Tipperary’s Seamus Hayes ended his summer season on a winning note as he took the honours in the final round of the Show Jumping Ireland National Grand Prix league.
Riding Kavalli Di Magico he lodged the winning round of clear in 41.54 seconds. Owned by the Hayes’ and bred by Daniel, David and Davinia Smet, Kavalli Di Magico is a seven-year-old Belgian Warmblood stallion by Emerald Van’t Ruytershof out of the Flamenco de Semilly-sired Wamenco. Speaking after the win, Hayes said; “I was delighted with how the horse jumped today. I bought him as a five-year-old from Belgium and I have produced him slowly. I bought him because I always liked the sire Emerald Van’t Ruytershof.