Cosy eases to win

Huge crowd at G.A.A. benefit night

Published 20/08/2016 | 00:00

Leah Reck and Karen Hayden with Wexford hurlers Paul Morris and Eoin Moore at the Wexford G.A.A. Supporters' Club race night on Thursday
Leah Reck and Karen Hayden with Wexford hurlers Paul Morris and Eoin Moore at the Wexford G.A.A. Supporters' Club race night on Thursday
Lee Chin meets Tom Farnan and his son, Dylan

There was a huge crowd in attendance at Enniscorthy Dog Track on Thursday for the Co. Wexford G.A.A. Supporters' Club gala fundraising night.

Some massive tote pay-outs were noted with one trio over €400 and a forecast paying over €180 for just a €1 stake.

The Oceanfeed+ A4 semi-finals featured on track and the €2,200 to the winner final this Thursday night will be a very competitive affair judging by these races.

Firstly Cosy Scolari put herself in a good position, tracking leader Town Belle down the back straight before staying on the better on the run to the line to score in 29.33.

The second semi saw trap one runner Duffry Gate Pat lead and run on well to beat Bubba Jet who did well from trap six to grab the runner-up spot. The time was 29.40.

This Thursday is the annual Pettitt's night and patrons are advised to travel early as another huge crowd is expected. There will be music, food ,face painting and goodie bags for the children. It's a real family night out and several finals will feature on track with some cracking good racing for all to enjoy.

August 8 results - race one, Welcome To Enniscorthy A7/A8 525: 1, Katelyns Tadhg, 29.97; 2, Metric Kojak, 30.21.

Race two, Bet With The Tote A7 525: 1, Ashwood Telly, 29.51; 2, Heavenstown Jack, 29.61.

Race three, Try A Trio A6 525: 1, Safe As Houses (owner, Néidín Murray, Piercestown), 29.60; 2, Spotless Lady, 29.84.

Race four, The Pettitt's SuperValu A3 525 semi-final: 1, Tagalong Hawkeye (owner, Dermot Flynn, Enniscorthy), 29.34; 2, Stripe Rory, 29.55.

Race five, The Pettitt's SuperValu A3 525 semi-final: 1, Dipton Chase (owner, Robert F. Bennett, Dipton Mill, Hexham; trainer, Nick Turner), 28.95; 2, Qualify, 29.26.

Race six, Unrecorded Trials Wednesday and Friday A4 525: 1, Kaleighs Cailin (res. K; owners, Kaleigh and Matthew O'Connor, Co. Wexford), 29.29; 2, Metric Paul and Bing Annie, 29.71.

Race seven, The Track Bar A5 525: 1, Max Be Slick (owner, Liam Butler Jnr., Headford, Co. Galway), 29.61; 2, Ballinclare Lad, 29.68.

Race eight, August A3 525: 1, Sion For Blaze (owner, John Kehoe, Clonroche), 29.22; 2, Kilcarry Dancer, 29.64.

August 11 results - race one, The Oceanfeed Greyhound+ A4/A5 575 semi-final: 1, Oulartleighgenie (owner, Christine Martin, Glenbrien; trainer, Jacqueline McCann), 31.86; 2, Elite Josie, 31.96.

Race two, The Oceanfeed Greyhound+ A4/A5 575 semi-final: 1, Metric Majestic (owner, Larry Byrne, Marshalstown), 32.30; 2, Getreadyforit, 32.37.

Race three, The Oceanfeed Greyhound+ A4/A5 575 semi-final: 1, Ballygur Rumble (owners, William Hanlon and Michael Donnelly, Co. Kilkenny), 32.02; 2, Dark Stone, 32.33.

Race four, The E.E.W. Electrical/Quinn Property A4 525: 1, Tree Tops Beauty (owner, Brendan McDonald, Ballymurn), 29.10; 2, Archaton Puma, 29.31.

Race five, The Oceanfeed Greyhound+ A4 525 semi-final: 1, Cosy Scolari (owner, Helen Toft, Killinick), 29.33; 2, Town Belle, 29.34.

Race six, The Oceanfeed Greyhound+ A4 525 semi-final: 1, Duffry Gate Pat (owner, Alex Cooney, Enniscorthy), 29.40; 2, Bubba Jet, 29.71.

Race seven, The Oceanfeed Greyhound+ A1/A2 525 semi-final: 1, Monamolin Tank (owners, Eugene Dempsey and Edward Mulvaney, Monamolin), 29.15; 2, Street Lane, 29.16.

Race eight, The Oceanfeed Greyhound+ A1/A2 525 semi-final: 1, Me Ceili (owner, Paula Dempsey, Enniscorthy), 29.32; 2, Karlow Billy, 29.37.

Race nine, The Oceanfeed Greyhound+ A1/A2 525 semi-final: 1, Corra Octane (owners, Corra Five syndicate, Prosperous; trainer, Ann Johnson), 29.15; 2, Karlow Crean, 29.25.

Race ten, The C&R Print/Molloy Metal A3 550: 1, Airdown Rena (owners, Stephen and Karen Parker, Piercestown), 30.17; 2, Fleeting Queen, 31.08.

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