PHOENIX, Arizona, (CMC): Jamaican Andrew Ramgeet rode a double to grab a share of the lead at Turf Paradise while his son, Andre, had a single winner as they made their presence felt at the southwestern United States racetrack here Saturday. Ramgeet Sr captured race five with 2-1 chance Bet the Harbor and followed up by taking race six with 4-1 bet Rhetorical. Andre, meanwhile, found success in the first event of the day’s eight-race card when he booted favourite Passed Due to victory. With the brace, Andrew Ramgeet moved alongside Scott Stevens on 49 points, with David Lopez 14 behind in third. The veteran rider opened his account when he partnered with five-year-old Bet the Harbor to beat the four-year-old and upwards by a neck. Going 6-1/2 furlongs, Bet the Harbor trailed out of the gates but snatched the lead on the first turn under pressure from Sunset Brandy and Wannablikegrandpa. Ramgeet and Bet the Harbor pulled away in the stretch but were then forced to stave off the fast-finishing Three Fast Sevens, to reach the wire first. In another 6-1/2 furlong trip in race six, Ramgeet Sr and eight-year-old chestnut gelding Rhetorical got the better of the four-year-old and upwards by a neck. The pair raced well back early on, grabbed the lead at the eighth pole and drew off before holding off favourite Flat Gone at the wire.
URRIS GAA NEWS:INTERMEDIATE CHAMPIONSHIP:It was Intermediate Championship football for our Senior & Reserve men last weekend with Fanad the visitors to Straid. Hard luck to the Seniors who lost by a point Urris 1-06 to Fanad 0-10. Better luck for our Reserves with a final score of Urris 1-08 Fanad 0-10. Well done lads. So, its back to league action this weekend with both teams away to Red Hughs in Killygordon at 6.00pm and 7.30pm. Bank Holiday Monday, June 1st home to N. Brid, Ballintra . Please check our Facebook page for times etc.LADIES FOOTBALL: Well done to our Ladies who beat Ternon by 5-07 to 3-05 in Termon on Sunday.The ladies play Glenswilly on Wednesday night in Straid But again please check our Facebook page for updates as fixtures may change. After Wednesday night’s match there will be no games until the Leaving Cert is completed.U16: Well done to the U16 lads who beat N Ultan on Sunday night in their Co semi-final match. Final Score Urris 2-13 N Ultan 2-10. Final on Friday night coming against Glen. Venue to be confirmed. We will keep you updated on Facebook. MATCH “N” WIN: Thursday May 21st: Numbers drawn: 3, 5, 10 & 18. No jackpot winner: €15 winners: Georgina Gordon, Isle of Doagh,Catherine Kelly, Dunaff, Alice Grant, Ardagh, Ballyliffin, Teresa & Mary Mc Gonigle, Cloontagh and Neil O’Donnell, Rooskey. Jackpot next week €1,180. Thanks to all our lotto sellers and to all who support the club in this weekly draw.U14: Our U14 team are away to Burt on Bank Holiday Monday at 7pm.U12 GO GAMES: Urris are away to Moville on Tuesday night at 6.30pmU6, U8 and U10 Boys & Girls Training: Training for all boys and girls in Straid this Friday from 4pm to 5pm. U10 Go Games home to Buncrana on Saturday.BOOT EXCHANGE SCHEME: for Under-age players now up and running: In these times of financial constraints on families the club has introduced this exchange programme-old football boots in good condition that children have out grown can be dropped in or exchanged for a bigger/smaller pair as required. A minimum donation of €5 to the club for the boots that are taken away. Please contact Nichola Lagan on 0866030736 for further information . All boots can be dropped off at all Under-age training/matches now. CLUB BINGO: Bingo every Thursday night in St. Mary’s Hall at 9.00pm.GAA NEWS: URRIS DEFEATED BY GAEIL FHÁNADA IN INTERMEDIATE CHAMPIONSHIP was last modified: May 25th, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:GAANoticesSportURRIS