David Corkery's Crust Breaker made joint top price of €4,200 when he was knocked down to Swift Leisure of Tipperary, after he had carded 29.10 when winning his pre-sales trial by five lengths, while his mother, Ellen, received a similar amount when Buckingham agent Ian Kibble was the successful bidder for Elldan Classic, a litter brother of Crust Breaker.
The black had won his trial in good style when carding 29.18, scoring by two lengths.
A third member of family, Ashley, parted with her bitch, Classy Figure, for €2,600 after she had recorded 29.25 when a five lengths winner of her trial. The successful bidder in this case was also Swift Leisure.
The second top price, €2,900, was secured by John O’Brien from Midleton, Co. Cork when his Belindas Hero, who had won his pre-sales trial in 29.71, was purchased by English buyer Gary Hutton.
Details (in euros).
Master D. Corkery’s bk.d.Aug.’03. Crust Breaker (Honcho Classic-Westpark Fancy) to Swift Leisure. 4,200.
Mrs. E. Corkery’s bk.d. ’03. Elldan Classic (Honcho Classic-Westpark Fancy) to I. Kibble 4,200.
J. O’Brien’s bk.d. Jun’03. Belindas Hero (Cool Performance-Belindas Freedom) to G. Hutton 2,900.
D. Cahill’s bd.d. May ’03. Samba Noddy (Droopys Woods-Rathbeg Rambler) to J. Slowly 2,600.
Miss. A. Corkery’s w.bd.b. Aug.’03. Classy Figure (Joannestown Cash-Geraldines Jem) to Swift Leisure 2,600.
Ms. H. & Ms D. Morton’s f.b. Sept.’03. Debelen (Toms The Best-Sunpenny) to J. Clarke 2,100.
P. Myers & P. Pyne’s bd.d. May’03. Business Leader (Smooth Rumble-Iona Kit) to T. Tuffin 1,700.
D. Lynch’s bd.b. Sept. ’03. Homestead Review (Judicial Preview-Ballymac Slippy) to J. Mann 1,600.
T. Cahill’s bk.d. Aug.’03 Black Vapour (Borna Pilot-On Broadway) to Swift Leisure 1,300.
M. Nolan’s bk.d. Sept’03. Effernogue Sonic (Sonic Flight-Effernogue Mist) to M. A. Walsh 1,200.
M. Coughlan’s bk.b. Oct.’03. Mams Future (Honcho Classic-Mams Choice) to C. Martin 1,150.
T. O’Flaherty’s be.d. March ’03. Sandalwood Amber (Top Honcho-Granard Tina) to 1,100.
P. Desmond’s bk.d. Sept.’03. Ard Highway (Bypass Byway-Ard Flash) to K. Walker 1,000.
D. Mahony’s bk.d.Sept.’03. Society Jeckle (Split The Bill-Shes My Star) to L. Rutherford 1,000.
L. O’Donoghue’s bd.d. Aug.’03. Notorious Player (Judicial Preview-Home Best) to M. A. Walsh 1,000.