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This weekend saw two legs take place, a 1.35m in Maryville Stables, Co. Cork and a 1.40m as part of the Northern Indoor Championships, Eglinton.

It was a worthwhile trip for Captain Geoff Curran as he took three of the top eight placings.

Forty seven combinations took on the first round, with a massive twenty getting through to the second round.

Captain Geoff Curran and Galway Bay Liath were the fastest of the eleven double clears stopping the clock in the unbeatable time of 37.47.

Darryl Walker and Cushions took second place in a time of 38.60. Walker also took a second placing in the line-up finishing fifth with his second horse, Kiss N Fly, owned by Laura Durkin in a time of 40.61.

Shannondale Rahona, who won the Tattersalls leg of the New Heights Champions Series, finished up in third place for Captain Geoff Curran in a time of 38.91. Curran also landed an eight place for the Minister of Defence with Carnlea in a time of 44.79.

Francis Connors and Newmarket Clare Lady was the fourth fastest double clear in a time of 39.43. Jessica Burke and Express Trend finished in sixth position in a time of 42.82 and Michael Ryan on his own Burnt Again was placed seventh in a time of 43.89.

The Northern Indoor Championships saw great success for Jonathan Smyth who claimed the Irish Masters title on Saturday evening. With this Smyth, was last to go of the ten in the jump off. Charlton Clio, owned by Richard Smyth had some impressive clear rounds throughout the Championships and secured the €1,000 bonus on offer for Smyth as he clocked the time of 36.50 to win the Allianz Autumn Grand Prix.

The €1,000 bonus prize was to be awarded if the same horse and rider combination won the Masters and the Allianz Autumn Grand Prix.

Smyth was also successful on Clive Cathers, Ping Ball who finished second in the class in a time of 38.88.

Dermot Lennon and Horatio Van Erpekom slotted into third place in a time of 40.64, while Hannah Patterson and Daberlina M finished less than a second behind, settled for forth position in 41.31.

Tom Hearne and Any Questions take their second placing of the series with fifth place in a time of 47.63. The combination finished in sixth place at the opening leg in Cavan Equestrian Centre.

Finishing the line-up was Philip Gaw and Rocky Bond with a double clear in a time of 49.48.

The next leg will take place this weekend, 14th October at Wexford Equestrian. Please see website for updated leaderboard.