For The "Jumping Double"
Kerrygold Horse Show 7-11 August 2002
additional €25,000 will be awarded to the show jumper who wins
both the Kerrygold Classic at the Kerrygold Horse Show and the Sallynoggin/Pavilion
Grand Prix at the Dun Laoghaire Horse Show which is a qualifier
in the Kerrygold National Grand Prix League.
is the first time ever this bonus prize is being offered. The horse
and rider combination that pulls off this fantastic feat will take
home an impressive €40,000.
double winners could include: Dermot Lennon - 'Ginger Watt' and
'Liscalgot'; Cian O'Connor - 'Irish Independent Casper'; Shane Breen
- 'Luandra' and 'Godsend'; Stephen Smith - 'Desert Prince'; and
Conor Swail - 'Windgates Cruise West'. These riders are entered
in the Kerrygold Horse Show and are competing in the Dun Laoghaire
Kerrygold Classic (International Competition No. 2) takes place
at 3:20pm on the first day of the Show, Wednesday 7 August 2002.
Obstacles in the Classic are between 1.40m and 1.60m high and speed
is anything up to 350m per minute. The rider with the fastest time
around the course and the least faults wins €5,000 from a prize
pool of €15,000. The Dun Laoghaire Show Grand Prix takes place
at 2:30pm on Monday 5 August and offers a first prize of €10,000.
riders competing at the 2002 Kerrygold Horse Show use the Dun Laoghaire
Horse Show as a warm-up event to prepare for the demands of competition
on the Main Arena. Dun Laoghaire is a good competition to ready
horses for the Kerrygold Horse Show, particularly if horses have
travelled long distances.
2002 Kerrygold Horse Show is open to the public from 9:00am to 6:30pm
daily from 7 - 11 August. General admission costs €11.00 for
adults and €7.00 for children, students and senior citizens.
Dun Laoghaire Horse Show takes place on Monday 5 August 2002 at
the Pottery Road Grounds behind the National Rehabilitation Hospital.
It is open from 9:00am to 6:00pm with jumping competitions from
9:00am and a carnival in the afternoon. Entry: €5 per car (includes
admission and parking); pedestrian entry €2 adult and free
for children. The Show's charity in 2002 is the Alzheimer Day Care
bonus prize is an initiative of the Royal Dublin Society and Dun
Laoghaire Horse Show.
RDS website www.rds.ie/kerrygold.