A COUPLE OF STANDOUT PERFORMANCES IN YOUGHAL ON MONDAY NIGHT

A COUPLE OF STANDOUT PERFORMANCES IN YOUGHAL ON MONDAY NIGHT

Barry Drake

The Tommy Dunford trained Fantasy Tommy proved a class apart in the opener at Youghal track on Monday night. A classy sort, he showed plenty of speed in the recent Bar One Sprint Cup.

Quickest into stride, the 5-4 favourite showed blistering early gears, making all, he was six lengths clear at the line, in a fantastic, 28.89.

BACK TO BACK WINS

Fairhill Corney, an August puppy, made it back to back wins in race seven.

The improving youngster, a 9-2 chance, posting an outstanding performance. Just making the corner in front, he then showed superb all-round pace to land the spoils. A three-length success from Slaneyside Marly, in a brilliant, 29.10, for Julia O'Neill.

BACK WITH A BANG

Returning from a layoff, Chunky Exile put on a stunning display to win race eight, an A2 event, for the kennel of Andrew Lynch, Cappoquin.

Witches Atlanta led briefly but the 4-1 winner was in front before the opening bend and went on to win by three lengths, in 29.27.