Victory for Tyner at Bannow & Rathangan in Horse Sport Ireland three-year-old Championship

  • 13 July 2018, 14:02

Horse Sport Ireland proudly sponsored the three-year-old All-Ireland Championship at Bannow & Rathangan Show in Co Wexford. Twenty-five Irish Sport Horses took part in the prestigious final, including seven Traditional Irish-bred horses. These horses qualified at 17 different agricultural shows nationwide earlier in the year.

Left to right – Judge: John Chugg, CEO of Horse Sport Ireland: Ronan Murphy and exhibitor John Tyner holding Bullseye (ISH) By Orestus (KWPN) out of Cruise Oak (ISH) by Cruising (ISH) (Photo: Alison Corbally)

The winning horse Bullseye (ISH) is By Orestus (KWPN) out of Cruise Oak (ISH) by Cruising (ISH). This horse was bred by Michael J Horgan and exhibited by John Tyner. This 2015 gelding is a half brother to CHS Krooze an 8-year-old Irish Sport Horse mare who is currently competing successfully on the national circuit with Peter Smyth and recently came second in Mullingar international 1m30 class.

Reserve Champion went to MHS Morning Master (ISH) a gelding by Quidam Junior I (KWPN) out of MHS Cavaliers Daughter (ISH) by Cavalier Royale. This gelding is bred and owned by Sinead Brennan and exhibited by Brian Murphy.

Michael Hughes, Secretary of the Irish Shows Association said, “This was an excellent competition, well organised in a fantastic setting. I am very impressed with the quality of horse competing. I am most impressed with the crowd of spectators that have come to view this particular class.”

Alison Corbally Director of Breeding and Programmes in Horse Sport Ireland said, “We are delighted to be here again sponsoring this three-year-old championship in Bannow Rathangan show. I am extremely impressed with the standard of horse qualifying for this three year old final. Each year this competition goes from strength to strength and the level of entries in the qualifying classes become more competitive. It is great to see such a large number of spectators coming out to support this class and support the breeders and producers of young horses in Ireland. We wish the prize winners the very best of luck on the road To Dublin.”

Elizabeth Freeman Organiser and secretary of Bannow Rathangan Show said, “The All Ireland was a spectacular event. The standard was amazing and a big thank you to all the exhibitors who competed. A huge thank you to Horse Sport Ireland, Galway Crystal and Belleek China who have continued to support the show with their sponsorship over the years and we look forward to continuing our association with them for many more years. A big thanks to the Irish Shows Association for their input and continued support. Our Judge John Chugg from the UK did a great job and Susan Finnerty was an excelent MC.  We are so grateful to everyone for making the All Ireland and our show a fantastic success and finally huge congratulations to the winner John Tyner with his beautiful horse “Bulleye (ISH)” and the best of luck with him for the future.”

Full Results are detailed below

1st Bullseye (ISH) gelding by Orestus (KWPN) out of Cruise Oak (ISH) by Cruising (ISH) bred by Michael J Hogan exhibited by John Tyner

2nd MHS Morning Master (ISH) gelding by Quidam Junior I (KWPN) out of MHS Cavaliers Daughter (ISH) by Cavalier Royale (HOLST) bred and owned by Sinead Brennan exhibited by Brian Murphy

3rd 17     Bloomfield Manuscript (ISH) gelding by Financial Reward [IRE] (TB) out of Bloomfield Lucy Locket (ISH) by Olympic Lux (KWPN) bred and exhibited by Daphne Tierney

4th Last Orders (TIH) (ISH) gelding by Dilshaan [GB] (TB) out of Ghareebs Porter (ISH) by Porter Rhodes [USA] (TB) bred by J J Bowe exhibited by Desmond Gibson

5th Munthers Bash (ISH) gelding by Munther [IRE] (TB) out of Brookfield Miss Lux (ISH) by Lux Z (HANN) bred, owned and exhibited by Kieran O’Gorman

6th Mardi Gras (ISH) gelding by Jack Of Diamonds (SWB) out of Go Brath (ISH) by Cruising (ISH) bred, owned and exhibited by Claire McDonnell

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