CLONBRIEN Treaty – owned by the Murphy Family of Athlacca – won a thrilling Willwego.com Irish St. Leger Classic Final at a well-populated Limerick Greyhound Stadium.
Trained by now two-time winner Graham Holland, ‘Treaty squeezed home by half-a-length (in 29.51 for the 550 yard trip) from kennel companion and Easter Cup champion Swords Rex to keep up its long unbeaten streak.
Earlier in the season, Treaty won the Con & Annie Kirby at the same venue, and courtesy of the latest pot of €30,000 has brought overall prize money for his connections to around €120,000.
The charity nominators prize of €5,000 was claimed by Adapt Domestic Abuse Services.
Paul Hennessy-trained Barefoot Awesome won the valuable Con Murphy Bookmakers A1 Final.
On Saturday, there was a rapid-fire treble for Ballysheedy handler Neilus O’Connell, while Michael O’Donovan’s Blackstone Lacey, with a run of 32.05, broke the 600 yards track record.
In attendance were the All-Ireland Under-14 Boys Championship winners from the Desmond League, who are to compete in an international tournament in Barcelona (Spain) next Spring.