Village Grey’s family
Village Grey’s grandaughters now regularly top the line in the Showring. Among these are Village Linnet (2003)by Laerkens Cascade Dawn who arrived with her dam, Village Girl in 2004 to Henry O’Tooles Castle Stud, and has more recently, on two occasions won both Clifden and Dublin. Pat O’Neill has Village Mist (1993) by Coral Prince X Vilage Girl, and she and her progeny are also winners. Padraig Hynes’ Village Heather (1999) by Boden Park Finnard X Village Girl has been All-Ireland broodmare Champion, Midland and Galway Champion and has won many other awards.
Village Boy (1989) had been Reserve Supreme.at Clifden and two of his sons, Ann O Brien Conroy’s Glencarrig Lexus out of Coosheen Breeze and Fred Gannon’s Clonberne Boy (1999) out of Irishtown Beauty have both been Clifden Stallion winners.
Another son Bunowen Castle Ri (1998) out of Bunowen Castle Queen, has swept the boards in England, both at HOYS and Olympia ’05 and Olympia ‘07 where he has been at the pinnacle of Mountain and Moorland showing, both in hand and ridden by Vanessa Compton. A younger stallion son Lecarrow King (2001) out of Lecarrow recently went to England.