Meath rider, Gerard Clarke cruised to another big win as he collected the lions share of the €4,000 on offer in the sixth leg of the TRM/Horseware National Grand Prix League riding his own Horseware Kellswater Crimson.
For the third year in a row, the class was kindly sponsored by Longines and they were joined at Ravensdale this year by another global brand, Mercedes.
In the Grand Prix itself, 63 combinations faced off over Tom Holden’s track with a further 10 making it through to the deciding round.
Eventual winner, Clarke was fifth into the ring in the Jump off as Mark Murphy lay in pole position with Cruisings Micky Finn.
The Louth Young Rider steered Brendan Murphy’s Cruising stallion to a time of 45.62 to go into the lead.
However, Murphy did not stay in the lead for long with Clarke cruising to a time of 43.57 to go into the lead for a 1- 2 for the sire Cruising.
Dermott Lennon came closest to the leading two with Hallmark Elite as he slotted into third place on the experienced gelding in a time of 46.32.
The winner of the previous leg of the league, Peter Smyth put in another good performance to take fourth place with the very promising Corrib House in a time of 47.32.
Joan Greene has been in consistent form throughout the TRM/Horseware National Grand Prix League and she takes another placing with Diamonds for Douglas in fifth.
Deane Rogan completed the lineup with the exciting looking 8 Year Old, Falco Van Spieveld.
The day however, belonged to Gerard Clarke as he not only took home the winner’s cheque, he also collected a Longines Saint-Imier Watch worth €1,600 and a Longines Trophy.