TIPPERARY’S Denis Lynch has continued his climb up the Longines FEI World Show Jumping rankings and is now the highest ranked Irishman at No. 9 on the latest rankings released this week.
Lynch has enjoyed an excellent run of results in recent months with his top string of horses, which includes ‘Cristello’, ‘GC Chopin’s Bushi’ and ‘Rubens LS La Silla’ to name a few and has climbed seven places on the rankings this month alone.
Offaly’s Darragh Kenny continues his long run inside the top 10 and is now at No. 10. Ireland has no less than 12 riders inside the top 100, including Bertram Allen (No. 21) and Shane Sweetnam (No. 25), while Kildare’s Mikey Pender has made a big jump of 20 places and is now at No. 55. Germany’s Daniel Deusser retains his place as World No. 1.