Horse Wins Again At Celbridge
horse of the late Hazel O'Callaghan, the show jumper who died on
July 3 after injuries sustained in a fall, today (Sunday) won its
second Grand Prix of the season, at Celbridge, South County Dublin,
with the only clear round in the jump-off.
once more by 25 yr old Paul O'Shea from Co. Limerick , the horse
<Liffey Valley>, previously ridden by 22 year old Hazel before
her tragic accident, also won the Grand Prix at Newcastle West last
horse is owned by Hazel's mother, Shelagh O'Callagan, wife of Cork
property developer Owen O'Callaghan.
also took 4th place today, riding Anne Wilkinson's <Kildare>.
South County Dublin Grand Prix is part of the national Kerrygold
Grand Prix League.
result of today's Grand Prix catapults Limerick rider Shane Breen
from 5th to 2nd position in the Kerrygold League, with 12 points
for his 2nd place at Celbridge. But Co. Down's Conor Swail is still
far out in front, with a gap of almost 40 points.
RESULT : KERRYGOLD GRAND PRIX LEAGUE SHOW JUMPING RESULT: CELBRIDGE,
SOUTH COUNTY DUBLIN SHOW
COUNTY DUBLIN HUNT GRAND PRIX (€10,000)
Sunday, August 4, 2002
LIFFEY VALLEY; Paul O'Shea (Owner: Shelagh O'Callaghan) Faults 0.00
2) LUANDRA; Shane Breen (Owner: Shane Breen) Faults 4.00 Time 50.39
3) IRISH INDEPENDENT CASPER; Cian O'Connor (Owner: Cian O'Connor)
Faults 4.00 Time 53.44
4) KILDARE; Paul O'Shea (Owner: Anne Wilkinson) Faults 4.00 Time
5) CRUISELINE; Harry Marshall (Owner: Harry Marshall) Faults 4.00
6) SHANNONDALE; Lt. Shane Carey (Owner: Minister for Defence) Faults
4.00 (First Round)
riders through to Jump-Off
GRAND PRIX League Rankings after CELBRIDGE
Conor Swail 97.5 points
2) Shane Breen 59 points
3) Francis Connors 54 points
4) Edward Doyle 51.5 points
5) Linda Courtney 49 points
6) Stephen Smith 45 points