Army Win At Monte Carlo
Army rider Lt. Shane Carey clocked up the first Irish win at the
prestigious Monte Carlo international show jumping competition tonight
(Friday), riding the Irish-bred Clover Hill gelding Killossery.
took the Prix Liebherr speed class with a time of 54.56 seconds,
shaving fractions of a second off Belgium's Kristof Cleeren's time
of 54.99 seconds.
Jessica Kurten took eighth place in a time of 59.10 seconds, riding
the German-bred Duke of Lando.
Army riders Lt. Shane Carey and Lt. David O'Brien are at the Monte
Carlo show at the express invitation of the Ireland Fund of Monaco,
which is run by Bill Vincent.
JUMPING RESULTS: CSI-A MONTE CARLO MONACO 25-27 APRIL 2002
International Competition CSIA - 1m40
Table C - FEI 239 and 268
Coeff.2 for the KBL-Monaco Challenge
Friday, 26 April 2002
KILLOSSERY; Lt Shane CAREY (IRL) Time 54.46
2) BRUSTOR J'AIME LA VIE; Kristof CLEEREN (BEL) Time 54.99
3) CAPTAIN WELLINGTON ; Andrew DAVIS (GBR) Time 55.99
DUKE OF LANDO; Jessica KURTEN (IRL) Time 59.10