World Cup Grand Prix win for Irish-bred ESI Toulouse (ISH)

The 13-year-old gelding ESI Toulouse (ISH), bred by Cian O’Connor and formerly ridden by Mayo’s Cameron Hanley recorded an impressive victory in Sunday’s three-star World Cup Grand Prix at Prague in the Czech Republic.

Just five of the 60 starters managed to jump clear in the opening round, with ESI Toulouse (ISH), ridden by Dutch rider Ruben Romp, among the elite group to make it into the second round. An excellent jump-off clear in 44.91 seconds saw ESI Toulouse (ISH) take the winners prize of €14,200.

ESI Toulouse (ISH) – 2011 gelding by SIEC Livello (HOLST) out of Catina (BEWB) by Quasimodo VD Molendreef (BWP). Breeder: Cian O’Connor, Co. Meath.