‘Priceless points’ at Connell Hill Winter Horse and Pony League

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128 80CM: Sara Margey and ‘Aladden’ competing in the 128cm 80cm class at Connell Hill’s SJI Horse and Pony Show. (FW03-516NN)

THE first leg of the Winter Horse and Pony League kicked off on Sunday (January 12) at Connell Hill, Randalstown, which was judged by Marie Fallon O’Kane over tracks set, designed and beautifully displayed by Course Designer Will Crean.

Marie certainly had her work cut out for her, owing to the high standard of jumping at this very early stage in the year, with horses and ponies travelling up from Dundalk and Letterkenny keeping photographer, Lyndon McKee, on his toes snapping the action.

1.20M: Jodie Creighton and ‘Elamo He’s a Real One’ came fourth in the 1.20m horse class at Connell Hill’s SJI Horse and Pony Show. Jodie also came third with ‘Elamo She’s The Business’. (FW03-515NN)

With membership still valid, this is certainly the ideal opportunity to pick up those priceless points with this league continuing on Sunday, January 19; Saturday, January 25 and Saturdays, February 1 and 8, with horses at 10am and ponies at approximately 3pm. Contact Grace on 07765 884254 or Gillian on 07715 201787 for information – so don’t miss out.

RESULTS

Sunday, January 12

HORSES
80cm: No Result.
90cm: =1) Patricia Creegan’s Holiday Izzy, Katie Creegan; Gareth Godfrey’s Just In Time, John Kilgore; Ashlee Ervine’s Ludovick, Ashlee Ervine; Donna Campbell’s Something About Mary Lou, Donna Campbell.

1m: =1) Louise Anderson’s Candys Hero, Wendy Anderson; Donna Campbell’s Cleo, Donna Campbell; Jane Clarke’s Delton, Jane Clarke; Judith Sossick’s Loughview Diamond Cora, Adam Sossick; Rhona Wilkinson’s Rosevale Spirit, Rhona Wilkinson; Nuala McNally’s Song of Charm, Nuala McNally.

1.10m: 1) Louise Anderson’s KEC Lanz, Wendy Anderson; 2) Jane Clarke’s Hilton Z, Ruari Clarke; 3) Jane Clarke’s Luxity, Ruari Clarke.
1.20m: 1) Jane Clarke’s Ukato Cruise, Maeve Clarke; 2) Lorraine Leavesley’s Sherlocks Opium, Lorraine Leavesley; 3) Morris G Smyth and Elaine Smyth’s Elamo She’s The Business, Jodie Creighton; 4) Morris G Smyth and Elaine Smyth’s Elamo Hes A Real One, Jodie Creighton.

1.30m: No Result.

PONIES
128cm 80cm: 1) Sharon Margey’s Raheen Bonny, Sara Margey.

128cm 90cm: 1) Sharon Margey’s Raheen Bonny, Sara Margey.

128cm 1m: No Result.

138cm 1m: 1) Paul McCann’s Callens Lady, Lucy McCann; 2) Paula McMaster’s OOS Paris, Alex McMaster; 3) Pamela Lowe’s Roughan Boy, Lucie McIlhatton.

138cm 1.10m: 1) Paul McCann’s Calens Lady, Lucy McCann.

148cm 1m: =1) Korena Byrne’s Aghalaan Brexit, Alex McMaster; Dionne Leathem’s Coolys Trendy, Simone Leathem; Mariclaire Bell’s Gortacar Mjay, Jack Conlon Gateau; Brenda Gordon’s Gurteen Molly, Bethany Gordon; Cathal Forbes’s Rainbow’s Promise, Emma Forbes; Clare Sloan’s Slieve Rushen Don, Eva Sloan; Haley McCoppin’s Turpane Smokey, Alex McMaster.

148cm 1.10m: 1) Cathal Forbes’s Rainbow’s Promise, Emma Forbes; 2) Brenda Gordon’s Gurteen Molly, Bethany Gordon; 3) Mariclaire Bell’s Gortacar Mjay, Cormac Taggart; 4) Dionne Leathem’s Coolys Trendy, Simone Leathem.

ON FORM: Lorraine Leavesley and ‘Sherlocks Opium’ were on form to come second in the 1.20m horse class at Connell Hill’s SJI Horse and Pony Show. (FW03-514NN) PICTURES

148cm 1.20m: No Result.

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