SHOW JUMPING - IRELAND FAIL TO ADD TO NATIONS CUP TALLY
The Irish European Show Jumping Champions today (Friday) failed to add to their 2001 tally of three Nations Cup wins, when they finished fourth in the prestigious Aga Khan Trophy competition on their home turf at the Kerrygold Dublin Horse Show.
Despite a second round rally that delivered three clear rounds, the Irish team of Peter Charles, Jessica Kurten, Kevin Babington and Dermott Lennon were not able to shake off the heavy first round burden of14 faults, and had to be content with a Fourth, behind the US, France, and winners Belgium.
RESULT - CSIO DUBLIN, IRELAND, 8-12 AUGUST 2001
The Kerrygold Nations Cup ****
for award of the Aga Khan Challenge Trophy
Part of the Samsung Nations' Cup Series
Friday, August 10th 2001
1) BELGIUM 8 faults
2) FRANCE 9 faults
3) US 12 faults
4) IRELAND 14 faults
Peter Charles; Corrada 5/0
Jessica Kurten; Bonita 38 4/0
Kevin Babington; Carling King 5/4
Dermott Lennon; Liscalgot 8/0
5) GERMANY 20 faults
6) SWITZERLAND 28 faults
(Gt. Britain failed to qualify for the second round).