Kavanagh makes it a trio in 1.30m

Annie Courtney Cadam riding LCC Kitty, clear in the 90cm
Annie Courtney Cadam riding LCC Kitty, clear in the 90cm
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The sun shone at the Meadows Equestrian Centre for the latest instalment of their SJI Horse League. Finding good fortune on this visit to the Lurgan complex was Kildare rider Sean Kavanagh.

On board Rachel Stafford’s seven-year-old Bay Mare ‘Dungar Clover Breeze’ by Boherdeal Breeze Kavanagh was the clear winner, with over one second’s clearance against his closest rival Emma Jackson. Kavanagh also secured pacings in the 1.30 with ‘Galway Girl’ and ‘Newgrange Lady’ who Kavanagh also took second place in the 1.20m with.

Sean Kavanagh riding Dunbarr Clover Breeze, winners of the 1.30m

Sean Kavanagh riding Dunbarr Clover Breeze, winners of the 1.30m

Jumping continues at the Meadows Equestrian Centre next weekend May with the final of the current league. Further events include RDS pony Qualifier (May 28), TRI Horse and Pony Show (3-5th June) and TRI Pony Final (June 26). With a new league commencing on Saturday, June 25.

Results

90cms - Double Clear:J Horner’s My Remedy (Judith Horner).

1m - Double Clears: 1st = M Press’s Annestown King Concord (Michael Press), D Cotton’s Coolda Castaway (Dean Cotton), A Hunter’s Cushnahans Zoe (Audrey Hunter), N McClements’ Foreign Affair (Nicole McClements), S Heron’s Newtown Contendra (Ciara Heron) and H Patterson’s Seapatrick Minnie (Rachel Patterson).

Emma Jackson riding Silken Allure, winners of the 1.20m

Emma Jackson riding Silken Allure, winners of the 1.20m

1.10m: 1st, B King’s Down Stream (Lucy Hamilton), 2nd, L Cheney’s Orlaloy De St Simeon (Lana Cheney), 3rd, N McClements’ Foreign Affair (Nicole McClements), 4th, B Bursby’s Ferro Lane (Brona Bursby), 5th, U McSorley’s Omard Annie Time (Una McSorley) and 6th, E Jackson’s Deelside Brandy (Emma Jackson).

Also Double Clear R O’Brien’s Kilcurry Libross Flight (Ruth O’Brien), R Brown’s Dstud Peter (Rachel Brown) and R Newell’s RNH Ariel (Robert Newell).

1.20m: 1st, E Jackson’s Silken Allure (Emma Jackson), 2nd, C Dolly’s Newgrange Lady (Sean Kavanagh), 3rd, B King’s Down Stream (Lucy Hamilton) and 4th, R Brown’s Dstud Peter (Rachel Brown)

1.30m: 1st, R Stafford’s Dungar Clover Breeze (Sean Kavanagh), 2nd, Cunningburn Lodge Stud’s Vancouver (Emma Jackson), 3rd, H O’Kane’s Legavallons Moonshine (Kevin Mackey), 4th, H Durkin’s Galway Girl (Sean Kavanagh), 5th, C Dolly’s Newgrange Lady (Sean Kavanagh) and T Woods’ Kilronan Chin (Zoe Woods).