCY (IRE) (4yo B G)
OSCAR (IRE) / PAT'S DARLING (IRE) / SUPREME LEADER (GB)
11st 11lbs Denis Paul Murphy Ballinagore (H)
Denis Paul Murphy
 
13 THE GREY FALCO (FR) (4yo GR G)
FALCO (USA) / TAKE A CHANCE (FR) / TAKE RISKS (FR)
11st 11lbs Denis Paul Murphy Ballinagore (H)
Denis Paul Murphy
 
14 CHASING MY DREAM (IRE) (4yo B G)
SCORPION (IRE) / LUNA RUNNER (IRE) / DEFINITE ARTICLE (GB)
11st 11lbs Barry F. O'Driscoll Bree (F)
Colin Bowe
 
15 MONTY GUIRY (IRE) (4yo B G)
IMPERIAL MONARCH (IRE) / MARTINSTOWN QUEEN (IRE) / SADDLERS' HALL (IRE)
11st 11lbs Roger O'Byrne Tipperary (F)
P.M.J. Doyle
 
16 FUNKY DADY (FR) (4yo CH G)
MARESCA SORRENTO (FR) / NON DADI (FR) / HELLIOS (USA)
11st 11lbs M.G. Hogan Ormond (F)
Denis Gerard Hogan
 
17 LONG STAY (GB) (4yo B G)
NATHANIEL (IRE) / MAINSTAY (GB) / ELMAAMUL (USA)
11st 6lbs Raymond Treacy Ormond (F)
Denis Gerard Hogan
 
18 BALLYDAM (FR) (4yo B G)
SAINT DES SAINTS (FR) / ROSADAME (FR) / BONBON ROSE (FR)
11st 6lbs W.W. Dennison Mid-Antrim (H)
Colin S. McKeever
 
19 BEERS AND TEARS (IRE) (4yo B G)
ARCADIO (GER) / MY DELIA (IRE) / GAMUT (IRE)
11st 6lbs J.V. Redmond Shillelagh & District (F)
J.V. Redmond
 
20 BOWSER (IRE) (4yo CH G)
TOBOUGG (IRE) / WELSH RHAPSODY (IRE) / WELSH TERM (IRE)
11st 6lbs Thomas G. Barry Duhallow (F)
Thomas G. Barry
 
21 CHASING CHARLIE (GB) (4yo B G)
FOXWEDGE (AUS) / LASCAUX (GB) / PIVOTAL (GB)
11st 6lbs Alan McCaldin Iveagh (H)
Caroline McCaldin
 
22 DAVE AND BERNIE (IRE) (4yo B G)
PAPAL BULL (GB) / ISEULT (IRE) / PRESENTING (GB)
11st 11lbs Mary M. Hayes Coolnakilla (H)
Michael Barry
 
23 DREWSCOURT (IRE) (4yo B G)
MAHLER (GB) / SUPREME ADVENTURE (IRE) / SUPREME LEADER (GB)
11st 11lbs J.J. Power Co.Limerick (F)
Enda Bolger
 
24 FUEGO DE L'ABBAYE (FR) (4yo B G)
KAP ROCK (FR) / MARSAVRILE (FR) / APRIL NIGHT (FR)
11st 11lbs Baltimore Stables Syndicate Ballinagore (H)
Mary E. Doyle
 
25 FULLY AUTHORISED (IRE) (4yo B G)
CALIFET (FR) / DAPPLES (IRE) / ACCORDION (IRE)
11st 11lbs Monbeg Partnership Island (F)
Sean Thomas Doyle
 
26 JUNIOR RATTLER (IRE) (4yo B G)
ARAKAN (USA) / MAXWELLS DEMON (IRE) / KING'S THEATRE (IRE)
11st 11lbs John Edward Walsh Shillelagh & District (F)
John Edward Walsh
 
27 MINELLA WIZARD (IRE) (4yo BR G)
SHIROCCO (GER) / STATEABLE CASE (IRE) / BE MY NATIVE (USA)
11st 11lbs Bernardine Rochford Tipperary (F)
John Nallen
 
28 PERRYS WOOD (IRE) (4yo B G)
ELUSIVE PIMPERNEL (USA) / NAKED SPARK (IRE) / SPARTACUS (IRE)
11st 6lbs Colm O'Leary West Waterford (F)
Paul Tobin
 
29 YES GOVERNOR (IRE) (4yo B G)
SCORPION (IRE) / GOLDEN DIVA (IRE) / FLYING LEGEND (USA)
11st 6lbs Josh Ryan East Clare (H)
Joseph Ryan
 

Preview

Denis Murphy and Colin Bowe clearly have their horses in great form to start the season following a double and treble for the pair respectively last weekend, and with PATS FANCY and For Talks Sake, they look to have two of the leading protagonists. The former made his debut here in May when second behind Gunsight Ridge and it would not be hard to see him going one place closer. Mount Guiry is another who settled for the runners-up spot on debut, whilst Fuego De Labbaye represents the same connections who won a division of this last year.

PIER HEAD BAR & RESTAURANT 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 BAIGNARD (FR) (5yo GR G)
AL NAMIX (FR) / VIRGINIA RIVER (FR) / INDIAN RIVER (FR)
12st 2lbs Denis Paul Murphy Ballinagore (H)
Denis Paul Murphy
 
2 RYANS FANCY (IRE) (5yo B G)
GETAWAY (GER) / RILMOUNT (IRE) / ROSELIER (FR)
12st 2lbs P.G. Coffey Ballinagore (H)
Denis Paul Murphy
 
3 BELLEVILLE ROVER (IRE) (5yo B G)
STAR BLAST (USA) / BELLEVILLE ORCID (IRE) / OSCAR (IRE)
11st 11lbs William Leahy East Galway (F)
Paul John Gilligan
 
4 DAWNIE BOY (IRE) (5yo B G)
AIZAVOSKI (IRE) / THANKS BOBBY (IRE) / INDIAN DANEHILL (IRE)
11st 11lbs Orphan Girl Syndicate Island (F)
Liam Kenny
 
5 ELUSIVE STAR (IRE) (5yo B G)
ELUSIVE PIMPERNEL (USA) / STAR SEVENTEEN (GB) / ROCK CITY (IRE)
12st 2lbs Anne Hourigan Co.Limerick (F)
Michael Hourigan
 
6 FROZEN CAPTIVE (IRE) (5yo B G)
FROZEN FIRE (GER) / CAPTIVATING DANCER (GB) / CARNIVAL DANCER (GB)
12st 2lbs Thomas Kinane Premier (H)
Michael J. Byrne
 
7 GET REAL (IRE) (5yo BR G)
GETAWAY (GER) / VIVA FOREVER (FR) / LANDO (GER)
12st 2lbs W.B. Connors Co.Clare (H)
Paurick O'Connor
 
8 GOLD BANDIT (IRE) (5yo B G)
GOLD WELL (GB) / THREECROSSMAMMIES (IRE) / BE MY NATIVE (USA)
12st 2lbs Gold Bandit Partnership Ballinagore (H)
Liz Doyle
 
9 KING CANDY (IRE) (5yo B G)
YEATS (IRE) / ALL THE BEST MATE (IRE) / ALFLORA (IRE)
11st 11lbs Maurice Sheehy Bray (H)
Peter Croke
 
10 SQUARE BALL (IRE) (5yo BR G)
ROBIN DES CHAMPS (FR) / SNOOPY MILAN (IRE) / MILAN (GB)
11st 11lbs J.P. McManus Co.Limerick (F)
Enda Bolger
 
11 TUFF MCCOOL (IRE) (5yo B G)
ARCADIO (GER) / MRS WALLENSKY (IRE) / ROSELIER (FR)
11st 11lbs Shauna Cunningham Grallagh (H)
Tony Kelly
 

Preview

A wide-open looking race which could well go the way of GOLD BANDIT. The Gold Well gelding chased home subsequent hunter chase winner Casey Jem on his debut, before getting among the placings once again at Monksgrange. Dawnie Boy was a beaten favourite in the unplaced maiden at Fairyhouse last spring, but had been holding every chance when falling at Courtown on his penultimate start, whilst the well-related Square Ball ran his best race when finishing fifth at Loughrea on his latest outing.

DARTFIELD 5yo+ Mares Maiden

Maiden Race For 5-Y-O & Upwards Mares

For Certified Hunters aged 5 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 FAIRFIELDDANCEZARA (IRE) (5yo BR M)
KALANISI (IRE) / GALE VIC (IRE) / OLD VIC (IRE)
11st 6lbs William Leahy East Galway (F)
Paul John Gilligan
 
2 GALBOYSTOWN ROSE (IRE) (5yo CH M)
GAMUT (IRE) / BEAU SHERRIE (IRE) / BEAU SHER (GB)
11st 11lbs David Cunning Kildare (F)
Aidan Anthony Howard
 
3 GOLD CREEK (IRE) (5yo B M)
GOLD WELL (GB) / BELLE BORA (IRE) / ALDERBROOK (GB)
11st 7lbs Thomas O'Gorman & Alannah King Co.Clare (H)
Aengus King
 
4 LADY VIOLET (IRE) (6yo BR M)
STOWAWAY (GB) / CLOHASS MELODY (IRE) / RUDIMENTARY (USA)
11st 6lbs Miss J. Widger Kilmoganny (F)
Miss J. Widger
 
5 MASTER OF NONE (IRE) (5yo B M)
MASTEROFTHEHORSE (IRE) / PROVISIONAL (GB) / WITH APPROVAL (CAN)
11st 6lbs Charles P. Keegan Golden Vale (F)
Charles P. Keegan
 
6 MAYBE ITS TIME (IRE) (5yo B M)
JEREMY (USA) / MRS TRAIR (IRE) / OSCAR (IRE)
11st 6lbs Milestone Racing Partnership Bree (F)
Colin Bowe
 
7 MIDNIGHT LEGACY (IRE) (5yo B M)
GETAWAY (GER) / LADY OF THE HALL (IRE) / SADDLERS' HALL (IRE)
11st 11lbs Denis Paul Murphy Ballinagore (H)
Denis Paul Murphy
 
8 QUEEN AMONG KINGS (IRE) (5yo B M)
SANS FRONTIERES (IRE) / MISS LEGEND (IRE) / LEND A HAND (GB)
11st 11lbs Josephine King Tipperary (F)
John James King
 

Preview

A small turnout for this where QUEEN AMONG KINGS could have the crucial fitness edge over her rivals having made her reappearance last Sunday at Castletown-Geoghegan. Her third behind For Rita was her second consecutive placing which is encouraging and she also got the better of the potentially reposing Gold Creek. Lady Violet should be able to get more competitive in this having finished tailed off in a Wexford bumper during the summer, whilst the newcomers will certainly come into the reckoning in a race like this.

RENVYLE HOUSE HOTEL & RESORT AND MACDERMOT & ALLEN SOLICITORS Open

Open Lightweight Race

For Certified Hunters aged 4 years old and upwards, the property of subscribers to any Hunt in Ireland. 4-Y-O Maidens excluded. No Penalties. Mares allowed 5lbs.
(Prize Money €1950: 1st €1365, 2nd €390, 3rd €195)
Weights: 4yo 11st 11lbs 5yo 12st 2lbs
About 3 Miles

No Form Horse Weight Owner Hunt/Handler DE
1 DUSHREMBRANDT (IRE) (13yo B G)
DUSHYANTOR (USA) / SUE'S A LADY (GB) / LE MOSS (IRE)
11st 12lbs Alice T. McCarthy Coolnakilla (H)
Ms Eleanor Broderick
 
2 EDWULF (GB) (10yo B G)
KAYF TARA (GB) / VALENTINES LADY (IRE) / ZAFFARAN (USA)
12st 2lbs J.P. McManus Co.Limerick (F)
Enda Bolger
 
3 FOXTAIL HILL (IRE) (10yo B G)
DR MASSINI (IRE) / FLYNN'S GIRL (IRE) / MANDALUS (IRE)
11st 11lbs Josephine Costello Co.Galway(F)
John J Costello
 
4 KRUZHLININ (GER) (12yo CH G)
SHOLOKHOV (IRE) / KARUMA (GER) / SURUMU (GER)
11st 11lbs Camilla Sharples Westmeath (F)
Gordon Elliott
 
5 LAC FONTANA (FR) (10yo B G)
SHIROCCO (GER) / FONTAINE RIANT (FR) / JOSR ALGARHOUD (IRE)
11st 11lbs Claire Frances MacMahon Co.Clare (H)
Paurick O'Connor
 
6 LAST ENCOUNTER (IRE) (9yo B G)
BENEFICIAL (GB) / LAST CAMPAIGN (IRE) / SADDLERS' HALL (IRE)
12st 2lbs Josephine King Tipperary (F)
John James King
 
7 LONGHOUSE MUSIC (GB) (10yo B M)
GAMUT (IRE) / SOFT SKIN (IRE) / RUDIMENTARY (USA)
11st 11lbs John Duggan Tipperary (F)
Sam Curling
 
8 STRONGLY SUGGESTED (GB) (12yo B G)
KAYF TARA (GB) / BRANSTON LILY (GB) / CADEAUX GENEREUX (GB)
11st 11lbs Bryan F. Murphy Co.Limerick (F)
Bryan F. Murphy
 

Preview

Kruzhlinin and Longhouse Music managed to win 13 races apiece last season without taking each other on, and with former Irish Gold Cup winner, Edwulf, also among the entries, the chances of all three appearing is slim. Whichever of the trio does take up the engagement would be the one to beat. Lac Fontana is himself a former Grade 1 winner, who has enjoyed success at this grade in Ballynoe, whilst Foxtail Hill once achieved a rating of 147 when with Nigel Twiston-Davies, and could be of interest if coping with the step up to three miles for the first time.

INHS COMMITTEE 6yo+ Geldings Maiden (Nov Rdrs)

Maiden Race For 6-Y-O & Upwards Geldings Novice Riders

For Certified Hunters aged 6 years old and upwards, Geldings only, maidens at starting, the property of subscribers to any Hunt in Ireland. For Novice Riders who, at the start of the day, have not ridden more than fifteen winners under any Rules of Racing or Steeplechasing, including Point to Point Steeplechases.
(Prize Money €1750: 1st €1225, 2nd €350, 3rd €175)
Weights: 12st 2lbs
About 3 Miles

No Form Horse Weight Owner Hunt/Handler DE
1 CAPTAIN JIMMY (IRE) (6yo B G)
GOLD WELL (GB) / FOREIGN ESTATES (IRE) / BE MY NATIVE (USA)
12st 2lbs Declan Cunningham Grallagh (H)
Tony Kelly
 
2 CARRIGEEN STAR (IRE) (8yo B G)
CARLO BANK (IRE) / HALL'S WELL (IRE) / SADDLERS' HALL (IRE)
12st 2lbs Dan & Margaret Twomey Duhallow (F)
Eugene M. O'Sullivan
 
3 MAHLER OF AUTUMN (IRE) (6yo B G)
MAHLER (GB) / COLOURS OF AUTUMN (IRE) / CARROLL HOUSE (IRE)
12st 2lbs D.J. Ryan North Galway (F)
D.J. Ryan
 
4 MUSTMEETFORAPINT (IRE) (7yo B G)
MUSTAMEET (USA) / DARIYBA (IRE) / KAHYASI (IRE)
12st 2lbs Eamonn Duggan Co.Clare (H)
Niall Kelleher
 
5 PERSONAL COACH (FR) (6yo B G)
MOTIVATOR (GB) / CASTELLINA (USA) / DANZIG CONNECTION (USA)
12st 2lbs Sam Curling Tipperary (F)
Sam Curling
 
6 SPIVEY COVE (GB) (9yo B G)
ROYAL APPLAUSE (GB) / CHEROKEE STREAM (IRE) / INDIAN RIDGE (IRE)
12st 2lbs Diarmuid Moloney Co.Clare (H)
Robert Clancy
 
7 THE BONNY BOY (IRE) (6yo B G)
CRAIGSTEEL (GB) / FLY AMANITA (IRE) / ACCORDION (IRE)
12st 2lbs Mrs Marie Costello Co.Galway(F)
Anthony G. Costello
 
8 THE BRIG (IRE) (9yo B G)
GAMUT (IRE) / OUR VIV (IRE) / ACCORDION (IRE)
12st 2lbs Carmel O'Regan Kildare (F)
Frank Oakes
 
9 TIPPINAWAYNOW (IRE) (9yo B G)
KALANISI (IRE) / MISS ACORN (IRE) / BASANTA (IRE)
12st 2lbs Bryan F. Murphy Co.Limerick (F)
Bryan F. Murphy
 
10 TOURNOIS (FR) (6yo B G)
FUISSE (FR) / TOUVOIE (FR) / ANABAA (USA)
12st 2lbs Barry Connell Kildare (F)
Keith H. Clarke
 
11 WARRIOR ASSASSIN (IRE) (7yo B BR G)
BRIAN BORU (GB) / IMPRESSIONS (IRE) / BUCKSKIN (FR)
12st 2lbs Rachel Kelly East Galway (F)
Philip M. Byrne
 

Preview

THE BONNY BOY went close on a couple of occasions last season, making the frame at both Belclare and Knockanard, and this could be a good opportunity to open his account. Tippinawaynow was extremely unlucky to win his maiden two season?s ago, however he missed the entire of the 2018/19 campaign, which may leave Mustmeetforapint as the main danger. Whilst one of his more disappointing efforts from 11 outings last season did come on the adjacent maiden at this venue in the spring, he made the frame on a number of occasions and has switched yards over the summer, with this being his debut for Niall Kelleher.

THE GALWAY BLAZERS Winner Of One

Winners Of One

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 one Point to Point Steeplechase 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 BANNER REBEL (IRE) (5yo BR G)
STOWAWAY (GB) / GALES HILL (IRE) / BEAU SHER (GB)
12st 2lbs Kieran Purcell Galtee (H)
Kieran Purcell
 
2 BROOMHILL (IRE) (5yo B G)
YEATS (IRE) / ROCKING ANNIE (IRE) / SHARDARI (IRE)
12st 2lbs Alan McCaldin Iveagh (H)
Caroline McCaldin
 
3 COLONEL SAM (IRE) (7yo BR G)
BLACK SAM BELLAMY (IRE) / LADY SINGSPIEL (IRE) / SINGSPIEL (IRE)
11st 11lbs Michael Staples Killinick (H)
Benny Walsh
 
4 CONCRETE KING (IRE) (5yo B G)
MOROZOV (USA) / MAGS MILLAR (IRE) / RASHAR (USA)
12st 2lbs Sean Joseph Allen Kilworth&Araglen (H)
Sean Joseph Allen
 
5 DO YOUR JOB (IRE) (5yo B G)
FAME AND GLORY (GB) / FULL OF BIRDS (FR) / EPERVIER BLEU (GB)
12st 2lbs Milestone Racing Partnership Bree (F)
Colin Bowe
 
6 MY STORY (IRE) (7yo B G)
COURT CAVE (IRE) / HOLLODEN (IRE) / SHANTOU (USA)
12st 2lbs Monbeg Partnership Island (F)
Sean Thomas Doyle
 
7 ROCKIN ROXTOWN (IRE) (7yo B G)
SCORPION (IRE) / ROXTOWN (GB) / BERTOLINI (USA)
11st 11lbs Diarmuid Moloney Co.Clare (H)
Robert Clancy
 
8 SAINT BENEDICT (IRE) (5yo B G)
MILAN (GB) / J'Y RESTE (FR) / FREEDOM CRY (GB)
11st 11lbs Mrs T Hyde Tipperary (F)
Enda Bolger
 
9 SINGING BANJO (IRE) (9yo B G)
GENEROUS (IRE) / MILLE FLEURS (FR) / MISTER MAT (FR)
11st 11lbs John Patrick Walsh Shillelagh & District (F)
John Patrick Walsh
 

Preview

DO YOUR JOB could be set for a quick reappearance having impressed with a notable round of jumping to make a winning debut last Sunday at Castletown-Geoghegan. Banner Rebel won a four-year-old maiden at Dromahane over Christmas, and certainly has to be feared on his return to action, whilst Saint Benedict and My Story are others for the shortlist.
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