It was a case of déjà vu by two as Daniel Coyle won back to back victories in the first two runnings of this year’s HSI /Bluegrass Spring Tour Grand Prix at Ravensdale Lodge with Linzi Johnston’s mare Uptown Girl.
To top things off, Coyle and Uptown Girl were defending their crown at Ravensdale Lodge as they had ruled supreme in the 2012 version. If history is to be relied on to repeat itself, it must surely be a good omen as the partnership went on to win the 2012 Spring Tour League. Full results below.
Indoor horse training show Thursday February 14
70cm class, divided between: Mary Cosgrove’s Rio (M. Cosgrove), Victoria Craig’s Rocky (V. Craig) and Emma Mc Caul’s Shea (E. Mc Caul); 80cm class: Victoria Craig’s Rocky (V. Craig); 90cm class: Gareth Mc Kevitt’s Wee Willie (G. Mc Kevitt); 1m class: Pauline Dwidell’s Cruise (P. Dwydell); 1.10m class, divided between: Mary Curtis’ Barney (M. Curtis), Siobhan Dunne’s Mouse C (T. Dunne) and Siobhan Dunne’s Frankie (T. Dunne); 1.20m class, divided between: Georgina Forbes’ Castleforbes Sedona (M. E Rice), Siobhan Dunne’s William (T. Dunne) and Mary Ellen Rice’s July (M. E Rice); 1.30m class: Siobhan Dunne’s Rosie (T. Dunne).
Horseware Ireland indoor horse and pony training league Friday February 16
X poles class, divided between; Ravensdale Lodge’s Womble (L. Cosgrove), Ravensdale Lodge’s Seaspray (J. Boyle), Lauren Gormley’s Paddy (L. Gormley), Ravensdale Lodge’s Womble (N. Gormley) and Ravensdale Lodge’s Seaspray (R. Martin) (Drew prize); 60cm class, divided between: Katelyn King’s Misty (K. King) and E and R Connolly’s Dynamite (J. Connolly) (Drew prize); 70cm class, divided between: Trevor Cardwell’s Cassie (T. Cardwell) and Katie Matthews’ Sir Freddie (K. Matthews) (Drew prize); 80cm class, divided between: Sinead Young’s Jacobi (S. Young), Katie Matthews’ Sir Freddie (E. Doherty), Judith Horner’s Roxy (J. Horner) and Chloe Cumming’s Miss Suspicion (C. Cumming) (Drew prize); 90cm class: No clear rounds; 1m class: Carl Webb’s Bella (C. Webb); 1.10m class: No clear rounds. Fuel voucher draw winner: Judith Horner and Roxy.
Mackins Horse Feeds indoor arena eventing league Saturday February 16
60cm class: # 1 divided between, Harry Herr’s Amigo (H. Herr), Ally Herr’s Thunder (A. Herr) (Mackins Horse Feeds voucher) and Vicky Campbell’s Tilly Tiger Lily (V. Campbell), # 2 divided between, Paula Keene’s Perry (P. Keene) and Debbie Larkin’s Angel (D. Larkin), # 3 Ravensdale Lodge’s Jack (C. Twohig Carter); 70cm class: # 1 divided between, Deirdre Hunt’s Othello (D. Hunt), Georgia Kirkwood’s Maddie (G. Kirkwood) (Mackins Horse Feeds voucher) and Sophie Price’s Sweet William (S. Price), # 2 Kirsten Patterson’s Cheery (K. Patterson) and Vicky Campbell’s Tilly Tiger Lily (V. Campbell), # 3 Ravensdale Lodge’s Sage (E. O’ Reilly); 85cm class: # 1 divided between, Kirsten Patterson’s Beanie (K. Patterson), Abby Armstrong’s Atlantic Firefly (A. Armstrong) and Katelyn Stuart’s Oscar (K. Stuart) (Mackins Horse Feeds voucher), # 2 Sophie Prices’ Tommie Zoom (S. Price), # 3 Georgia Kirkwood’s Maddie (G. Kirkwood); 1m class: # 1 divided between, Abby Armstrong’s Atlantic Firefly (A. Armstrong) (Mackins Horse Feeds voucher) and Marie Clare Bellew’s Rua (M. C Bellew), # 2 divided between, Danny Mc Comb’s Tad (D. Mc Comb) and Olivia Mc Gauley’s Loughview Lady (O. Mc Gauley).
O’Reilly’s Wholesalers Newry sponsored HSI / Bluegrass Spring Tour horse show Sunday February 17
1m class: # 1 Eleanora Cunningham’s Holly Balloo (E. Cuunningham) 24.39 seconds, # 2 Sarah Kilpatrick’s Russian Gold (S. Kilpatrick) 28.29 seconds, # 3 Niamh Rothwell’s Be Serious Too (N. Rothwell 28.97 seconds, # 4 Judy Murphy’s Tullyoran Magic (A. Dooley) 30.20 seconds, # 5 Noleen Kieran’s Echo Island (R. Kieran) 34.10 seconds, # 6 Siobhan Dunne’s Tennyson Legend (T. Dunne) 34.40 seconds; 1.10m class: # 1 Andrew Byrne’s Hunters Lodge Puissance (A. Byrne) 22.98 seconds, # 2 Eleanora Cunningham’s Holly Balloo (E. Cunningham) 28.55 seconds, # 3 Niamh Rothwell’s Be Serious Too (N. Rothwell) 29.10 seconds, # 4 Sarah Kilpatrick’s Roc Tredudon (S. Kilpatrick) 29.15 seconds, # 5 Carol Armstrong’s Cornascriebe Cava Diamond (C. Armstrong) 30.15 seconds, # 6 J. Attley’s Toscana (J. Floody) 32.39 seconds; 1.20m: # 1 # 1 Maura Counihan’s Killerisk Minnie (M. Counihan) 36.66 seconds, # 2 Andrew Burns’ Hunters Lodge Puissance (A. Burns) 36.70 seconds, # 3 Carol Armstrong’s Cornascriebe Cava Diamond (C. Armstrong) 37.49 seconds, # 4 Patricia Mc Connon’s Zinniz Roundthorn (R. Newell) 37.93 seconds.
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