There was a fine day for the Glenmire kennel of Tim and Rose O’Driscoll as their All Age dogs dominated proceedings at their local Rathcormac meeting. Skellig Shane, a Trial Stake winner in Clonakilty last term showed his class on his first outing of the season to win the Jim Howard Memorial Cup from Fleetwood Al.
The All Age Bitch Stake once again saw the Skellig prefix dominate with Skellig Sky declared winner in the final, Skellig Jewel returning the favour from Milltown-Malbay earlier in the season. The Oaks semi-finalist joins Skellig Jewel now on top the Champion Bitch Stake standings.
The Derby Trial Stake saw Oldfriendsrbest take the ticket to Powerstown for the Blarney Racing Syndicate. The son of Feel My Pulse and Come On Molly got the better of Wheres My Muzzle in the final. Oldfriendsrbest had one previous outing, reaching the semi-final of the Trial Stake in Fermoy where he lost to winner Fleetwood Douvan.
The Reserve Oaks Trial Stake fell to Why Tanyard Lass who got the better of Oilean Cailin. The daughter of Thomas The Tank and Why Tanyardpenny is owned by Caroline Condon. She had outings in New Ross and Fermoy reaching the second round in each.
Jim Howard Cup
Skellig Shane (Mafi Magic x Skellig Beag) beat Fleetwood Al
All Age Bitch Stake
Skellig Sky (Skellig Way x Skellig Tivoli) declared winner Skellig Jewel withdrawn
Derby Trial Stake
Oldfriendsrbest (Feel My Pulse x Come On Molly) beat Wheres My Muzzle (Thomas The Tank x Dusty Track)
Reserve Oaks Trial Stake
Why Tanyard Lass (Thomas The Tank x Why Tanyardpenny) beat Oilean Cailin (Kyle Leigh x Oilean Smile)