Derry’s Jordan Coyle claimed the 10th round of the Connolly’s RED MILLS Munster Grand Prix League, which attracted a huge field of 42 horses and riders to Cork Summer Show.
Coyle partnered the nine-year-old gelding Amigo VH Winkenshof Z to a double clear round in 34.46 seconds, to push defending champions Francis Connors and Uskerty Diamond Lady, with 35.35, into runner-up spot. Cork’s Timmy Doyle and JS Bucks added to previous good results at Charleville and Killeagh, by finishing third on home soil, stopping the clock in 37.02.
Waterford’s Tholm Keane came home in fourth with Delano W, while Dubliner Darryl Walker slotted into fifth with CCS Ottomatic. Angela Dennehy gave the Rebel county a second rider in the line-up, when finishing sixth with Ciao Bella, while league leader Paul Beecher gained valuable points in the race to the title when coming home in seventh with Loughnatousa Eric.
The Connolly’s RED MILLS Munster Grand Prix League now moves to Newcastle West in Limerick for the 11th round of action this Sunday, 17 July.
Result – Connolly’s RED MILLS Munster Grand Prix League – Cork Summer Show 10 July 2016
1. Jordan Coyle/Amigo VH Winkenshof Z 0/0 34.46
2. Francis Connors/Uskerty Diamond Lady 0/0 35.35
3. Timmy Doyle/JS Bucks 0/0 37.02
4. Tholm Keane/Delano W 0/0 38.34
5. Darryl Walker/CCS Ottomatic 0/0 40.45
6. Angela Dennehy/Ciao Bella 0/0 41.77
7. Paul Beecher/Loughnatousa Eric 0/0 42.81
8. Francis Connors/Newmarket Clare Lady 0/0 46.44