ROUTE (H) at Portrush, Saturday 16th October 2021

1. 13:30 Dennison Commercials Ltd 4yo Maiden

5 ran | Distances: 2L, 4L

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Only the second Canford Cliffs to contest point to points and a second winner for the sire, maintaining the 100% record by taking the four-year-old maiden here in the colours of the race sponsor.

2. 14:00 OConnor, Kennedy & Turtle and Tattersalls Ireland 5yo Geldings Maiden

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7 ran | Distances: ½L, 7½L

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Katesbridge fell with the lead two out and Rockhamtom looked to have a big chance before Glebe Road arrived to challenge at the last and held a very narrow lead to the line in a tight tussle between the pair.

3. 14:30 A Diamond & Son Timber Ltd 5yo+ Mares Maiden

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5 ran | Distances: 2½L, 1L, hd

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A father and son success for Gary and Oran McGill with Justwest who held off a determined challenge from Any Time where a better jump at the last may have made the difference for this daughter of Westerner who will now be aimed at a winners' race.

4. 15:00 Kellys, Portrush Open

3 ran | Distances: Dist

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Second at this fixture twelve months ago, Vaucelet won at both Down Royal and Stratford late last season and here by a wide margin on his seasonal return.

5. 15:30 Royal Court Hotel Winner Of Three

3 ran | Distances: 5L, Dist

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Although only three ran here, Ask D'Man and William Tyndale served up a great contest for almost three miles with the short priced favourite finally getting the upper hand at the final fence to give Barry O'Neill and David Christie a quick double.

6. 16:00 Kennys Eurospar, Coleraine 6yo+ Geldings Maiden

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6 ran | Distances: 3L, nk, 4L

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Favourite Buzzard Trix exited four out and Drumlee Castle battled well to lead at the last and give Declan Lavery a double on the card and provide handler/owner Gary Dillon from Ballymoney with his first success.

SHILLELAGH & DISTRICT (F) at Tinahely, Sunday 17th October 2021

1. 14:00 The Winners Enclosure Bookmakers 4yo Maiden

6 ran | Distances: 1½L, 8L, 3L

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Jomig Des Bois, one of the two newcomers in the six strong field, took the race along at a very steady gallop for much of the race before his main rival Hector Javilex went on after the midway point. The pair held the initiative over the final two fences with the Colin Bowe French bred asserting over the last to give Barry O'Neill a third winner of the weekend. The Great Pretender gelding is now sales bound.

2. 14:30 Tattersalls Ireland 5yo Mares Maiden

6 ran | Distances: 4L, 3½L, 1L

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With even-money favourite Sagecraft exiting at the first, it was left to her stablemate Diana Prince to make all of the running under Rob James to give Colin Bowe an opening race double. The Kayf Tara mare, who had finished placed on her debut at Ballingarry a year ago, is likely to head to next week's Goffs UK Autumn Sale in Doncaster.

3. 15:00 Goffs UK Autumn Sale 5yo Geldings Maiden

6 ran | Distances: hd, ½L, hd

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In a thrilling finish, Kayf Baha just held off the late surge of the recent Monksgrange third Hard Lines in a tight finish. The victory of Donnchadh Doyle's 4/1 shot gives Rob James a double and the Kayf Tara gelding, who was at the head of affairs throughout will now be sold.

4. 15:30 Coolattin Mares Winner Of One

5 ran | Distances: nk, 5L, 15L

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Nothinbuttime who had won her maiden in testing conditions at Damma House almost a year ago, was suited by the stiff hill as she returned from a spell on the track to come home to best effect and deny Colin Bowe a treble with the short priced favourite Croi Corcra. Winning rider and handler Jordan Hart is likely to aim the daughter of Stowaway at a winners of two contest at Damma House in the coming weeks.

5. 16:00 Shillelagh Hunt Open

6 ran | Distances: 15L, 15L, 4L

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Mighty Stowaway wins the featured open lightweight for the second year in succession as he gives Barry O'Neill his second double of the weekend. The ten-year-old set a strong tempo from the front and whilst his main market rival Some Man tried to close at the bottom of the track he was never closer than three lengths at any point. The winning Stowaway gelding was led into the winners enclosure by his owner Camilla Sharples, whose former champion Kruzhlinin was retired last Sunday after winning in Limerick

6. 16:30 Thank You to Landowners 6yo+ Maiden

8 ran | Distances: 4L, 6L, 4L

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Former professional jockey Roger Loughran saddled his first winner as a handler when Honour The Master who had finished third at Castletown on his debut went two places better to complete a hat trick for Rob James. He was bred by the winning handlers brother Aonghus, the seven-year-old is now for sale.

SOUTH WESTMEATH (H) at Umma House, Sunday 17th October 2021

1. 14:00 Goffs UK Autumn Sale 4yo Mares Maiden

10 ran | Distances: 12L, 4L, 3L

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The Mick Goff trained Valencia Borget survived a bad mistake at the fourth last to win as he liked in the hands of Aaron Sinnott. This was Sinnott's first winner for Mick Goff, who he is now with full time. Goff indicated that the winner will probably be sold now.

2. 14:30 Tattersalls Cheltenham 4yo Geldings Maiden

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9 ran | Distances: 10L, 5L, 1L

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O'Moore Park scores on debut in the hands of Pa King for the Pat Doyle yard. Never far from the pace, the son of Walk In The Park took up the running at the fourth last and he won as he pleased. Winning owner Michael Fitzpatrick from Portlaoise indicated that the winner will most likely be sold now.

3. 15:00 Hugh J Campbell & Co Solicitors 5yo+ Mares Maiden

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10 ran | Distances: 4L, 10L, 20L

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The Tipperary second, Susie Miller bounced back from a below par run in a bumper to score easily under Derek O'Connor for Sam Curling. The daughter of Westerner brought her rivals along at a strong clip and the result never looked in doubt despite being challenged briefly by Sadie Yeats at the fourth last. The winner will now head for a mares' winners contest in a few weeks time.

4. 15:30 Sean Shortall International Transport Open- Novice Riders

7 ran | Distances: ½L, ½L, 23L

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Absent winning handler Pat Doyle gets a double on the day as yard favourite Samanntom gets the job done under Doyle's daughter Susie. The race was run at a quick pace courtesy of Cap D'Aubois and Some Are Lucky. There was nothing to separate Samanntom and Some Are Lucky when they came to the last but the son of Portrait Gallery managed to pull out a little bit more on the run-in. The winner will remain pointing for the forseeable future according to a delighted winning jockey.

5. 16:00 Brian Dunning Farrier Services & Sean Dunning Victuallers 5&6yo Geldings Maiden

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7 ran | Distances: 4L, 2L, 4L

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Silver Flyer scores here on his first completed start betweem the flags after unseating at Cork and falling at Fairyhouse during the spring. The 37,000 Euro Derby Sale purchase was disputing with Theultimatepackage heading to the second last and it was the Pearse Rogan ridden son of Malinas who stayed on best from there. Eoin Doyle, representing the absent winning handler said the winner will now head for a winners contest if not sold beforehand.

6. 16:30 ORoarke Bros Adjacent Hunt Winners Race (4yo Mdns Excl)

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5 ran | Distances: 1½L, Dist

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In a very slowly run affair, it was the Peter Flood trained Beyond Redemption who came out on top, gaining compensation for his desperately unlucky fall at Oldcastle two starts ago. Patricia Newman and Mick Mixy went for home at the fourth last but they couldn't sustain their effort and were collared late on by the Georgie Benson ridden winner. Winning Handler Flood said the winner will have one more run before reappearing in the spring.