TIPPERARY’s Trevor Breen made it another win for the home-side at the Dublin Horse Show last Saturday when he rode the Dutch-bred mare Germaine W to victory in Saturday afternoon’s Dublin Stakes, a 1.50m jump-off competition.

A 49-strong start list was soon reduced to just six for the timed decider. One of the heroes of the previous day’s winning Aga Khan team, Shane Sweetnam set the pace with a clear aboard Alejandro in a time of 36.78 to eventually finish fourth.

Mark McAuley was next to take it on and managed to improve on Sweetnam’s time, stopping the clock at 36.23 with Jasco VD Bisschop.

Denis Lynch was third to go with GC Chopins Bushi. They were up on time and didn’t take a pull the whole way around which saw them cross the finish in a very fast 35.07, but with four faults to add, they were demoted to sixth place.

Sweden’s Angelie Von Essen and the Heartbreaker stallion Daniel left all the fences up as fourth to go but couldn’t catch the time in 37.1 to eventually finish fifth.

Next was Breen. Accurate turns and an impressive pace saw him guide Mandy Hall’s 11-year-old mare Germaine W through the finish beams in 36 seconds exactly to secure the lead.

Meagan Moissonnier made a great attempt as last to go with Bracadabra, stopping the clock at 36.35 for eventual third place.