Jumping In The City WestWood/IFor Williams Amateur Speed Riders Announced

  • 26 July 2016, 19:54

Jumping In The City WestWood/IFor Williams Amateur Speed Riders Announced


The award winning ‘Underwriting Exchange Jumping In The City’ takes place on Friday August 5th 2016. The first competition of the evening will be the Westwood/IFor Williams Amateur Speed class which will begin at 5.30pm. The draw for the Amateur class took place on the Saturday of Dublin Horse Show at 3pm at the Irish Horse Gateway exhibition trailer. Brendan McArdle MC’d the event which was attended by WestWood representative, Frank Shaw, along with RTE’s Phillip Boucher Hayes.


The winner of this year’s Amateur speed class will drive home with a brand new 506 Westwood/IFor Williams horsebox. Last year’s winner Joanna Penfold (pictured) will compete again in this year’s event after qualifying at Limerick Munster Stadium Showjumping, where she placed 2nd.


The Westwood/IFor Williams Amateur class will be followed by The Underwriting Exchange Grand Prix. The crowd favourite, the Devenish Puissance, will take place as the final competition of the night. The Showjumping will be followed by a band, DJ and bar until late. The evening will also incorporate a Rio carnival theme, celebrating Ireland’s Equestrian Olympic athletes, as the Olympic Opening Ceremony will take place on the same evening.


A limited amount of corporate hospitality tables remain, while group discounts and other restaurant packages are also available. General Admission on the night is €20 or €15 if pre-booked online, Children u14 go free, Students and OAP’s €10. For bookings please visit www.igb.ie and for general information please see www.horsesportireland.ie .


Please see full list of riders competing in the WestWood/IFor Williams Amateur speed class HERE, along with the full reserve list HERE.



29 July 2015; Jumping the the City Amateur Winner collects horsebox. West Wood Trailers, Naas, Co. Kildare. Picture credit: Piaras Ó Mídheach / SPORTSFILE *** NO REPRODUCTION FEE ***

Photo Caption: Jumping in the City Amateur Winner 2015, Joanna Penfold collects horsebox from Sponsor Alan Cole, West Wood Trailers, Naas, Co. Kildare. Picture credit: Piaras Ó Mídheach / SPORTSFILE *** NO REPRODUCTION FEE ***

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