Ireland Gets Ready For Nations Cup Battle
ADVANCE OF THIS AFTERNOON¹S historic Nations Cup competition,
Army riders have once again shown their dominance in the Falsterbo,
Sweden, show jumping arena.
Shane Carey won this morning¹s (Friday) second Derby Qualifier
on <Killossery>, with Ireland¹s Cian O¹Connor Fourth
on <ABC Landliebe>.
was second with <Killossery> in the first Derby Qualifier
yesterday (Thursday), while his team-mate Lt. David O¹Brien
won the Grand Prix Qualifier on the same day, riding <Boherdeal
Irish-bred Killossery has had a remarkable year, with wins in 2002
at Monaco, Spangenberg, Poznan and Linz.
afternoon¹s Nations Cup team at Falsterbo will jump as follows
Lt. Shane Carey
Lummen, Belgium, meanwhile, the second Irish Nations Cup team of
Captain Gerry Flynn, Edward Doyle ,Darragh Kearins and Shane Breen
will also compete
both the Falsterbo and Lummen teams win, it will be the third year
in a row that Ireland has won both Nations Cups on the same day
at these venues. Results should be complete before 6 p.m.
International Jumping Competition
Two Phase Table A/A 1m45
2nd Qualification for the H&M Derby
Friday, 12 July 2002
KILLOSSERY; Lt. Shane CAREY (IRL) Faults 0.00 Time 27.62
2) BANDOULA DU THOT; Olivier GUILLON (FRA) Faults 0.00 Time 28.73
3) H&M TAMINA; Malin BARYARD (SWE) Faults 0.00 Time 29.16
ABC LAND LIEBE; Cian O'CONNOR (IRL) Faults 0.00 Time 29.87