Irish Sport Horses shine in Advance classes in the USA

  • 25 February 2024, 11:01
Michael Byrne and Brian Daley both breed winners in the USA and Cooley have two winners at Three Lakes.

See below the full list of International Eventing Results


Pine Top Advanced HT (USA) 24th – 25th February 2024

Advanced (Test A)

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 Foster Wildasin (USA) 36.6, 4.8, 4.8 = 46.2

5th Sportsfield Enquiry (unk) – 2012 gelding OIO. Rider: Erin Risso (USA) 33.0, 13.2, 42.8 = 89.0

7th Vandyke (ISH) 2014 gelding by Vancouver (KWPN) out of Shannondale Willow [ISH] by Touchdown (ISH). Breeder: Deborah Palmer (Derry). Rider: Allison Springer (USA) 38.2, 0, 85.6 = 123.8.

Advanced (Test B)

1st Leamore Master Plan (ISH) [was Sambuco] – 2009 gelding by Master Imp (TB) out of Ardragh Bash (ISH) by Cavalier Royale (HOLST). Breeder: Michael Byrne (Wicklow). Rider: Ariel Grald (USA) 29.1, 0, 0.4 = 29.5

3rd 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) 28.4, 4, 6.8 = 39.2

5th Loughtown Cici ZA (ISH)[TIH] – 2016 mare by Dermish Cruise (ISH)[TIH] out of Castlelawn Diamond Clover (ISH)[TIH] by White Clover (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: Gabriel Slattery. Rider: Chris Talley (USA) 37.3, 4.4, 0.0 = 41.7.

Open Intermediate A.

2nd Luska Candy Clover [ISH][was HSH Luska Legend] – 2013 gelding by Sligo Candy Boy [ISH] out of Miss Demeanor [ISH] by White Clover (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: Amie Sterling (Tipperary). Rider: Jack Curtis (USA) 26.6, 0, 1.2 = 27.8

9th Paddrick (unk) – 2011 gelding by Kroongraaf (KWPN) out of a mare by Temple Clover (ISH)[TIH]. Rider: Elle Choate (USA) 31.8, 4, 6.9 = 42.4

10th Baymax (ISH) – 2013 gelding by ARD Vivendi (HOLST) out of Olympics Corner (ISH) by Olympic Lux (KWPN). Breeder: Mary Quirke (Tipperary). Rider: Colin Gaffney (USA) 39.0, 4, 1.2 = 44.2.

Intermediate Rider.

2nd Fernhill Focus Maxi (ISH)[was BSI Focus Maximus] – 2013 gelding by Candillo Z (HOLST) out of Stay Focused (ISH) by ARD VDL Douglas (KWPN). Breeder: Michael Buckley (Waterford). Rider: Jake Tessler (USA) 31.0, 12, 0.8 = 43.8

Open Preliminary A.

4th Romans Code Red (ISH)[was PNP Heart Throb] – 2015 gelding by Womanizer (KWPN) out of Scoole Hill Clover (ISH) by Farney Clover (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: Noelle McGuane. Rider: Katie Lichten (USA) 26.3, 4, 0.0 = 30.3

5th HTS Jensen R (ISH) – 2016 gelding by Tolan R (KWPN) out of HTS Lady Clermont (ISH)[TIH] by Rhyne Clover (ISH). Breeder: Brian Kieran. Rider: Katie Lichten (USA) 30.5, 0, 0.0 = 30.5

6th Rahale Comet (ISH)[TIH] – 2018 mare by Island Commander (ID) out of Whats Another One (ISH)[TIH] by Coevers Diamond Boy (ISH). Breeder: Michael Reck Jnr. Rider: Michael Pendleton (USA) 31.1, 4, 0.0 = 35.1

9th Cooley Corraghy Diamond (ISH) – 2017 gelding by Diamond Roller (ISH) out of Seoladh (ISH)[TIH] by Cruising (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: John Kenny. Rider: Kimberly Severson (USA) 31.8, 4, 0.0 = 35.8.

Open Preliminary B.

5th Monbeg Zebedee (ISH) – 2017 gelding by Dignified Van’t Zorgvliet (BWP) out of Bolacreane Dolly (ISH)[TIH] by Cult Hero (TB). Breeder: Marti Rudd. Rider: Alison Springer (USA) 31.6, 0, 0.4 = 32.0

6th Fernhill Domino (ISH)[was Unbelievable Candy] – 2017 gelding by Sligo Candy Boy (ISH) out of Unbelievable Cappolla (SHB) by Unbelievable Darco (BWP). Breeder: Emily Smallman. Rider: Ryan Wood (USA) 32.1, 0, 3.2 = 35.3

8th Superstorm Sandy (ISH) – 2010 mare by Russel (HOLST) out of Jenaway Dream (TB) by Mister Lord (TB). Breeder: John Lonergan (Tipperary). Rider: Marley Stone Bourke (USA) 34.0, 4, 0.0 = 38.0.

Preliminary Rider

8th HVL Ravensdale  (ISH) – 2016 mare by Orestus (KWPN) out of Tamar (KWPN) by Voltaire (KWPN). Breeder: Tina McDermott. Rider: Laura Sparks (USA) 43.7, 4, 8.8 = 56.4

10th 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) 32.4, 8, 29.6 = 0.0.

Open Modified A.

1st Quantum Cooley (ISH)[was Its Quantum Cooley]– 2018 gelding by Dakar VDL (KWPN) out of Ming Dynasty (ISH) by Luidam (KWPN). Breeder: Diana Warrington. Rider: Fylicia Barr (USA) 26.5, 0, 0.0 = 26.5

7th Quality Collusion (ISH) – 2016 gelding by OBOS Quality (OLD) out of KEC Sassari (ISH) by Aldatus Z (OLD). Breeder: William Kennedy. Rider: Tim Burke (IRL) 33.8, 0, 0.0 = 33.8

9th Excel Star Chimichanga (ISH)[was PLS Kilmastulla Q & PLS Obie Wan] – 2017 gelding by Castlecomer Q (ISH) out of PLS Diamond Heist (ISH)[TIH] by Colin Diamond (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: William McDonnell (Jnr). Rider: Susan Thomas (USA) 32.8, 8, 0.0 = 40.8.

Open Modified B.

2nd Electric Quality (ISH) – 2017 mare by S Creevagh Ferro Ex Siebe (KWPN) out of Tynab Lily (AES) by Parco (BWP). Breeder: Marshall Jenkinson. Rider: Tim Bourke (IRL) 27.5, 0, 0.0 = 27.5

9th Master Brooklyn (ISH)[TIH] – 2014 gelding by High Ho Dubh (ID) out of Norebrook (ISH)[TIH] by Master Imp (TB). Breeder: John Martin (Tipperary). Rider: Sierra Shurtz (USA) 34.5, 0, 0.0 = 34.5

10th Wheelagower Gold (ISH) – 2016 gelding by Tullabeg Fusion (ISH) out of No Sale (ISH)[TIH] by Don Tristan (TB). Breeder: James Foley. Rider: Michelle Koppin (USA) 32.0, 0, 6.0 = 38.0.


Three Lakes Winter HT (USA) 24th – 25th February 2024

Open Preliminary

1st Newmarket Cooley (ISH)[was Newmarket Generator) – 2010 gelding by Newmarket Jewel (WESTF) out of Able Flash (ISH)[TIH] by Able Albert (TB). Breeder: Brian Daly. Rider: Elisabeth Halliday (USA) 25.7, 0, 4.0 = 29.7

3rd HSH Limited Edition (ISH)[was Ringwood Camouflage & Ringwood HSH] – 2015 gelding by Sibon W (KWPN) out of Tinirana Velvet (ISH) by Touchdown (ISH). Breeder: Michael Cusak. Rider: Lizzie Hoff (USA) 26.0, 0, 12.8 = 38.8

5th SF Sportsfield Rising Star (ISH)[TIH] – 2017 gelding by Golden Master (TB)[IRL] out of Oldyard Daisy (ISH)[TIH] by Ghareeb (TB). Breeder: Michael Doyle. Rider: Joe Meyer (NZL) 28.6, 4, 14.0 = 46.6

8th Ballygriffin Crossfield Cara (ISH) – 2017 mare by OBOS Quality 004 (OLD) out of Crossfield Lass (ISH) by High Roller (ISH). Breeder: Martin Crowley. Rider: Joe Meyer (NZL) 25.7, 0.4, 54.8 = 80.9.

Open Modified

1st Cooley Pot of Gold (ISH)[was Annaghmore Baltic Sea] – 2014 gelding by Baltic VDL (KWPN) out of HHS Cheerio (ISH) by Harlequin du Carel (SF). Breeder: Judy Tobin & Aoife Healion. Rider: Jordan Crabo (USA) 27.9, 0, 0.0 = 27.9

7th Lieutenant Dan (ISH) – 2012 gelding by Carick Diamond Lad (ISH)[TIH] out of Foxglen Lass (ISH) by Ard VDL Douglas (KWPN). Breeder: John Curtis. Rider: Leah Lang-Gluscic (USA) 25.7, 0, 26.0 = 51.7.


Madrid International (ESP) 16th – 18th February 2024

CCI 2* Short.

4th Jamiro (ISH) – 2011 mare by Ramiro B (BWP) out of Sweet Valley (SH)[TIH] by Clover Valley (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: Sean Carter. Rider: Isabel Diaz Verdugo (ESP) 33.0, 4, 4.8 = 41.8

6th Jelt Sunkwa (ISH) – 2017 gelding by  Tolan R out of Jelt Lomasi (ISH) by Cavalier Two for Joy (ISH). Breeder: Julie McElkenny. Rider: Manuel Senra Chover (ESP) 34.3, 0, 9.2 = 43.5.


Remaining Continental results will be added when verified.


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


The Irish bred eventing results are part-funded by the Department of Agriculture, Food, and the Marine under the Equine Technical Support Fund.