Irish Horses Shine with Ireland’s Cathal Daniels in Barroca

  • 16 December 2020, 11:12

Ireland’s Cathal Daniels took top-ten placings on four different Irish-bred horses across classes in Barrca D’Alva, Portugal last week including The Little Lion Man (ISH), a 2014 gelding by OBOS Quality 004 (OLD) out of Cailin Clover (ISH)[TIH] by Clover Brigade (ISH)[TIH]. Bred by Rosarie Phelan in Co. Laois.

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


Barroca d’Alva CCI (December 2nd – 6th).

CCI*** Short.

5 CDS Boleybawn Freedom (ISH) – 2013 gelding by Dignified Van’t Zorgvliet (BWP) out of Bleybawn Corbell (ISH) by Courage II (HOLST). Breeder: Ronan Rothwell (Wicklow). Rider: Cathal Daniels (IRL) 33.4, 4, 6.4 = 43.8.

CCI*** Long.

2 Shannondale Mari (ISH) – 2013 mare by Shannondale Sarco St Ghyvan (BEWB) out of Shannondale Maria (ISH) by Lux Z (HANN). Breeder: Martin Walsh (Clare). Rider: Cathal Daniels (IRL) 34.2, 0, 0.0 = 34.2

5 Tullibards Now or Never (ISH) – 2010 gelding by Capitalist (HOLST) out of Pistolet Park (TB)[IRL] by Pistolet Bleu (TB)[IRL]. Breeder: Austin Quigley (Laois). Rider: Brian Kuehnle (IRL) 37.5, 0, 0.0 = 37.5

7 Emerald Jonny (ISH) – 2012 gelding by Waldo Van Dungen (KWPN) out of Z Royalty Nan De Heernis (KWPN) by Rubels (OLD). Breeder: Donnacha Quinn (Mayo). Rider: Susanna Bordoone (ITA) 34.8, 4, 0.4 = 39.2.

CCI** Long.

4 CDS Cairnview Romolu (ISH)[was Cairnview Romolu] – 2011 gelding by Omar (BWP) out of Cairnview Grace (ISH)[TIH] by Ballinvella (TB). Breeder: Geraldine Quinn (Longford). Rider: Cathal Daniels (IRL) 31.5, 0, 0.0 = 31.5

6 Shadow Star Quality (ISH)[was Clann Cavalier Quality] – 2014 mare by OBOS Quality 004 (OLD) out of Cavaliers Pride (ISH) by Cavalier Royale (HOLST). Breeder: Marie McManus (West Meath). Rider: Ben Hobday (GBR) 35.2, 0, 0.0 = 35.2

7 The Little Lion Man (ISH) – 2014 gelding by OBOS Quality 004 (OLD) out of Cailin Clover (ISH)[TIH] by Clover Brigade (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: Rosarie Phelan (Laois). Rider: Cathal Daniels (IRL) 32.5, 4, 0.0 = 36.5.

CCI* Intro.

3 Royal Encounter (ISH) – 2015 gelding by Lancelot (KWPN) out of Cavalier Lassie (ISH) by Cavalier Royale (HOLST). Breeder: Peter Rice (Monaghan). Rider: Marco Carvalho Jorge (BRA) 29.6, 1.2, 0.0 = 30.8

8 Tamara (ISH) – 2009 mare by Luidam (KWPN) out of Deerrpark Diamond (ISH)[TIH] by Diamond Lad (ID). Breeder: John Muldowney (Longford). Rider: Andre Parro (BRA) 35.2, 4, 0.0 = 39.2.

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

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