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Mendoza VDL (Harley VDL x Cardento) third at Irish Championships

23 août 2022 11.49


DUBLIN - Mendoza VDL, the stallion bred in 2017 by the VDL Stud out of the top mare B Dame VDL, finished fantastically third under Harry William Wood (GBR) at the Irish Championships for five-year-olds at the Dublin Horse Show.

Mendoza VDL also won the qualifier for five-year-olds in Mullingar with three clear rounds.

During the KWPN Stallion Selection 2019 / 2020 Mendoza VDL was referred to the second round viewing. 

Several offspring of VDL stallions performed well at the Irish Championships for five-year-olds:

RankHorseRiderSireBreeder
8Next Question (ISH)Tom Hearne (IRE)Orestus VDLMargaret & Tracey Gallagher (IRE)
10Smalltown Boy IV (ISH)Stephen Holland (IRE)Goodluck VDLDolores Hughes (IRE)
13ESI Nixon (ISH)Gemma Phelan (IRE)Dakar VDLEnnisnag Stud (IRE)


In the six-year-old class HK Carrera (ISH) (Carrera VDL) finished seventh under Oisin Aylward (IRE). 
Breeder of this horse is also the Ennisnag Stud (IRE).