The Connolly’s RED MILLS Munster Grand Prix League moves to Cork this weekend, for the fifth round of the series at Charleville Show in Cork.
Forty-five horses and riders have declared for Saturday’s competition, including Waterford’s Francis Connors, who moved to the top of the league table following his win in the last league round at West Clare.
Connors, who is the defending Munster Grand Prix league champion, will ride no less than four horses in the feature event, including a first outing with the former mount of Eddie Moloney “Macushla R”, who is owned by RTE rugby presenter Tom McGurk.
Second placed Seamus Hayes is absent from the Charleville start- list, as he competes at the Hickstead Derby show in England this weekend, so another Tipperary rider Ethan Ahearne will be hoping to build on some excellent recent results, which has seen him move to third place on the league standings.
The Charleville round of the Connolly’s RED MILLS Munster Grand Prix League gets underway at 2pm on Saturday.
Connolly’s RED MILLS Munster Grand Prix League
Top 6 Following Round 4 at West Clare Show
1. Francis Connors 22
2. Seamus Hayes 17
3. Ethan Ahearne 15
4. Peter Moloney 14
5. Liam O Meara 12
=6. Gerard Clarke 10
=6. Catriona Fallon 10