Flight (ISH) wins $75,000 BP Cup at Spruce Meadows CSIO 5*
Irish Sport Horse Hilton Flight, ridden by Richard Spooner (USA) won
last Saturdays $75,000 BP Cup class at the Spruce Meadows, Canada
CSIO 5* (September 3rd-7th). Also competing at this show and coming
third in the BP Cup class was McGuinness (ISH) ridden by Rich Fellers
(USA). Hilton Flight (ISH) also took joint third, with fellow Irish
Sport Horse Carling King ridden by Kevin Babington (IRL), in Fridays
$40,000 Atco Electric Circuit 6 Bars
In Russia, at the Moscow CSI W last weekend, Frisky IV (ISH) was ridden
by G. Gulliksen (NOR) to take second place in Fridays $10,000 1m40
the same day in Portugal, at the Portimao CSI 3*, Ringwood MCD (ISH)
was ridden by C. Torres Garcia (ESP) to come second in a 1m40 class.
Swanky (ISH) competed at the Den Haag (NED) CSI 3*, ridden by Tadayoshi
Hayashi (JAP) to come ninth in Sundays Den Hagg Grand Prix (Benelux
The Burghley CCI**** took centre stage in Eventing last weekend. It
finished with The Wexford Lady (ISH) ridden by Sarah Cutteridge (GBR)
fifth place and Shear H20 (ISH)ridden by Leslie Law (GBR) taking eleventh.
Breeding of the above Irish Sport Horses
Carling King ~ 1991 Irish Sport Horse gelding by Clover Hill
(RID), out of Gortnagger Star (ISH) by Chairlift (TB), bred by Dr.
Glenamaddy, Co. Galway.
Frisky IV: 1990 Irish Sport Horse gelding by Clover Hill (RID),
out of Fiddlers Field (TB), by Skyliner (TB) bred by TR Horgan, Oola,
Hilton Flight ~ 1993 Irish Sport Horse gelding by Errigal Flight
(ISH), out of Occasion VII (WNTR), bred by Jennifer Giles, Kilmacanogue,
McGuinness ~ ex Clonguish Star 1995 Irish Sport Horse gelding
by Cavalier (Holst), out of Farnagh Goldie (ISH), bred by Josephine
Jordan, Deerpark, Newtownforbes, Co. Longford.
Ringwood MCD ~ 1993 Irish Sport Horse gelding by Rich Rebel
(USA), out of Killea Hunter (RID), by Silver Hunter (RID), bred by
Michael Ryan, The Abbey, Templemore, Co. Tipperary.
Swanky ~ 1989 Irish Sport Horse gelding by Furisto (HANN),
out of an unnamed Sandis (TB) Irish Sport Horse mare bred by Malachy
Stone, Arklow, Co.
Shear H2O (ISH) ~ 1990 Irish Sport Horse Gelding by Stan the
Man (TB), out of Starry Night II (ISH), by Carnival Night (TB) bred
by Mr. Edward Walsh, Moveen East, Kilkee, Co. Clare.
The Wexford Lady ~ 1993 Irish Sport Horse mare by Fine Blade
(TB), out of Forth Diamond (ISH), by Whitehall Bridge (TB), bred by
Letty OSullivan, Hayestown, Clonard, Co. Wexford.