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Irish Sport Horses are winners at Millstreet

At the Millstreet Show in Cork last weekend, August 15th to 17th, Saturdays 1m50 Millstreet Derby class was won by Laughton Lass (ISH) ridden by Lt. Shane Carey (IRL) while Sundays Boomerang Finder Championship final brought first place for Welcome Captain (ISH) and his rider, Gabriel Slattery (IRL).

At the Hickstead Derby CSI 4*, the Osborne Refridgerators Derby Trial 1m60 class was won by Cullawn Diamond (ISH), ridden by J. Annett (GBR).

Further afield, at the Valkenswaard CSI 5* in the Netherlands (August 14th- 17th), Royal Charmer (ISH) ridden by Markus Fuchs (SUI) won Saturdays 1m45
Eurocommerce Prix class. Also competing at Valkenswaard were Quick Flash (ISH), ridden by Samantha McIntosh (BUL) to take third in Fridays Gestut am Schalsee 1m40 class and Katie Riddle (ISH), ridden by Lars Nieberg (GER), to come third in Saturdays 1m50 Valkenswaard Derby.

In Italy, at the Cervia CSI 1*, the Grand Prix class last Sunday found Windgates Illusion (ISH) ridden by G. Martinengo jump a double clear to come fourth.
Finally, at the Santo Domingo (DOM) Pan American Games, August 13th to 16th, Bohemio (ISH) ridden by Frederico Fernandez (MEX) was on the silver medal
winning Mexican team and finished fifth overall in the individual placings.

Breeding of the above Irish Sport Horses

• Laugton’s 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.
• Welcome Captain ~ 1998 Irish Sport Horse gelding by Captain Clover (ISH), out of Welcome (RID), by Legaun Prince (RID), bred by Tom Fitzmaurice, Athleague, Co. Roscommon.
• Cullawn Diamond ~ 1994 Irish Sport Horse gelding by Ballinvella (TB). out of Diamond No More (ISH), by Diamond Prince (RID), bred by Shay Foley, Templemore Road, Grange, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary.
• Royal Charmer ~ 1993 Irish Sport Horse by Cavalier (HOLST), bred by Tom Hughes, Cuffesgrange, Co. Kilkenny.
• Quick Flash (ISH) ~ 1992 Irish Sport Horse gelding by Cavalier (HOLST), out of Bodalmore Lass (ISH), by Diamonds Are Trumps (ISH) bred by Grace Renehan, Bodalmore, Kilkenny.
• Katie Riddle ~ 1994 Irish Sport Horse mare by Flagmount Diamond (RID).
• Windgates Illusion~ 1995 Irish Sport Horse gelding by Cavalier (HOLST), out of Ginger Rose (ID), by Ginger Dick (RID), bred by Edward Cawley, Ballymaglassan, Dunboyne, Co. Meath.
• Bohemio~ 1992 Irish Sport Horse gelding by Mister Lord (TB), out of Blackwater Beauty (AID), by Holy Cross (RID), bred by Judith McGinn, Mallow Castle, Mallow, Co. Cork.


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