SNAEFELL, winner of the race two years ago when it was run at Leopardstown, will be attempting to become the first dual winner of the event since Acushla
scored for Vincent O'Brien and Cash Asmussen at the race's original home, Phoenix Park, in 1986 and 1987, writes Tony O'Hehir.
Also, The Lifesong Project--a collaboration of the Santa Fe Opera and a wonderful group called Littleglobe--will be created by two enormously talented women, Acushla
Bastible and Molly Sturges.
Ann Elvidge put Britannia in pole position in the Menai One Designs to take their Challenge Trophy and Clive Hilton won the Seabird Kittiwake and Peter Roberts Conway OD Acushla
First victories of the week were gained by Clive Hilton in the Seabird Kittiwake, Peter Roberts in the Conway OD Acushla
, Richard Booth in the Star Vega and David Hughes in the Offshore IRC division aboard Turbulent Flo.
Among them were champions Bluebird, Prince Of Birds, Indian Skimmer, Balanchine, Acushla
, Splendid Moment, Lonely Bird and Mukaddamah.
Conwy OD: 1, Margaret (P Kraus); 2, Minnie (G Booth); 3, Acushla
Conway OD: 1st Minnie (G Booth) 2nd Acushla
(P Roberts) 3rd Margaret (P Kraus) all Conway.
Conway OD: 1, Minnie (G Booth); 2, Margaret II (P Kraus); 3, Acushla
(P Roberts), all Conway.
The Conway Designs made their bow and it was schoolteacher and ex-Conway yacht club Commander Peter Roberts who drew first blood in Acushla
Conwy OD: 1 Acushla
(PRoberts) 2 Seriol (ADavies)both Conwy.
The Conway One Designs competed for the Seva Theta Challenge Cup and it was claimed by Peter Roberts aboard Acushla
Conway OD: 1st Acushla
(P Roberts, Conway); Menai OD 1st Sobraon (C Hughes); 2nd Scottie (J Lloyd); 3rd Alannah (T Roberts) all Royal Anglesey.