A STRONG entry of 30 riders from British-based teams is gearing up for An Post Rás na mBan which starts in Sneem on Sunday (September 9).
The organisers have accepted entries from more than 80 riders from Ireland, England, Scotland, Wales, The Netherlands, Denmark, Australia, Sweden and Japan with by far the biggest travelling contingent from across the Irish Sea.
Follow the An Post Rás na mBan on Facebook and on Twitter (@rasnamban). his quest for championship honours when completing a Sunday double on The Pie and Minnie Mee.
The Pie continued her winning ways for Ballybunion owner Dinny Enright in the 13.2 race, while Minnie Mee who has had a light season impressed in Sunday's 14.2 contest for the Growing Up Syndicate from Castleisland, Co Kerry and Ballingarry, Co Limerick.
Darragh O'Keeffe from Doneraile, Co Cork has enjoyed a fine campaign and he continued his domination of the 12.2 division when Templehill Tamara ended the winning run of Another Tiger and Danny Sheehy in the six furlong race with Here Comes The Pain in third.
This weekend the action moves on to Caherciveen, Co Kerry on grass with a 1.45 start.