Dublin, Ireland – August 08, 2019 – Limerick’s Paul O’Shea (IRL) has led an Irish whitewash of the three international classes on the opening day of the 2019 Stena Line Dublin Horse Show CSIO 5* at the RDS in Ballsbridge in Dublin, Ireland.
O’Shea partnered with the Tequestrian Farms-owned Imerald Van’t Voorhof for victory in the feature €25,200 Sport Ireland Classic, where he finished with a comfortable winning margin of over three seconds, leaving all the poles up for no penalties and crossing the finish line in 63.12 seconds.
Irish riders filled all of the top five places with Ireland’s top-ranked rider, Offaly’s Darragh Kenny (IRL), taking second place with Romeo 88 after penalty-free performance in 66.73 seconds.
Kilkenny’s Susan Fitzpatrick (IRL) slotted into third place with Fellow Castefield backed by a flawless performance in 68.10 seconds.
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Source: Press release from Horse Sport Ireland
Photo: © Laurence Dunne
Categories: CSI 5*