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Hilton 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 class. On
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
Championship Finale).

The Burghley CCI**** took centre stage in Eventing last weekend. It finished with The Wexford Lady (ISH) ridden by Sarah Cutteridge (GBR) taking
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. Pat Geraghty,
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, Co. Limerick.
• Hilton Flight ~ 1993 Irish Sport Horse gelding by Errigal Flight (ISH), out of Occasion VII (WNTR), bred by Jennifer Giles, Kilmacanogue, Co. Wicklow.
• 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 O’Sullivan, Hayestown, Clonard, Co. Wexford.


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