Irish Show Jumping team named for three-star Czech Nations Cup in Prague

  • 6 May 2021, 20:49

The Irish Show Jumping team are in Nations Cup action tomorrow (Friday), at Prague CSIO3* in the Czech Republic. Ireland finished as runners-up in the Czech Nations Cup in 2020 and two members of that team, Michael Duffy and Mark McAuley, will once again line out this time around.

The Irish Show Jumping team led by Michael Blake pictured on the podium following the 2020 Czech Nations Cup in Prague

Ireland have been drawn third to jump of the 14 teams that will take part in Friday’s contest and team manager Michael Blake has named his team as follows:

Galway’s Michael Duffy with Zilton SL Z  – owned by Katherine Duffy & HMF Equestrian
Sligo’s Richard Howley with Arlo De Blondel  – owned by Sarah Borthwick, HK Horses & Richard Howley
Mayo’s Michael G Duffy with Lapuccino 2 (ISH)  – owned by Carl Hanley Sporthorses
Co Louth’s Mark McAuley with Jasco VD Bisschop  – owned by Scea La Tuiliere & Mark McAuley

The Czech Nations Cup in Prague gets underway at 11.30am Irish time, with the second round starting at 2.10pm.

The Irish Show Jumping team is sponsored by Devenish & The Underwriting Exchange
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