Barry Drake

After a string of fine performances in defeat, Clonda Flyer (Droopys Sydney-Beechers Brook) finally got his head in front with a magnificent front running display in Monday's seventh race at Youghal track, an A2 event.

Blazing a lighting quick early trial, the 5-2 favourite never looked in trouble and although Witches Syndey ran on strongly, the most impressive winner was still a length clear, in a quick, 29.16.


Tuckeys Charm (Droopys Nidge-Tuckeys Timer) ran out a wide-margin winner of the closing race. Trained by Tom O'Neill for owner Martina Manahan, the 4-7 market leader quickly put the race to bed. Pulling clear down the back, he ran out a very easy winner, winning by 14 lengths in 29.42.


Nil Is Agam (Droopys Cain-Catcus Kay) made all to win race eight, an A3 contest, for the kennel John and Breda Hickey, Youghal.

The 7-2 shot delivering a fine performance to beat Slaneyside Omaly, by three and a half lengths, in 29.72.


Just like last week, Corrin Susan (Tarsna Havana-Corrin Amy) finished with a flourish to win race five, an A4, for Willie Kelleher, Fermoy. Sent off at odds of 9-4, she just held the quick late finish of Tattoo. A short head between them in 29.58.
On his 11th career outing, Hollyhill Titan (Zero Ten-Castledargan) was winning for the first time. Running on well, the 7-4 favourite beat Magale Blue, by five lengths, in 30.09, for Ger Gubbins, Fermoy.
Slaneyside Fred (Good News-Slaneyside Poppy) got his racing career off to the perfect start with a 29.74 winning victory. The 5-2 shot winning for Derek Kehoe, Thurles.
Kehoe doubled up after Slaneyside Pat (Sonic-Slaneyside Zaoa) drove brave bends to win race four, an A5. The April puppy making it back to back wins, in 29.81. The 6-4 market leader was two lengths clear of Boreen Sheila, in 29.81.
It was three on the night for Derek Kehoe when Slaneyside Kyle (Droopys Roddick-Slaneyside Twirl) put on his usual front running display to win, in 29.36, at odds of 9-4.
Local runner Inniskeen Max (Droopys Jet-Ballynoe Misty) showed fine early gears to make just about all in race six, an A6. Trained by Jake Faul for Sean Faul, the 5-2 chance was two and a half lengths clear of Sarou Sharon, in 29.88.
In control early, Aarons Ace (Killimor Matey-Nickies Tip) landed race two, an A6, for Kate O’Driscoll, Killeagh. A 9-2 chance in the ring, he beat Conna Kingsroad, by two and a half lengths, in 30.06.
The O'Driscoll kennel recorded a double after Bingo Player (Droopys Nidge-Slaneyside Cool) powered home to win race nine, an A5 event. Getting the better of Dunbar Delta in the final strides, the 7-2 winner was a length too strong, in 29.97.
Safari Pearl (Laughil Blake-Genuine Pearl) ran out a comfortable winner of race 10, an A4. Owned by Joe Lynch, Innishannon, the 10-3 winner pulled away in the latter stages to beat Belindas Nane, by two and a half lengths, in 29.50.