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50% of 6 year old Top 10 placings at the Eventing World Breeding Championships, Le Lion d’Angers were Irish Bred

General October 29, 2021

The WBFSH Eventing World Breeding Championships, Le Lion d’Angers  was a great showcase of Irish-bred horses – they stood out most in the , in the 6 year old class where 5 out of the top ten finishers were Irish-bred including 3rd place Bonmahon Chealsea (ISH) – 2015 gelding by Chellsini Z (ZANG) out of Bonmahon Ramiro Star (ISH) by Ramiro B (BWP). Breeder: Richard Fitzgerald (Waterford).

Eventing World Breeding Championships, Le Lion d’Angers. (October 21st – 24th).

6 Year Old.

3 Bonmahon Chealsea (ISH) – 2015 gelding by Chellsini Z (ZANG) out of Bonmahon Ramiro Star (ISH) by Ramiro B (BWP). Breeder: Richard Fitzgerald (Waterford). Rider: Rebecca Chappero (ITA) 30.9, 0.8, 0.0 = 31.7

6 SBH Big Wall (ISH) – 2015 gelding by Puissance (ISH)[TIH] out of Unanibeath (ISH) by Courage II (HOLST). Breeder: John P Murphy (Kilkenny). Rider: Izzy Taylor (GBR) 28.0, 4, 0.0 = 32.0

7 Dourough Ferro Class (ISH) – 2015 gelding by S Creevagh Ferro Ex Siebe (KWPN) out of ISDH Class Act (ISH) by OBOS Quality 004 (OLD). Breeder: Gordon Drury (Cavan). Rider: Sarah Ennis (IRL) 28.0, 4.4, 0.0 = 32.4

8 CBI Aldo (ISH) – 2015 gelding by Goodluck VDL (KWPN) out of KMS Eclipse (ISH) by Ramon (KWPN). Breeder: Raymond Carrol (Offaly). Rider: Caroline Powell (NZL) 28.9, 4, 0.0 = 32.9

10 Royal Encounter (ISH) – 2015 gelding by Lancelot (KWPN) out of Cavalier Lassie (ISH) by Cavalier Royale (HOLST). Breeder: Perter Rice (Monaghan). Rider: Marcio Carvalho Jorge (BRA) 30.7, 4.4, 0.0 = 35.1.

Other ISH finishers.

12 Rosconnell Alto (ISH) – 2015 gelding by Tabasco Van Erpekom (BWP) out of All Clover [ISH] by Cavalier Clover Lad [ISH]. Breeder: Patrick Lacey (Laois). Rider: Ian Cassells (IRL) 36.3

33 Kilnaboy Mermaid (ISH) -2015 mare by Minstrel Bouncer (TB)[IRL] out of Cotton Foot [ISH] by Tammouz (TB). Breeder: Unknown. Rider: Katrin Khoddam-Hazrati (AUT) 51.1

37 Altitu (ISH) – 2015 gelding by Orestus (KWPN) out of Happy Choice (SWB) by Aram (KWPN). Breeder: Seamus Carew (Tipperary). Rider: Patrick Whelan (IRL) 62.9.

7 Year Old.

3 Cooley Snapchat (ISH)[was Primo Arkan] – 2014 gelding by Kannan (KWPN) out of Anabee Arkansas (ISH) by VDL Arkansas (KWPN). Breeder: Alan Wheeler (Limerick). Rider: Selina Milnes (GBR) 27.5, 0.8, 0.0 = 28.3

5 Heads Up (ISH) – 2014 gelding by OBOS Quality 004 (OLD) out of The Show Girl (ISH) by Lux Z (HANN). Breeder: Paul Oshea (Limerick). Rider: Hayden Hankey (GBR) 27.4, 0.4, 2.0 = 29.8

6 Cooley Rules (ISH)[was Salvador Jack] – 2014 gelding by Beach Ball [ISH] out of Kildalton Poppet (ISH) by Aldaltus Z (OLD). Breeder: George McCullough (Down). Rider: Izzy Taylor (GBR) 30.4, 0, 0.0 = 30.8

7 Cooley Rosalent (ISH) – 2014 mare by Valent (KWPN) out of Bellney Jewel (TB) by Roselier (TB). Breeder: J W Rosbotham (Armagh). Rider: Oliver Townend (GBR) 27.9, 4, 0.0 = 31.9.

Other ISH finishers.

14 LEB Empress (ISH) – 2014 mare by OBOS Quality 004 (OLD) out of LEB Liath (ISH)[TIH] by Colin Diamond (ISH)[TIH]. Breeder: Jo Breheny (Waterford). Rider: Cathal Daniels (IRL) 35.8

17 MHS Brown Jack (ISH)[was MHS Pop Star] – 2014 gelding by OBOS Quality 004 (OLD) out of Gowran Lady (ISH) by Cavalier Royale (HOLST). Breeder: Ita Brennan (Kilkenny). Rider: Tom McEwen (GBR) 38.0

18 Cooley Nutcracker (ISH)[was Ballyshan Contender] – 2014 gelding by Tolan R (KWPN) out of Ballyshan Cleopatra (AES) by Cobra (HOLST). Breeder: Gary Doherty (Donegal). Rider: Astier Nicolas (FRA) 38.65

24 Crystal Barney (ISH) – 2014 gelding by Mermus R (KWPN) out of Lady Graf (ISH) by Graf Magna (AES). Breeder: Anthony Doherty (Donegal). Rider: Noemi Doerfer (HUN) 51.9

27 Shanaclough Quality Clover (ISH) – 2014 gelding by OBOS Quality (OLD) out of Shanaclough Clovertone (ISH) by Clover Clon VII (WNTR). Breeder: John Glynn (Limerick). Rider: Jessica O’Driscoll (IRL) 58.6

30 Ultimate Quality (ISH) – 2014 gelding by OBOS Quality 004 (OLD) out of Lady Latt (ISH) by Limmerick (HOLST). Breeder: Messrs Clarke & Hanlon (Cavan). Rider: Declan Cullen (IRL) 62.2

31 MBF Cooley Permission To Land (ISH)[was Permission to Land] – 2014 gelding by Cobra (HOLST) out of Deeply Dippy K (ISH) by Luidam (KWPN). Breeder: Knightfield Stud (Kildare). Rider: Cole Horn (USA) 65.0,

32 Fort Arthur Little Dolly (ISH) – 2014 mare by West Coast Cavalier ISH) out of Bandon Brogeen Lass (WNTR) by Kasmayo (TB). Breeder: Oliver O’Mahony (Cork). Rider: Alice Copithorne (IRL) 65.2

36 Pisco Sour (ISH) – 2014 gelding by Metropole (KWPN) out of Heathlawn Cailin (ID) by Clover Park (ID). Breeder: Joe Treacy (Galway). Rider Avery Klunick (USA) 69.2

38 Lates Caralier (ISH) – 2014 mare by Harlequin du Carel (SF)out of Rosconael Cavalier (ISH) by Cavalier Royale (HOLST). Breeder: Thomas Fitzgerald (Kilkenny). Rider: Joanna Corish (IRL) 73.1

39 Millridge Atlantis (ISH) – 2014 gelding by Dinan Casscaletto (ISH) out of Kereen Sue [ISH] by Warrenstown You 2 (ISH). Breeder: Sean O’Loughlin (Kilkenny). Rider: Ian Cassells (IRL) 75.0

42 Cooley Kil Mhantain (ISH) – 2014 gelding by Centrestage (AES) out of Coolkenno Lady (ISH)[TIH] by Colourfield (TB). Breeder: Jim Dale (Tyrone). Rider: Rebecca Chiappero (ITA) 80.0

46 Claragh Olala (ISH) – 2014 gelding by OBOS Quality 004 (OLD) out of Caherline Kitty [ISH] by Master Imp (TB). Breeder: Joseph Henry O’Reilly (Limerick). Rider: Michael Ryan (IRL) 90.3

47 Fairytale (ISH) – 2014 mare by Robin de la Maison (TB)[IRL] out of Monicas Dream (ISH) by Maltstriker (KWPN). Breeder: Deirdre Connolly (Cork). Rider: Alice Copithorne (IRL) 105.0.

These results have been provided to Horse Sport Ireland by Charlie Ripman.

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