Ennis Wins 4*S at Ballindenisk

Note from HSI


Author: Alison Packman/Monday 26 April 2021/Categories: General News, Ballindenisk International

Sarah Ennis and Horseware Stellor Rebound (ISH) win CCI4*-S at Ballindenisk while Michael McNally and Eclipto (ISH) win CCI4*L 

With just 89 days to go to the start of the Olympic Games in Tokyo, many of the Olympic shortlisted riders for the Irish Eventing team were in action this weekend at Ballindenisk International in Co Cork.

Sarah Ennis and Horseware Stellor Rebound (ISH) (Photo: Irish Eventing Times)

The CCI4*-S competition saw three of Ireland’s silver medal winning team from the 2018 World Championships finish in the top three places. Meath’s Sarah Ennis and The Irish Sport Horse Horseware Stellor Rebound claimed victory. Holding the lead heading into the final Cross Country phase, they jumped clear, adding just 1.6 time penalties to finish on a winning score of 24.2. Carlow’s Sam Watson and Tullabeg Flamenco (ISH) finished as runners-up on a score of 27.0 after a perfect clear final round, while Tipperary’s Padraig McCarthy took third place with Leonidas II on a score of 29.6.