Bertram Allen wins Spanish Grand Prix as three Irish finish in top six
- 26 February 2017, 19:44
Irish riders were in top form in today’s (Sunday) four-star Spanish Grand Prix at Vejer de la Frontera, where victory went to Bertram Allen.
Riding the nine-year-old stallion Dino W, Allen produced the fastest clear round in an eight horse jump-off to take a winners prize of over €16,000.
Mayo’s Alex Duffy guided the Irish Sport Horse WCE Cruco to fifth place after they lowered a single rail against the clock, while Tipperary’s Greg Broderick finished sixth with Charmeur, after also finishing with four faults in the second round.
BREEDING: WCE Cruco (ISH) – 2004 gelding by Cruising (ISH) out of Vis Ta Vie Van De Farm (BWP), by Darco (BWP). Breeder: Shane Connolly, Co. Galway. Owners: Carl Hanley Sporthorses GMBH & Martin O’Dea. Rider: Alex Duffy (IRL)