Shantonagh claims seven year-old title in Barnadown

  • 11 May 2014, 23:32

Nicola FitzGibbon and Shantonagh (ISH) won the second leg of the ISH studbook series at Barnadown today (Sunday).

The winner is by Power Blade (TB) out of Diamond Explosion (ISH), by King of Diamonds (ID) and was bred and owned by Dermot Forde, County Cavan.

Second was Brookwood Supersonic (ISH) ridden by Sean Kavanagh, owned and bred by Pat Duffy, with third going to Always On My Mind (ISH) ridden byJames Hogg, and owned and bred by Edgar Hogg.

Five horses shared the 6yo old series with eleven sharing the 5yo.

These classes are not decided by a jump off to avoid young horses being pushed against the clock. The prizes are shared between the horses that jump a second clear within a prescribed time.

The series, which is run over two days, saw some 72 horses line for yesterdays, 5yo competition, 45 for the 6yo competition and 27 for the 7yo.

The next leg of the series takes place in Cavan from 16-18 May. Total prize money for the series is €80,000.

Top six in the 7 year-old final were: 

1st Shantonagh (ISH) – gelding by Power Blade (TB) out of Diamond Explosion (ISH) by King Of Diamonds (ID), Bred/owned by Dermot Forde, Cavan. Rider: Nicola FitzGibbon

2nd Brookwood Supersonic (ISH)-  mare by Concorde (KWPN) out of Brookwood First Lady (ISH) by Captain Clover (ISH). Bred/owned Pat Duffy, Kildare. Rider: Sean Kavanagh

3rd Always On My Mind (ISH) – gelding by Ard VDL Douglas (KWPN) out of Sandiamo (AES) by Andiamo (NRPS). Bred/owned by Edgar Hogg, Fermanagh. Rider: James Hogg

4th Mise Le Meas (ISH) – gelding by Cruise On (ISH) out of Cissie Lass (TB) by Presenting (TB), Bred by Michael Smith, Dublin. Owner:  Mathew Birch. Rider: John Floody

5th Capitol Cruise (ISH) – mare by Ard VDL Douglas (KWPN) out of Forest Mistral (IRIP) by Cruising (ISH). Bred by Diana H Warrington, Kildare. Owner: Ian Smyth. Rider: Peter Leonard

6thEcckesville (ISH) – gelding by Clover Echo (ISH) out of Maisy (ISH), by Tyrone Diamond (ID). Bred by Newberry E Wilson, Tyrone. Owner: Elaine Whiteside. Rider: Yvonne Whiteside.


=1st Annaghmore Ustina (ISH) – mare by Ustinov (KWPN) out of Barnagh Clover (ISH) by Clover Hill (ID). Bred by Barry Baxter, Tyrone. Owner: Newberry E Wilson. Rider: Francis Connors

=1st Future Storm (ISH) – mare by Future Trend (OLD) out of Angel of Harlem (ISH) by Cruising (ISH). Bred by Michael Cusack, Limerick. Owner: Diarmuid Hurley. Rider: Joe Owens

=1st Liberation (ISH) – gelding by Guidam (SF) out of Harvalier (ISH) by Cavalier Royale (HOLST). Bred by John Greene, Offaly. Owner: Frances O’Regan. Rider: Alan O’Regan

=1st CHS Inception (ISH) – gelding by Clover Flush (ISH) out of Bohemia (ISH) by Harlequin Du Carel (SF). Bred by Ard Ri Properties Ltd, Cavan. Owner: Deirdre Bourns. Rider: Declan Egan

=1st LCC Hello Kate (ISH) -mare by Luidam (KWPN) out of LCC Molly (ISH) by Courage II (HOLST). Bred by Fr Simon Cadam, Antrim. Owner: Linda Courtney. Rider: Lucy Buchanan

=6th Creevagh Gent (ISH) – gelding by Camiro De Haar Z (ZANG) out of Creevagh Duca Lady (ISH) by Duca Di Busted (TB). Bred by Ronnie Hollinger, Monaghan. Owner/Rider: Nicky Galligan

=6th Rocknaree (ISH) – mare by Clover Echo (ISH) out of Rockmore (ISH) by Amiro M (ZWEI). Bred by J Russell & R Mulholland, Armagh. Owner: Brian Clinghan. Rider: Yvonne Whiteside

=6th Scoobie Is Our Man (ISH) – gelding by Puissance (ISH) out of Flame And Passion (ISH) by Cruising (ISH). Bred by Michael Reck Jnr, Wexford. Owner: Pat & Clare Sutton. Rider: Gerard Clarke


=1st Downton Abbey (ISH) – mare by Ars Vivendi (HOLST) out of Clonmore Cavalier (ISH) by Garrison Royal (ISH). Bred by Michael Byrne, Carlow. Owner: Eleanor Byrne. Rider: Elizabeth Dore

=1st MHS Peyton (ISH) – gelding by Baloubet Du Rouet (SF) out of Lady Ligustra (ISH) by Cavalier Royale (HOLST). Bred by Ita Brennan, Kilkenny. Owner: Tim Brennan. Rider: Peter Moloney

=1st MHS Walk The Line (ISH) – mare by O.B.O.S. Quality 004 (OLD) out of Naomi Cambell (ISH) by Cavalier Royale (HOLST). Bred by Michael Brennan, Kilkenny. Owner/Rider: Peter Moloney

=1st Jockeyhall Answered Prayer (ISH) – gelding by Lancelot (KWPN) out of Clista (ISH) by Coevers Diamond Boy (ISH). Bred by Josette Gore, Limerick. Owner/Rider: Sean Kavanagh

=1st Sceilig Kilcoltrim (ISH) – mare by Vancouver (KWPN) out of Kilcoltrim Pizzaz (ISH) by Kilcoltrim Sky (ISH). Bred by Pierce Doyle, Carlow. Owner: Killian Browne. Rider: Killian Browne

=1st  Ard Ginger Pop (ISH) – mare by Luidam (KWPN) out of Derrylea Greylady (ISH) by Cruising (ISH). Bred by Heather Dean-Wright, Meath. Owner: Sharon Fitzpatrick. Rider: Ger O’Neill

=1st  LCC Puss N Boots (ISH) – gelding by Lux Z (HANN) out of Spring Pride (WNTR) by Spring Elegance (WNTR). Bred by Andrew Kirwan, Waterford. Owner: Linda Courtney. Rider: Lucy Buchanan

=1st Tykillen Livella (ISH) -mare by SIEC Livello (HOLST) out of Slaney Imperial Cavalier (ISH) by Master Imp (TB). Breeder/Owner/Rider: Ciara Morris, Wexford

=1st LCC Troy (ISH) – gelding by Clinton (HOLST) out of Ark Of Diamonds (ISH) by VDL Arkansas (KWPN). Bred by Linda Courtney Cadam, Antrim. Owner/Rider: Linda Courtney

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

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