STANDOUT PERFORMANCES IN YOUGHAL

STANDOUT PERFORMANCES IN YOUGHAL

Barry Drake

TWITTERSTORM is unquestionably one of the fastest greyhounds plying his trade around Youghal track right now and once again showed why with a typically powerful display in the Wednesday night’s feature, the mini-open/A1.

Traned by Mark Drinan for Ronan Barry, he met early traffic and had most of his rivals in front of him going down the back. However, the strong runner tracked cleverly and made steady progress to challenge turning for home before stretching out impressively to win in 29.18.

HORSE AND HOUND

Champion jockey Paul Townend, amongst the winners at Bellewstown, was also on the board at Youghal.

As part of the Winners-R-Grinners Syndicate, owners of Why Geldof who led all the way to win the second A3 in 29.32.

ODDS-ON FAVOURITE

Muffin Man brought his tally to two wins in three starts when taking the opener for Cian Gleeson and trained Martin Curran.

The odds-on favourite railed beautifully to challenge from the first turn and pulled away late to post 29.38.

TRAP-TO-LINE

Having won an A3 a fortnight ago, Slaneyside McDuf defied a step up with another trap-to-line success in race four.

Derek Kehoe’s dog used his inside draw to perfection and battled on to deny Johnstown Sky by a head in 29.29.