KILWORTH trainer Sean O'Brien has hit form with a vengeance in recent weeks and added to his recent bumper success at Punchestown, with the hughly exciting, and impressive Golantilla, which created a mighty impression, at Auvane Dungourney, point-to-point races on Sunday last, under Fermoy amateur Ciaran Fennessy, in winning the 4-year old geldings maiden by a 10 length margin.
Not content to rest on their laurels, the same jockey trainer combination, set off to Mallow races, for the concluding bumper, where their charge Wedding Present ran a cracker to finish a close third to Bell Weir.
O'Brien's near neighbour top amateur Colman Sweeney, was in double winning form at the meeting, making all the running on Spirit Oscar, to gamely win the 4-year old mares maiden by 10 lengths from Shes Real, and repeated the same successful tactics, on Carli King for trainer Batt O'Connell, in the confined, to win by four lengths from Twin Plan.
Castlemartyr amateur Pat Collins was on the mark with Bob Ford, which won the 5-year old geldings race by 12 lengths for Fergus Sunderland, and went on to Mallow to win the bumper.
The winners of two contest went to jockey Dinny Spillane from Ballynoe, and his brother trainer Mark, with Lanespark, which triumphed by 12 lengths from Sh Bam.
Macroom trainer Eamon Fehilly, combined with amateur Declan Queally for his brother Michael, with Always Smiling to win the 5/6-year old mares maiden by three lengths from Our Katie.