Adam Carey wins the Charleville round of the RED MILLS Munster Grand Prix League

June 26, 2017

Adam Carey pushes father Kieran into second spot to win Charleville round of the Connolly’s RED MILLS Munster Grand Prix League – Timmy Doyle moves to the top of table
Seventeen-year-old Adam Carey came out on top in the sixth round of the Connolly’s RED MILLS Munster Grand Prix league at Charleville Agricultural Show Co Cork on Saturday – forcing his father Kieran into second place to claim the family bragging rights.
Adam Carey (left) and his father Kieran (right) pictured with John Gerety from Connolly’s Red Mills after they filled the top two places in the Charleville Grand Prix

Fourteen of the 25 starters made it into the jump-off, with Kilkenny-born Adam Carey guiding the 15-year-old gelding CTS Peanuts to victory, with the fastest of eight double clear rounds in a time of 39.25 seconds.
His father Kieran Carey crossed the line clear in 39.92 with the 12-year-old gelding Hip Boy to take runner-up spot. Cork’s Timmy Doyle scored another top placing, guiding JS Bucks to third place in 41.66. The seven points gained for third place now moves Timmy Doyle to the top of the league table pushing Francis Connors into second.
Waterford’s Neilus O’Donoghue and Potterys came home in fourth place (41.87), just ahead of Michael Ryan and Burnt Again in fifth (42.44). Francis Connors and BP Castlefield finished sixth in a time of 42.46.
Next weekend will see a double bill of Connolly’s RED MILLS Munster Grand Prix league action, with West Clare hosting round seven on Saturday July 1st followed by round eight at Clonmel Show on Sunday July 2nd.
Connolly’s RED MILLS Munster Grand Prix League – Round 6  Charleville Agricultural Show Co Cork, Saturday June 24th 2017

1st Adam Carey/CTS Peanut 0/0 39.25

2nd Kieran Carey/Hip Boy 0/0 39.92
3rd Timmy Doyle/JS Bucks 0/0 41.66
4th Neilus O’Donoghue/Potterys Field 0/0 41.87
5th Michael Ryan/Burnt Again 0/0 42.44
6th Francis Connors/BP Castlefield 0/0 42.46
7th Sven Hadley/Quanbell 0/0 43.28
8th Tholm Keane/Andiamix Hero Z 0/0 49.36
25 Starters
14 in jump-off