Brilliant weekend for Wexford ‘points’

HARLEY DUNNE. A double at Inchydoney today. Pic; WexfordToday.com

Wexford horses, handlers and riders were in great form over the weekend with a steady flow of winners.
Racing at Tralee on Saturday Denis Murphy, Ballyboy Stables, The Ballagh, won both divisions of the maiden race for five year old geldings.
Funky Sensation with Simon Cavanagh up won the first division by 10 lengths and first timer Masters Voice gave Jamie Codd a10 lengths success in division two.
Donnchadh Doyle’s French Dynamite won the second division of the maiden race for four year old maidens by one and ahalf lengths and the first leg of a Kerry double for Rob James.
The Tomona rider teamed by with Sam Curling to record his second winner of the afternoon aboard Poetic Presence by four lengths in the Winner of Three Race.
James moved to Inchydoney today and won the mares maiden race on first timer Kilconny Bridge for Colin Bowe by four lengths. Three wins in two days for James, who is on the 41 winner mark, and will be runner-up to Barry O’Neill in the National Point-to-Point Riders’ Championship when the season ends over the June Bank Holiday weekend.
Barry O’Neill has 66 winners to his credit this season following a one and a half lengths victory on newcomer Hacksaw Ridge for Richard Black, Bunclody, in the maiden race for four year olds.
Harley Dunne also emerged with a brace of winners at the Cork track. He was abaord Shattered Glass for Sean Doyle, Ballindaggin, who scraped home by a short-head in the geldings maiden race for five year olds and depriving Rob James of another double on the runner-up What A Jeremy.
Harley Dunne’s second success came in the Winners of One Race when Denis Murphy gave him the leg up on Carrig Hill in the Winner of One Race by three lengths.

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