Monday, November 30, 2009

JOHNSTOWN & URLINGFORD


John Morrissey with Follow the Euro
It was a great days coursing at Urlingford.  The Field has got to be one of the best and Hares were good.

The Quality of both Cups was high and we saw some good buckles..............its always nice to see your friends win too!

Fog was gone and in its place was a cold dull day.............but the drizzle cleared...........and the day stayed fine


Betting



PADDY DOYLE MEMORIAL CUP

I really enjoyed this Cup.............It was great to see Mafi Magic take on the older dogs.  He put up a good show and just came up against a tough campaigner in Mungos Classic.



Maffi Magics Quarter final with Mungos Brief




Dougal Town with Freniti Options




Mafi and Dougals Town




The Final

Winner Mungos Classic  ru  Mafi Magic


Mungos Classic

The Winner is  home bred and trained by the Lawlor Family..........it was a very popular win but no surprise as the Mungo dogs have been in fine form all season...........owned by June Lawlor


Mungos Classic is  fourth generation Mungo breeding and comes from the Safety Leader line..........that lady pops up everywhere!..............This is Classics fourth Stake win, hes a joy to own.............and gives his owners great value............they certainly enjoyed this win. He is by Murtys Gang out of Mungos Ensure...........a good day for her as she also had Mungos Diamond in the Oaks Final



Marcus  & Grace Lawlor, Derek Hayden ,  Caoimhes Cullen


ALL AGE BITCH

This was a good quality bitch Stake..............The winner never put o foot wrong all day and sailed to a comfortable victory.   The surprise in the stake was a last years July Pup Look Whos Unique   She took control of a difficult top half that contained Long Stretch , Dixie Darling and Intervention.shes trained by Pat Curtin...and clocked some good times in the early rounds.

 Look Whos Unique & Intervention

However going just as well was Magical Ava.  Another from the from the O`Meara breeding paddocks...........her sister Chubbys Heather won the Bitch Stake at Listowel. By Bexhill Eoin out of Chubbys Princess, a litter sister to Oaks winner Quality and Gold.   Owened , reared and Trained by the Guilfoyle family  Ava won a OTS last year at Borrisoleigh and RU at Doon.  A niggling injury stopped her showing her best form at Clonmel.   This year however shes been in good form without getting the luck..............great to see things go her way today as she ranout a cmfortable winner in every rounds


 Ava and Bail Her Out

 Magical Ava
At thetop of the field with Donie

Winner  Magical Ava....ru Look Whos Unique


Dennis Hughes, Sandra Guilfoyle, Nicholas Hughes, Donie & Patrick Guilfoyle





Noel Loughnane

RESERVE DERBY TRIAL STAKE

Winner  Adios Rodriguez............ru  Nama Man

Nicely bred winner here............out of the dam of Kingsmill Bliss............it was no surprise to see him run the hill so well............owned and trained by Perry Aylward.



Adios to Windfarm Turbo in the semi

.By Janey Mac Aroo out of  Eoin Bui...........she won a TS at Borrisoleigh and was a Oaks 1/4 finalist............out of the great Eoin Og.........dam of  Bexhill Eoin  and Eoin Rua amoung others.

Eoin Bui is the dam of Kingsmill Bliss..............so theres a great record in the family for Clonmel form



The Final

His opponent in the final was Nama Man...........a fella ive seen running well before, trained by Pat Lee..............he put some great runs in during the course of the day and cut out the running in the final but just could hold off the strong challenge on the hill

Nama  Man is by Court House out of  Harbour View , Declan Byrnes brood.............the dam of Intervention and Windgap View




Trainer Perry Aylward, Nicholas Hughes, John O`Sullivan, Keith Lonergan

OAKS TRIAL STAKE

Winner  Moonveen Lady    ru Mungos Diamond



Moonveen Lady and  Tarmac Duchess
There was a few nice bitches took part in this stake................the winner certainly looked the part.  But the runner up, Mungos Diamond  wasnt far behind.

 
Moonveen Lady in Saturdays fog

Another nice pup by Judicial Affair...........this lady is out of Moonveen Ellen..............the dam of Urban Style, Ellen was a very handy bitch herself winning the Bitch Cup two years running at Crohane.....and another at Mallow.  Lady belongs to Judy Mackey.



The Final

 Runner up Mungos Diamond

A half sister to the Cup winner Mungos Classic...........Castle Pines out of Mungos Ensure



  Tarmac Duchess





 
Daragh Phelan, Gavin McCarthy & Christopher Webster
My friends at the top of the field

Thanks to the boys above for keeping  me entertained.............it was a chilly day.............you could tell it was cold beause Derek Kehoe was wearing a hat!!



Derek with the Kennedys


WORKING MEMBERS

Winner Brave Hercules....ru Vintage Kylie




 Brave Hercules owned by Tom and Shelia Walsh

 
 Brave Hercules and Bradford Frosty

 
The Final


INCHOROURKE   TWO COURSE DUFFER

Winner  Follow the Euro...........ru Croga Paddy

It was a great day for John ands Vincent Morrissey and Ann Taylor...........as well as follow the Euro`s win they took the Cup in Doon with that cracking bitch  Mary Kates Coin

Follow the Euro




Vincent Morrissey, Jimmy Darcy, John Morrissey






Winning all these cups is all well and good but in this weather the sensible people are in the beer tent!!









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