EV Breeding: Three Traditional Irish Horses finished in the top ten in Eventing last week

  • 22 January 2020, 12:36

Three Traditionally-bred horses finished in the top ten in Eventing in the USA last week – Carlingford Wells (ISH)[TIH] bred by Nuala O’Hare (Down); Sunday Times (ISH)[TIH] bred by Paddy Joyce (Galway); and Master Eli (ISH)[TIH] bred by Josette Gore (Limerick). Throughout the breeding this week, the TIH breed code appears 15 times.

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


Grand Oaks January HT, Florida. (January 18th – 19th)


2nd Cooley Be Cool (ISH) [was HHS Monte Carlo] – 2013 gelding by Heritage Fortunus (HANN) out of HHS Carlotta (ISH) by Cavalier Royale (HOLST). Breeder: Marion Hughes (Kilkenny). Rider: Elisabeth Halliday-Sharp (USA) 24.6, 0, 0.0 = 24.6

5th Cooley Seeking Fortune (ISH)[was Seeking Fortune] – 2013 gelding by Heritage Fortunus (HANN) out of Jade Des Cotes (SEF) by Veneur Du Marais (SF). Breeder: George McCullough. Rider: Elisabeth Halliday-Sharp (USA) 26.7, 0, 0.0 = 26.7.

Open Preliminary A.

2nd Cooley Candyman (ISH)[was Tempo Candy Hill] – 2013 gelding by Sligo Candy Boy (ISH) out of Dashing Hill (ISH) by FlameHill (ISH). Breeder: Thomas Anthony Jones (Sligo). Rider: Bruce Davidson Jnr (USA) 21.3, 0, 0.0 = 21.3

8th Carlingford Wells (ISH)[TIH] [was Ballyough Diamwell] – 2011 gelding by Clerkenwell (TB) out of Bellville Diamond (ISH)[TIH] by Flagmount Diamond (ID). Breeder: Nuala O’Hare (Down). Rider: Shanon Baker (USA) 27.2, 0, 10.8 = 38.0.

Open Preliminary B.

3rd Cooley Stormwater (ISH)[was Westmount Camillo Calypso] – 2013 gelding by Camillo VDL (KWPN) out of Thornfield Calypso (ISH)[TIH] by Cruising (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: Amma Blessington (Longford). Rider: Elisabeth Halliday-Sharp (USA) 28.9, 0, 0.0 = 28.0

4th Cooley For Keeps (ISH) – 2012 gelding by Pacino (BWP) out of America (HOLST) by Acorn II (HOLST). Breeder: Hilton Farm (Monaghan). Rider: Lucia Strini (USA) 35.4, 0, 2.0 = 37.4.

Preliminary Rider.

5th Tullabeg Tango (ISH) – 2012 mare by Tullabeg Fusion [ISH] out of Tullabeg Heidi (ISH). Breeder: Nicholas Cousins (Wexford). Rider: Madeline Hartsock (USA) 31.7, 4, 0.8 = 36.5

6th MTF Cooley Knight (ISH) – 2008 gelding by Lancelot (KWPN) out of Sea Bright Clover (ISH)[TIH] by White Clover (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: Michael Purtill (Clare). Rider: Catherine Pournelle (USA) 30.4, 0, 9.6 = 40.0.

Stable View Aiken Opener HT, South Carolina. (January 18th – 19th).


3rd Sunday Times (ISH)[TIH][was Lackaghbeg Hero] – 2007 gelding by Cult Hero (TB) out of Lackaghbeg Crest (ID) by Sea Crest (ID). Breeder: Paddy Joyce (Galway). Rider: Arden Wildasin (USA) 28.9, 4, 0.0 = 32.9

8th ChitChat (ISH) 2008 gelding by S Creevagh Ferro Ex Siebe (KWPN) out of Terrygreenhan Twinkle [ISH] by Furisto’s Diamond [ISH]. Breeder: Terence Keenan (Monaghan). Rider: Arden Wildasin (USA) 37.4, 0, 3.6 = 41.0.

Open Preliminary A.

1st Dassett Olympus (ISH)[was Ballyvadd Talisman] – 2013 gelding by Lancelot (KWPN) out of Cushlamochree (ISH)[TIH] by Cruising (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: Andrew Kirwan (Waterford). Rider: Lillian Heard (USA) 29.4, 0, 3.2 = 32.6.

Open Preliminary B.

2nd Trendy Fernhill (ISH) – 2011 gelding by ARS Vivendi (HOLST) out of Cruisings Girl (ISH)[TIH] by Cruising (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: Eamon Kenny (Laois). Rider: Jenny Caras (USA) 26.3, 0.8, 4.8 = 31.9

4th Cooley Flight (ISH) – 2012 gelding by Plot Blue (KWPN) out of Making Moments (ISH)[TIH] by Laughton’s Flight (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: Julie Graham (Down). Rider: Ryan Wood (USA) 31.5, 4, 2.8 = 38.3

9th Severance Pay (unk) – 2007 gelding OIO. Rider: Lindsey Lanier (USA) 40.2, 0, 8.8 = 49.0.

Preliminary Junior / Young Rider.

3rd Master Eli (ISH)[TIH] – 2007 gelding by Master Imp (TB) out of Clista (P)(ISH)[TIH] by Coevers Diamond Boy (ISH). Breeder: Josette Gore (Limerick). Rider: Karli Wright (USA) 28.5, 0.4, 10.0 = 38.9

5th Fernhill Let’s Face It (ISH) – 2011 gelding by Irko (WESTF) out of Warrenstown Josie (ISH) by Cavalier Royale (HOLST). Breeder: Cliodhna Gleeson (Tipperary). Rider: Liesel Fazekas (USA) 32.6, 4.4, 7.2 = 44.2.

Preliminary Rider.

1st Teddy Sarco (ISH)[was Shannondale Theo] – 2009 gelding by Shannondale Sarco (BEWB) out of Tessie Rossa (ISH) by Beau Royale (TB). Breeder: Patricia Hassett McMahon (Clare). Rider: Vanessa Stoltzfus (USA) 34.8, 4, 6.0 = 44.8

3rd Night Quality (ISH) – 2011 gelding by OBOS Quality 004 (OLD) out of Night Fly (ISH) by Maltstriker (KWPN). Breeder: Jim Seymour (Tipperary). Rider: Isabelle Bosley (USA) 28.7, 5.6, 12.0 = 46.3.

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

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