Drimoleague Harness Racing Report, Sunday 28th June 2015

Kieran Sheehy took the driving honours with a brace of winners at the annual Drimoleague Harness races on Sunday. In the top grade preffered handicap Sheehy sent Kestrels Dot Sammy to the front at the off and never looked in any danger of defeat easing down to a four length winning margin from Red Mischief.

Earlier in the day Sheehy employed the same tacics aboard The Hitman who took advantage of a front line draw to beat race favourite Oakwood Diamond.

Kieran Sheehy leading the field on The Hitman in the grade C D & E Pace.

Paidi Mc Inerney made the long journey down from County Clare a winning one taking the opening Grade G & F pace on Just Cam.

Paidi McInerney on Just Cam winner of the grade G & F pace.

The winner and Ringo Lady battling out a good finish with Just Cam staying on by a length to win on his racecourse debut.

Marion O' Brien centre presents THE RED JOHN O' DONOVAN MEMORIAL RUG to the connections of Just Cam, also include Denis O' Reilly and Timmy O' Donovan DHRC, Mike O' Donovan Snr and Mike O' Donovan Jnr.

Meadowbranch Kiki was another to impress in the Grade E & F pace. Mike Kelleher sent this son of Kikicolt to the front and was challenged late on by Myross Son but stayed on to win by three lengths. Kelleher was out of luck in the Prix De Scorchers Le Trot. Volcan Erem was all the rage and despite finishing first past the post was disqualified for breaking stride with Silviano Bello getting the race in the stewards room.

Supreme Sunshine with veteran driver John Boyle in the bike was a popular winner of the Grade E & F pace. This five year old son of Best sunshine has been lightly campaigned and had too much firepower for his five rivals.

Supreme Sunshine and John Boyle winning the Grade E & F Pace.

Best Talent was another favourite to oblige in the Grade C & D pace. Kieran Connolly drove the winner for his brother in law Sammy Jennings.

Action from the Grade A B & C pace at Drimoleague.

With the big Aberystwyth festival meeting in Wales next weekend there will be no local action with the next meeting pencilled in for Manch Raceway where Ballineen Race Committee stage there annual card.

By Tim Kelleher.

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