King wins $75,000 Palm Beach PDP Capital Master Cup Grand Prix
King (ISH), ridden by Kevin Babington (IRL), ruled supreme yesterday,
February 29th, to take top placing in the $75,000 Palm Beach PDP
Capital Master Cup Grand Prix. Also competing in the US over the
weekend were fellow Irish Sport Horses, Ado Annie, McGuinness and
Hilton Flight. These horses competed in the $25,000 Indio Ariat
Grand Prix last Friday with Ado Annie (ISH) ridden by Will Simpson
(USA) taking third place, McGuinness (ISH) and Rich Fellers (USA)
finishing sixth and Hilton Flight
(ISH) ridden by Richard Spooner (USA) landing eighth. Hilton Flight
(ISH) and Richard Spooner (USA) also took eighth in Sundays $50,000
Indio King Shavings Grand Prix.
Also competing over the weekend, at the Vejer De La Frontera I CSI
3* in Spain, Diamond Carat (ISH) was ridden by Niall Talbot (IRE)
to finish second in last Fridays Niza Cars (1m40) class. Sundays
Vejer De La Frontera Grand Prix saw Samantha McIntosh (BUL) ride
Calvaro Star (ISH) to finish in eighth place.
of the above Irish Sport Horses
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.
Calvaro Star ~ 1995 Irish Sport Horse gelding by Cavalier
(Holst), out of Cam Brook (ISH), by Diamond Chin (ISH), bred by
Patrick Tiernan, Monascriebe, Faughart, Dundalk, Co. Louth.
Carling King ~ 1991 Irish Sport Horse gelding by Clover Hill
(RID), out of Gortnagger Star (ISH) by Chairlift (TB), bred by Dr.
Pat Geraghty, Glenamaddy, Co. Galway.
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.
Hilton Flight ~ 1993 Irish Sport Horse gelding by Errigal
Flight (ISH), out of Occasion VII (WNTR), bred by Jennifer Giles,
Kilmacanogue, Co. Wicklow.
McGuinness ~ ex Clonguish Star 1995 Irish Sport Horse gelding
by Cavalier (Holst), out of Farnagh Goldie (ISH), bred by Josephine
Jordan, Deerpark, Newtownforbes, Co. Longford.