Podium Finish Irish Sport Horse Vanir Kamira in Burnham Market 4* Short

  • 20 April 2023, 11:17
Irish Sport Horse triumph at international events overseas

18-year-old Vanir Kamira once again showed her class, finishing second in the CCI4* Short in Burnham Market. The former Badminton winner finished on her dressage score of 28.9. Bred by Kathryn Jackson from Co Monaghan, the mare is by Camiro De Haar Z (ZANG) and out of Fair Caledonian (WNTR) by Dixi (TB). Irish Sport Horse Swallow Springs finished sixth in the same class.


See below for the full list of Irish-bred Eventing results:

Burnham Market (UK). 14th – 16th April 2023.

CCI4* S Sec B

2nd Vanir Kamira (ISH) – 2005 mare by Camiro De Haar Z (ZANG) out of Fair Caledonian (WNTR) by Dixi (TB). Breeder: Kathryn Jackson, Co Monaghan. Rider: Piggy March (GBR) 28.9, 0, 0.0 = 28.9

6th Swallow Springs (ISH) – 2008 gelding by Chillout (ISH) out of Kilila (ISH)[TIH] by Cult Hero (TB). Breeder: Maria Keating, Co Galway. Rider: Oliver Townend (GBR) 27.8, 4, 1.6 = 33.4.

CCI3* S Sec A

4th Castle Howard Casanova (ISH) – 2013 gelding by Womanizer (KWPN) out of K Cavalier Belle (ISH) by Cavalier Royale (HOLST). Breeder: Susan Fitzpatrick, Co Wicklow. Rider: Marcio Carvalho Jorge (BRA) 26.9, 0, 5.2 = 32.1

5th Ballycoog Breaker Boy (ISH) – 2012 gelding by Womanizer (KWPN) out of Ballycoog Bonnie (ISH)[TIH] by Bonnie Prince (TB). Breeder: Louise M Godkin, Co Wicklow. Rider: Will Rawlin (GBR) 29.3, 0, 3.2 = 32.5

9th Kilcoltrim Kit Kat (ISH) – 2009 mare by Waldo Van Dungen (KWPN) out of Kilcoltrim Kitten (ISH)[TIH] by Ghareeb (TB). Breeder: Shane Doyle, Co Carlow. Rider: Marcio Carvalho Jorge (BRA) 30.0, 0, 6.0 = 36.0.

Advanced Sec Q

3rd Ferro Point (WNTR) [was Thero Point] – 2010 mare by Match Point (TB) out of Ferra Jones (ISH) by S Creevagh Ferro Ex Siebe (KWPN). Breeder: Trevor Badger, Co Westmeath. Rider: David Doel (GBR) 34.8, 0, 2.0 = 36.8

4th CHF Cooliser (ISH) [was Coaliser] – 2010 mare by Womanizer (KWPN) out of Super Spring (ISH) by Ramiro B (BWP). Breeder: Raymond Carroll, Co Offaly. Rider: Tom McEwen (GBR) 27.9, 0, 10.8 = 38.7

6th Shanbeg Cooley (ISH) [was Shanbeg Me Not] – 2014 gelding by OBOS Quality 004 (OLD) out of Graf After Eight (ISH) by Limmerick (HOLST). Breeder: Lindsay Graham, Co Laois. Rider: Harry Mutch (GBR) 38.0, 0, 3.6 = 41.6

7th HD Bronze (ISH) – 2006 gelding by Limmerick (HOLST) out of Northern Madera (TB) by Toca Madera (TB). Breeder: Declan Phillips, Co Antrim. Rider: Harry Mutch (GBR) 29.3, 4, 8.4 = 41.7

8th Creevagh Silver de Haar (ISH) – 2008 gelding by Camiro de Haar Z (ZANG) out of Vanir Silver River [ISH] by Golden River (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: Kathryn Jackson, Co Monaghan. Rider: Fiona Kashel (GBR) 34.0, 3, 5.2 = 42.2

9th Irish Trump (ISH) [was My Rocheston Trump] – 2013 gelding by Furistos Trump [ISH] out of My Rochestown Lady (TB) by Beneficial (TB). Breeder: John P Murphy, Co Kilkenny. Rider: Sarah Bullimore (GBR) 31.3, 0, 12.0 = 43.3

10th MGH Grafton Street (UNK) [was Bannerfarm Rocket] – 2008 gelding OIO by OBOS Quality 004 (OLD). Breeder: Martin Collins. Rider: Pippa Funnell (GBR) 25.8, 0, 18.0 = 43.8.

Open Novice Sec E

2nd Ogue Verdi (ISH) – 2015 gelding by Verdi (KWPN) out of Ogue Girl (ISH) by Eurocommrce Pittsburg (KWPN). Breeder: Anne Murphy, Co Wicklow. Rider: Kitty King (GBR) 25.5, 0, 0.0 = 25.5

7th Cuffesgrange Diamond Echo (ISH) – 2010 mare by Clover Echo (ISH)[TIH] out of Cuffesgrange Kings Fortune (ISH) by Heritage Fortunus (HANN). Breeder: Eamonn Sheehan, Co Kilkenny. Rider: Indie Vaughan-Jones (GBR) 31.3, 0, 0.0 = 31.3.

Open Novice Under 18 Sec F

1st Financial Express (ISH)[TIH] – 2012 gelding by Financial Rewaard (TB)[IRL] out of Expectation (ISH)[TIH] by Coevers Diamond Boy [ISH]. Breeder: Bryan Maguire. Rider: Flynn Kewney (GBR) 26.5, 0, 0.8 = 27.3

3rd Global Promise (ISH) [was BMC Can Do] – 2013 mare by Sligo Candy Boy [ISH] out of Coevers Promise (ISH)[TIH] by Coevers Diamond Boy [ISH]. Breeder: Michael Handley, Co Sligo. Rider: Ivy Fisher (GBR) 29.0, 0, 0.0 = 29.0

4th Cotterstown Magic (ISH)[TIH] – 2009 gelding by Ballinclea Festival (CP) out of Attanagh Jewel [ISH] by Young Barnaby (TB). Breeder: Patrick Mooney, Co Laois. Rider: Willa Peel (GBR) 31.3, 0, 0.0 = 31.3

6th Grantstown True Loves (ISP) – 2014 mare by General Humbert (CP) out of Grantstown Dark Angel (ISH) by Templebready Bo’Sun (CP). Breeder: Laura Widger, Co Waterford. Rider: Eliza Culloty (GBR) 32.0, 4, 0.0 = 36.0

7th Trendy Captain Clover (ISH)[TIH] – 2010 gelding by Captain Clover (ISH)[TIH] out of Bahrain Diamond Ginger (ISH)[TIH] by Bahrain Cruise (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: Charles Hanley, Co Mayo. Rider: Grace Donnor (GBR) 32.0, 0, 5.6 = 37.6

8th Kursk Root [ISH] – 2008 gelding by Clover Joe (ISH)[TIH] out of Kursk Lady [ISH] by Ballysimon (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: Francis Heneghan, Co Mayo. Rider: Georgie Featherstone (GBR) 35.0, 4, 0.0 = 39.0.

Novice Sec C

2nd Brookfield William (ISH) [was William Brookfield & Rossa Sixteen] – 2016 gelding by Mermus R (KWPN) out of Femme Fatale M25 (ISH) by Limmerick (HOLST). Breeder: Eamonn Hogan, Co Galway. Rider: Rosalind Canter (GBR) 26.3, 0, 0.0 = 26.3

3rd Drumaclann Brexit (ISH) – mare by Paris Blue Merelsnest Z (ZANG) out of Gypsy Queen (ISH) by Chippison (ISH). Breeder: Gerry McGuigan. Rider: Matthew Heath (GBR) 27.8, 0, 0.0 = 27.8

4th Sumas Tina Turner (ISH) – 2016 mare by Quantino (HOLST) out of Sumas Fanny Brice (ISH) by VDL Arkansas (KWPN). Breeder: Suma Stud, Rider: Kevin McNab (AUS) 28.8, 0, 0.0 = 28.8

10th RNH Ultimate (ISH) – 2016 gelding by Ustinov (KWPN) out of Onette (SWB) by Junior STV (KWPN). Breeder: Norman Hammond. Rider: Harriet Wright (GBR) 28.5, 4, 4.4 = 36.9.

Novice Sec D

2nd Killeenhousestud OBOS 16 (ISH) – 2016 mare by OBOS Quality 004 (OLD) out of Kilkeany Mystic (ISH)[TIH] by Ghareeb (TB). Breeder: Stephen Culliney. Rider: Tom Crisp (GBR) 35.3, 0, 0.0 = 35.3

3rd Cecelia Cobra (ISH) – 2016 gelding by Cobra 18 (WEWB) out of Cecelia Woudina (ISH) by Porsch (BWP). Breeder: James Rogan, Co Dublin. Rider: Tom McEwen (GBR) 35.5, 0, 0.0 = 35.5

4th Brookfield Quality Time (ISH) [was Ellaghmore Erhart] – 2016 gelding by OBOS Quality 004 (OLD) out of Trebra Bep Bop (ISH) by Harlequin du Carel. Breeder: P J Howley. Rider: Tom McEwen (GBR) 30.0, 4, 1.6 = 35.6

7th CSF Why Me (ISH) – 2013 gelding by ARS Vivendi (HOLST) out of Cummer Diamonds [ISH] by Nordic Brave (TB). Breeder: Bridget Connolly, Co Galway. Rider: David Britnell (GBR) 34.3, 4, 0.0 = 38.3

8th Kildromin Champ (CP) – 2013 gelding by Glendine Kestrel (CP) out of Marie’s Pride (CP) by Kenagh King (CP). Rider: Zara Barber (GBR) 35.3, 4, 0.0 = 39.3.


Twin Rivers Spring International (USA). 13th – 16th April 2023.


3rd NC Sky High (ISH) [was Fernhill Sky High]2012 mare by Afellay Z (ZANG) out of Fanadwest Titans Sky (ISH) by NC Amiro (AES). Breeder: John D Carr. Rider: Chloe Smyth (USA) 35.5, 0, 5.6 = 41.1.


1st Crafty Don (ISH) – 2016 gelding by Tolan R (KWPN) out of Diamond Beaker (ISH)[TIH] by Lester Lad (TB). Breeder: Amelia Comiskey. Rider: Tamara Smith (USA) 26.8, 0, 0.0 = 26.8.


1st Cooley Rock Star (ISH) – 2010 gelding by OBOS Quality 004 (OLD) out of Farina (ISH)[TIH] by Chairmaker [ISH]. Breeder: Michael Tyther, Co Kerry. Rider: Camille Brewer (USA) 28.0, 1.2, 0.0 = 29.2

6th Ard Cooley (ISH) [was Ard Exclusive] – 2007 gelding by ARD VDL Douglas (KPWN) out of Killagriff Riza Lou (ISH)[TIH] by Golden Cliff (TB). Breeder: Richard & Heather Wright, Co Meath. Rider: Sigourney Jellins (USA) 37.8, 4, 0.0 = 41.8

8th HSH Bold Decision (ISH) [was My Bold Decision] – 2015 gelding by Sibon W (KWPN) out of Dubiety’s Fashion (TB) by Dubiety (YB). Breeder: Timothy T Tierney. Rider: Anni Grandia-Dodson (USA) 39.1, 16, 9.6 = 64.7.


1st Curraghgraigue Freeman (ISH) – 2015 gelding by Freeman VDL (KWPN) out of Curraghgraigue Vella Erri (ISH)[TIH] by Errigal Flight (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: Baden Powell. Rider: Jullian Newman (USA) 27.0, 1.6, 0.0 = 28.6

3rd Juste Capitaine (ISH) – 2014 gelding by Captain Carnute (ISH) out of Blennerville Edel (ISH)[TIH] by Buster King (TB). Breeder: Tim Hurley. Rider: Brooke Corsaut (USA) 32.3, 0, 0.0 = 32.2

4th Coolrock Wacko Jacko (ISH) – 2009 gelding by Jacomar (KWPN) out of Lux D Part (ISH) by Lux Z (HANN). Breeder: Larry Muldoon, Co Monaghan. Rider: Jullian Mader (USA) 31.7, 4.4, 0.0 = 36.1.

Open Preliminary

6th OBOS Quality Time (ISH) – 2010 gelding by OBOS Quality 004 (OLD) out of Diamond Di (WNTR) by Diamond Serpent [ISH]. Breeder: Marie Burke, Co Clare. Rider: Audrey Sanborn (USA) 20.8, 0, 5.2 = 26.0

8th GHS Calexico (ISH) – 2015 mare by Van Gogh (KWPN) out of Penhaligon Cairo (AES) by Cavalier Royale (HOLST). Breeder: Leanne Marshall. Rider: Marc Grandia (USA) 23.4, 8, 4.4 = 35.8

9th HSH Redfield Hillside Star (ISH) [was MRF Redfield HSH Star] – 2016 gelding by Metropole (KWPN) out of Rabon (ISH) by Romabo (HOLST). Breeder: Mike Comerford. Rider: Helen Alliston (USA) 30.3, 0.4, 7.6 = 38.3.

Preliminary Rider

1st Castle Larchfield Purdy (ISH) – 2002 gelding by an unknown sire out of Hallo Purdy (ISH) by Hallo (SF). Breeder: Patrick Hally, Co Kilkenny. Rider: Maddie Smith (USA) 20.0, 0, 9.6 = 29.6.

Open Modified

6th Freedom Hill (ISH) – 2010 gelding by Vriend (KWPN) out of Sallymount Clover (ISH)[TIH] by Clover Valley (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: Oinri Jackson, Co Meath. Rider: Rebecca Braitling (USA) 31.3, 0, 3.2 = 34.5.


Plantation Field Spring (USA). 17th – 19th April 2023.

Open Intermediate

2nd Penhill Celtic (ISH) – 2012 gelding by Je T’Aime Flamenco (BWP) out of Norway Maid (ISH)[TIH] by Coevers Diamond Boy [ISH]. Breeder: Laurence Meaney, Co Clare. Rider: Boyd Martin (USA) 29.4, 0, 22.0 = 51.4

4th Riverview Starboy (ISH) [was Dooneens Smooth Classic] – 2013 gelding by Sligo Candy Boy (ISH) out of Miss Bridgety Jones (BSJA), Breeder: Pauline Howley, Rider: Matthew Brown (USA) 38.8, 4.4, 18.8 = 62.0.

Open Preliminary

4th Brigantine (UNK) – 2005 gelding OIO. Rider: Stefanie Mazza (USA) 38.7, 0, 0.0 = 38.7.


Poplar Place (USA). 17th – 19th April 2023.  

3rd Master Brooklyn (ISH)[TIH] – 2014 gelding by High Ho Dubh (ID) out of Norebrook (ISH)[TIH] by Master Imp (TB). Breeder: John Martin, Co Tipperary. Rider: Sierra Shurtz (USA) 33.4, 0, 4.0 = 37.4

4th Fernhill Final Cavalier (ISH) [was Greenacres Cavalier Boy] – 2014 gelding by Cavalier Royale (HOLST) out of Greenacres Quality (ISH) by OBOS Quality 004 (OLD). Breeder: Michael Callery. Rider: Liesel Fazekas (USA) 32.1, 8, 0.0 = 40.1

6th Fernhill Cruiseaway (ISH) – 2014 mare by Cobra (HOLST) out of Kingsaway Cruise (ISH)[TIH] by Cruising (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: John J Flynn. Rider: Anna Cummings (USA) 30.5, 0, 13.2 = 43.7

8th Fernhill Swatch Out (ISH)[TIH] – 2015 gelding by Watermill Swatch (TB) out of Hill View Lady (ISH)[TIH] by Lake View Pride (ID). Breeder: Anthony Kelly. Rider: Claire Robinson (USA) 29.7, 4.0, 14.4 = 48.1.

Fence (USA). 15th – 16th April 2023.

Open Preliminary

6th SBT Amarone (ISH)[TIH] – 2009 gelding by I’m the Greatest (TB) out of Newtown Mary (ISH)[TIH] by Easy Lift (TB). Breeder: Bernard Stanford, Co Galway. Rider: Viktoria Bodnar (USA) 35.3, 8, 19.6 = 62.9

8th Leapfrog (ISH) – 2007 gelding by an unknown sire out of Pinnace (ISH)[TIH]by Parole (ISH). Breeder: John Guiry. Rider: Elizabrth McGinley (USA) 40.3, 0, 43.6 = 83.9.


Longleaf Pine (USA). 15th – 16th April 2023.


2nd Belline Cavalary Man (ISH) – 2015 gelding by Tolan R (KWPN) out of Cavalier Cloe (ISH) by Cavalier Royale (HOLST). Breeder: Eileen Duggan & Brendan Hearty. Rider: Ariel Grald (USA) 30.7, 4, 0.0 = 34.7.

Open Modified

1st Cullintra End Game (ISH) [was Cullintra Digger] – 2017 gelding by Quantino (HOLST) out of Cullintra Witness (TB) by Witness Box (TB). Breeder: Laurence Hanrahan. Rider: Ariel Grald (USA) 28.8, 0, 0.0 = 28.8

2nd Ballyfore Oh Man (ISH) – 2012 gelding by Omar (BWP) out of Complicated (ISH) by Ekstein (KWPN). Breeder: Pauric O’Neill. Rider: Jasmine Hobart (USA) 32.9, 0, 0.0 = 32.9.


Oudkarspel (NED). 6th – 9th April 2023.


7th Crystal Barney (ISH) – 2014 gelding by Mermus R (KWPN) out of Lady Graf (ISH) by Graf Magna (AES). Breeder: Anthony Doherty. Rider: Noemi Viola Doerfer (HUN) 41.7, 0, 16.4 = 58.1

9th Bonmahon Blue Grass (ISH) – 2011 gelding by Bonmahon Master Blue (ISH) out of Graigue Mist (ISH)[TIH] by Master Imp (TB). Breeder: Richard Fitzgerald (Waterford). Rider: Anni Huovinen (FIN) 38.1, 4, 17.2 = 59.3.


Ravenna (ITA). 6th – 9th April 2023.


7th Caraghs Clover Quality (ISH) – 2013 gelding by OBOS Quality 004 (OLD) out of Helvick Clover (ISH)[TIH] by Clover Hill (ID). Breeder: Stephen Kelliher (Kerry). Rider: Gianluca Gardini (ITA) 33.9, 0.8, 11.6 = 46.3.


3rd Cappulcorragh Quality Control (ISH) – 2016 gelding by OBOS Quality 004 (OLD) out of Malt Patrol (ISH) by Maltstriker (KWPN). Breeder: Elizabeth Murphy. Rider: Gianluca Gardini (ITA) 32.5, 0, 0.0 = 32.5.


8th Larav Lord Tyson (ISH) – 2017 gelding by Tyson (KWPN) out of Miss Ally Cat (ISH)[TIH] by ARD Allez Cat (TB). Breeder: Yana Verling. Rider: Federico Sacchetti (ITA) 31.7, 0, 2.8 = 34.5

9th Fernhill Fancy That (ISH) – 2013 gelding by Porsch (BWP) out of Carrownanty Hill (BWP) by Ghareeb (TB). Breeder: Peter James Berreen (Sligo). Rider: Marialaura di Iorio (ITA) 32.2, 0, 2.4 = 34.6.


Kristianstad (SWE). 8th – 10th April 2023.

CCI3* S Sec 1

7th Stonehavens Baby Blue (ISH) – 2014 mare by Bonmahon Master Blue [ISH] out of Hugginstown Betty (ISH)[TIH] by Carrick Diamond Lad (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: Daniel Irish, Co Kilkenny. Rider: Frida Andersen (SWE) 39.2, 0, 0.0 = 39.2

9th Poynstown Porsch (ISH) – 2013 gelding by Porch (BWP) out of Laughton’s Diamond Imp (ISH)[TIH] by Master Imp (TB). Breeder: Norman Walsh. Rider: Niklas Lindback (SWE) 38.7, 4, 0.0 = 42.7.


Radolfzel (GER). 13th – 16th April 2023.

6th Kilcooley Kalbarri (ISH)[TIH] – 2016 gelding by Pointilliste (TB) out of Paudell Cailin Dubh (ISH)[TIH] by Master Imp (TB). Breeder: Julia Ponsonby. Rider: Felix Vogg (SUI) 29.0, 0, 2.8 = 31.8

8th Heritage Stellor Laccato (ISH) [was Heritage Laccato] – 2016 gelding by Latour (BWP) out of Stakkato Rain (HANN) by Stakkato (HANN). Breeder: Anne-Marie O’Gorman. Rider: Tamara Acklin (SUI) 29.0, 0.4, 2.8 = 32.2.


These results have been provided to Horse Sport Ireland by Charlie Ripman.