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Vejer De La Frontera, Vilamoura and Indio (USA) Results

Vejer De La Frontera CSI A in Spain continued last weekend with another win for Diamond Carat (ISH) and Niall Talbot (IRE) in the 1m30 class on Friday, February 21st.

Gandini Stardust VI (ISH) also repeated last weekends performance by winning Saturday’s 1m45 class ridden by Rodrigo Pessoa (BRA).

Across the border in Vilamoura, Portugal, Sunday’s Vilamoura CSI* Grand Prix saw Bornacoola (ISH) ridden by Capt. Gerry Flynn (IRE) take third place, with Lt. Shane Carey (IRE) and Ballycumber (ISH) behind them in fifth place.

Over in the US, at the Indio CSI W, last Thursday’s Ariat Grand Prix found Andy (ISH), ridden by Rich Fellers (USA), in fourth place while fellow Irish Sport Horse Ado Annie took fifth with rider Will Simpson (USA). Ado Annie (ISH) went on to come joint sixth in Sundays $50,000 Rio Vista FEI World Cup Grand Prix, sharing this placing with Eezy (ISH) and Duncan McFarlane (USA).

Breeding of the above Irish Sport Horses

Diamond Carat ~ 1991 Irish Sport Horse mare by Cavalier (HOLST), out of Kilkenny Lady (ISH), by Diamond Serpent (ISH), bred by Mary Hughes, Ennisnag House, Stonyford, Co. Kilkenny.

Gandini Stardust ~ 1991 Irish Sport Horse mare by Cavalier (HOLST), out of Candle Light (ISH), by Yellow River (TB), bred by Sean Flanagan, Forestown, Horse and Jockey, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

Bornacoola ~ 1994 Irish Sport Horse mare by Cavalier (HOLST).

Ballycumber ~ 1992 Irish Sport Horse gelding by Master Imp (TB), out of Peggy 8 (ISH), by Silent Whistle (TB), bred by John Brennan, Coon West, Carlow.

Andy ~ 1993 Irish Sport Horse gelding by Cavalier (HOLST) out of a King of Diamonds (RID) mare.

Ado Annie ~ 1993 Irish Sport Horse mare by Errigal Flight (ISH) out of Coolrain Princess (ISH), by Blue Henry (RID), bred by Ms Frances Sheeran, Portlaoise, Co. Laois.

Eezy ~ 1992 Irish Sport Horse gelding, by Diamond Chin (ISH), out of Brown Dollie (ISH), by Skylark (RID), bred by Mr. Eugene McGinn, Castleblaney, Co. Monaghan.


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