Late season renaissance sees Jasper into Kevin Smith Champion Stakes

Kingsmill Jasper continued his late season surge and claimed a place in the Kevin Smith Champion Stakes with victory in Sevenhouses this afternoon. The son of Johnny Casanova and Kingsmill Chanel had a disappointing start to his season with just a final appearance in Crohane, to show for his first 6 starts.  But after a break for most of December he showed some of his old form winning in Millstreet and followed that up in Sevenhouses seeing off Tellmemorelies in the final. He moves into 7th place in the Champion Stakes standings.

The Derby Trial Stake produced a high quality field with 6 Trial Stake runners up reaching the final day. Take Three, the runner up in Regional at the beginning of the season saw off Redzer Rocky in the final. Rocky had previously run up the Tradaree Trial Stake. A son of Adios Alonso and Ballinakill Mary, he claims the last place in the Derby. He’s owned by the Crack The Wall Syndicate.

The Oaks Trial Stake saw Barna Wonder get the better of Woodlands Gold. The daughter of Newinn Wonder and Drumcrow Amber is owned by Eamon and Edward Kelly. Barna was making her seventh appearance of the season, a semi-final appearance at Liscannor on the opening weekend her best previous outing.

Seamus Hughes Memorial Cup

Kingsmill Jasper (Johnny Casanova x Kingsmill Chanel) beat Tellmemorelies 

Derby Trial Stake

Take Three (Adios Alonso x Ballinakill Mary) beat Redzer Rocky (Mafi Magic x Loyal Lyric)

Oaks Trial Stake

Barna Wonder (Newinn Wonder x Drumcrow Amber) beat Woodlands Gold (Bexhill Eoin x Alone We Are)


Sevenhouses- Day One Results

Seamus Hughes Memorial Cup

Mungos Ranger v Kingsmill Jasper
Loyal Lightning v Kingcormac Fairy
Tellmemorelies v Wazowski
Coshair Pallas v Tilly The Tank

Derby Trial Stake

Raise A Flag (Central City x Needham Time)
City Back (Adios Alonso x City Beauty)

Nearly Lost (Mafi Magic x Beautys Grace)
Redzer Rocky (Mafi Magic x Loyal Lyric)

Take Three (Adios Alonso x Ballinakill Mary)
Isle Of Destiny (Thomas The Tank x Vienna Calling)

Carricktobin Boy (Carricktobin Lad x Dungil)
Chooseyourweapon (Thomas The Tank x Needham Beauty)

Oaks Trial Stake

Money Queen (Adios Alonso x Marriage Wrecker)
Brownshill Babe (Newinn Wonder x Moat Michelle)

Mungos Sparrow (Lochbo Blake x Mungos Melody)
Woodlands Gold (Bexhill Eoin x Alone We Are)

Pumpkin Ashmore (Razor Ashmore x Pumpkin Aviva)
Whitehaired Mary (Thomas The Tank x Redhaired Mary)

Barna Wonder (Newinn Wonder x Drumcrow Amber)
Riversidebrindle (Adios Alonso x Ballinakill Mary)

Portane secures trip to Patrickswell

Portane Ash secured a trip to the Irish Cup as he claimed the Cup in Macroom on Thursday. The son of Razor Ashmore and Newinn All In had been well fancied prior to his trip to Clonmel last season but fell in the opening round. Owned by Patrick Bowles and Joe Blair Portane got the better of Walkinmyshoes in the final.

The second last Oak ticket went the way of Float Alone, a daughter of Thomas The Tank and Lady Twinkletoes. Owned by David Tuohy, this lady was withdraw from the final in New Ross on one of her two outings this season. She got the better of Magnolia having been well fancied for the stake throughout.

Vardy Time claimed the Reserve Derby Trial Stake having been battering on the door for most of the season. Owned by Denis O’Neill and Daniel Buckley, the son of Kyle James and Barrack Bimbo, had made five outings this season reaching semi-finals in Mallow and Galbally, while reaching third rounds in Rathcormac and Kilflynn.

All Age Cup

Portane Ash (Razor Ashmore x Newinn All In) beat Walkinmyshoes

Reserve Derby Trial Stake

Vardy Time (Kyle James x Barrack Bimbo) beat Old Mill Street (Mafi Magic x Hollyoak Scotch)

Oaks Trial Stake

Float Alone (Thomas The Tank x Lady Twinkletoes) beat Magnolia (Adios Alonso x Deirdres Delight)

Banba forces her way into Grace Bruton Champion Bitch Stake with Premier Cup triumph

Banba Be Lucky upset the odds to claim the Premier Cup and secure a place in the Grace Bruton Champion Bitch Stake with the 9 points on offer here pushing her onto 15.5 points and the top of the Champion Bitch Stake standings. The daughter of Johnny Casanova and Oh Banba got the better of Dillrock Mick in the final. Owned by Ashley Managan Banba had previously won in Limerick City and ran up the Lixnaw stake.

In the All Age Bitch Stake found herself back in the winners coat for the first time since her Thurles Trial Stake win last season. The daughter of Adios Alonso and Heart Light got the better of Do It Bolt in the final. A beaten finalist in Thurles this season she’s owned by Megan O’Sullivan.

The Derby Trial Stake fell the way of Dru Mac, a son of Kyle King and Ivegotthesecret. Owned by Killian Sheerin Dru Mac won his Trial Stake at his fifth attempt, his previous best result a semi-final appearance in Rathkeale. He got the better of Cautious Remark in the final.

The Oaks Trial Stake was won by Dresden Log On owned by John O’Keefe and Patrick McCarthy. The daughter of Thomas The Tank and Call Her Dresden saw of Fire Height Lily in the final. As with Dru Mac this was her fifth appearance of the season having previously been beaten by Duarigle Debbie in the semi-final in Templetuohy.

Premier Cup

Banba Be Lucky (Johnny Casanova x Oh Banba) beat Dillrock Mick

All Age Bitch Stake

Madam Megan (Adios Alonso x Heart Light) beat Do It Bolt

Derby Trial Stake

Dru Mac (Kyle King x Ivegotthesecret) beat Cautious Remark (Mafi Magic x Broadwell Blonde)

Oaks Trial Stake

Dresden Log On (Thomas The Tank x Call Her Dresden) beat Fire Height Lily (Adios Alonso x Horgie Baby)

Prim and Diamond join siblings at National Meeting

Breska Diamond secured spots at the National Meeting today joining a number of fancied litter brothers  in the line up. Breska Diamond, a litter brother of Derby front runners Blades of Fire and Reikers Island got the better of Bingo Bonus to claim a place a Powerstown. He is owned by Mark Doolan, and made two outings prior to collecting his ticket, the best of those came when running up the Dungarvan Trial Stake.

Cracking Prim,  having shown well at Crohane where she clocked well before a semi-final exit. Having shown well through the first couple of rounds here she was always fancied and got the better of Bluebird Wakey in the final. Owned by John Kennedy, the March whelp is daughter of Adios Alonso and Marriage Wrecker

Oaks Trial Stake

Cracking Prim (Adios Alonso x Marriage Wrecker) beat Bluebird Wakey (Killimor Matey x Wakey Wakey)
Derby Trial Stake

Breska Diamond (Adios Alonso x Blades of Glory) beat Bingo Bonus (Tynwald Smokey x Needham Marie)

Clonmel tickets booked for Moorstown and Abunchoftools

Abunchoftools and Moorstown Diane left it late but eventually claimed their place in Clonmel with victories this afternoon at the Tubbercurry meeting.

A son of Adios Alonso and Tanyard Kerry, Abunchoftools saw off the challenge of Central Frontier in the final for the Glory-Kilmillhill Syndicate. The April whelp had three previous outing this season, a second round appearance at the Killimer-Kilrush meeting was he best showing up until this point.

The Oaks ticket was collected by Moorstown Diane, a daughter of Kyle Leigh and Good Morning Mam. She got the better of Abbeyfeale runner up Jumeirah Glory in the final. Owned by the O’Flahertys, Moorstown Diane is handled by Cathal Magee. Her best outing prior to this was at Dundalk where she went down to eventual winner Rosskeen Rising in the third round.

Derby Trial Stake

Abunchoftools (Adios Alonso x Tanyard Kerry) beat Central Frontier (Tullamore x Central Heroine)

Oaks Trial Stake

Moorstown Diane (Kyle Leigh x Good Morning Mam) beat Jumeirah Glory (Adios Alonso x Blades of Glory)