Irish Sport Horses shine at Ballindenisk International Horse Trials

  • 1 May 2022, 19:25

HSI CEO Denis Duggan presenting the overall winners prize and highest-placed Irish-bred horse in the CCI3*L  to Ian Cassells with Master Point (ISH). Horse Sport Ireland sponsored prizes for the leading Irish-bred horses in all classes at Ballindenisk. (Photo: Irish Eventing Times)


Six Irish Sport Horses have finished inside the top 10 in the feature NutriScience CCI4*-L at this weekend’s Ballindenisk International Horse Trials in Co Cork. Brookpark Vikenti (ISH)(TIH) took second place with Japan’s Kazuma Tomoto, while Galway’s Cathal Daniels finished best of the Irish riders in seventh place with LEB Lias Jewel (ISH). The winners prize went to Italy’s Giovanni Ugolotti with Swirly Temptress after they finished on their Dressage score of 27.2.

Cathal Daniels and LEB Lias Jewel (ISH) (Photo: Irish Eventing Times)

The NutriScience CCI4*-S saw Camilla Speirs and BT Angelo (ISH) as the best-placed Irish combination in runner-up spot, while Britain’s Willa Newton and Cock A Doodle Doo took the winners prize.

Ireland’s Ian Cassells and Master Point (ISH)(TIH) led from start to finish to take victory in the CCI3*-L, as they came home on their Dressage score of 24.0. He also took third place with Kellys Quality (ISH) and fourth spot with Millridge Atlantis (ISH). It was an excellent weekend for Cassells who was also the highest-placed Irish rider in the CCI3*-S,  taking runner-up position with Brookwood Supersable (ISH).

Irish Sport Horses dominated the CCI2*-L filling all of the top three places, with the win going to Global Fugitive (ISH) and Britain’s Daniel Alderson.

Horse Sport Ireland’s support of Ballindenisk is supported by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine Equine Technical fund.

Breeding Details:

BT Angelo (ISH) – 2013 gelding by Indoctro (HOLST) out of Decision Day (ISH), by La Fontaine (TB). Owned by Orla O’Neill & Bridget Speirs. Bred by Kate Jarvey, Co.Cork. 

Brookwood Supersable (ISH) – 2015 bay mare by Tolan R (KWPN) out of Brookwood First Lady (ISH) by Captain Clover (ISH). Bred & Owned by by Pat Duffy

Brookpark Vikenti (ISH)(TIH)2008 bay gelding by Master Imp (TB) out of Tullineaskey Butlers Simon (ISH) by Ballysimon (ISH). Owner Japan Racing Association. Bred by T. Kingston

Global Fugitive (ISH – 2015 bay gelding by OBOS Quality (OLD) out of Garrison Nancy (ISH) by Ricardo Z (ZANG). Bred by Liam Byrne. Owner: Global Event Horses Ltd

Kellys Quality (ISH) – 2014 bay gelding by OBOS Quality (OLD) out of Kellys Leader (TB) out of Supreme Leader (TB). Owner: Patrick Murphy. Breeder: Francis Kelly

LEB Lias Jewel (ISH)2010 mare by Limmerick (HOLST) out of LEB Liath (ISH)[TIH] by Colin Diamond (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder & Owner: Jo Breheny (Waterford). 

Master Point (ISH)(TIH)2013 bay gelding by Pointilliste (USA)(TB) out of Chikari (ISH) by Kings Master (ISH). Owned by Bridget Mcging. Bred by Thomas H O’Neill

Millridge Atlantis (ISH)– 2014 grey gelding by Dinan Cascaletto (ISH) out of Kereen Sue (ISH) by Warrenstown You 2 (ISH). Owner Fiona and Gerry Leahy. Breeder: Sean O’Loughlin

Full results from Ballindenisk international are available HERE 

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