Nine out of twenty Top 10 Places in Open Preliminary go to Irish Sport Horses

  • 5 February 2024, 08:55
Sligo Candy Boy sires two Top 10 Placed Irish Sport Horses and four are out of TIH mares in the USA this week.

See below the full list of International Eventing Results

Sporting Days Farm February HT (USA) 3rd – 4th February 2024

Open Preliminary.

1st Cooley Gentleman (ISH)[was HHS Oaklands] – 2014 gelding by Acorad 3 (OLD) out of HHS Crystal Clear [ISH] by The Echo Factor [ISH]. Breeder: Miguel Bravo (Kilkenny). Rider: Lillian Heard Wood (USA) 32.1, 1.2, 0.0 = 33.3

3rd Carlsburg (ISH)[TIH] – 2012 gelding by Puissance (ISH)[TIH] out of Flame and Passion (ISH)[TIH] by Cruising (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: Michael Reck Jnr (Wexford). Rider: Eliza Quigley (USA) 30.3, 4, 6.4 = 40.7

5th Kokoleka (ISH)[was Belline Castle Pacino Candy] – 2018 mare by Sligo Candy Boy (ISH) out of Castle Pacino (ISH) by Pacino (BWP). Breeder: Noel Ruane. Rider: Kate Brown (USA) 31.8, 1.2, 10.0 = 43.0

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) 33.2, 4, 8.4 = 45.6

10th Fernhill Cardevega (ISH)[was Cardevga] – 2017 gelding by Cardento (HOLST) out of Quevega (ISH) by ARS Vivendi (HOLST). Breeder: Fionnuala Byrne. Rider: Ivie Cullen-Dean (USA) 39.0, 8.4, 24.8 = 72.2.

Preliminary Rider.

4th 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) 32.1, 4, 7.2 = 43.3

5th Kilcandra Prince Dignified (ISH) – 2015 gelding by Dignified Van’t Zorgyliet (BWP) out of Bonnie Dolly (ISH) by Bonnie Prince (TB). Breeder: Kilcandra Stud. Rider: Emily Watson (USA) 36.8, 4.8, 69.2 = 110.8.


Three Lakes Winter HT (USA) 2nd – 4th February 2024

Open Preliminary.

2nd Cooley On Show (ISH) – 2007 gelding by Ricardo Z (ZANG) out of Jogatina (LA) by Grand D’Espagne (TB). Breeder: Louise Walsh (Wexford). Rider: Lizzie Hall (USA) 25.0, 4, 0.0 = 29.0

3rd 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) 20.8, 0, 9.6 = 30.4

6th Cooley One To Many (ISH) – 2008 gelding by Jack Of Diamonds (SWB) out of Taffin. (ISH) by Delamain (TB). Breeder: Ronnie Kelly (Limerick). Rider: Erin Wages (USA) 26.8, 0, 16.8 = 43.6

9th Lisdara Bravo (ISH)[was Fernhill Bravo] – 2014 gelding by an unrecorded sire out of Lisdara Impish Lady (ISH)[TIH] by Master Imp (TB). Breeder: Grainne Gormley. Rider: Heather Navarrete (USA) 33.4, 0, 15.2 = 48.6.

Open Modified.

2nd Monbeg Trademark (unk) – 2018 gelding by Quabri de L’Isle (SF) out of Roseanonymous (unk) by Pacino (BWP). Breeder: Marti Rudd. Rider: Cemone Rovira (USA) 31.3, 0, 0.0 = 31.3

7th Agher City Boy (unk) – 2015 gelding, sire not recorded out of My Mysterious Lady (ISH)[TIH] by Carlo Bank (TB)[IRL]. Breeder: Marie Byrne. Rider: Caitlin Romeo (USA) 34.5, 4, 0.0 = 38.5

9th Global BGK (ISH)[TIH][was BGK Ditto] – 2015 gelding by Carrick Diamond Lad (ISH)[TIH] out of Shanbo Impel (ISH)[TIH] by Master Imp (TB). Breeder: Shanbo Stud. Rider: Megan Edwards (USA) 33.0, 4, 3.2 = 40.2.


Galway Downs Kickoff HT (USA) 2nd – 4th February 2024

Open Preliminary

6th Mr Tequila Dancer (ISH) – 2010 gelding by Inocent (KWPN) out of Dancing Lady (TB) by Wondras (TB). Breeder: Nadine Frei. Rider: Anya Mason (USA) 40.8, 4, 0.0 = 44.8.

Open Modified

5th Lockdown JPL (ISH) – 2016 gelding by KEC Maximum Joe (WESTF) out of KEC Kingston (ISH) by Aldatus Z (OLD). Breeder: William Kennedy. Rider: Mackenzie Davidson (USA) 33.5, 0, 8.0 = 41.5


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.