Irish Sport Horses enjoyed great success at the Wellington Eventing Showcase in Florida, with Trading Aces (ISH) winning the advanced class and four other Irish Sport Horses finishing in the top ten.
Wellington Eventing Showcase, Florida. January 30th
1st Trading Aces (ISH) – 2004 gelding by Coevers Diamond Boy (ISH) out of Ballyvannon Beauty VII (ISH) by Leabeg (ISH) Breeder: Patrick Minogue (Clare). Rider: Boyd Martin (USA) 24.8, 0, 0.0 = 24.8
4th Cambalda (ISH) – 2002 gelding by Balda Beau (WNTR) out of Cathys Lady (ISH). Breeder: John Irish (Kilkenny). Rider: Jennifer Brannigan (USA) 29.2, 0, 0.0 = 29.2
5th Fernhill By Night (ISH) – 2003 gelding by Radolin (KWPN) out of Argentina XII (OLD) by Argentinus (HANN) Breeder: Etter Sports Horses Ltd (Offaly). Rider: Elisabeth Halliday-Sharp (USA) 30.2, 0, 0.0 = 30.2
6th Fernhill Fugative (ISH) – 2005 gelding by Lux Z (HANN) out of Barnadown Ramiro (ISH) by Ramiro B (BWP). Breeder: Maurice Cousins (Wexford). Rider: Phillip Dutton (USA) 30.6, 0, 0.0 = 30.6
10th Ballynoecastle RM (ISH) – 2000 gelding by Ramiro B (BWP) out of Ballyvallon Natalie (ISH) by Blue Laser (TB) Breeder: Sylvester Cullen (Wexford). Rider: Bruce Davidson Jnr. (USA) 29.6, 4, 0.0 = 33.6