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DUBLIN HORSE SHOW 2017: Breen heads Irish 1-2-3
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DUBLIN HORSE SHOW 2017: Breen heads Irish 1-2-3
on 21 September 2017
Shane Breen, Bertram Allen and Anthony Condon completed an all Irish podium in the Sport Ireland Classic

Tipperary’s Shane Breen made it a clean sweep for Irish riders on the opening day of the Dublin Horse Show at the RDS, scoring a hard-fought victory in the feature Sport Ireland Classic.

A massive 17 combinations from 69 starters made it through to the jump-off, with Breen drawn last to go against the clock with the nine-year-old stallion, Ipswich van de Wolfsakker (Carembar x Quick Star).

Bertram Allen had held top spot with Izzy By Picobello with a clear in 41.92 seconds, however Breen shaved nine hundredths of a second off the target to land the winners prize of over €8,000 in a time of 41.83.

Wexford’s Allen took runner-up spot, while Waterford’s Anthony Condon made it an Irish 1-2-3. Condon posted a time of 42.13 when second to go against the clock to finish third with Balzac.

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