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Recent Results of Irish Sport Horses competing in Sweden, Italy, France, US, UK, Bulgaria and Belgium

Irish Sport Horses continue to compete well in various parts of the world. At the Falsterbo CSIO 5* in Sweden (July 10th-13th) Richmont Park (ISH) ridden by Royne Zetterman (SWE) made up one quarter of the winning Swedish team in Fridays Samsung Nations Cup. Ireland came fourth in this class despite the double clear jumped by Gelvin Clover (ISH) and Clement McMahon, one of only three double clears in the final top four team placings.

Richmont Park (ISH) went on to finish fifth in Sundays Falsterbo Grand Prix. Also competing at Falsterbo was Killossery Kruisette (ISH) ridden by Lt. David O'Brien (IRL) to win Thursdays MCR Cup 1m45 class in which Loughtown Atlanta (ISH) and C. Torres Garcia (ESP) came fifth. On Friday Lt. Shane Carey (IRL) and Lismakin (ISH) took third in the Stiffelsen Falsterbo Horse Show Pris 1m45. Lt. Carey also won Sundays BJ Trophy 1m40, followed into second place by Loughtown Atlanta (ISH) and C. Torres Garcia (ESP).

At the San Patrignano CSI 4* in Italy (July 18th-20th) Mr. Flanagan (ISH) and D. Mascella (FRA) came third in Sundays Premio Aeroporti di Milano 1m40.

Competition at Le Pin Au Haras in France saw That's Life and Michel Hecart (FRA) win last Saturdays 1m40 class while in the US Ado Annie (ISH) ridden by Will Simpson (ISH) took seventh in Sundays $175,000 Grand Prix at the San Juan de Capistrano CSI 4*.

Quick Flash (ISH) represented Irish Sport Horses well at the Sofia CSIO 4*W in Bulgaria last weekend as a member of the home nations winning team in the Bulgaria Samsung Nations Cup 4*. Ridden by Samantha McIntosh (BUL) he also came second in Saturdays 1m30 class. In England, Mr Springfield (ISH) and Robert Smith (GBR) won last Saturdays Chester Championship at the Chester CSI**.

Finally, Lt. David O'Brien (IRL) and Lismore Clover (ISH) brought home a Silver Medal from the Equestrian Military World Championship 2003 which were held in Belgium last weekend.

Breeding of the above Irish Sport Horses

Richmont Park ~ 1993 Irish Sport Horse gelding by Coevers Diamond Boy (ISH), out of a Smooth Stepper (TB) mare.

Gelvin Clover ~ 1993 Irish Draught stallion by Clover Hill (RID), out of Culderg (RID), by Ginger Dick (RID) bred by Kieran Rowley, Culmore, Swinford, Co. Mayo.

Killossery Kruisette ~ 1994 Irish Sport Horse mare by Cruising (ISH), out of Jeannie (ISH), by Radical (TB), bred by Killossery Lodge Stud, Kilsallaghan, Co. Dublin.

Loughtown Atlanta ~ 1989 Irish Sport Horse gelding by Clover Hill (RID), out of Northern Rose by Northern Value (TB) bred by Gabriel O'Connor, St Jarlaiths Place, Tuam, Co. Galway.

Lismakin ~ 1990 Irish Sport Horse gelding by Master Imp (TB), out of Erkina Queen (ISH), by King Of Diamonds (RID) bred by Anne Downey, Portlaoise.

Mr. Flanagan ~ 1990 Irish Sport Horse gelding by Cavalier (HOLST), out of Candle Light (ISH), by Yellow River (TB) bred by Marion Hughes, Graigue, Cuffesgrange, Co. Kilkenny.

That's Life ~ 1994 Irish Sport Horse gelding by Clover Fields (ISH), out of Classy Madame (TB), by Ozymandias (TB), bred by Con Ryan, The Abbey,
Templemore, Co. Tipperary.

Ado Annie ~ 1993 mare by Errigal Flight (ISH) out of Coolrain Princess (ISH), by Blue Henry (RID), bred by Ms Frances Sheeran, Portlaoise,
Co. Laois.

Quick Flash ~ 1992 Irish Sport Horse gelding by Cavalier (HOLST), out of Bodalmore Lass (ISH), by Diamonds Are Trumps (ISH) bred by Grace Renehan, Bodalmore, Kilkenny.

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.

Lismore Clover ~ 1994 Irish Sport Horse mare by Cloverhill (RID), out of Lismore Lyric (ISH), by Holmacre (TB), bred by Dr. Patrick O'Neill, Primrose Hill, Muckross, Donegal Town, Co. Donegal.


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