Lockerbie gala queen Robyn Cloy
was elected at the weekend
will join DCLA recipients selected by other FBI field offices across the nation at an awards ceremony in Washington, D.
Nicknamed Giro because he worked by day in an unemployment benefits office, Cloy
was a big favourite with the Palmerston fans becausetheyknew he would give his all no matter what position he played.
Looking the judges in the eye, she took a breath and yelled: "My name is Evie Cloy
and I want to be the next town crier of Creetown.
But I suppose the memory that really stands out was Hi Cloy
winning the Paddy Power Dial-A-Bet Chase.
The trainer has indicated that Hi Cloy
could head for the Topham if the current highest ratedentrant Gungadu were to line up for that race.
Walsh was first to make a move on the 2-1 favourite and despite Hi Cloy
challenging over the final two flights, the five-year-old just had to be kept up to his work to win by five lengths.
bet: 4-5 Kauto Star, 6-1 Exotic Dancer, 13-2 My Way De Solzen, 8-1 Taranis, 10-1 Racing Demon, 12-1 Our Vic, 125-1 Hi Cloy
However, that option has now been ruled out and he will run in the John Durkan Memorial Chase at Punchestown (December 10), in which he finished fifth behind Hi Cloy
last year, before running in the Lexus.
Since taking out his amateur licence, Sheehan (right) has had 12 rides in point-to-points and bumpers for Hourigan, most notably on four-time Grade 1-winning chaser Hi Cloy
2006: Monkerhostin 9- 11- 12; Royal Auclair 9- 11- 10; Hedgehunter 10- 11- 10; Hi Cloy
9- 11- 09 .
Hourigan will saddle three of the nine runners as Ryanair Chase runner-up Mossbank and Hi Cloy
, who ran well for a long way in the Grand National at Aintree, are also set line up.
Beef Or Salmon, which will bid for a fourth Hennessy win next week, was entered along with stable-companion Hi Cloy
, which is definitely Aintree-bound.
WHILE Hi Cloy
and Hedgehunter advertised their John Smith's Grand National claims at Thurles yesterday, Haydock Park and two other British jump racing courses are hopeful of staging some action tomorrow.
The plan is also to run Hi Cloy
in the race again too and if he improves on last year's third I'll be delighted.