Ireland have started as they mean to go on in the Young Rider divisions at the Winter Equestrian Festival.
In the $1,500 Hollow Creek Farm YR Welcome Stakes, Irelands Jenny Rankin and ‘Eddi Maserati’ finished 4th while Oliver McCarty and Mclain Wards ‘Crossfire 10’ finished 5th.
Both riders are on the Irish team for the Young Rider Nations cup on Saturday.
The class was won by Spencer Smith riding ‘IV Ever’.
It was a great day for Oliver also placing 7th in the 6 year old division with ‘HH Gypsy’.
$1,500 Hollow Creek Farm YR Welcome
1st IV EVER Ridden by SPENCER SMITH
2nd WAMIRA Ridden by JOAO VICTOR CASTRO
3rdLUXINA Ridden by MICHAEL HUGHES
4th EDDI MASERATI Ridden by JENNY RANKIN
5th CROSSFIRE 10 Ridden by OLIVER MC CARTHY
6th ARMANI 224 Ridden by INIGO RODRIGUEZ DE LA GARZA