Sport Horses compete at Oslo CSI W and Washington CSI W
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 OBrien (IRL) rode Lismore Clover
(ISH) to come second in the 1m50 Gjensidige Nor Prize class. Saturday
found Michel Hecart (FRA) and Thats 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,
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
Lismore Clover ~ 1994 Irish Sport Horse mare by Cloverhill
(RID), out of Lismore Lyric (ISH), by Holmacre (TB), bred by Dr.
Patrick ONeill, Primrose Hill, Muckross, Donegal Town, Co.
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.
Thats 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.