2008 Dublin Horse Show

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The 2008 Dublin Horse Show was hosted by the Royal Dublin Society (R.D.S.) at Ballsbridge, Dublin, Ireland, taking place between August 6 and August 10. The competition was named after its main sponsor, Fáilte Ireland.

The show events were divided into two main areas, showing horses and show jumping. The showing classes are a major showcase of the best of the Irish horse. Some classes are restricted to Irish-bred horses.

This article concentrates on the major show jumping competitions.

The main arena and grandstand during the 2008 show.
The Anglesea stand.

Results[edit]

August 6[edit]

Fáilte Stakes[edit]

Thirty-one riders competed in the 4,750 Fáilte Stakes. The jumping height was 1.40 m for the Table A event. The top eight riders placed and received financial prizes.

Rider Horse Penalties Time
(s)
1 Sweden Peder Fredricson Maloubet De Pleville 0 70.86
2 Netherlands Gert-Jan Bruggink Cash Jr. 0 71.24
3 Republic of Ireland Denis Lynch Upsilon D'Ocquier 0 73.24

Speed Stakes[edit]

Thirty-five riders competed in the 10,500 Speed Stakes. The jumping height was 1.40 m for the Table C event. The top nine riders placed and received financial prizes.

Rider Horse Time
(s)
Penalties Total time
(s)
1 Netherlands Gert-Jan Bruggink Acodetto 58.74 0 58.74
2 Republic of Ireland Cian O'Connor Baloufina 61.33 0 61.33
3 Sweden Peder Fredricson Felini Skovsby 61.36 0 61.36

Irish Sports Council Classic[edit]

Fifty-eight riders competed in the 21,000 Irish Sports Council Classic. The jumping height was 1.50 m for the Table C event with jump-off. The top fifteen riders placed and received financial prizes.

Rider Horse Round 1 Jump-off
Penalties Time
(s)
Penalties Time
(s)
1 Switzerland Markus Fuchs La Toya III 0 69.34 0 39.35
2 United States Lauren Hough Casadora 0 71.07 0 39.49
3 Republic of Ireland Darragh Kerins Night Train 0 70.84 0 40.60

August 7[edit]

Power and Speed[edit]

Fifty-three riders competed in the 21,000 Power and Speed. The class was sponsored by Knight Frank LLP. The jumping height was 1.50 m for the Table A event. The top fourteen riders placed and received financial prizes.

Rider Horse Round 1 Jump-off
Penalties Time
(s)
Penalties Time
(s)
1 Republic of Ireland Jessica Kürten Castle Forbes Cosma 0 59.14 0 37.23
2 Republic of Ireland Conor Swail Gold Digger 0 62.19 0 37.63
3 Belgium Niels Bruynseels Upsilon D'Ocquier 0 64.98 0 38.13

Speed Derby[edit]

Twenty-nine riders competed in the 21,000 Speed Derby. The jumping height was 1.40 m for the Table C event. The top eight riders placed and received financial prizes.

Rider Horse Time
(s)
Penalties Total time
(s)
1 Switzerland Philippe Putallaz Maastricht D 85.43 0 85.43
2 Republic of Ireland Shane Carey Cashla Bay 85.78 0 85.78
3 Republic of Ireland Cameron Hanley Siec Royal Star 86.01 0 86.01

Six Bar[edit]

Nineteen riders competed in the 16,000 Six Bar. The top eight riders placed and received financial prizes.

Rider Horse Round 1 Jump-off 1 Jump-off 2 Jump-off 3 Jump-off 4
Penalties Penalties Penalties Penalties Penalties
1 United States Lauren Hough Pits Daughter 0 0 0 0 0
Belgium Dirk Demeersman Cicero Z Van Paemel 0 0 0 0 0
3 Republic of Ireland Shane Breen Lyssegan Clover Diamond 0 0 0 0 4
Netherlands Jurgen Stenfert BMC Vayom 0 0 0 0 4

August 8[edit]

Samsung Super League[edit]

Eight teams of four riders competed in the 156,000 Samsung Super League event, the seventh event in the 2008 Samsung Super League series. There were two rounds to the event, with all teams placing and receiving financial prizes.

Team Rider Horse Round A Round B Total penalties
Penalties Penalties
1  United Kingdom Peter Charles Murka's Rupert R 1 1
Tim Gredley Omelli 5 5
Robert Smith Vangelis S 9 6
Nick Skelton Arko III 1 1
7 7 14
2  Ireland Denis Lynch Nabab's Son 1 1
Eddie Macken Tedechine Sept 14 2
Jessica Kürten Castle Forbes Libertina 4 0
Cian O'Connor Rancorrado 11 Retired
16 3 19
3  Germany Marcus Ehning Noltes Kuchengirl 8 1
Thomas Voss Leonardo B 8 1
Alois Pollmann-Schweckhorst Lord Luis 5 1
Holgar Wulschner Clausen 12 1
21 3 24

August 9[edit]

Accumulator[edit]

Thirty-five riders competed in the 15,750 Accumulator. The jumping height was from 1.35 m to 1.60 m for the accumulator with joker event. The top nine riders placed and received financial prizes.

Rider Horse Points Time
(s)
1 United Kingdom Robert Smith Mr. Springfield 65 60.35
2 Netherlands Piet Raymakers Van Schijndel's Now Or Never 65 60.72
3 Switzerland Markus Fuchs Sylver II 65 61.19

Speed Derby[edit]

Forty-five riders competed in the 21,000 Dublin Stakes. The jumping height was 1.50 m for the Table A event. The top twelve riders placed and received financial prizes.

Rider Horse Round 1 Jump-off
Penalties Time
(s)
Penalties Time
(s)
1 United Kingdom Peter Charles Murka's Pom D'Ami 0 84.73 0 47.37
2 Republic of Ireland David O'Brien Mo Chroi 0 84.21 0 47.76
3 Germany Marcus Ehning Vulkano Frh 0 86.24 0 47.88

Land Rover Puissance[edit]

Eleven riders competed in the 36,000 Land Rover Puissance. The class was sponsored by Land Rover. The top five riders placed and received financial prizes.

Rider Horse Round 1 Jump-off 1 Jump-off 2 Jump-off 3 Jump-off 4
Penalties Penalties Penalties Penalties Penalties
1 Republic of Ireland Neal Fearon Candileto 4 0 0 0 0 0
2 Belgium Patrik Spits Sherlock K 0 0 0 0 4
3 United States Michael Morrissey Scaraberas 0 0 0 4
Republic of Ireland Shane Breen Lyssegan Clover Diamond 0 0 0 4
Republic of Ireland Dermott Lennon Lanceretto 0 0 0 4

August 10[edit]

Speed Championship[edit]

Twenty riders competed in the 26,000 Speed Championship. The class was sponsored by Walls Construction Ltd.. The jumping height from 1.40 m to 1.50 m for the Table C event. The top seven riders placed and received financial prizes.

Rider Horse Time
(s)
Penalties Total time
(s)
1 Netherlands Gert-Jan Bruggink Acodetto 72.13 4 76.13
2 United States Hillary Dobbs Corlett 77.80 0 77.80
3 Belgium Dirk Demeersman Phaline K 78.16 0 78.16

Longines International Grand Prix[edit]

Thirty-nine riders competed in the 130,000 Longines International Grand Prix. The class was sponsored by Longines. The jumping height was 1.50 m for the Table A event which occurred over two rounds. The top ten riders placed and received financial prizes.

Rider Horse Round A Round B Total penalties
Penalties Time
(s)
Penalties Time
(s)
1 Republic of Ireland Jessica Kürten Castle Forbes Libertina 0 83.78 0 63.56 0
2 Belgium Patrik Spits Withney Van De Dwerse Hagen 1 85.27 0 70.43 1
3 Germany Alois Pollmann-Schweckhorst Lord Luis 1 87.81 0 73.97 1

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