Tom Feeney rode his first point-to-point winner on Gaeilgeoir at Dawstown on May 6th 2002 with his longevity ensuring few riders have been race-riding as long. Almost 16 years later to the date, Feeney reached his half-century milestone when steering John O'Callaghan's Tourard Ways to victory at Ballindenisk May 5th 2018, whilst his son Adam has also started riding in point-to-point's and the pair have ridden against each other in quite a novel occurence.
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Peter Flood has enjoyed a fantastic start to the season and Star Wizard brought his tally to six winners this term.
19-year-old Mike Sweeney from Cappoquin will forever treasure fond memories of this meeting as he rode his initial career winne.
Donnchadh Doyle, who saddled an amazing seven winners across three meetings on Sunday, got his weekend off to the best possible start.
18-year-old Lorcan Kavanagh from Co Laois certainly had an afternoon to savour for he rode his very first winner aboard pointing debutante Sea Beat.
As part of a new feature on P2P.ie we will be getting to know some of the next generation of point-to-point riders.