Kibble bags Belindas Area for €8,000

OXFORD trainer Terry Kibble bagged the top lot - Belindas Area - for €8,000 at the Curraheen Park sales yesterday.

The John O'Brien (Midleton) owned white and brindle had streaked around the circuit in his pre-sales trial to record 28.80 when scoring by eight lengths.

Charleville, Co. Cork born, but Crayford domiciled trainer, Patsy Cusack, was the successful bidder for Daniel Twohig's (Rathpeacon) Malden Melody.

The black bitch won her pre-sale trial in 28.87, following which she went for €6,200.

Cusack also secured another of the top lots when he had John O'Connor's (Upton) Bow String knocked down to him for €3,200. The fawn had carded 29.18 in his pre-sales run.

Another English buyer, Brian Sparks, parted with €5,200 to get Patsy

Myers and Pat Pyne's Business Rival. The son of Top Honcho was an impressive five lengths winner of his trial.

Swift Leisure, from Clonmel secured Ms. Nicola Lynch's (Belgooly) Reagrove

Mandy for €3,100. The April '04 whelp had been successful in her trial in 29.10, scoring by six lengths.

Details (in euros).

J. O'Brien's w.bd.b. Jan. '04. Belindas Area (Mustang Yank-Belindas Queen) to T. Kibble 8,000.

D. Twohig's bk.b. April. '04. Malden Melody (Knockeevan Star-Rumble Lane) to P. Cusack 6,200.

P. Myers & P. Pyne's bk.d. Sept. '03. Business Rival (Top Honcho-Ballybrazil) to B. Sparks 5,200.

J. O'Connor's f.d. Aug. '03. Bow String (Knockeevan Major-Minglers Lassie) to P. Cusack 3,200.

Ms. N. Lynch's bk.w.b. April. '04. Reagrove Mandy (Top Savings-Cool Hand Louise) to Swift Leisure 3,100.

T. O'Loughlin's bk.d. July. '03. Dower Nikita (Spiral Nikita-Oakstar Bess) to M. Kelleher 2,900.

P. Connor's f.w.d. Nov.'03. Idenas Magic (Owenabue River-Ochanid) to R. Rogers 2,400.

C. Roche's bd.w.d. Nov.03. Sleek Seano (Smooth Rumble-Annas Blossom) to Swift Leisure 1,800.

M. Bourke's bd.b. Feb. '04 Brindle Cis (Sineads Slaney-Rantogue Rose) to J. Valentine 1,500.

S. Lucey & K. Cummins' bk.d. March. '04. Rushing Major (Knockeevan Major-Rockie High Dye) to M. Leahy 1,250.

J. O'Brien's bd.b. Jan. '04. Belindas Party (Mustang Yank-Belindas Queen) to W. Hunter 1,250.

Miss. R. McMahon's be.bd.d. July. '03. Cedarville (Pacific Mile-Elaines Peer) to Cusack 1,250.

Mrs. N. O'Brien's bk.b. March. '04. Newline Lady (Top Honcho-Coomlogane Chick) to A. White 1,200.

B. Lynch's bk.w.b. April. '04. Saving Louise (Top Savings-Cool Hand Louise) to P. O'Donovan 1,200.

Mrs. A. Fitzgibbon's bk.d. Jan. '04. Citizen Johnboy (Honcho Classic-Garden Gazelle) to J. Coleman 1,100.

Mrs. D. Murphy's bk.d. Oct. '03. Ballydaly Bonus (Knockeevan Major-Ballydaly Honey) to S. Martin 1,000.

M. Lynam's w.bk.b. April. '04. Danielles County (Premier County-Seskin Daisy) to J. Mann 1,000.

Mrs. D. Murphy's bd.d. Oct. '03. Ballydaly Bonus (Knockeevan Major-Ballydaly Honey) to B. O'Reilly 1,000.

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