Curraheen Park bucks recession with strong demand at sale

ONE of the best sales at the venue for some time took place at Curraheen Park yesterday with a large number of the lots sold. The top two lots sold for €4,000 each.

First to go for that price was Eugene Sheehan’s (Mallow) Satin Madge, after she was an impressive eleven lengths winner of her pre-sales trial in 28.99. The purchaser was Ray Patterson from Devon.

The second lot to be knocked down for that price to Tyrone purchaser Cecil Beatty was Michelle Murphy’s (Clonbanin) Ferndale Bow Wow. The son of Droopys Scolari had carded 29.19 when a seven lengths winner of his trial.

Peter Reynolds from Glanworth, Co. Cork was the successful bidder for Alan Quirke’s (Newcestown) Voldemort going to €2,200 to secure the brindle who had recorded 29.42 when winning his trial.

Reynolds was again successful when he went to €1,600 for Tim Kenneally’s (Leamlara) Skipping Lomu.

E. Sheehan’s May ‘09 Satin Madge (Westmead Hawk-Minnies Shatan) to R. Paterson 4,000.

Miss M. Murphy’s be.d. Jan. ‘09 Ferndale Bow Wow (Droopys Scolari-Ferndale Whyso) to C. Beatty 4,000.

A. Quirke’s bd.d. March ‘09 Voldemort (Ballintore Brave-Karens Pet) to P. Reynolds 2,200.

T. Kenneally’s bk.d. Nov. ‘08 Skipping Lomu (Tyrur Lomu-Sophies Spice) to P. Reynolds 1,600.

J. O’Connor’s bk.d. Oct ‘08 Steamboat Syl (Droopys Vieri-Runaround Lass) to M. O’Driscoll 1,600.

B. O’Shea’s bk.d. Feb. ‘09 Crossfield Dara (Droopys Maldini-Vieris Surething) to C. Slowey 1,500.

D. Barry’s bk.w.d. March ‘08 Movealong Rory (Droopys Vieri-Movealong Alice) to J. Mann 1,500.

Mrs. M. O’Neill’s bk.b.April ‘09 Rewind Jessy (Droopys Maldini-Rewind Tina) to K. Walker 1,450.

S. & K. Corcoran’s be.d. Oct ‘08 Cool Pat (Droopys Maldini-Glasha Belle) to P. Flynn 1,450.

Mrs. K. Costello’s be.b. Feb. ‘09 Mileheight Sile (Droopys Kewell-Lassa Empress) to W. Hunter 1,400.

D. Murphy’s be.d. Jan ‘09 Ferndale Kauto (Droopys Scolari-Ferndale Whyso) to C. Slowey 1,400.

D. Barry’s March ‘08 Movealong Max (Droopys Vieri-Movealong Alice) to G. Roper 1,300.

B. Pardy’s bk.d. Jan ‘09 Half Pint Kev (Droopys Kewell-Cherryhill Biddy) to W. Hunter 1,250.

Brosnan-Fitzgibbon Syndicate’s Killer Kangaroo (Ballymac Maeve-Scotia Lady) to Mr Cash 1,200.

F. O’Donnell & M. Costello’s bk.w.d Aug ‘08 Lass Explodes (Droopys Vieri-Droopys Sarah) 1,000.

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