KMR Benzini (ISH) and Cormac Rafferty victorious at Tattersalls

  • 26 July 2015, 16:07

Cormac Rafferty and KMR Benzini (ISH) took top spot in the 7 Year Old Final of the Irish Sport Horse Studbook Showjumping Series at Tattersalls. One of only three combinations that managed to produce double clear rounds, the duo completed the jump-off in a time of 33.17 seconds to take first place.

In the 6 Year Old Final, Greg Broderick with Caledonia Stables Alberta Mist (ISH), were fastest in the jump-off to claim the lion’s share of the €2,700 prize fund. In the 5 Year Old Final, eleven combinations jumped double clear to share the win.

Full results, including breeding details, are listed below. The final leg of the 2015 Series takes place at The Meadows on 22nd and 23rd August.

5 Year Old Final:

=1st Thomascourt Senna (ISH) – 2010 mare by Mermus R (KWPN) out of Playgirl (ISH), by Cruising (ISH). Bred by Cynthia Beattie, Co. Antrim. Owner/Rider: Mervyn Clarke

=1st Intis (ISH) – 2010 mare by Pacino (BWP) out of Current Guide (ISH), by Majestic Current (TB). Owner/Bred by Joanna Curran, Co. Tyrone. Rider: Tom Hearne

=1st Knockrath Who’s Who (ISH) – 2010 mare by Porsch (BWP) out of Knockrath Sneeze (ISH), by Cyrano (HOLST). Owner/Bred by Norman Allen, Co. Meath. Rider: Alexander Butler

=1st Hollypark Galloway (ISH) – 2010 gelding by Castlelawn Galloway (OLD) out of Whitestown Diamond (ISH), by Diamond Lad (ID). Bred by John McCann, Co. Roscommon. Owner: Jackie Lee. Rider: Tim MacDonagh

=1st Cruicerath Flexianna (ISH) – 2010 mare by Flexible (ISH) out of Pannamarenca (KWPN), by Holland (KWPN). Bred by Gerard Campbell, Co. Kildare. Owner: USA Young Jumpers LLC. Rider: Eddie Moloney

=1st Jay Gatsby (ISH) – 2010 gelding by Gatsby (ISH) out of Tullydraw Lady (UNK), by Lougheries Quiet Man (UNK). Owner/Bred by Cormac McKay. Rider: Emily Turkington

=1st Miss Darco (ISH) – 2010 mare by Darco (BWP) out of Green Sleeps Divine (HANN), by Drossan (HANN). Bred by Sinead Connelly, Co. Galway. Owner: Tomas O’Brien. Rider: Thomas O’Brien

=1st Castlefield Cass (ISH) – 2010 gelding by Cassidee (SWB) out of La Moette (ISH), by Puissance (ISH). Bred by Jim O’Neill, Co. Kilkenny. Owner: Jim O’Neill & Paul O’Byrne. Rider: Gerard O’Neill

=1st Lislan Flamenco (ISH) – 2010 gelding by Je T’Aime Flamenco (BWP) out of Lislan Cruising (ISH), by Cruising (ISH). Bred by Sinead Kelly, Co. Clare. Owner: Alan Wade. Rider: Clem McMahon

=1st KMR Twilight (ISH) – 2010 mare by Vechta (KWPN) out of Diamond Chin Jenkins (ISH), by Diamond Chin (ISH). Bred by William Windrum, Co. Monaghan. Owner/Rider: Cormac Rafferty

=1st RVS Lui Fortunus (ISH) – 2010 gelding by Luidam (KWPN) out of Fortunus Lady (ISH), by Heritage Fortunus (HANN). Bred by Dominic Vallely, Co. Armagh. Owner: Noel Ryan. Rider: Gemma Phelan

6 Year Old Final:

1st Alberta Mist (ISH) – 2009 gelding by Womanizer (KWPN) out of Lisa (WESTF), by Landino (HOLST). Bred by Ronnie Kelly, Co. Limerick. Owner: Caledonia Stables. Rider: Greg Broderick

2nd Vivian Lee (ISH) – 2009 mare by Ars Vivendi (HOLST) out of True Illusion (UNK). Bred by Kay Quirke, Co. Tipperary. Owner: Ronan Tynan. Rider: Tholm Keane

3rd Drumiller Houdini (ISH) – 2009 mare by Clinton (HOLST) out of Never (ISH), by Ballinvella (TB). Bred by Paul Dillon, Co. Armagh. Owner: The Grove Group. Rider: Francis Connors

4th Mr OBrien Two You (ISH) – 2009 gelding by Warrenstown You 2 (ISH) out of Kilmolash Clover Rhodes (ISH), by Porter Rhodes (TB). Owner/Bred by William O’Brien, Co. Waterford. Rider: Gemma Phelan

5th ESI Carvalho (ISH) – 2009 gelding by Padinus (KWPN) out of Cyndara (ISH), by Quidam Junior I (KWPN). Bred by Mary Hughes, Co. Kilkenny. Owner: Ennisnag Stud. Rider: Peter Moloney

6th DMS Heartthrob (ISH) – 2009 mare by Dow Jones Courcel (SF) out of Playgirl (ISH), by Cruising (ISH). Bred by Cynthia Beattie, Co. Antrim. Owner: Donald Loughran. Rider: Mark Kinsella

7 Year Old Final:

1st KMR Benzini (ISH) – 2008 gelding by Morgangold Major (ZWEI) out of Benzini Belle (TB), by Colonel Godfrey (TB). Bred by Carol A McLaughlin, Co. Donegal. Owner: Aoife Rafferty. Rider: Cormac Rafferty

2nd Burnt Again (ISH) – 2008 gelding by Ringwood Harley Carol (ISH) out of Whitehall Mason (ISH), by Ballysimon (ISH). Bred by Ronnie Kelly, Co. Limerick. Owner: Michael O’Callaghan & Ronnie Kelly. Rider: Edward Butler

3rd HHS Faldo (ISH) – 2008 mare by Heritage Fortunus (HANN) out of China Cavalier (ISH), by Cavalier Royale (HOLST). Bred by Marion Hughes, Co. Kilkenny. Owner/Rider: Lisa O’Farrell

4th Newmarket Clare Lady (ISH) – 2008 mare by Newmarket Jewel (WESTF) out of Newmarket Clare (ISH), by Cavalier Royale (HOLST). Owner/Bred by Billy Daly, Co. Cork. Rider: Francis Connors

5th CHS Inception (ISH) – 2008 gelding by Clover Flush (ISH) out of Bohemia (ISH), by Harlequin Du Carel (SF). Bred by Ard Ri Properties, Co. Cavan. Owner: Deirdre Bourns. Rider: Declan Egan

6th Ard Leaderman (ISH) – 2008 gelding by Luidam (KWPN) out of Essenar Lou La (ISH), by Ard VDL Douglas (KWPN). Bred by Richard & Heather Wright, Co. Meath. Owner: Pat McCormack. Rider: Robert Harrison

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