Educational courses at Portmore Christmas Derby

Portmore Derby BR Farm
CONCENTRATION: Zara Smyth on ‘Tootsie’, winners of the 75cm Christmas Derby at Portmore. (FW51-564JG) PICTURES: Sporting Images

AFTER the excitement of the Portmore Bluegrass Christmas Show the day before, on Sunday, December 16, Portmore held the Bluegrass Christmas Derby Show. Classes started at 75cm, which saw a lot of young horses getting lots of education over the Rafael Suarez designed course. Again, there were lots of prizes on offer, from hampers to Geoff Billington Demo Tickets.

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WINNING ROUND: Kevin McNally on Sky Light™, winner of the Christmas Derby 1m class at Portmore. (FW51-562JG)

Jumping continues at Portmore with Training show on Saturday, December 22, starting at 10am with classes from cross-poles to 1.30m.

Portmore Equestrian Centre would like to thank everyone for their support in 2018 and and wish everyone Happy Christmas and successful New Year.


Sunday, December 16

Portmore Bluegrass Christmas Derby

75cm: 1) Zara Smith, Tootsie; 2) Simone Leathem, Trendy; 3) Charlie Black, Thunder Mountain.

85cm: 1) Shane McCloskey, Rosey; 2) Zara Smith, Tilly; 3) Simone Leathem, Fionn; 4) Courtney Sloan, Sionnach; 5) Ruth Little, Classic Centre Fold; 6) Stacey Watling, Candy.

JUMPING WELL: Kerry Magill on Cruz™ secured third place in the 1m Christmas Derby class at Portmore. (FW51-561JG)

1m: 1) Kevin McNally, Sky Light; 2) Stacey Watling, Woody; 3) Kerry Magill, Cruz; 4) Camila McDowell, Gene; 5) Samantha Gouldthorpe, Cruz; 6) Charlie Black, Oscar Rua.


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