CSI 5*

Daniel Coyle Prevails as Irishmen Battle for First Place in the $38,500 Sprucewood Winning Round CSI 5*

Daniel Coyle (IRL) & Ivory TCS

Toronto, Canada – August 19, 2023 – The third leg of the 2023 Major League Show Jumping series brought much excitement to spectators at Angelstone Events on Saturday and two Irishmen were responsible for a ferocious battle in the $38,500 Sprucewood Winning Round CSI 5*. The Irish duel featured Daniel Coyle (IRL) and Darragh Kenny (IRL), two of the most daring daredevils of the noble sport.

Daniel Coyle (IRL) & Ivory TCS

In the end, it was Coyle who prevailed with Ivory TCS, guiding the 10-year-old black Dutch Warmblood mare (Falaise de Muze x Ukato) in flawless fashion over the 1.45m obstacles before crossing the finishing line in 40.81 seconds.

Darragh Kenny (IRL) and Vancouver Dreams gave the eventual winners a run for their money, finishing just over three-tenths of a second behind.

As, the only other combination to register two clean performances, Audrey Schulze (USA) and Darquito managed to secure bronze honors, doing so in 41.46 seconds..

Daniel Coyle (IRL) & Ivory TCS

Final Results – $38,500 Sprucewood Winning Round CSI 5* – 1.45m

1) Daniel Coyle (IRL) & Ivory TCS – 0 / 0 – 40.81

2) Darragh Kenny (IRL) & Vancouver Dreams – 0 / 0 – 41.12

3) Audrey Schulze (USA) & Darquito – 0 / 0 – 41.46

Ivory TCS

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Photos: © Angelstone Events / Mackenzie Clark