3rd in Inaugural International Grand Prix
the 8-year-old Holsteiner stallion owned by Morningside Stud in
County Clare, placed 3rd in the first career international Grand
Prix and, in so doing,
has qualified to compete in the upcoming European Championship.
the CSIO-Drammen (Norway) last weekend, Condios and his rider Henrik
Steen Gundersen placed 3rd in the Volvo Penta Norway Grand Prix.
Out of a field of 49 starters, only Condios and four other horses
jumped clear in the first round. In the second round's jump-off
against the clock, the only clears were by the winner, Norway's
Geir Gulliksen riding Clear Rounds Then Party (43.32 seconds), second
place finisher John Whitaker riding Lactik Two (44.36), and Gundersen
and Condios placing third (44.80).
Earlier in the weekend Condios and Gundersen placed in the Kingsland
Trophy 1.50 metre class.
(Coriano x Landgraf I) recently returned to competition after being
quarantined for six months for semen freezing. Since his return
to competition on May
3, Condios has won one 1.30 metre class, placed in 8 out of the
10 1.40 or 1.50 metre classes he has jumped, and placed in his first
international Grand Prix.
of Condios and other top performance stallions will be offered for
sale at Ireland's inaugural SCOPE Auction on August 2-3. Further
information may be
found at www.scope-auction.com
or by ringing +3184.108.40.20601