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Irish Horses at Rolex with Eventing Nation

General March 19, 2014

In the third installment of Eventing Nation’s “Erin Go Irish” Michael Doherty of Irish Horse Gateway writes about Irish Horses at Rolex.

David O'Connor and Giltedge.

David O’Connor and Giltedge.


“Since becoming a CCI4* event in 1998, three Irish Sport Horses have clinched first place at Rolex Kentucky. In 2001, USA’s David O’Connor won the event riding the Glen Bar (ISH) sired gelding Giltedge (ISH). O’Connor and Giltedge, affectionately known as Tex, enjoyed an illustrious career resulting in an impressive medal tally. Interestingly, Jacqueline Mars, who owned the gelding, is also the owner of a 2014 entrant in Harbour Pilot.

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