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June Update - 06-06-2011

Today brought the 2010/11 Point to Point season to an end once again Derek O Connor won the riders title with 110 winners throughout the season an unbelievable achievement and Jamie Codd finished the season with 104 winners and also the only ever point to point rider to ride a 100 winners. Stonebridge sponsored rider finished the season with a great 10 winners and also plenty on the track. Paurick O Connor had a terrific 16 winners  well done to all.

On the track Dessie Hughes recorded another winner today at Listowel with "Baby's Hot" in the handicap hurdle ridden by Bryan Cooper.

Shelley Boyles "Mr.Springer" was in action yesterday at Kilbeggan and won the Dunbia Handicap Chase in fine style by 10 lenghts for local trainer Harry Smyth and ridden by B Dalton.

Colin McBratney and the team enjoyed success again last week in Downpatrick with "Bachelor Lad" taking the maiden hurdle.

Eddie O Connell who is also sponsored by Stonebridge recorded a brilliant double yesterday at Listowel

Shannon Mackenzie finished 4th in the international class at Mullingar yesterday and also a very impressive 2nd in the Ulster Grand Prix with "Peyroux" that took place at Portmore last Saturday.