British Olympic horses filled the first three places in the Pembroke stakes judged on time and fault Aug 2 - opening day of the Dublin Horse Show.
GTV Arena with competitors
SV Competitors in arena
GV Crowd, Pan to competitors
CU Young rider watches
SV Competitors walk horses
CU New Zealand rancher
GV Miss Ann townsend on Bandit IV
GV Susan Cohen on Clare Castle
GV David Broome on Wildfire III
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Background: British Olympic horses filled the first three places in the Pembroke stakes judged on time and fault Aug 2 - opening day of the Dublin Horse Show. Twenty-nine riders from Britain, Argentina, Denmark and Ireland contested this competition.
First, Miss Pat Smythe on Flanagan,; second, David Broome on Sunsalve; Third, David Broome on Wildfire.
Earlier came the traditional parade in the ring of some 800 horses - show steeds, hunters of Irish stock, heavyweights, middleweights, lightweights and geldings and fillies.
The Horse show brings festivity the city. Hotels and boarding houses are packed - mainly with British and American visitors. Nine grand balls and champagne until 2 in the morning are among the engagements of the show fraternity.