Sport Horses competing well in Norway and Canada
Drammen, Norway CSIO****, from June 27th to 29th last, found Irish
Army riders Capt. Gerry Flynn and Lt. Shane Carey jumping to success
again. Rincoola Abu (ISH) was ridden by Capt. Gerry Flynn (IRL)
to win both Fridays Lena Maskin Trophy (1m40) class and Saturdays
Felleskjopet Speed Derby 1m40 class, in which Conor Swail (IRL)
and Windgate Mystique (ISH) took second.
Shane Carey (IRL) and Laugtons Lass (ISH) took second place
in Saturdays Bertel O. Steen Trophy 1m40, landing behind class winners
Tomgar Rocky (ISH) and HD Dreher (GER). Lt. Carey went on to take
fifth place in Sundays Drammen Volvo Grand Prix with Killossery
Over in Canada meanwhile, Irish Sport Horses have been well represented
at Spruce Meadows recently. At the CSI B (June 20-22) Hilton Flight
(ISH) was ridden by Richard Spooner (USA) to win the Nexen 1m45
class on Saturday June 21st. Sunday found Ado Annie (ISH) and Will
Simpson take fourth in the Calgary Grand Prix.
past weekend, at the Spruce Meadows CSI 3*, Hilton Flight (ISH)
and Richard Spooner (USA) won Sundays Calgary Esso Challenge (1m60),
while Ado Annie (ISH) and Will Simpson (USA) came third in Saturdays
Calgary RBC Cup (1m60).
of the above Irish Sport Horses
Abu ~ 1989 Irish Sport Horse mare by Cruising (ISH), out of Holly
Hill (ISH), by Clover Hill (RID) bred by Harold McGahern, Rincoolagh,
Granard, Co. Longford.
Mystique ~ 1994 Irish Sport Horse mare by Cruising (ISH), out of
Winning Promise (TB), by Roi Guilaume (TB), bred by William Fenelon,
Guileen Lodge, Guileen, Stradbally, Co. Laois.
Lass ~ 1992 Irish Sport Horse mare by John Henry (ISH), out of Laughton
Poynt (ISH), by Poynton (TB), bred by John Troy, Ardmore, Strawberry
Beds, Lucan, Co. Dublin.
Rocky ~ 1991 Irish Sport Horse Gelding by Diamond Lad (RID), out
of Bracklin Sky (ISH), by Skyboy (TB), bred by Charles Pidgeon,
Bracklin, Kilbeggan, Co. Westmeath.
~ 1992 Irish Sport Horse gelding by Clover Hill (RID), out of Jeannie
(ISH), by Radical (TB), bred by Killossery Lodge Stud, Kilsallaghan,
Flight ~ 1993 Irish Sport Horse gelding by Errigal Flight (ISH),
out of Occasion VII (WNTR), bred by Jennifer Giles, Kilmacanogue,
Annie ~ 1993 mare by Errigal Flight (ISH) out of Coolrain Princess
(ISH), by Blue Henry (RID), bred by Ms Frances Sheeran, Portlaoise,