Irish Horses Doing
26th February 2002
EEZY (ISH) WINS $50,000 WORLD CUP QUALIFIER Another King of Diamonds.
Eezy is by Diamond Chin by Flagmount Diamond by King of Diamonds.
The Irish Sport Horse Eezy has just won the $50,000 Rio Vista Grand Prix
World Cup Qualifier at Indio, California last Sunday, the 24th February
2002. Ridden by Duncan McFarlane the big gelding produced a flawless jump-off
ride with clever inside cuts to beat the competition by over a second.
This successful pair were also recently placed second in the $50,000 Indio
Grand Prix FEI World Cup on the 3rd February 2002.
Eezy was 2nd in the $25,000 Ariat Grand Prix in Indio, California on the
26th January 2001. He won both the $45,000 US Derby at Del Mar, California
in August 2000 and the $25,000 Grand Prix in San Diego, CA also in August.
Throughout 2000 he was well placed in a further 5 Grand Prix classes including
a 3rd in the World Cup Qualifier at San Diego (September).
Eezy (1992) is an Irish Sport Horse gelding by Diamond Chin (ISH), out
of Brown Dollie (ISH), by Skylark (RID). He was bred by Mr. Eugene McGinn,
Drumgoose, Castleblaney, Co. Monaghan and was produced by Ms. Linda Courtney.
The sire of Eezy, Diamond Chin was himself a Grade A show jumping stallion
owned by Mr. Thomas Kernan, Haynestown Stud, Dundalk, Co. Louth.
Eezy is owned by Ms. Kathie Cheatham, Alamo, CA and is ridden by Mr. Duncan
King of Diamonds Granddaughter wins again
Ado Annie by Errigal Flight by King of Diamonds
Ado Annie wins her 3rd World Cup Qualifier this year
Ado Annie (ISH) won the World Cup Qualifier ($40,000 dollar class) at
Griffith Park, California on the 17th November 2001.
Ado Annie (ISH) is a 1993 mare by Errigal Flight (ISH) out of Coolrain
Princess (ISH), by Blue Peter (RID), bred by Ms Frances Sheeran, Glebe,
oolrain, Portlaoise, Co. Laois and is ridden by Mr Will Simpson (USA).
She was purchased by the Larking Bros as a yearling and was sold as a
4 year old to the US by them. The Larkin Bros now own her dam and full
sister born this year.
Earlier this year Ado Annie (ISH) won 3 World Cup Qualifiers in the US
and was 2nd in another.. She was 2nd in the $150,000 Derby in Calgary
in September. She also won the $25,000 Surfside GP in May and was 3rd
in both the $50,000 EMO GP in January and the $25,000 Ariat GP in February.