Michael Blake names team for Spanish Nations Cup in Vejer as two Irish Sport Horses selected

  • 26 November 2020, 19:03

Irish Show Jumping team manager Michael Blake has named his four team members for tomorrow’s (Friday) three-star FEI Nations Cup at Vejer De La Frontera in Southern Spain with two Irish Sport Horses included in the quartet.

Irish Show Jumping team manager Michael Blake 

A massive 17 teams will do battle, with Ireland, sponsored by Devenish and The Underwriting Exchange, drawn second to jump and line-out as follows:

Louth’s Mark McAuley with Jasco VD Bisschop – owned by Scea la Tuiliere & Mark McAuley

Mayo’s Michael G Duffy with Lapuccino 2 (ISH) owned by Carl Hanley Sporthorses

Mayo’s Cameron Hanley with ESI Toulouse (ISH)  – owned by Cameron Hanley

Tipperary’s Denis Lynch with Cristello – owned by Onyx Consulting Ltd

The Spanish Nations Cup in Vejer starts at 12 noon Irish time and is available to watch live HERE



Lapuccino 2 (ISH) – 2008 stallion by SIEC Livello (HOLST) out of Cabaret III (BHD). Breeder: Sven Kapp, Co. Galway. Owner: Carl Hanley Sporthorses GmbH. Rider: Michael G Duffy (IRL)

ESI Toulouse (ISH) – 2011 bay gelding by SIEC Livello (HOLST) out of Catina (BWP), by Quasimodo VD Molendreef (BWP). Bred by Cian O’Connor, Co Meath. Owner/rider: Cameron Hanley (IRL)

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

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