Michael Nolan (IRL) rides three Irish Sport horses into top 10 places in the USA

  • 29 January 2024, 09:25
Young Irish Sport Horses impressive in the lower grades at Rocking Horse while 19 year old Callan Quinto (ISH)[TIH] starts another rider on their eventing career.

See below the full list of International Eventing Results

Rocking Horse Winter HT (USA) 26th – 28th January 2024

 Open Intermediate A

4th Jewelent (ISH) – 2012 gelding by Valent (KWPN) out of Bellaney Jewel (TB)[IRL] by Roselier (TB). Breeder: J.W. Rosbotham. Rider: Phillip Dutton (USA) 24.2, 0, 10.0 = 34.2

5th Carrabeg Hulla Balou (ISH) – 2015 gelding by Balou du Rouet (OLD) out of Vella Flavour (ISH)[TIH] by Ballinvella (TB). Breeder: Joe Howley (Mayo). Rider: Michael Nolan (IRL) 27.6, 4, 7.2 = 38.8.

Open Intermediate B.

4th Fernhill Galavant (ISH)[was Mulvin Gabriel] – 2017 gelding by Sligo Candy Boy (ISH) out of Mindoran ARD Polo (ISH) by ARD VDL Douglas (KWPN). Breeder: Richard JW Smyth. Rider: Michael Nolan (IRL) 32.0, 0, 8.4 = 40.4.

Open Intermediate One Day A

2nd Business Class (ISH) – 2010 gelding by Harlequin du Carol (SF) out of Moxella (OLD) by Quick Star (SF). Breeder: Don Haddon (Wicklow). Rider: Bruce Davidson Jnr. (USA) 34.0, 0, 0.0 = 34.0

3rd Direct Advance (ISH) – 2011 gelding by Night Cruise (ISH)[TIH] out of Herbst Jennie B (ISH) by Concorde (KWPN). Breeder: Noel Good (Tyrone). Rider: Zachary Brandt (USA) 32.8, 0, 4.4 = 37.2.

Open Intermediate One Day B

7th 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) 34.0, 4, 12.4 = 50.4.

Intermediate Rider

5th Fernhill DiCaprio (unk)[was Ado Rock] – 2014 gelding by Finnanloon Flight (ISH)[TIH] out of Finnan Scarlet (unk) by Shannondale Sarco St Ghyvan (BEWB). Breeder: Richard Delaney (Kilkenny). Rider: Sallie Johnson (USA) 31.4, 16, 18.0 = 65.4.

Intermediate / Preliminary

1st Fernhill One Too Many (ISH)[was MBF One To Many] – 2015 gelding by Harlequin du Carel (SF) out of Garrouse (ISH) by Master Imp (TB). Breeder: Valerie Fogarty. Rider: Anna Loschiavo (USA) 31.4, 0, 2.8 = 34.2.

Open Preliminary A

3rd Lissavorra Quality (ISH) – 2016 mare by OBOS Quality 004 (OLD) out of Soolmoy Lucy (ISH) by Lux Z (HANN). Breeder: Patrick McLoughney. Rider: Elisa Wallace (USA) 29.2, 0, 6.0 = 35.2

4th Hawthornstud Fortunate Love (ISH) – 2014 gelding by Heritage Fortunus (HANN) out of Cushlane Flight (ISH)[TIH] by Golden River (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: Lizzie Burcher. Rider: Sara Kozumplik (USA) 36.3, 0, 0.4 = 36.7

8th Fernhill Shutterfly (ISH)[was Kilcurry Shutterfly] – 2014 gelding by Sir Shutterfly (HANN) out of Wonnie [ISH] by Puissance (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: Eileen Duggan & Brendan Hearty. Rider: Alexandra Baugh (USA) 27.4, 1.6, 20.4 = 49.4.

Open Preliminary B

4th Shannondale Magnum (ISH) – 2011 gelding by Shannondale Sarco St Ghyvan (BEWB) out of Mullentine Golden Cruz [ISH] by Cruising (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: Senan Canny (Clare). Rider: Chris Newton (USA) 38.4, 0, 0.0 = 38.4

6th Cooley Vita (ISH)[was Dolmen Dolce Vita] – 2015 mare by Quantino (HOLST) out of Dolmen Denial (ISH) by Ricardo Z  (ZANG). Breeder: Jack Murphy. Rider: Leila Saxe (USA) 36.1, 0, 6.4 = 42.5

8th Rock Jennings (ISH)[TIH] – 2016 gelding by Tajraasi (TB) out of Miss Goatenbridge (ISH)[TIH] by Crosstown Dancer (ID). Breeder: James Carey. Rider: Micheal Nolan (IRL) 34.2, 4, 10.4 = 48.6.

Open Preliminary One Day

6th Shirsheen Fun For All (ISH)[was Glynnwood Chelsea] – 2015 gelding by Tolan R (KWPN) out of Chelsea (KWPN) by Tinka’s Boy (KWPN). Breeder: Peter Glynn (Galway). Rider: Michelle Mercier (USA) 27.1, 0, 7.2 = 34.3.

Preliminary Horse

2nd MRF Qwlkstep (ISH) – 2017 gelding by Metropole (KWPN) out of Silver Comet (TB)[IRL] by Exit to Nowhere (TB). Breeder: Mike Comerford. Rider: Katie Malensek (CAN) 28.7, 0, 2.0 = 30.7

4th 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) 27.4, 0, 5.6 = 33.0

6th HSH Redfield Poynstown Marshall (ISH)[was Poynstown Marshal] – 2016 gelding by Future Trend (OLD) out of Poynstown Queen (ISH) by Olympic Lux (KWPN). Breeder: Paula Widger (Waterford). Rider: Rebecca Hoos (USA) 30.5, 0, 4.0 = 34.5

7th Fernhill Esmerelda (ISH)[was Esmerelda P] – 2017 mare by Emerald Van’t Ruyterhof (BWP) out of Coralista (ISH) by Corland (HOLST). Breeder: Gemma Stack & Anna Dunne Purcell. Rider: Jonathan Holling (USA) 26.6, 4, 8.0 = 38.6

9th 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) 34.2, 12, 9.6 = 55.8.

Preliminary Rider

2nd Callan Quinto (ISH)[TIH] – 2005 gelding by Quinto Fabio (TB) out of Callan Clover (ISH)[TIH] by Coolcaum Hill (ID). Breeder: John Young (Kilkenny). Rider: Claudia Sarnoff (USA) 33.2, 0, 0.4 = 33.6

8th Fernhill Dynamic (ISH)[was Picture This & Fernhill Imagination] – 2015 gelding by KEC Maximum Joe (WESTF) out of Carla (OLD) by Collado (HOLST). Breeder: Patrick J Kearns (Laois). Rider: Julie Bryer (USA) 30.0, 5.6, 12.0 = 47.6

10th RathPierce Lord (ISH) – 2012 gelding by Emperor Augustus (TB) out of Keenoge Lady (ISH) by Nautilus (KWPN). Breeder: Francis McCarthy. Rider: Catherine Hatcher (USA) 31.8, 14, 17.2 = 63.0.

Open Modified A

2nd Lagans Ricardo Boy (ISH) – 2018 gelding by Cavalier Land (ISH) out of Ricardo Z Lagan (ISH) by Ricardo Z (ZANG). Breeder: Peter Rice. Rider: Natalia Neneman (USA) 31.5, 0, 0.0 = 31.5

5th Dreamliner (ISH) – 2011 gelding by Cobra (HOLST) out of Don Diamond Girl (ISH)[TIH] by Glidawn Diamond (ID). Breeder: Cathal Lyons. Rider: Isabella Novak (USA) 33.3, 0, 0.0 = 33.3

9th Cairnview Noble Jester (ISH) – 2017 gelding by Harlequin du Carel (SF) out of Cairnview Lucy (ISH)[TIH] by Laughton’s Flight (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: Geraldine Quinn. Rider: Hillary Irwin (USA) 33.3, 0, 8.4 = 41.7.

Open Modified B

4th Ardeo Lord Lancelot (ISH)[was Oldstone Lord of Lisray] – 2014 gelding by Lancelot (KWPN) out of Little Lou (OLD) by Landfriese (OLD). Breeder: John McNiece (Antrim). Rider: Eileen Galoostian (USA) 30.5, 0, 0.0 = 30.5

7th Rock On (ISH)[TIH] – 2017 gelding by Loughehoe Guy (ISH)[TIH] out of Lassies Dancer (ISH)[TIH] by Crosstown Dancer (ID). Breeder: Bridin Garrigle. Rider: Michael Nolan (IRL) 31.0, 0, 2.8 = 33.8.

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.