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Ennis and Stellor Rebound win in Chatsworth

Updated: Sunday, 18 May 2014 22:22 | Comments

Sarah Ennis victorious on board Stellor Rebound
Sarah Ennis victorious on board Stellor Rebound

Meath's Sarah Ennis claimed victory in the main Dodson & Horrell Challenge at Chatsworth in England today on Irish Sport Horse, Stellor Rebound.

Holding fifth place after the dressage phase, Ennis climbed the rankings after the showjumping and cross-country to finish first of a 60-strong field on the ten-year-old bay gelding.

Speaking afterwards Nick Turner, Ireland's eventing high performance manger, said: "Sarah was up against a very strong field, but her performances in all three phases was top class, and Stellor Rebound is certainly a very exciting horse for the future."

In the second section of the three-star event, New Zealander Mark Todd won the class with another Irish Sport Horse Amacuzzi.

Meanwhile, in carriage driving, Ireland's Barry Capstick won the international horse pairs competition at the Royal Windsor Show in England, while the Irish Sport Horse Dougie Douglas won the three-star showjumping Grand Prix at Odense in Denmark, ridden by Britain's Holly Gilliot.

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