Dermott Lennon and Fleur IV win Portuguese Grand Prix

  • 2 April 2017, 17:35

Co Down’s Dermott Lennon has stormed to victory in today’s three-star 1m50 Grand Prix at Vilamoura in Portugal while Waterford’s Anthony Condon finished fourth.

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Lennon (pictured left) guided Rebecca Mcgoldrick’s 12-year-old mare Fleur IV (Chatman x Darco) to the fastest clear round (39.39) in a five horse jump-off to take the winners prize of €6,250.

Former World Champion Lennon finished almost a second ahead of British runner-up Phillip Spivey with Darya I Nur (40.19), while Dutch rider Charlotte Verhagen took third spot third with Abache HL (40.25). Anthony Condon took fourth place for Ireland with Balzac after they produced one of four double clear rounds (40.42).

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