Sweetnam Third In Canadian Cup

  • 26 June 2015, 11:48
I3 August 2011; Shane Sweetnam, Ireland, competing on Little Emir, during the Irish Sports Council Classic. Dublin Horse Show 2011, RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin. Picture credit: Matt Browne / SPORTSFILEIRELAND’S Shane Sweetnam took third place in last night’s (Thursday) 1m50 Cargill Cup at the four-star show in Spruce Meadows, Canada.

Partnering Chaqui Z, the Cork-born rider produced a jump off clear in 44.57, almost a second behind winner Eric Lamaze of Canada on Coco Bongo. El Salvador representative Paulo Santana on Taloubet slotted into second place.
Earlier Sweetnam, who is based in Florida, had taken both 6th and 7th place in the 1m45 class, riding Cyklon and Bijzonder respectively. France’s Eric Navet took top spot in this event on ASB Conquistador.
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