Dublin, Ireland – August 18, 2022 – Day two at the Dublin Horse Show CSIO 5* saw Irish riders add to their already impressive run of results, not least by Kildare’s Mikey Pender (IRL) who recorded his second international victory in the space of 24 hours.
Pender partnered the Marion Hughes-owned and bred mare HHS Fortune (ISH – Catoki x Douglas) to victory the €25,500 The Speed Derby sponsored by Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge CSIO 5*, finishing two seconds ahead of Niamh McEvoy (IRL) in second with Aconzina PS (Action Breaker x Conthargos).
Irish riders filled all of the top five places with Trevor Breen (IRL) taking third spot with Gonzalo (Viceroy T x Londontimes ).
Final Results – €25,500 The Speed Derby sponsored by Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge CSIO 5*
1) Michael Pender (IRL) & HHS Fortune – 0 – 82.06
2) Niamh McEvoy (IRL) & Aconzina Ps – 0 – 84.06
3) Trevor Breen (IRL) & Gonzalo – 0 – 84.84
Source: Press Release from Horse Sport Ireland
Photo: © Horse Sport Ireland / Laurence Dunne / Jumpinginaction