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Mister Springfield continues on winning form at Goteborg

The Goteborg (SWE) CSI W, from March 27th to 30th, brought further success for Mister Springfield (ISH) and his rider Robert Smith (GBR). Following their win on Thursday in the 1m50 International Jumping Competition, they went on to take first in Fridays 1m50 qualifier for the Grand Prix FEI World Cup.

Liscalgot (ISH) and Dermott Lennon (IRL) came seventh in the same class.

Frisky IV (ISH), ridden by Ludger Beerbaum (GER), was also competing at Goteborg. This partnership took fourth place in the 1m50 on Thursday and third in Sundays 1m40 class.

Further afield in the US, Carling King (ISH) and Kevin Babington (IRL) came tenth in the Tampa, Florida CSI W $200,000 Grand Prix.

Breeding of the above Irish Sport Horses

Mister Springfield ~ 1993 Irish Sport Horse gelding by Western Promise (ISH), out of Glebe Bess (RID), by Ballinahow Boy (RID), bred by Robert L. Gallagher, 22 Springfield Road, Co. Derry.

Liscalgot ~ 1991 Irish Sport Horse mare by Touchdown (ISH), out of Tulla’s Pride (ISH), bred by Terence Harvey, Newry, Co Down.

Frisky IV ~ 1990 Irish Sport Horse gelding by Clover Hill (RID), out of Fiddlers Field (TB), by Skyliner (TB) bred by TR Horgan, Oola, Co. Limerick.

Carling King ~ 1991 gelding by Clover Hill (RID), out of Gortnagger Star (ISH), by Chairlift (TB) bred by Dr. Pat Geraghty, Glenamaddy, Co. Galway.


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