Victory in the TRM/HSI New Heights Champions Series on Sunday went to Captain Geoff Curran. Riding Ringwood Glen, the army rider was fastest of the five double clears in the 12-way jump-off. Bred by Ray O’ Reilly, the 14-year-old gelding (VDL Arkansas x Kilglass Pennistone) was produced by Ringwood Stud. This family run stud farm and has been in the Leonard family since 1860. Peter took over the family business from his father the late Michael Leonard - a renowned producer and judge of Irish horses. Ringwood Glen has had much success since moving to the Army Equitation School, including being part of the winning Nations Cup team in Drammen with Curran.
Liam O’ Meara took the runner-up spot with Russel Style, finishing fractions behind Curran. Bred by Eamon Kenny and now owned by Liam’s wife Helen, Russel Style is an eight-year-old by Russel and out of a Harlequin Du Carel sired dam, Cruisings Carol.