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Royal Charmer (ISH) wins at Belfast CSI 5*

The first Belfast 5* Indoor International Horse Show took place last weekend, November 27th to 30th, in the Odyssey Arena. Irish Sport Horse Royal Charmer (ISH) was ridden by Markus Fuchs (SUI) to win the My Travel Lite Top Flight 1m40 class on Friday. Boherdeal Clover (ISH) came third in the Odyssey Welcome
Stakes 1m40 class on Thursday, ridden by Lt. David O’Brien (IRE). Fridays Odyssey Jump off 1m50 class found Gelvin Clover (ISH) ridden by Clem McMahon (IRE) in third place.

On Thursday Robert Smith (GBR), who won the Best Rider in Belfast title, rode Gerry Maguire (ISH) to take second place in the Welcome Stakes 1m35 class. They also came second in Saturdays Crumley Construction 1m45 class, joint second in the Puissance with XL (ISH) ridden by Harry Marshall (IRE) and Midnight Call (ISH) ridden by Edward Doyle (IRE) and second in Sundays Six Bars class, in which Katie Riddle (ISH) and Lars Nieberg (Ger) came third. Two Mills
Showtime (ISH) came tenth in the Belfast Envirocare Grand Prix on Sunday.

Also competing over the weekend, Touch of Clover (ISH) was ridden by Fidel Vogt (LIE) to take seventh in the Gorla Minore (ITA) CSI 1* Grand Prix yesterday while That’s Life (ISH) and Michel Hecart (FRA) came second in the Paris Porte de Versailles CSI 4* Prix Ceneca class.

Finally, the Stockholm CSI 3* and 4* saw Richmont Park (ISH) ridden by Royne Zetterman (SWE) take seventh in yesterdays Stockholm Mitsubishi Grand Prix.

Breeding of the above Irish Sport Horses

Boherdeal Clover ~ 1991 Irish Sport Horse Stallion by Clover Hill (RID), out of Virginia Wolfa (ISH), by Regular Guy (TB), bred by Ms. Pamela Miller, Mount Cashel Stud, Co. Roscommon.
Gelvin Clover (ISH)~ 1993 Irish Draught stallion by Clover Hill (RID), out of Culderg (RID), by Ginger Dick (RID) bred by Kieran Rowley, Culmore, Swinford, Co. Mayo.
Gerry Maguire ~ 1994 Irish Sport Horse gelding by Clover Hill. Katie Riddle ~ 1994 Irish Sport Horse mare by Flagmount Diamond (RID).
Midnight Call ~ 1992 Irish Sport Horse gelding by Duca di Busted (TB), out of Lady Glen (RID) by Flagmount Diamond (RID), bred by the McLoughlin Bros, 225 Belfast Road, Dundonald, Co. Down.
Richmont Park ~ 1993 Irish Sport Horse gelding by Coevers Diamond Boy (ISH), out of a Smooth Stepper (TB) mare.
Royal Charmer ~ 1993 Irish Sport Horse by Cavalier (HOLST), bred by Tom Hughes, Cuffesgrange, Co. Kilkenny.
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.
Touch of Clover ~ 1990 Irish Sport Horse gelding by Touchstone (ISH), out of Clover Vale (ISH), by Clover Hill (RID), bred by Ted McKenna, 17 Main Street, Beragh, Omagh, Co. Tyrone.
Two Mills Showtime ~ (ex Fair is Fair) 1992 Irish Sport Horse gelding by Cavalier (Holst), out of Grange Queen (ISH), by King of Diamonds (RID).
XL ~ 1995 Irish Sport Horse gelding by Master Imp (TB), out of Holdenstown Diamond (ID), by Diamonds are Trumps (RID) bred by Mrs. Cecilia Whelan, Holdenstown, Baltinglass, Co. Wicklow.


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