Beatbytheboro (Ballybough Mike-Kerryroad Baba), trained by Kevin McLean for the Rare-Auld-Stuff-Syndicate, went quickest in Youghal on Monday night, as the 4-1 winner posted a most impressive winning display.
Witches Brae led briefly, but the winner took over at the opening corners. Powering down the back, he flew home to beat Witches Brae, by three lengths, in 29.00, making it a hat-trick of straight wins. A marvellous performance from the son of Ballybough Mike.
Next best on the clock was Bogcross Skinny (Droopys Cain-Party Time), who ran out a comfortable winner of the closing race.
Owned by Sidney McCarthy, the 5-2 chance broke best to lead. Lads Lucy was trying hard down the back, but the winner kept up the scorching gallop, to win, by two and a half lengths, in 29.22.
NELLIE IS THE BOSS AGAIN
Nellies Boss (Tullymurry Act-Nellies Flyer) made all the running to win race 10.
Owned by Michael O'Driscoll, the 9-2 chance led early and kept on the strong gallop to beat Tommys Pride, by two lengths, in 29.34.
ALL THE WAY FOR MAY
Narrowly denied last week, Knockglass May (Tullymurry Act-Knockglass Maeve) gained compensation in race eight.
Owned by Martin Murphy, the 4-1 winner was soon in front and ran out a three and a half- length winner from Rising Blondie, in 29.47.
BRIDEVALLEY IS BACK
Bridevalley Beag (Droopys Jet-Birdevally Rose) was back to winning form in race 11.
Making the most of the rails draw to lead, the 2-1 chance soon raced four clear. Hollyhill Kranky was flying home and got within a neck of the winner, in 29.43.
A VERY POPULAR WINNER WHO HAS A BRIGHT FUTURE
In The Genes (Kinloch Brae-Rushmoorbeatrice) looks a youngster with a very bright future after taking the opener in great style.
Driving a brave opening bend, the 1-2 favourite piled on the pressure down the back. Always in control, she sailed home for a five and a half-length win. The time a very smart 29.49.
Winner of the M&T Dunford race was In The Genes owned By In-The Genes Syndicate. A very popular winner with a huge following.
IN OTHER RACES
Slaneyside Keyes (Storm Control-Lissivigeen Joy) just got the verdict in race six. Owned by Derek Kehoe, the 11-10 favourite was in front early and just held the quick late finish of Ballybrien Jet. A head between them in 17.85.
Some Ambition (Tullymurry Act-Airfield Mistake), trained by Patrick Cullinane for Robert Cullinane, came late and fast to deny Seaview Ollie, who made most, in race three. The 9-2 chance scoring by half a length, in 29.58.
Safari Queen (Tyrur Big Mike-Brogan Tic Tac) dominated from start to finish in race nine. Owned by Joe and Don Lynch, the 7-2 chance went clear early and held Kerryroad Niamh, by two lengths, in 29.65.
Loskeran Paddy (Droopys Cain-Loskeran Beauty) was brave at the opening corner when winning race four. Owned by Diarmuid Curran, the 9-4 chance scored in 29.69.
Watch Out Emily (Droopys Jet-Ravenswood Emily) took race two for trainer Mark Drinan. The 4-1 chance winning in 29.90.
The Liam Twomey-trained Witches Stacy (Tyrur Big Mike-Witches Sofia) landed race five, in 29.93, at odds of 5-1.