Gort owned syndicate, Kiss An Angel claimed the €1100 Paul McKenna Memorial A5 575 Stake on Saturday night in Galway.

Owned by the Mullins-Curtin syndicate, the daughter of Sparta Maestro and Blundell Spark was smartly away from her trap three berth as Flyers Job out wide also broke smartly but on the long trek to the opening bend Kiss An Angel led by over a length to Flyers Job as Port West Salmon joined the pursuit of the leader approaching the turn. Turning down the back though Kiss An Angel lived up to her name as she kissed her rivals goodbye as she set sail for home. Powering into the third bend Kiss An Angel was now in full flight as she gradually drew right away to score impressively.

In race three, the John Collins and John Browne of Ballyea owned Brickhill Paulio never saw another rival in this S6 graded contest as he made all the running to defeat Both Barrels by two and a half lengths in 19.56. The son of Laughill Blake and Rathmeehan Holly broke smartly to lead from Caislean Blitz and Aulton Zero racing towards the opening bend. Rounding the bend the was bunching behind as Both Barrels closed on the leader. Despite running wide round the home bend though Brockhill Paulio asserted in the straight to win going away.

As the traps rose for the S5 graded contest on Friday night card, the Brendan Browne of Kilkee owned Glasheen Covid was very smartly into his stride and showing plenty of pace led Gunner Leno by two lengths approaching the opening bend with Bucks Squeak four lengths further adrift of the leading pair on the wide outside. Between the two bends Glasheen Covid maintained middle berth as the daughter of Laughill Blake and Rathemeehan Holly had a length and a half to spare over Gunner Leno at the line in 19.29.

There was a thrilling finale to the A5 graded contest as the Scattery Syndicate of Kilrush owned Scattery Brae got back up close home to gain neck success over Some Cut Two with Misunderstood a head away in third place in 30.23. Rounding the opening bend, Scattery Brae just headed Missunderstood at the turn as Some Cut Two saved ground along the fence. Racing down the back the lead was two lengths until Some Cut Two and Misunderstood both took a turn in front between the final two bends before Scattery Brae rallied in the dying strides to claim the prize

The Buttsys-Buckos-Syndicate of Shannon made the long trip to Curraheen, Cork on Saturday night worthwhile as they saw their Buttsys Bengal owned put his great early pace to good use with one of his typical front running displays in the third, an A0 event. Coming away well, he sailed around the opening corners in front. Putting the race to bed down the back, he came home a length and a half clear of the staying-on Hello Hammond. The time, a quick 28.76 winning run, the quickest of the session.

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