Hat-trick for Lucy Stewart
at Deane’s Winter League

Hat-trick for Lucy Stewart
at Deane’s Winter League
Sunday saw the last day of the Autumn League and the final day of the league saw prizes up for grabs in each class, so the pressure was on.

Sunday saw the last day of the Autumn League and the final day of the league saw prizes up for grabs in each class, so the pressure was on.

Lilly Wilcox was outright winner in the Starter Stakes, she competed each week over the last five Sundays also picking up prizes were Taylor Kee and Callum Doherty-Craig.

In the 40cms Katie Long and her mount Alistair won a judges prize for best turned out.

Frank Sharkey and Dash won the 50cms.

In the 60cms the second rounds were timed and it saw most riders taking shorts to get the best time. Hannah Marie Slater was first to go clear in her first round then her plan to take short cuts worked to get a great time of 49.98sec. Frank Sharkey raced around with Dash but took the long lines and had a time of 53.65. Caoimhe Doherty-Craig had the same plan and came home in 67.22. So Hannah-Marie Slater first, Frank Sharkey second and Caoimhe Doherty-Craig third.

The 70cms took the same format a timed second round. Lucy Stewart came first in a super fast time of 40.14sec as she and Dedo found all the short cuts, followed closely by Hannah Marie Slater on 47.56 and Tierney Gallagher on Chocolate Chip Dream in third with a time of 49.20 sec.

Lucy Stewart did the job again in the 80cms winning first and followed closely with Tierney Gallagher. Karl Kee in the 90cms rode an excellent timed round in 37.46 the fastest round of the day. Ester O’Kane won 1st for the overall participate in the 90cms and 3rd on the day. The 1m class saw Karl Kee again and Kieran Sharkey on Legend win prizes.

Many thanks to all the judges, Fiona O’Shea, Bernie Hernon, Marie Stack, Dymphna Lonergan, all riders and supporters.

Next Competition will be the Dressage League starting on the 17th November for four weeks. Horse & Rider must compete in 2 Sundays to qualify for the Final Day for 1st 2nd 3rd. Entries on the day €10 per entry per day. Prizes each day for best turned out Sponsored kindy by Anita Kelly. Champion rider will be awarded to highest combined score in a class over the 4 Sundays. Everyone welcome.