Reilly fastest as Brennan beats handicapper in GP mile

The 3rd race in the Grand Prix series (1 mile track), took place Thursday 3 May. There were 4 Races on the night, required to accommodate another large number of athletes. The next race is this Thursday, in Malahide at 8.00. It will be 1 loop of Malahide, an open handicap of 2.5 miles, we are racing for the McCarrick plate, kindly sponsored by Eugene McCarrick.

The winner in the handicap was Dave Brennan who beat his predicted time by 18 seconds, followed by Clive Ahern and then Tom Sherlock. The fastest athlete again was Darren Reilly who finished in 4.39, the fastest lady again was Bernie Byrne in 5.46. A special mention to Pat Healy, who at the sprightly young age of 68, ran a sub 6 minute mile, to finish in 5.59. Also, a big thank you to our sponsor of the mile race, Noel Guiden.

The overall leader after three races is Alan Worrall by 3.5 points, in second place is Dave Dunwoody with Darren Reilly in third a further 2.5 points back.

The results are below.

Name Actual time

Darren Reilly 0:04:39

Mark McKenzie (guest) 0:04:41

Joe Cooper (guest) 0:04:42

Niall Sherlock 0:04:44

Conor Keane 0:04:50

Thomas Sherlock 0:04:52

Clive Ahern 0:04:53

Gerard Kirwan 0:04:54

Ernie Ramsey 0:04:55

Philip O’Doherty 0:04:56

Sean Doran 0:04:59

Dave Dunwoody 0:05:00

Colm Hickey 0:05:10

Eoin Murray 0:05:10

Robert Beckett 0:05:14

Fiachra Crean 0:05:15

Joe Phipps 0:05:15

Hans De Raeymaeker 0:05:16

Kevin Dowling 0:05:17

Dermot Kelly 0:05:19

Paul Conroy (guest) 0:05:20

Raymond Dunne 0:05:23

Alan Worrall 0:05:25

Dave Brennan 0:05:27

Declan Murray 0:05:36

Tom Monks (guest) 0:05:38

Sean Honan (guest) 0:05:40

Paul Carolan 0:05:41

Liam Hennessy 0:05:43

George Maybury(guest) 0:05:44

Eugene McCarrick 0:05:45

Richard Mannion (guest) 0:05:46

Bernie Byrne 0:05:46

Colm Doran 0:05:47

Martin Kelly (guest) 0:05:48

Brendan Donnelly jnr 0:05:49

Richie Barr 0:05:55

Pat Healy 0:05:59

Jim Keogh (guest) 0:06:13

Frank McCarthy (guest) 0:06:15

Pat O’Rourke 0:06:16

Pat Devitt 0:06:17

Frank Devitt 0:06:18

Sinead Duffy 0:06:19

Louise Morgan 0:06:21

Karen Kinsella 0:06:23

Terry Mee 0:06:25

Emma Dunne 0:06:26

Claude McMenamon 0:06:27

Shay Byrne 0:06:31

Aine McCann 0:06:35

Yvonne McMahon(guest) 0:06:40

Martin Cavanagh 0:06:42

Richard Connolly 0:06:45

Mary Purdue-Smyth 0:06:47

Declan Bagnall 0:06:50

Declan Hetherington 0:06:53

Padraig Murray 0:07:12

Fiona Hayes 0:07:23

Dave Brady 0:08:13