A very successful Cheltenham Preview night.

On Thursday 7th March last St Martin’s Bord Na n’Og held its second ever Cheltenham Preview night in the Vaults in Castlecomer. A great night was had by all with Richard O’Shea and Dick Dooley sponsoring refreshments on the night and.

Chairman Patrick O’Flynn thanked the trainers John Shark Hanlon, Phillip Rothwell, Fran Flood & Jockeys Tom Doyle & Brian O’Connell for their wit and all important tips on the night.

He also thanked the Bord Na n’Og Committee for their efforts ably led by Michael Brennan. He also thanked the staff of the Vaults & a those who helped in anyway.

Presentation to Tom Doyle with Patrick O'Flynn

Presentation to Tom Doyle with Patrick O’Flynn

On the night a special presentation was made to Tom Doyle to mark his retirement as a jockey. Some of the highlights of his career included winning the Galway Hurdle aboard Moon Dice, Follow the Plan in Aintree in a career that spanned 16years. The club wishes Tom Doyle well in his new career.