Podium Finish for Coyle in 5* Grand Prix

Irish athletes in top form at Williamsburg Daniel Coyle completed what has been a brilliant show for Irish athletes at the CSI5* and CSI2* in Williamsburg. Coyle finished third in the 1.60m Grand Prix riding Ariel Grange’s 13-year-old gelding Quintin. The combination jumped clear in the first round to secure their place in the seven-way jump-off, stopping the clock in 34.47 seconds. Ashley Bond finished second in 34.47 seconds, and victory went to the home nation and Karl Cook in 32.95 second. Speaking about the jump-off, Coyle said: “There are endless different ways to ride jump-offs. Quintin has quite a big stride and he’s generally fast but not quick over the jump or at the jump. “I talked about it with Conor Swail and a couple of the guys and I thought maybe if I was clever, third place would do today. There was quite a big gap between (Karl […]

Podium Finish for Coyle in 5* Grand Prix
Irish athletes in top form at Williamsburg Daniel Coyle completed what has been a brilliant show for Irish athletes at the CSI5* and CSI2* in Williamsburg. Coyle finished third in the 1.60m Grand Prix riding Ariel Grange’s 13-year-old gelding Quintin. The combination jumped clear in the first round to secure their place in the seven-way jump-off, stopping the clock in 34.47 seconds. Ashley Bond finished second in 34.47 seconds, and victory went to the home nation and Karl Cook in 32.95 second. Speaking about the jump-off, Coyle said: “There are endless different ways to ride jump-offs. Quintin has quite a big stride and he’s generally fast but not quick over the jump or at the jump. “I talked about it with Conor Swail and a couple of the guys and I thought maybe if I was clever, third place would do today. There was quite a big gap between (Karl […]