County of origin: Antrim
First winner: Ardhoomey (Ger Lyons) Cork, August 8, 2020
Significant horses: Master Matt, Ardhoomey, Saltonstall, The Blue Panther, Maker Of Kings, Dalton Highway, Tiger Roll.
Assoc. Trainers: Ger Lyons, Matthew Smith.
Did you know:
From Ballyclare, Country Antirm, Sam is a son of trainer and former amateur rider Warren Ewing. He was a pony racing star, riding over 100 winners and landing the 2017 Dingle Derby as a 13-year-old. He rode his first winner on the racecourse when partnering the Ger Lyons-trained Ardhoomey to success in a sprint handicap at Cork in August 2020. It was his tenth ride.
The likes of Master Matt, Saltonstall and Maker Of Kings gave Sam some notable success in the early months of his career and the former credited him with his first Listed race victory at Tipperary in August 2021.
Connolly's RED MILLS EBF Auct.Hdle Final (Ambitious Fellow - 2022)
Doneraile H'cap (Ardhoomey - 2020)
Abergwaun Stakes (Listed) (Master Matt (GB) - 2021)
Dubai Duty Free Irish EBF H'cap (Dalton Highway - 2021)
Irish Stallion Farms EBF Med. Auct. Race (The Blue Panther - 2021)
Jim Ryan Racecourse Services H'cap (Saltonstall (GB) - 2020)
TipperaryRaces.ie H'cap (Maker Of Kings - 2020)
www.listowelraces.ie H'cap (Master Matt (GB) - 2020)
Allman Contracts Novice H'dle (Ambitious Fellow - 2022)
Test Your Tipping At HOLLYWOODBETS Race (Saltonstall (GB) - 2020)
Free Trial Now At racingtv.com H'cp S'ch (Now Where Or When - 2022)
William Hill Ireland Pick Places H'cap (Sh Boom (GB) - 2021)
Elphin H'cap (Royal Pippen - 2021)
Crowne Plaza Hotel Leading Jockey H'cap (Master Matt (GB) - 2020)
Naas Nursery Of Champions H'cap (In From The Cold - 2020)
Hollywoodbets Punters Challenge H'cap (Sense Of Worth - 2021)
Irish Stallion EBF Median Auction M'dn (Div 2) (Gold Phoenix - 2021)
Irish Stallion Farms EBF Auction M'dn (Aikido - 2020)
Next Meeting Jan 12 Novice H'cap S'chase (Womalko (FR) - 2022)
Join The Business Club At Naas Hcap Hdle (Bigz Belief - 2022)
*Statistics are up to close of business the previous day. Prize-money is allocated within 1 week of the race date (allow 1 week for Prize-money).
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