Amy and Brenda are champion riders at Deane’s

After eight exciting weeks of jumping, Amy McGarvey and Brenda Burke were the champion riders at Deane’s Winter League on Sunday.

After eight exciting weeks of jumping, Amy McGarvey and Brenda Burke were the champion riders at Deane’s Winter League on Sunday.

With 1st, 2nd and 3rd places to be decided in each class from the 60cm up, the riders began to show their competitive edge. It was Cassandra McGee on her horse Gone with the Fairies that shone as she took 1st place in the 60, 70 and 80cm classes.

The Junior Champion Rider was Amy McGarvey on Across the Border who picked up yet another clear round in the 60 cm class. This brought her points total to 80 and no one could catch her.

The Senior Champion rider was Brenda Burke on Gibson who also finished on a total of 80 points

‘Most improved junior rider’ went to Dara Beth McLoone on Boomerang from Glenties who started the league in the 45cms classed and in the final competed in the 70cms class, this prize very kindly sponsored by Killybegs travel.

‘Best turned out Horse & Rider’ went to Jayne Robinson & Trojan of Bruckless this prize was also kindly sponsored by Killybegs Travel.

Many thanks to all those people who helped out over the 8 weeks especially the spectators, competitors and judges who made it a great event.

Results

Starter Stakes

Evelyn McGuinness, Killybegs, Dusty

Sophie Murdiff, Dublin, Yankee, 45cms

Hanna Marie Slatter, St. John.Pt., Meenarilagh

Reuben Burns, Carrick, Yankee

Abbey McGuinness, Killybegs, Dusty

Charley Timony, Mountcharles, Sandy

Nikita Burns, Carrick, Jacob

60cms

1st, Cassandra McGee, Derrybeg, Gone with the fairies

2nd, Jordan Burns, Carrick, Tango

3rd, Joe Melly, Ardara, Harvey

70cms

1st, Cassandra McGee, Derrybeg, Gone with the fairies

2nd, Marie Molloy, Narin, Gale

3rd, Kate Smith, Donegal, Polly

80cms

1st, Cassandra McGee, Derrybeg, Gone with the fairies

2nd, Joe Melly, Ardara, Sandi

3rd, Niamh Burke, Frosses, Drumard Riley

90cms

1st, Niamh Burke, Frosses, Drumard Riley

2nd, Shane Harley, Frosses Bambi

3rd, Bridin Walsh, Dungloe, Miss Tizzy Lizzy

1m

1st, Cyndi Graham, St.John’s Pt, Buzz

2nd, Martin McGowan, Donegal, Jacko 

1.10m

1st, Martin McGowan, Donegal, Jacko