Daniel Coyle added a new victory in his career completing a fasted round at CSI2* Royal West Calgary, to finish one-two Ireland with Conor Swail in second place. (Photo © Archive)
The Irishman Daniel Coyle added a new victory by completing a fasted round in the $35,000 Royal West International Championship, guiding the one-two for his country.
In what has undoubtedly been a very productive 2017 for Daniel Coyle, especially with the victories, today was no exception at the CSI2* Royal West Calgary where the Irish rider commanded the one-two for his country, by stopping the clock in 54.13 seconds and secure 50 World Ranking Points.
The course designed by German Werner Deeg for 33 pairs had the total Irish protagonism, when two of his fastest riders managed to finish one-two with Daniel Coyle accompanied by the 12-year-old mare Fortis Fortuna (Quidam De Revel x Carthago) in first place and Conor Swail with his 12-year-old mare Flower (Bon Ami x Randel Z) in time of 54.61 seconds in the second place.
The home riders managed to sneak into the third and fourth place, getting better location Erynn Ballard with the 9-year-old mare Thalys Z (Thunder vd Zuuthoeve x Denard) in 54.93 seconds and Jum Ifko with the 9-year-old stallion Un Diamant des Forets (Diamant de Semilly x Papillon Rouge) was fifth recording 54.90 seconds.
The Top five classified was completed by American rider Lauren Crooks, getting a time of 57.69 seconds with the 9-year-old mare Columbcille de Reve (Hermes de Reve x Errigal Flight).
The Longines FEI World Cup Jumping – Royal West Calgary will continue this week with the same class of $35,000 Royal West International Championship, but both tomorrow and Saturday defining in jump-off rounds.