Jumping - Irish Pair In Top Five At La Baule Jump-Off
RIDERS kept up the pressure at La Baule, France, this afternoon,
following Cian O'Connor's win in this morning's speed class.
again put in a sterling performance in the big jump-off class, the
PRIX DIANE BARRIERE DESSEIGNE, leading the field until French and
Italian aces Michel Robert and Bruno Chimirri shaved seconds off
Irish Independent Casper's time of 44.40.
Twomey on his new mount <Luidam>, took fifth in the same class,
with another double clear and a time of 44.89.
Nations Cup competition - first in the 2003 Superleague - takes
place on Sunday.
up against some very stiff opposition here, >> said 23 yr-old
Kildare-born O'Connor after his jump-off class this evening, <<but
our confidence is building. Nations Cup points on Sunday are essential
to keep us in this race.>>
JUMPING RESULTS: CSIO LA BAULE FRANCE 8-11 MAY 2003
DIANE BARRIERE DESSEIGNE
Bareme A avec chrono + barrage au chrono (Jump Off)
Thursday, May 8, 2003
MICHEL ROBERT (FRA) OLYMPIA Faults 0.00/0.00 Time 42.47
2) BRUNO CHIMIRRI (ITA) AUSTRALE Faults 0.00/0.00 Time 43.84
3) CIAN O'CONNOR (IRL) IRISH INDEPENDENT CASPER Faults 0.00/0.00
BILLY TWOMEY (IRL) ANASTASIA III Faults 0.00/0.00 Time 44.89