Dylan Browne Mc Monagle made the perfect start to retain last years title of champion jockey when the North West race season got underway in Porthall Lifford on Sunday.
Browne McMonagle recorded a fantastic five timer.
The Letterkenny teenager had a cosy victory on Barr Na Straide in the non-winners.
He soon doubled up in the 148cm pony race on the impressive 5 Stone Of Lead in race three.
Dylan had a very easy all the way success on 4 Stone Of Lead in the 5th race of the day and the day got even better in Race 7 when Derrys Pride gave him his 4th winner of the afternoon in the 1 mile open.
Dylan capped of a fine evening in the concluding race with a win on board Little Pop Rocket.
Martain Mc Cathain had his first ever winner on his first ever ride on the pony racing circuit on board Jimmy Mac who took the 2 mile in good style.
Galway rider Danny Gilligan recorded a double on the day when he steered Mr Mac home in the 1 1/2 mile opened he soon doubled up in race six as Half Price had a cosy victory in the 10 furlong open.
Paul McGill gave Cool The Jets a good ride to take the first division of the 1 mile Maiden.
Racing resumes this Sunday 27th at Porthall Lifford at 2.30pm.
Lifford Results Sunday 20th May 2018
2 Mile Open
1st Jimmy Mac M Mc Cathain
2nd Walk The Line Z Mc Mullan
3rd Lets Dance D B Mc Monagle
Non Winners 1 Mile
1st Barr Na Straide D B Mc Monagle
2nd Midnight Magic D Mc Gill
3rd Tinkerbell S Ewing
148cm 1 Mile
1st 5 Stone Of Lead D B Mc Monagle
2nd It’s Father Ted J Mc Donald
3rd Little Mix L Turner
1 1/2 Mile Open
1st Mr Mac D Gilligan
2nd Sir RJ Z Mc Mullan
3rd Ida’s Dream S Ewing
153cm 1 Mile
1st 4 Stone Of Lead D B Mc Monagle
2nd Dylan’s Pride S Ewing
3rd Angel Eyes D Gilligan
1 1/4 Mile Open
1st Half Price D Gilligan
2nd Movina’s Boy D King
3rd Athea Jade D B Mc Monagle
1 Mile Open
1st Derry’s Pride D B Mc Monagle
2nd Thunder Struck Z Mc Mullan
3rd Aideen’s Dream S Ewing
Maiden 1 Mile Division 1
1st Cool The Jets P Mc Gill
2nd Let Us Know D B Mc Monagle
3rd Church Hall M Mc Guane
1st Liitle Pop Rocket D B Mc Monagle
2nd Irish Rover D King
3rd Ba An Daingin L Turner