PATRICK Phelan from Dunlavin has his kennel in fine form at the moment and last Saturday in Newbridge he turned out his own Kiss Me Now to win in the fastest time of the evening.. The management made the correct decision of rating the going 30 fast for the 525 and 15 fast for the sprint course.
On recording her eight race victory Kiss Me Now had her rivals beat from the off, as she exploded from trap two the lead around the opening corners. Entering the far side Kiss Me Now had Blacksmith Clo lying in her slipstream. Staying at the head of affairs through out the remainder of this contest Patrick’s lady proceeded to place four lengths over Blacksmith Clo when stopping the clock in 28.87.
Racing opened with a fine win for the Seamus and Diarmuid Graham owned Quel Espirit. Led for most of the journey by Royal Causeway this Graham runner just got to the front coming off the last bend. A
pproaching the winning line Quel Espirit had to withstand the renewed effort of the early leader and on crossing the winning line in 29.00 he had just prevailed by a neck to register his first victory from three starts.
Over the sprint course in race two it was Jotop Charlie owned by Philip Molloy and John Broderick that added to his fine record around this circuit.
Getting to the all important opening corner just ahead of the rest of the field Charlie entered the home straight two lengths ahead of Karma Daisy. Increasing this advantage up to the line Jotop Charlie crossed it three lengths to the good over Daisy in a good 17.85 clock. Now the winner of five races from eleven attempts Charlie is giving his owners some great moments to cherish.
George Walsh from Tallaght produced Hera Tortilla to open her winning account at the third time of asking in race three. Dictating matters from trap rise George’s lady had too much pace over his rivals. Mulner gave chase down the far side but on crossing the winning line Hera Tortella had six lengths to spare over Mulner in 29.45.
In what was a very evenly contested fourth race it was Daniel Drennan owned Doppler Effect that came in from the reserve panel to land the odds in 29.51. Despite leading everywhere in this contest Doppler had both Liffeyside Chloe and Land Zoning on his shoulders through the event. Entering the home straight it was the Daniel Drennan owned Doppler Effect that still held the lead and in a great tussle up towards the line he crossed it with just a half length to spare over Land Zoning. Liffeyside Chloe was only a length adrift in third place.
Six good sprinters were pitted against each other in race five. After a very level break it was the Mary Buggy owned Kilgraney Hondo that just made the opening corner ahead of Maroon Cha Cha.
Once in this position it was all plain sailing for this youngster as he went on to win by one length over Maroon in a very good 17.70 winning clock. Now the winner of four out of five contests in his short racing career this Nov ‘10 whelp will give the Buggy kennels some more enjoyable nights out over the coming months.
Jameseys Gate owned by Bernard Crummey made a winning return to racing when he took race six in 29.09. Having being off the racing strength since February of this year Jameseys used the rails berth to perfection as he led this field around the opening corners.
Chester Lady gave chase down the far side but Jameseys Gate was not for catching on this occasion. Crossing the winning line one and a half lengths to the good over Chester Lady this Westmead Hawk dog was recording his fourth win from ten contests.
The Campbell kennels from Mountmellick made a winning return to the circuit when the Joe Campbell owned Home Nina came through late to spoil the front running effort of Grove Boy. Just getting by the early leader on the home straight Nina crossed the line one length ahead of the Boy in a good 29.27. The veteran Page Three Blue came home in third place three lengths adrift.
In the final race of the evening it was the David and Thomas Weadick owned Pookies Jess that made it two on the bounce around this circuit. Making every post a winning one it was Jess that crossed the winning line ¾ of a length ahead of the fast finishing Another Project in a very good 31.68 winning clock for this 575 yard event.