Of that, pounds 15,000 has gone in cash and prizes for stablehands, and Chris Gooney
, who works for Edward O'Grady, is off on a pounds 1,000 holiday, thanks to Back In Front and Gerrard.
Only this year's informal show will be quite a bit different, with, he says, "lots of gooney
stuff and a few surprises.
At first, the general looked askance at our Gooney
Birds and their capabilities, but before the year was out, we would become his "darlings.
Dick Hern, Peter Calver, Dick Saunders, Gerald Leigh, Prince Ahmed Salman, Lord Arnold Weinstock, Meriel Tuffnel, Sir Cecil Blacker, Sir Peter Nugent and Jane FitzGerald, not forgetting youngsters Rebecca Davies, Jonathan Gooney
and Phil Greally, point-to-point rider Rachel Atkinson and Australian jockey Jason Oliver.
Sandy projects an effectively irritating edge in the first act and goes gooney
with love in the second.
, a 19-year-old apprentice jockey, was found dead in his flat in Kildare yesterday morning.
70sec, her trainer then being Ollie Gooney
, who also bred her at his range in Horse And Jockey, Thurles, County Tipperary.
Pigeon Top (Stephen Craine) and Patrizio, the mount of apprentice John Gooney
, stumbled and fell after passing the winning post.
Apprentice Jonathan Gooney
is all smiles after landing his first win on Ridyan
, 19 and from Littleton, County Tipperary, rode his first winner when the Peadar Henley-trained Ridyan got
Regional manager, Chris Gooney
, said: "We wanted to mark this fantastic occasion with our own challenge whilst raising some valuable funds in the process.
Tango events by nature are highly improvisational and when a group gets together for a Costume Milonga, or, dance event, you can expect the unexpected, such as every manner of extravagant costume from Margarette Meade to Jack Sparrow, to Ben Franklin, to Rumplestiltskin, to Gooney
Bird, and even Walt Disney himself (well, his likeness)," says Jim Hughes a student at Hartford Argentine Tango.