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Santry Demesne Mile won by Brian Devitt

Summertime and the running is easy….not if it`s May in Santry. Another wet ,cold and murky night for The Grand Prix Series. Round 5, The Santry Demesne Mile took place in the park last night. Despite the best efforts of the weather there was a good turn out of Grand Prixers for the mile loop.

It was good to welcome back to the Grand Prix Aimee Ahern, Martin Treacy and Adam Ahern for their first races of this year`s series.There was also once again a great turn out of officials.

As the 26 starters were sent on there way yellow jersey man Philip O`Doherty and Dave “The Beard” Brennan took the lead , just before half way Jeremy Walsh feeling that the pace was not quite hot enough hit the front, he soon paid for his folly! On the final uphill drag before the long left hand bend into the final straight The Yellow Jersey pulled away from The Beard, Jeremy was in trouble ( The previous night`s 5k taking it`s toll) ,”keep it country ” Treacy finished strongly to take third, Adam Ahern fourth with Jeremy fifth.

Further down the field there were storming runs from John Fay and Brian Devitt in particular.

The on the road result was:

1. P. O`Doherty 5.02

2. D. Brennan 5.07

3. M. Treacy 5.13

4. A. Ahern 5.15

5. J. Walsh 5.16

6. R. Cleary 5.17

7. T. Monks 5.26

8. J. Fay 5.27

9. S. Byrne 5.30

10. M. McCrohan 5.33

11. C. Doran 5.42

12. B. Devitt 5.46

13. A. Smeaton 5.52

14. M. Hogan 5.55

15. G.Keogh * 5.57

16. C. Troy * 6.04

17. J. Bennett 6.05

18. P. Devitt 6.13

19. T. Mee 6.16

20. P. Bonass 6.18

21. T. Kiernan 6.25

22. Shay Byrne 6.27

23. Amee Ahern 6.33

24. R. McConville6.48

25. D. Brady 6.58

26. T. Westby 7.05

(* not a competitor in series)

The results were then fed into the computer to calculate the winner of the h`cap…Brain Devitt, who was presented with The Santry Demesne mile Trophy by Ian Guiden, 2nd was John Fay and Tony Kiernan was third.

Results:

1. B. Devitt 20pts

2. J. Fay 19

3. T. Kiernan 18

4. M. Hogan 17

5.J. Bennett 16

6. A. Smeaton 15

7. P. O`Doherty 14

8. T. Mee 13

9. T. Westby 12

10. J. Walsh 11

11. Step. Byrne 10

12. M. Treacy 9

13. A, Ahern 8

14. D. Brady 7

15. D. Brennan 6

16. T. Monks(Joker)10

17. P. Bonass 4

18. R. McConville 3

19. P. Devitt 2

20. C. Doran 1

Philip O`Doherty extends his overall lead as John Fay leaps into second.Philip also leads the Green Jersey competition.Full leaderboard to be posted soon, however in the battle for yellow; 1. P. O`Doherty 85pts, 2. J. Fay 63, 3. Stephen Byrne 55, 4. R. McConville 54, 5. N. Guiden 51, 6. E. Harrison 49.

Round 6 is the 2.5mile race sponsored by Eugene McCarrick in Malahide Castle on Thursday May 18th @ 8:00pm

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