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Castlefield Eclipse double clear to help Switzerland win Lummen CSIO5* Nations Cup

General May 2, 2014

Paul Estermann (SUI) & Castlefield Eclipse (ISH)

Paul Estermann (SUI) & Castlefield Eclipse (ISH)

Lummen CSIO5* Nations Cup took place today. Switzerland produced a flawless performance to claim victory in the Belgian event. Third to go for Team Switzerland was Paul Estermann who produced a double clear round riding his London Olympic Games mount – the Irish Sport Horse mare Castlefield Eclipse.

The Irish team of Billy Twomey (Diaghilev), Bertram Allen (Molly Malone V), Mark McAuley (Isco de Amoranda) and Thomas Ryan (Caribo) produced a strong second round to finish the competition in joint third.

In 2012 Castlefield Eclipse made her Nations Cup debut. The 2002 mare made her Nations Cup debut in 2012 and produced double clear rounds on all of her three appearances.

Breeding details: Castlefield Eclipse (ISH) – 2002 mare by OBOS Quality 004 (OLD)  out of Furisto Clover Hill (ISH), by Furisto (HANN). Bred by Pat Nihill, Co. Clare.

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