Skelligs

Skelligs,

rocky islands, off SW Republic of Ireland, in Co. Kerry, comprising Lemon Rock, Little Skellig, and Great Skellig. Climbing the rocks to the peaks of Great Skellig, also known as Skellig Michael, was part of an ancient means of penance. The island has a lighthouse and ruins of a monastery. Little Skellig is a bird sanctuary.
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The John Dunlop-trained Albanov and Skelligs Rock, from Brendan Duke's yard, are out because they were the lowest rated horses among the 22 declared at the 48-hour final declaration stage when the safety limit is 20.
VODAFONE DERBY BETTING, Ladbrokes: 3-1 Brian Boru, 7-2 Refuse To Bend, 4-1 Alamshar, 12-1 Alberto Giacometti, 16-1 Dutch Gold, Kris Kin, Magistretti, The Great Gatsby, 20-1 Norse Dancer, Shield, 25-1 Franklins Gardens, 33-1 Dunhill Star, Let Me Try Again, New South Wales, 40-1 Balestrini, Graikos, Unigold, 50-1 Summerland, 66-1 Abunawwas, Lundy's Lane, Strength 'N Honour, 100-1 Prince Nureyev, Titurel, 500-1 Skelligs Rock.
Battle Chant (Ed Dunlop), Skelligs Rock (B Duke) and Magistretti (Neville Callaghan), all hold entries in the French Derby trial, the Group One Prix Lupin, on the same card.
I've always loved the Skelligs as well and I try and go to Knock as often as I can.
Another runner who is A1 class at his best is SKELLIGS VIERI, who looks plotted up in heat two at 7.
SKELLIGS ROCK: A rank outsider who has shown only moderate form in maidens, and his odds of 500-1 reflect his chance.
That first sight of Tintern still sits there brightly in my memory as do other wild, beautiful pilgrim moments like sitting in the ruins of beehive cell in the Skelligs just off the west coast of Ireland or meeting clever monks breeding Christian bees in Devon or wandering the great Spanish terrains of the meseta on my way to Compostela.
Extra activities include a boat trip to Skelligs, canoeing, cycling, surfing and panoramic walks, visiting the tetrapods.
Jem Racing (Poole): T1 Sundance Jet 14-1, T2 Brittons Empire 5-4, T3 Killacolla Eagle 9-4, T4 Coolykereen Hi 5-1, T5 River Dubh 9-2, T6 Skelligs Yahoo 33-1.
But he decides to take a real risk and team his duck with some chocolate from Skelligs Chocolate which leads to some very interesting taste-testing with owner Colm Healy.
Super Paws final Jem Racing (Poole): T1 Sundance Jet 14-1, T2 Brittons Empire 5-4, T3 Killacolla Eagle 9-4, T4 Coolykereen Hi (m) 5-1, T5 River Dubh (m) 9-2, T6 Skelligs Yahoo (w) 33-1.
Super Paws Jem Racing (Poole): 6-4 Brittons Empire, 7-2 Crusing Gino, 7 Coolykereen High, River Dubh, Swift Emma, 8 Droopys College, 9 Killacolla Eagle, 12 Skelligs Yahoo, 16 Mallogs Amy, 33 Offshore Rebel, 50 Clonkelly Point, Sundance Jet (e/w 1/5 1,2,3).