Second, Third In Finnish Six Bar
IRISH team kicked off their trip to Hamina in Finland with a convincing
display in the Six-Bar competition this afternoon (Friday), with
Cian O'Connor taking second place with the 11 yr old Norwegian-bred
mare <Calanda>, owned by Joe Wall of Maynooth, and squad newcomer
Clem McMahon in Third with <Dark Flight>.
the big battle will take place at the Nations Cup on Sunday, O'Connor
said after the Six-Bar result: < I was delighted with the mare.
She is a little bit special, but has all the talent. I could see
her becoming my next Grand Prix horse.>
rider Lt. Shane Carey, riding <Laughton's Lass>, was Sixth
in the competition.
JUMPING RESULTS: CSIO**** HAMINA FINLAND 13-15 JUNE 2003
4 Six Bar Competition Art. 262.3
Friday, June 13, 2003
Mikko Piirala; Clou (FIN) Faults 0/0/0/0
2) Cian O'Connor; Calanda (IRL) Faults 0/0/0/4
3) Clement MacMahon; Dark Flight (IRL) Faults 0/0/0/8
Lt. Shane Carey; Laughtons Lass (IRL) Faults 0/8