EV Breeding: Five Irish-bred horses finished in the top 20 at the Boekelo Eventing Nations Cup (NED)

  • 15 October 2019, 17:48

Creevagh Cooley (ISH)[was Creevagh Cruise] and Class Affair (ISH)[was BGS Class Affair] both finished in the top ten at Boekelo in the Eventing Nations Cup last week (bred by Sydney Cranston, Co. Monaghan and Maurice O’Brien, Co. Kilkenny respectively).

Note: This week’s show jumping results will be published alongside next week’s.

See below for the full list of Irish-bred Eventing results:


Askham Bryan College ODE, Yorkshire. (October 12th – 13th).

Novice Sec H.

2nd Ballyoskill Boy (ISH) – 012 gelding by Royal Concorde [ISH] out of Sandylane (ISH) by Aldatus Z (OLD). Breeder: Killian Dunne (Kilkenny). Rider: Harriet Bagley (GRB) 34.5, 0, 9.6 = 44.1

3rd Loretos Frolic (ISH) – 2005 gelding by Puissance (ISH)[TIH] out of Coolmore Frolic (ISH) by Paris Lights (SF). Breeder: Marie Creighton (Kildare) Rider: Isabel Andrew (GBR) 37.0, 4, 7.6 = 48.6

7th Saintfield Douglas [ISH] – 2011 gelding by Trebra Douglas [ISH] out of Night Clover (ISH)[TIH] by Ghareeb (TB). Breeder: Edmond Keane (Tipperary). Rider: Alison Glover (GBR) 36.0, 8, 12.4 = 56.4

8th Mr Keefe (ISH)[TIH] – 2010 gelding by Heigh Ho Dubh (ID) out of Duharra Bay (TB) by Endeavour (TB). Breeder: William O’Brien Jnr. (Tipperary). Rider: Yasmin Burt (GBR) 36.3, 8, 14.8 = 59.1.

Novice Sec I.

3rd MHS Seventeen (ISH) – 2013 gelding by Callahan (HANN) out of MHS Dancing Queen (ISH) by Quidam Junior I (KWPN). Breeder: Mary Brennan (Kilkenny). Rider: Sara Bowe (GBR) 25.0, 0, 2.8 = 27.8.

Open Novice Sec J.

4th Grey Finnsky (ISH)[TIH] – 2009 gelding by Killea Hill View (ID) out of Killea’s Rebel Heart [ISH] by Rich Rebel (TB). Breeder: Liam Kenneally  (Tipperary). Rider: Alexandra Farrar-Fry (GBR) 26.0, 8, 6.8 = 40.8

6th Stilo Springtime (unk) – 2006 gelding by Bollin Roland (TB) out of Stilo Miss Imp (ISH)[TIH] by Master Imp (TB) Breeder: Thomas Slattery (Galway). Rider: Rebecca Vale-Cook (GBR) 36.0, 0, 7.6 = 43.6

7th Ricky Roller (ISH) – 2007 gelding by Limmerick (HOLST) out of Supreme Breeze [ISH] by High Roller (ISH). Breeder: Oliver Murphy (Mayo). Rider: Lesley Barwise-Munro (GBR) 37.5, 0, 7.6 = 45.1

8th Warrenstown Take A Chance [ISH] – 2009 gelding by Warrenstown You 2 [ISH] out of Random Chance [ISH] by Mark Twain (TB). Breeder: Marguerite Ryan (Kilkenny). Rider: Lizzie Reid (GBR) 43.3, 4, 1.6 = 48.9.

Open Novice Under 18 Sec K.

2nd Equitrek Atom (ISH)[was Chapel Lane Rory & Carnsdale Ferryman] – 2010 gelding by Wivollet Vanbeek (KWPN) out of Condios Star (ISH) by Condios (HOLST). Breeder: Eddie J Kelly (Wexford). Rider: Issy Saxby (GBR) 31.3, 0, 4.8 = 36.1

4th Cornasaus Lad (unk) – 2008 gelding by Imperial Heights (ISH)[TIH] out of Cornasaus Lady (unk). Breeder: Amanda Vogan (Cavan). Rider: Keeva Johnson (GBR) 37.0, 0, 0.0 = 37.0

6th CDS Rock Away Beach (unk) [was Rock Away Beach] – 2011 gelding by Beach Ball [ISH]. Rider: Xanthe De Wesselow (GBR) 32.0, 0, 9.2 = 41.2

7th Lates Gold Futures (ISH) – 2006 gelding by Radolin (KWPN) out of Gold Futures (ISH)[TIH] by Horos (TB) Breeder: Ronan Byrne (Carlow). Rider Libby Colmer (GBR) 27.3, 4, 10.8 = 42.1

8th Grenanstown Covers (unk) – 2006 gelding OIO. Rider: Abbey Rimmer (GBR) 37.0, 0, 8.8 = 45.8

9th Tic Tok Teddy (unk) – 2009 gelding OIO. Rider: Lucy Barker (GBR) 30.3, 12, 3.6 = 45.9

10th Lassban Ice Cool (ISH)[TIH] – 2010 mare by Knockferry Cheeky Boots (CP) out of Denmark Rosie (TB)(IRL) by Roselier (TB). Breeder: Seamus Merrigan (Tipperary). Rider: Maggie Deamley (GBR) 40.8, 4, 4.4 = 49.2.

Calmsden ODE, Gloucestershire (October 12th – 13th).

Open Novice Sec A.

4th Dalsaans Hasty Prince (ISH)[TIH] – 2005 gelding by Bonnie Prince (TB) out of Hasty Beach VII [ISH] by Malibu Beach (TB) Breeder: Sean Barron (Wexford). Rider: Roxi Foster (GBR) 33.8, 0, 2.4 = 36.2

5th DHI Bounce (ISH) – 2007 gelding by Zuidam (KWPN) out of NC Clover Sky (ISH)[TIH] by Clover Hill (ID). Breeder: John Carr (Donegal). Rider: Katie Davis (GBR) 32.8, 0, 6.8 = 39.6.

Novice Sec B.

1st Bounty Castle (ISH) – 2011 mare by Castlecomer Q [ISH] out of Sheilas Lady (ISH)TIH] by Clover Hill (ID). Breeder: Jacinta O’Donoghue (Tipperary). Rider: Becky Woolven (GBR) 25.8, 0, 0.4 = 26.2

5th CHF Archie (ISH) – 2013 gelding by VDL Arkanas (KWPN) out of Lodge Hill Lady [ISH] by Merry Mate (ID). Breeder: Michael Mullins (Galway). Rider: Ginny Howe (GBR) 31.0, 0, 6.4 = 37.4

8th Quarrycrest Illusion (ISH) – 2013 gelding by Clover Echo (ISH)(TIH) out of Royal China(ISH) by Cavalier Royale (HOLST) Breeder: John Dooley (Donegal). Rider: Imogen Gloag (GBR) 33.8, 0, 11.2 = 45.0.

Novice Sec C.

3rd The Secret Jewel (ISH) – 2009 mare by ARS Vivendi (HOLST) out of Baile An Roistigh (ISH)[TIH] by Coevers Diamond Boy [ISH]. Breeder: Patricia Ryan (Cork). Rider: Georie Spence (GBR) 34.3, 0, 1.6 = 35.9

5th CSF Dassett Decoy (ISH)[was CSF Cruz Delle] – 2013 gelding by Flipper D’Elle (SF) out of CSF Doorn Cruise [ISH] by Cruising (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: Patrick Connolly (Galway). Rider: Amelia Walker (GBR) 32.3, 0, 8.4 = 40.7

7th Keamore Darco (ISH) – 2013 mare by Amaretto Darco (BWP) out of Keamore Hill (ID) by Clover Hill (ID). Breeder: Brian Sheahan (Cork). Rider: Danielle Frost (GBR) 32.8, 0, 11.6 = 44.4

9th Lecarrow Watermill (ISH)[TIH] – 2012 mare by Watermill Swatch (TB) out of Kilconnell Welcome (ID) by Welcome Diamond (ID). Breeder: Emma Blessinton (Longford). Rider: Kate Honey (GBR) 34.8, 4, 7.2 = 46.0.

Novice Sec D.

5th You Two Bill (ISH) – 2007 gelding by Warrenstown You 2 [ISH] out of Miss Pearl Day (ISH)[TIH] by Cruising (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: Patrick Murphy (Kildare). Rider: Ella Flanagan (GBR) 39.8, 0, 2.4 = 42.2

6 Gulf Stream III (ISH) – 2012 gelding by ARS Vivendi (HOLST) out of Ballyring Clover Lass (unk) by Cloneen Clover (ID). Breeder: Paddy Mullally (Kilkenny). Rider: Harry Dzenis (GBR) 30.8, 4, 12.4 = 47.2

7th Carranduna Diamond [ISH] – 2012 mare by Flame Hill [ISH] out of Cluide Diamond (ID) by Diamond Lad (ID). Breeder: John Shaughnessy (Galway). Rider: Chloe Brown (GBR) 34.0, 4, 13.6 = 51.6

9th Annsfort Simba (ISH)[was Annsfort Simplisity] – 2014 gelding by Simba (KWPN) out of Furisto Royale To You [ISH] by Warrenstown You 2 [ISH]. Breeder: Marian Russell (Kilkenny). Rider: Ben Way (GBR) 34.8, 0, 20.0 = 54.8.

Novice Sec E.

1st Carlingfords Hes A Clover (ISH)[was He’s a Clover] – 2012 gelding by Polanski (SWB) out of Fourleaf Clover (ISH)[TIH] by Clover Hill (ID). Breeder: Thomas Keenan (Louth). Rider: Louise Harwood (GBR) 29.8, 0, 2.0 = 31.8

3rd IPW A Bit of Banter (ISH) – 2005 gelding by Carrick Diamond Lad (ISH)[TIH] out of Bardunn Lass (ISH). Breeder: John Kiernan (Monaghan). Rider: Lucy Collecott (GBR) 33.5, 0, 0.8 = 34.3

7th Our Larry (unk) – 2006 gelding OIO. Rider: Andrea James (GBR) 32.5, 4, 8.4 = 44.9

8th Direct Cruz (ISH) – 2014 gelding by Future Trent (OLD) out of Bob A Long Cruz (ISH)[TIH] by Cruising (ISH)[TIH], Breeder: Peter Rice (Monaghan). Rider: Ben Way (GBR) 33.8, 0, 14.4 = 48.2

9th Sweet Deal (ISH) – 1999 mare OIO. Rider: Amelia Walker (GBR) 34.3, 16, 2.0 = 52.3.



MDHT at Loch Moy Farm, Maryland. (October 11th – 13th).

Open Intermediate.

2nd Cooley On Show (ISH) – 2007 gelding by Ricardo Z (ZANG) out of Jogatina (LA) by Grand D’Espagne (TB). Breeder: Loius Walsh (Wexford). Rider: Sharon White (USA) 32.2, 0, 7.2 = 39.4.

Open Preliminary.

6th One Plan (ISH) – 2010 gelding by Russel (HOLST) out of Sheilas Lady (ISH)[TIH] by Clover Hill (ID). Breeder: Jacinta O’Donoghue (Tipperary). Rider: Kim Steverson (USA) 34.8, 0, 0.0 = 34.8

7th Monbeg Libertine (ISH) – 2013 gelding by Womanizer (KWPN) out of Chill Lady [ISH] by Chillout [ISH]. Breeder: Ann Geraldine O’Malley (Mayo). Rider: Lisa Taada (USA) 35.2, 0, 6.0 = 41.2

9th MHS Cooley Vegas (ISH)[was MHS Las Vagas] – 2010 gelding by Heritage Fortunus (HANN) out of Lady Ligustra (ISH) by Cavalier Royale (HOLST). Breeder: Ita Brennan (Kilkenny). Rider: Cindy Anderson-Blank (USA) 26.7, 0, 16.0 = 43.8.

Preliminary Rider.

9th Celtic Forte (ISH) – 2008 gelding by Heritage Fortunus (HANN) out of Kilkenny Lady [ISH]  by Diamond Serpent [ISH]. Breeder: Mary Hughes (Kilkenny). Rider: Lyndsay Poole (USA) 37.0, 12, 20.4 = 69.4.

Hitching Post Farm HT, Vermont. (October 12th).


4th Da Vinci Code [was Killags De Vinci Code] (ISH)[TIH] – 2007 gelding by Master Imp (TB) out of Clovers Apollo (ID) by Clover Hill (ID). Breeder: James White (Wexford). Rider: Annabelle Sprague (USA) 30.9, 4, 5.6 = 40.5

6th Fernhill Mischief (ISH) [TIH][was Matalbridge Danny] – 2010 gelding by Lougheera Danny The Lad (CP) out of Tullahyland Breeze (ISH)[TIH] by Rich Rebel (TB). Breeder: Patrick Dunn (Kilkenny). Rider: Jane Hamlin (USA) 28.9, 0, 15.2 = 44.1

Radnor Hunt HT. Pennsylvania. (October 12th)

Open Preliminary A.

5th Brigantine (unk) – 2005 gelding OIO. Rider: Stefanie Mazza (USA) 42.0, 0, 0.8 = 42.8.

Open Preliminary B.

5th Cooley Mullingar (ISH) – 2012 gelding by OBOS Quality 004 (OLD) out of Omard Clover Barbie (ID) by Clover Hill (ID). Breeder: Brian O’Reilly (Cavan). Rider: Julieann Prettyman (USA) 37.8, 12, 8.8 = 58

Open Preliminary C.

2nd Carlsburg (ISH)[TIH] – 2012 gelding by Puissance (ISH)[TIH] out of Flame and Passion (ISH)[TIH] by Cruising (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: Michael Reck Jnr (Wexford). Rider: Michael Pendleton (USA) 24.4, 0, 2.4 = 26.8

3rd Imperial Striker (ISH)[was Haygrass Charmer] – 2010 gelding by Derg Showtime (ID) out of Coolrahnee Lass (ISH) by Maltstriker (KWPN). Breeder: Thomas Hanrahan (Limerick). Rider: Jimmie Schramm (USA) 28.0, 0, 0.0 = 28.0

10th Luska Candy Clover (ISH)[was HSH Luska Legend] – 2013 gelding by Sligo Candy Boy [ISH] out of Miss Demeanor [ISH] by White Clover (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: Amie Sterling (Tipperary). Rider: Daniel Clasing (USA) 38.3, 0, 4.8 = 43.1.

Ocala Fall HT, Florida. (October 12th – 13th).

Advanced / Intermediate.

1st LCC Vogue (ISH)[was JKF Vogue] – 2011 gelding by Kroongraaf (KWPN) out of Clear Cavalier (ISH) by Cavalier Royale (HOLST). Breeder: Kate Fogarty (Tipperary). Rider: Leslie Law (GBR) 33.4, 0, 3.2 = 36.

4th Buccaneer (ISH)[TIH] – 2010 gelding by Clover Brigade (ISH)[TIH] out of Tobar Bhride (TB) by Good Thyne (TB). Breeder: David McCann (Kildare). Rider: Joe Meyer (USA) 34.6, 8, 11.6 = 54.2.

Open Intermediate.

2nd Direct Advance (ISH) – 2011 gelding by Night Cruise (ISH)[TIH] out of Herbst Jennie B (ISH) by Concorde (KWPN). Breeder: Noel Good (Tyrone). Rider: Zachary Brandt (USA) 29.8, 0, 8.0 = 37.8

5th Shannondale Magnum (ISH) – 2011 gelding by Shannondale Sarco St Ghyvan (BEWB) out of Mullentine Golden Cruz [ISH] by Cruising (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: Senan Canny (Clare). Rider: Maxine Preston (USA) 28.6, 4, 16.0 = 48.6.

Open Preliminary.

1st Typically Fernhill (ISH)[was Castlefield Ciao] – 2012 gelding by Dondoctro Ryal K (KWPN) out of Castlefield Sarah (unk) by Guy Cavalier [ISH]. Breeder: Jim O’Neill (Kilkenny). Rider: Leslie Law (GBR) 26.5, 0, 1.6 = 28.1

4th Golden Line (ISH) – 2013 gelding by Orestus (KWPN) out of Kilpatrick Miss Cruise (ISH)[TIH] by Cruising (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: Leo Carty (Wexford). Rider: Clayton Fredericks (USA) 32.0, 0, 3.2 = 35.2

7th Gortglas Crazy Love (ISH) – 2009 gelding by Nazar (TB) out of Carrigshawn Lucy (ISH) by Olympic Lux (KPWN). Breeder: Mr & Mrs John Warner (Wexford). Rider: Joe Meyer (USA) 28.5, 4, 9.6 = 42.1

10th Millstreet Mitch (ISH) – 2009 gelding by Lux Z (HANN) out of Millstreet Vixy (ISH)[TIH] by Kings Servant (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: Thomas Duggan (Cork). Rider: Francesca Spoltore (USA) 32.0, 0, 18.8 = 50.8.

Preliminary Rider.

8th Just Cooley (ISH)[was Cillmhuire Maybe] – 2011 mare by Russel (HOLST) out of Sumas Maybe (ISH) by VDL Arkansas (KWPN). Breeder: Michael Murphy (Kildare). Rider: Ashton Benefiel (USA) 32.8, 15.6, 55.2 = 103.6.



Boekelo CCI (October 10th – 13th).


3rd Creevagh Cooley (ISH)[was Creevagh Cruise] – 2008 mare by Camkiro De Haar Z (ZANG) out of Darragh Field [ISH] by Colourfield (TB). Breeder: Sydney Cranston (Monaghan). Rider: Michael Jung (GER) 26.5, 0, 1.6 = 28.1

7th Class Affair (ISH)[was BGS Class Affair] – 2009 gelding by OBOB Quality 004 (OLD) out of Ruby’s Rosshaven Flight [ISH] by Laughtons Flight (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: Maurice O’Brien (Kilkenny). Rider: Zara Tindall (GBR) 30.1, 0, 1.2 = 31.3.

Other Irish bred finishers.

12th Highlighter [was ARD Highlighter] – 2011 gelding by Natal (HOLST)out of  ARD Silhouette (ISH)[TIH] by Lion D’Or (TB). Breeder: Messrs Newton & Dean-Wright (Meath). Rider: Michael Jung (GER) 32.8

14th Fernhill Tabasco (ISH) – 2008 gelding by Tabasco Van Erpekom (BWP) out of Dinin Rhoda (ISH)[TIH] by Porter Rhodes (TB). Breeder: John Nulty (Kilkenny). Rider: Kevin McNab (AUS) 33.7

19th Kananaskis (ISH) – 2008 gelding by Ustinov (KWPN)out of New Years Day (ISH) by Taloubet VDL (KWPN). Breeder: Norman Edgar Watt (Tyrone). Rider: Richard Coney (GBR) 35.2

22nd Global Orhid (ISH)[was Bumble Bee Orchid] – 2010 gelding by A Quidam M (KWPN) out of Premier Royalty (ISH) by Cavalier Royale (HOLST). Breeder: John Greene (Offaly). Rider: Brian Morrison (IRL) 37.5

23rd Rehy DJ (ISH) – 2010 gelding by Tinaranas Inspector (WESTF) out of Rehy Misty [ISH] by Big Sink Hope (TB). Breeder: Noel Russell (Clare). Rider: Yasmin Ingham (GBR) 38.2

29th Lissyegan Rory (ISH)[was Flying Cruise] – 2011 gelding by Lux Z (HANN) out of Kilnamac Cruise (ISH)[TIH] by Cruising (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: James Ryan (Tipperary). Rider: Dan Jocelyn (NZL) 41.9

30th Cooley Quicksilver (ISH)[was Osh Del Boy] – 2011 gelding by Womanizer (KWPN)out of Kylemore Crystal (ISH)[TIH] by Creggan Diamond (ID). Breeder: Alan O’Brien (Galway). Rider: Elisabeth Halliday-Sharp (USA) 42.1

35th Lukas (ISH) – 2011 gelding by Lux Z (HANN) out of Say Wonder (TB)[IRL] by Roi Danzig (TB). Breeder: Louise Parkhill (Meath). Rider: Camilla Speirs (IRL) 46.1

41st Pride of Tredstep (ISH) – 2008 mare by Lord Noble (TB) out of Felicitys Pride (ISH). Breeder: Geraldine Berney (Wexford). Rider: Aidan Keogh (IRL) 49.8

63rd Artful Trinity (ISH) – 2011 gelding by OBOS Quality 004 (OLD) out of KEC Northern Star [ISH] by Glidawn Diamond (ID). Breeder: William Hennedy (Kerry). Rider: Izzy Taylor (GBR) 77.7

64th Amiro Sky (ISH)[was DHI Amiro Sky]  – 2008 mare by NC Amiro (AES) out of NC Clover Sky (ISH)[TIH] by Clover Hill (ID) Breeder: Danny Carr (Donegal). Rider: Bruce Haskell (NZL) 82.2.

These results have been provided to Horse Sport Ireland by Charlie Ripman.

For previous results please visit www.horsesportireland.ie/news.