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Irish Sport Horses compete at Oslo CSI W and Washington CSI W

The Oslo, Norway CSI W (October 24th to 26th) found Irish Sport Horses being well placed in various classes over the weekend. On Friday, Gerry Maguire (ISH) was ridden by Robert Smith (GBR) to take second in the 1m40 Eldonor Prize class.

Later on Friday Lt. David O’Brien (IRL) rode Lismore Clover (ISH) to come second in the 1m50 Gjensidige Nor Prize class. Saturday found Michel Hecart (FRA) and That’s Life (ISH) finishing third in the Body Shop 1m35 class. Saturdays Rikstoto Grand Prix finished with Sails Away (ISH) ridden by S. Numminen (FIN) in sixth place, Richmont
Park (ISH) and Royne Zetterman (SWE) were eighth and Frisky IV (ISH) ridden by G. Gulliksen (NOR) tenth.

In the US, at the Washington CSI W (October 23rd-25th) Carling King (ISH) was ridden by Kevin Babington (IRL) to take fourth place in Fridays $25,000 1m50 class and then went on to come eighth in Saturdays $100,000 Washington Presidents Cup Grand Prix FEI World Cup class.

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.
• Gerry Maguire ~ 1994 Irish Sport Horse gelding by Clover Hill.
• Lismore Clover ~ 1994 Irish Sport Horse mare by Cloverhill (RID), out of Lismore Lyric (ISH), by Holmacre (TB), bred by Dr. Patrick O’Neill, Primrose Hill, Muckross, Donegal Town, Co. Donegal.
• Richmont Park ~ 1993 Irish Sport Horse gelding by Coevers Diamond Boy (ISH) out of Boy River Lady (ISH), by Smooth Stepper (TB), bred by John Lucas, Graceland Stud, Derrycastle, Ballina, Killaloe, Co. Tipperary.
• Sails Away ~ 1989 Irish Sport Horse gelding by Cruising (ISH) out of Victoria Plum (ISH), by Bahrain (TB), bred by Mary McCann, Hartwell Stud, Kill, Co Kildare.
• That’s Life ~ 1994 Irish Sport Horse gelding by Clover Fields (ISH), out of Classy Madame (TB), by Ozymandias (TB) bred by Con Ryan, The Abbey, Templemore, Co. Tipperary.


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