EV Breeding: Two 1st Place Finishes for Irish-Bred Horses in USA

  • 29 January 2019, 16:36

Irish-bred horses had great success in Eventing in Florida, USA last week, including a clean sweep (1st to 4th) in the Open Intermediate A, and two first-place finishes; for Silver Night Lady and Shannondale Magnum (ISH).

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

Rocking Horse Winter HT, Florida. 25th – 27th January.

Intermediate Rider.

3rd Lismakeera Brewski [ISH] – 2009 gelding by Carlo Bank (TB) out of Droum Bridge Lass [ISH] by Kahtan (TB). Breeder: Patrick O’Sullivan (Cork). Rider: Gabrielle Ruane (USA) 32.2, 4, 12.8 = 49.0.


Open Intermediate A.

1st Silver Night Lady (unk) – 2006 mare OIO sire unknown out of Kings Aire [ISH] by Kings Servant (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: Bart O’Connor (Dublin). Rider: Emily Beshear (USA) 25.2, 0, 4.8 = 30.0

2nd Xuanatu (ISH) – 2011 gelding by Kroongaaf (KWPN) out of Newtown Heather Rose (ID) by Clover Hill (ID). Breeder: Joseph Delaney (Laois). Rider: Kylie Lyman (USA) 31.6, 4, 0.0 = 35.6

3rd Business Class (ISH) – 2010 gelding by Harlequin du Carol (SF) out of Moxella (OLD) by Quick Star (SF). Breeder: Don Haddon (Wicklow). Rider: Alexandra Knowles (USA) 32.1, 4, 0.0 = 36.1

4th SBT Good Guy (ISH)[TIH][was Kilcannon Good Guy] – 2009 gelding by Loughehoe Guy (ISH)[TIH] out of Watervalley Dawn Diamond (ISH)[TIH] by Glidawn Diamond (ID). Breeder: Sean Thomas Lydon (Galway). Rider: Michael Nolan (USA) 27.4, 0, 12.4 = 39

6th 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) 36.6, 0, 4.0 = 40.6.


Open Intermediate B.

2nd 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: Kylie Lyman (USA) 29.3, 0, 0.0 = 29.3

6th Fernhill Athena [ISH][was Old Boley Princess] – 2011 mare by Ghareeb (TB) out of Boley Lass [ISH] by KEC Bluejay Diamond (ID). Breeder: Tom Grennan (Wexford). Rider: Julie Richards (USA) 37.4, 0, 6.0 = 43.4

7th Morswood (ISH) – 2008 gelding by Ricardo Z (ZANG) out of Princess in Arms (ISH)[TIH] by Present Arms (TB). Breeder: John Doherty (Louth). Rider: Alexandra Knowles (USA) 33.8, 4, 6.8 = 44.6

9th SBT Barolo (ISH)[was CSF High on Life] – 2010 gelding by Loughehoe Guy (ISH)[TIH] out of Tentore Flight (AES)(P) by Carrolls Flight (AES). Breeder: Brian Connolly (Galway). Rider: Robin Walker (USA) 36.7, 2.4, 20.4 = 59.5

10th Ballingowan Zeal (ISH)[TIH] – 2007 gelding by Seabrook (TB) out of Shara Bride (ID) by Clover Hill (ID) Breeder: Tom Reilly (Cavan). Rider: Shanon Baker (USA) 33.1, 0, 34.4 = 67.5.


Open Intermediate (Friday).

3rd Copper Beech (ISH) – 2006 gelding by Radolin (KWPN) out of Cloverballen (ISH). Breeder: Paddy Daly (Offaly) Rider: Bruce Davidson Jnr. (USA) 29.8, 0, 4.8 = 34.6

8th Park Trader (ISH)[TIH] – 2002 gelding by Master Imp (TB) out of Ballyhast Polly (ISH)[TIH] by Highland King (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: Christopher Bailey (Wexford). Rider: Bruce Davidson Jnr. (USA) 30.3, 4, 5.2 = 39.5.


Intermediate / Preliminary.

2nd Cooley Caviar (ISH)[was Ballycanu] – 2010 gelding by Tinaranas Inspector (WESTF) out of Expectation (ISH)[TIH] by Coevers Diamond Boy (ISH). Breeder: Bryan Maguire (Wexford). Rider: Alyssa Phillips (USA) 33.3, 4, 0.0 = 37.3.


Open Preliminary A.

4th Box Office (ISH) – 2008 gelding by Chacoa (HOLST) out of Coney Island Cruise (ISH)[TIH] by Cruising (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: Susan Moloney (Clare). Rider: Julie Roberts (USA) 34.1, 0, 7.2 = 41.3

10th SBT Clover Road (ISH)[TIH][was Happy Highway] – 2011 gelding by Road to Happiness (TB) out of Crisp Clover (ISH)[TIH] by Clover Hill (ID). Breeder: James Ryan (Limerick). Rider: Robin Walker (USA) 30.4, 8, 20.0 = 58.4.


Open Preliminary B.

7th Newmarket Auto (ISH) – 2009 gelding by Newmarket Jewel (WESTF) out of Newmarket Dato (ISH) by Aldato (KWPN). Breeder: Billy Daly (Cork). Rider: jacob Fletcher (USA) 35.7, 4, 13.2 = 52.9.


Open Preliminary Friday A.

2nd Flash Cooley (ISH)[was Castlefield Flash Cooley & Castlefield Casper] – 2012 gelding by CSF Mr. Kroon [ISH] out of Castlefield Ruby (ISH) by OBOS Quality 004 (OLD). Breeder: Jim O’Neill (Kilkenny). Rider: Elisabeth Halliday-Sharp (USA) 27.0, 0.4, 1.2 = 28.6

6th Cooley Moonshine (ISH)[was Monbeg Cartel] – 2012 gelding by Cobra (HOLST) out of Kilpatrick Duchess [ISH) by Kings Master (ISH)(TIH). Breeder: MJ Kavanagh (Wexford). Rider: Elisabeth Halliday-Sharp (USA) 31.3, 4, 6.4 = 41.7

10th Ballinagore Rock Quality (unk) – 2008 mare OIO. Rider: Kimberley Begin (CAN) 39.6, 0, 4.8 = 44.4.


Open Preliminary Friday B.

3rd Duiske Abbey (ISH) – 2010 mare by OBOS Quality 004 (OLD) out of Comane Abbey (ISH). Breeder: Patrick Brennan (Cork). Rider: Elisabeth Halliday-Sharp (USA) 25.2, 4, 0.4 = 29.6

4th Around Midnight (ISH)[TIH] – 2008 mare by Master Imp (TB) out of Mullentine Diamond Cruise (ISH)[TIH] by Cruising (ISH)[TIH] Breeder: Heather Allen (Armagh). Rider: Mike Huber (USA) 28.5, 0, 2.0 = 30.5.


Open Preliminary Friday C.

2nd BGS Firecracker (ISH) – 2010 mare by Capitalist (HOLST) out of Emmas Courage (ISH) by Courage II (HOLST). Breeder: Patrick Byrne (Wexford). Rider: Mia Farley (USA) 23.0, 0, 0.0 = 23.0

4th 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) 24.6, 0, 0.0 = 24.6

8th Gliding Class (ISH)[TIH] – 2009 gelding by Grange Bouncer (ID) out of Slievegar Catch (TB) by Safety Catch (TB). Breeder: Eamon Doyle (Wexford). Rider: Molly Tulley (USA) 24.8, 4, 2.8 = 31.6.


Preliminary Horse.

3rd Loughnatousa Reiner [ISH] – 2009 gelding by Crannagh Hero (ID) out of Loughnatousa Elsa [ISH] by Spring Diamond (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: Timothy Beecher (Waterford). Rider: Megan Lynn-Edwards (USA) 26.7, 8, 0.0 = 34.7

8th 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) 24.6, 4, 9.2 = 37.8.


Preliminary Rider A.

6th Urlanmore Beauty (ISH) – 2003 gelding by Ricardo Z (ZANG) out of Cavalier’s Delight (WNTR) by Cavalier Royale (HOLST). Breeder: Patrick Carey (Clare). Rider: Hanna Grace Johnson (USA) 43.7, 4, 0.0 = 47.7.


Preliminary Rider B.

1st 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) 33.3, 0, 1.6 = 34.9

2nd Fernhill Chaos (ISH) – 2008 gelding by Chacoa (HOLST) out of KEC Donna Diamond (ISH)[TIH](P) by Glidawn Diamond (ID). Breeder: William Kennedy (Kerry). Rider: Sami Crandell (USA) 34.4, 0, 2.0 = 36.4

7th T Other Guy (ISH)[TIH] – 2006 gelding by Loughthoe Guy (ISH)[TIH] out of Colleen Diamond (ISH)[TIH] by Colin Diamond (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: Valerie Thorington (Galway). Rider: Emma Vallner (USA) 33.3, 0.8, 10.8 = 44.9.

10th Ardeo Roulette (ISH)[was Lassban Ardeo, LSH Casimere & Lassban Roulette] – 2011 gelding by Cassino (SWWB) out of Close Encounter (TB) by Close Conflict (TB).Breeder: Kathleen Cooke (Limerick). Rider: Nicholas Staples (USA) 37.0, 8, 24.8 = 69.8.

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