SJ Breeding: Hickstead Nations Nations Cup 2nd for Irish Sport Horse Castlefield Eclipse

  • 4 August 2015, 15:42

It was another solid performance from the Irish Sport Horse mare Castlefield Eclipse who jumped double clear at Hickstead CSIO5* Nations Cup under Paul Estermann (SUI). The result comes just two weeks after the pair jumped double clear during Mannheim CSIO5*.

The promising Irish Sport Horse MHS Washington won her age class at Dinard CSI5* show partnered by Laura Renwick (GBR). In Belgium Italian Alberto Zorzi took the runner up spot on Ramiro Cruise (ISH) in the Lier CSI3*.

See below for a full list of Irish-bred International Showjumping results: 

Hickstead (GBR) CSIO5* 30th July to 2nd August 2015

FEI Furusiyya Nations Cup by Longines – 1m55 Two Rounds €200,000

2nd Team Switzerland
Castlefield Eclipse (ISH) – 2002 bay mare by O.B.O.S. Quality 004 (OLD) out of Furisto Clover Hill (ISH), by Furisto (HANN). Breeder: Pat Nihill, Co. Clare. Owner: Fasana Jocelyne. Rider: Paul Estermann (SUI)

6th Team Great Britain

Dougie Douglas (ISH) –2005 gelding by Ard VDL Douglas (KWPN) out of Neills Girl (ISH), by High Roller (ISH). Breeder: John O’Brien, Co. Limerick. Owner: Holly Gillott & Graham Smith. Rider: Holly Gillott (GBR)


Dinard (FRA) CSI5* 30th July to 2nd August 2015

7 Year Old – 1m35 Table A against the clock €3,000
1st MHS Washington (ISH) – 2008 mare by OBOS Quality 004 (OLD) out of Mill Royale (ISH), by Cavalier Royale (HOLST). Breeder: Ita Brennan, Co. Kilkenny. Owner: Mr J Renwick & Mrs L Renwick. Rider: Laura Renwick (GBR)

Dinard Derby – 1m55 Table A against the clock €92,000

9th Unex Omega Star (ISH) – 2002 gelding by Quick Star (SF) out of High Jump Tarroy (SF), by Quatoubet  Du Rouet (SF). Breeder: Alan Robertson, Co. Tyrone. Owner: Unex Competition Yard Ltd. Rider: Darragh Kenny (IRL)


Ciekocinko I (POL) CSI3* 28th July to 2nd August 2015

1m35 Two Phase €2,000

4th Olympic Cruz (ISH) (TIH) – 2007 stallion by Cruising (ISH) out of Olympic Clover (ISH), by Clover Hill (ID). Breeder: Brian Connolly, Co. Galway. Owner: LVP Stables. Rider: Lieven Devos (BEL)


Lier (BEL) CSI3* 30th July to 2nd August 2015

Lier Grand Prix  – 1m55 Table A with jump off €60,500 + Stephex Tack Box (€1,500)

2nd Ramiro Cruise (ISH) – 2006 gelding by Ramiro B (BWP) out of Cummer Cruise (ISH), by Cruising (ISH). Breeder: Patrick Connolly, Co. Galway. Owner: David Quigley. Rider: Alberto Zorzi (ITA)

Rockwood (CAN) 30th July to 2nd August 2015

Rockwood I Grand Prix  – 1m50 Table A with jump off €34,700

7th Ballyquirke Tip Top (ISH) – 2006 gelding by Courage II (HOLST) out of Ballyquirke Brigade (ISH), by Clover Brigade (ISH). Breeder: Mary Carter, Co. Kilkenny. Owner: Deirdre Bourns. Rider: Andrew Bourns (IRL)


Fontainebleau II (FRA) CSI1* 29th to 31st July 2015

Cheval Liberté Grand Prix €8,000

1st Pallas Masterclass (ISH) – 2007 mare by Harlequin du Carel (SF) out of Ryans Diamond (ISH), by Able Albert (TB). Breeder: Greg Clohessy, Co. Limerick. Owner: Mr J Brissell. Rider: Jane Annett (GBR)

Dada Sport Ladies Grand Prix €2,500

5th Highland Looks (ISH) – 2006 mare by Lux Z (HANN) out of Highland Pacina (ISH), by Flagmount King (ID). Breeder/Owner: Tina McDermott, Co. Wicklow.  Rider: Aurore Christen (FRA)


Courlans (FRA) CSI1* 31st July to 2nd August 2015

Francenergies Grand Prix €5,000

5th Ballinteskin On Time (ISH) – 2006 mare by Ard VDL Douglas (KWPN) out of Glenside Lucy (ISH), by Colourfield (TB). Breeder: Daniela O’Toole, Co. Wicklow. Owner/Rider: Stephanie Küng (SUI)

For queries relating to the Irish-bred International Showjumping results please contact Michael Doherty [email protected].

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