EV Breeding: Irish Sport Horses take 4th & 5th in Wellington Eventing Showcase

  • 10 February 2016, 16:44

Irish Sport Horses Fernhill Fugative and Ballynoecastle RM took 4th and 5th respectively in the $75,000 Wellington Eventing Showcase. Boyd Martin claimed the win riding the Thoroughbred gelding Blackfoot Mystery.

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


Wellington Eventing Showcase, Florida. February 5th – 6th.

Run at Advanced Level.

4 Fernhill Fugative. (ISH)[was Could It Be] – 2005 gelding by Lux Z (HANN) out of Barnadown Ramiro (ISH) by Ramiro B (BWP). Breeder: Maurice Cousins (Wexford). Rider: Phillip Dutton (USA) 33.2, 0, 0.0 = 33.2

5 Ballynoecastle RM. (ISH) – 2000 gelding by Ramiro B (BWP) out of Ballyvallon Natalie (ISH) by Blue Laser (TB) Breeder: Sylvester Cullen (Wexford). Rider: Bruce Davidson Jnr. (USA) 30.1, 4, 0.0 = 34.1.

Other Irish Bred Finishers.

13 Welcome Shadow. (ISH)(TIH) – 2005 mare by Welcome Flagmount (ID) out of She’s Bizarre (TB) by Good Thyne (TB). Breeder: James Keville (Galway). Rider: Boyd Martin (USA) 41.1

14 Clip Clop. (ISH)(TIH) [was Santamaria Lilly’s Eclipse] – 2003 gelding by Crosstown Dancer (ID) out of Terrific Star (TB) by Wolverlife (TB). Breeder:  Sandra Byrne (Dublin). Rider: Joe Meyer (USA) 41.5

17 HHS Cooley. [was HHS Apache] (ISH) – 2004 gelding by Clover Echo (ISH) out of Flown (ISH) by Imperius (TB). Breeder: Thomas Hughes (Kilkenny). Rider: Elisabeth Halliday-Sharp (USA) 44.5

18 Woodstock Bennett. (ISH)[was Donail Andco]  – 2007 gelding by Shannondale Sarco St Ghyvan (BWP) out of Donal Belle (ISH), by Beau Royale (TB). Breeder: Sean Cunningham (Clare). Rider: Ryan Wood (USA) 47.6.


Stableview Winter HT, South Carolina. February 2nd– 3rd.

Junior Young Rider Open Preliminary.

1 Cooley All Business. (ISH) – 2006 gelding by Aldatus Z (OLD) out of Cork Lady (ISH) by Rhett Butler (TB). Breeder: Caroline O’Regan (Cork). Rider: Brittany Hebets (USA) 30.7, 25, 10.8 = 66.5.

[Only one started]

Open Prelimnary.

2 Duke of Diamond. (ID) – 2000 gelding by Its the Quiet Man (ID) out of Diamond Aills (ID) by Silver Hills (ID). Breeder: Padraig Ruane (Mayo). Rider: Jan Byyny (USA) 23.2, 0, 8.4 31.6

10 Shannondale Nimbus. (ISH) – 2009 gelding by Shannondale Sarco St Ghyvan (BEWB) out of Emmbriana Blue (ISH) by Ricardo Z (ZANG). Breeder: Gerard McMahon (Clare). Rider: Charlie Campbell (USA) 30.7, 4, 13.6 = 48.3.

Preliminary Rider.

2 Ringfort Fighting Chance (ISH) – 2005 gelding by Ringfort Tinkatoo (AES) out of Renkum Hollanta (AES) by Renkum Arturo (KWPN). Breeder: Harron Eakin Farms (Down). Rider: Ellie Brown (USA) 31.4, 4, 14.0 = 49.4.


Poplar Place Farm February HT, Georgia. February 6th– 7th.

Open Preliminary.

1 Resolute Protector (ISH) – 2002 gelding by Orbis (TB) out of Tochar House (ISH) by The Freak (TB) Breeder: Joseph Keenan (Wicklow). Rider: Haley Curry (USA) 32.1, 0, 2.0 = 34.1

4 Fernhill Xanthos – 2004 gelding OIO. Rider: Rylee Gailey 44.6, 18, 2.4 = 65.0

5 Fernhill Jet (ISH)[was Killmac Jack] – 2007 gelding by Carrick Diamond Lad (ISH) out of Kilmack Hope (ISH) by Furisto (HANN). Breeder: Eamonn Murphy (Kilkenny). Rider: Candace Bell (USA) 28.4, 8, 82.0 = 118.4.


Sporting Days Farm HT, South Carolina. February 7th.

Intermediate Preliminary.

3 Shannondale 54. (ISH) [was Shannondale Tito] – 2009 gelding by Shannondale Sarco St Ghyvan (BEWB) out of Shannondale Finley (ISH) by Ricardo Z (ZANG). Breeder: Patricia Walsh (Clare). Rider: Morgan McCue (USA) 37.0, 7, 11.2 = 55.2

5 Kennystown Frankie. (ISH) – 2007 gelding by Frankfort Boy (TB) out of Kennystown Lass (ISH). Breeder: Michael Kenny (Wexford). Rider: Lindsay Beer (USA) 38.2, 12, 17.2 = 67.4.

Preliminary Horse.

5 LVS Dassett Charisma. (ISH)[was Stonehavens Charisma] – 2009 mare by Cobra (HOLST) out of Windsor Black Minstral (ISH) by Black Minstrel (TB). Breeder: Gerard Walsh (Cork). Rider: Benita Strini (USA) 35.5, 4, 4.8 = 44.3

6 UN. (ISH) – 1995 mare by Cavalier Royale (HOLST) out of Never Ever (ISH) by Bahrain (TB) Breeder: Tim Brennan (Waterford). Rider: Jane Sleeper (USA) 31.6, 4, 9.6 = 45.2

10 Cooley All Out. (ISH) – 2009 mare by Ramiro B (BWP) out of Poulmanna Princess (ISH). Breeder: Rebecca Glover (Wicklow). Rider: Betina Strini (USA) 32.7, 14, 15.2 = 61.9.

Preliminary Rider.

8 Spring Express. (ISH)(TIH) – 2003 gelding by Doddington Flyer (TB) out of Byrnesgrove Moon (ISH) by Puissance (ISH) Breeder: Eugene Sheppard (Kilkenny). Rider: Jorja Miller (USA) 36.6, 13, 16.4 = 66.0.


Galway Downs Winter HT, California. February 5th – 7th.

Open Intermediate.

1 Loughnatousa Caislean. (ISH) – 2005 gelding by Lucky Valier (ISH) out of Loughnatousa Bell (ISH) by Arctic View (TB) Breeder: Tim Beecher (Waterford). Rider: Bailey Moran (USA) 26.7, 0, 0.0 = 26.7.


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

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

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