Yet another large crowd descended on Connell Hill Equestrian Centre on Monday 24 November to view the twenty eight horses who turned up to take part in the third qualifying round of the Half Bred Horse Breeders Society three year old loose jumping championship.
The society is of course indebted to Eamon Rice who had the difficult task of judging these talented three year olds.
Marks were close and resulted in 14 horses going through to join the other two qualified groups in the final which will take place at Portmore Equestrian Centre, Aghalee on Wednesday 3rd December commencing at 7.30pm.
These talented horses represent a broad section of interesting top breeding lines and should provide a showcase not to be missed by buyers and spectators.
The society wishes good luck to all the finalists taking part.
Qualifying horses were:
1 Brendon McSorley, The Rustler by Russel out of Echo Peach by Clover Echo
2 Neil McCluskey, by Mermus R out of Caoimhes Cruisin by Cruising
3 Newberry Wilson, Tuilleadh Uisce Beatha by Ustinov out of Ice Gold by Clover Echo
4 Sean Reynolds, Bannview OBOS New Star by Soolmoy Clover Man out of OBOS Barbara by OBOS Quality 004
5 Norman Watt, Pippa’s Beach by Beach Ball out of Elley’s Next In Line by Coevers Diamond Boy
6 Brendon McSorley, Mona by Beach Ball out of Barnagh Clover by Clover Hill
7 Neil McCluskey, by Mermus R out of Millennium Cruise by Cruising
8 Hilary Furlonger, by ARS Vivendi out of Crissy by Cruising
9 Yvonne Whiteside, by The Echo Factor out of Yew Safari by HHS BR Charlton
10 Fiona Wilson, by Vechta out of Brookhall Lady by Touchdown
11 Moore Orr, by Womanizer out of Imperial Mint by Balda Beau
12 Sean Reynolds, Bannview Arizona B by Soolmay Clover Man out of Arizona B by Caletto’s Lord B
13 Joanne Nevin, Curraghavarna Bud
14 James Smyth, by Emperor Augustus out of Cutting The Tape by Classic Vision
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