CO Clare’s David Blake finished third in the $400,500 five-star HITS Saugerties Grand Prix in New York, USA, last Sunday.

Blake rode Pine Hollow Farm’s Keoki to third place to pick up $60,000 in the big 1.60m class. Also in the top five was Jonathan Corrigan who guided the Irish Sport Horse gelding Super Chilled to fifth place to earn $24,000. Super Chilled (Gelvin Clover – Ballypatrick Codex) was bred by Cheryl Broderick in Co Tipperary.