The Northern Indoor Championships proved very successful for Paul Carberry on Friday evening (12th October).
Carberry who also owns Brandonview First Edition saw an unbeatable round stopping the clock in a time of 28.26 to secure his victory of the TopSpec Autumn Series.
Liam O’Meara, winner of our Showjumping Ireland National Grand Prix Series for 2018 rode Curraighgraigue Jack Take Flight into the runner up position crossing the finishing line in a time of 28.65.
The same combination found victory in the 1.40m class this evening (Sunday, 14th October) in a time of 34.21, followed closely by O’Meara’s second horse, Mr. Coolcaum with a clear round in 34.41.
These results have now left O’Meara joint first on the leader board with Jonathan Smyth and Chilton Clio.
Simon Scott and Jasmine Tide took third place in the 1.35m class in a time of 29.28.
Ciaran Nallon who was part of the European Gold Medal winning team in 2017 made the transition into horses with ease as he rode Cardine to fourth position in a time of 30.44. The same combination also came fourth in the 1.40m class with yet another double clear in a time of 41.84.
Small Change and Richard Kerins placed fifth in the 1.35m with a time of 34.93 with Peter Smyth and Templepatrick Welcome Limmerick rounding off the line up in sixth place in a time of 37.33.
Smyth also took third in this evenings class stopping the clock in a time of 37.18.
Kenneth Graham, a regular name on start lists for our National Grand Prix throughout the summer months with George finished in fifth place with one fence down in a fast time of 34.33.
Jordan Coyle and Chuckles rounded off the line up finishing in sixth position.
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1.35m TopSpec Autumn Grand Prix
1st: Paul Carberry, Brandonview First Edition (0,0 – 28.26)
2nd: Liam O’Meara, Curraghgraigue Jack Take Flight (0,0 - 28.65)
3rd: Simon Scott, Jasmine Tide (0,0 – 29.28)
4th: Ciaran Nallon, Cardine (0,0 30.44)
5th: Richard Kerins, Small Change (0,0 – 34.93)
6th: Peter Smyth, Templepatrick Welcome Limmerick (0,0 – 37.33)
1.40m TopSpec Autumn Grand Prix
1st: Liam O’Meara, Curraghgraigue Jack Take Flight (0,0 – 34.21)
2nd: Liam O’Meara, Mr. Coolcaum (0,0 – 34.41)
3rd: Peter Smyth, Templepatrick Welcome Limmerick (0,0 – 37.18)
4th: Ciaran Nallon, Cardine (0,0 – 41.84)
5th: Kenneth Graham, George (0,4 – 34.33)
6th: Jordan Coyle, Chuckles (0,12 – 42.25)