Mervue Equine Leinster Summer Tour – 7th Leg – Patrick Hickey leads the way in Adamstown

Update on the Adamstown Leg of the Mervue Equine Leinster Summer Tour from 

The Mervue Equine Leinster Tour continued at Adamstown Show last Saturday.In the 1.35m section, it was local rider Patrick Hickey that took the win aboard William Hickey’s seven-year-old, Dresden Z, when they were fastest of the clears in the five way jump-off in a time of 39.70.

The other clear of the class was delivered by Jack Ryan aboard Seamus Drea’s seven-year-old, Cornascriebe Emerald in a time of 40.16. Not content with second, Ryan also took third place with the seven-year-old, Mondavi, when fastest of the four faulters in a time of 39.42. Ciaran Moran also had one on the ground with Margaret Fennell’s seven-year-old, Greenhall Mullord, in a time of 42.81 for third. Patrick Hickey took another place in the line-up, when he finished on four faults with the seven-year-old, Replay V/D Rollenbeek for fifth. Jack Ryan completed his hat trick, taking sixth place with the Northlawn Farm owned, Ehllo D Argouges, clear in the first round in 79.53.


Emerging victorious in the  1.20m division was David Lawler when he partnered Jm Penelope to a double clear in 35.32. Brendan Lawler and the six-year-old, HSC Rennee delivered a  clear in 37.45 for second. Zoe Mehigan answered all the questions with Balinagore Quantum (7yr) in a time of 38.33, while Brendan Murphy returned to take fourth with Gortfree Lakeside Lad, clear in 39.12, ahead of Jack Ryan and the six-year-old Kilnamac Cody in a time of 39.36. Completing the top six was junior rider Cian Byrne and Papin De Kalvarie, clear in 42.94.


Amateur rider Deirdre Doyle led the victory lap in the 1.10m division, when she delivered a double clear with Corland’s Clipper in a time of 31.46. Junior rider Cian Byrne added to his winnings, taking second place with China Man, clear in 32.04. Third place was filled by amateur rider Hannah McNiven (AA) and Hey You, clear in 32.23, ahead of amateur rider Ciara Kelly (AA) and Annestown Clover Concorde, clear in 33.07. A clear from amateur rider Leonie Dunne (A) and Cavalino 26 in 35.25 saw them take fifth, while in sixth was Paul Sarsfield and Drumgoole Lass, clear in 36.80.

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