2014
EVENT COMMENTS


star Castlebar Jumeirah - 08.03.14 star
Not sure who took this photo to give the credit to but it's fantastic, so thank-you.

 

Abu Dhabi - For Private Owners

CEN 100km

Abu Dhabi

08.03.2014

On the 8th March 2014 Castlebar Jumeirah competed in the CEN 100km race for Private Owners in Abu Dhabi coming 1st in a riding time of 3hrs 44min. Her average speed was 26.786 km/hr.

Castlebar Jumeirah is a half sister in blood to Castlebar Jeehi - exp UAE, sired by

Castlebar Darthvader (S: Chip Chase Sadaqa   D:  Aratahnes Desiree) whom in December 2012 in Bouthieb 100km came 16th in a riding time of

4hrs 39minstar

Castlebar Jumeirah is a 2003 born, Grey Anglo Arabian Mare
Sire: Straight Up
Dam: Warrondi Jeddah

                       (S:  Wenceslas  D:  Graceful Maid)

     

starCastlebar Chokito star

 

Photo taken as a yearling pre export.

Abu Dhabi

CEI 1* 80km

Abu Dhabi

23.02.2014

Castlebar Chokito competed in her first 80km

FEI 1* race held in Abu Dhabi winning in a riding time of 3hrs 48min with an average speed of 21.04km/hr.

Castlebar Chokito is a half sister in blood to Castlebar Cadabra - Bay Pure Arabian Gelding (sired by Castlebar Optic) born in 2008 as well. He has now commenced his endurance career for Castlebar completing 3 x 40km in 2013star

Castlebar Chokito is a 2008 born, Bay

Pure Arabian Mare.
Sire: Kevisan Park Kentucky Blue
Dam: Kurrajong Concorde (Yamamah)

        (See below for some of Concorde's highlights)

           (S:  Chip Chase Sadaqa  D:  Franklin Rajul)

     

Castlebar Gulfstream is a 2001 born, Bay

Pure Arabian. His progeny are highly sought after and are excelling in endurance both in Australia and overseas.

Sire: Chip Chase Sadaqa
Dam: Franklin Rajul

               (S:  Rainbow  D:  Razali)

Dubai - Ladies Race

CEN 100km

Dubai

13.02.2014

Castlebar Gulfstream raced in the CEN 100km Ladies Race held in Dubai coming 2nd in a riding time of 3hrs 18min.

Some highlights in Australia:

2012 - 160km The Tom Quilty Cup Tasmania - 6th MWT, 9th Overall and Pat Slater Cup Winner.

2011 - 160km NSW FEI Championships - 8th Open in 10hrs 49min

2010 - 124km FEI 2* Australian Championships, Imbil QLD - Winner & Best Conditioned - 8hrs 16min.

 

Castlebar Gulfstream is a full sibling to Kurrajong Concorde (Yamamah) - see below with some of her highlightsstar

 

2013
EVENT COMMENTS

starCastlebar Truffle star

 

Photo Credit - Animal Focus

Red Range - NSW

FEI 3*

160km

GLEN INNES

23.11.2013

Linda Tanian rode Castlebar Truffle in the 160km FEI 3* to 3rd Open in a riding time of 10hrs 57min. This was Truffle's first 160km and completed it with ease averaging 3 1/2 min to vet per leg.

Castlebar Truffle is a 3/4 sister in blood to Castlebar Tailwind  (S: Chip Chase Sadaqa) - recently exported and competing successfully in the UAE in 2014star

Castlebar Truffle is a 2003 born, Chestnut

Pure Arabian Mare.
Sire: Castlebar Gulfstream
Dam: Castlebar Taliska

                     (S: Tribal     D: Wagga Belmay)

     

 

Photo Credit - Animal Focus

 

Red Range - NSW

FEI 2*

120km

GLEN INNES

23.11.2013

Left - Harrison Berg rode Castlebar Belair in her first 120km FEI 2* to 2nd Youth in a riding time of 8hrs 15min.

Right - Kristie Taprell rode Castlebar Contraband in the 120km FEI 2* to 3rd Open in a riding time of 8hrs 25minstar

Castlebar Belair is a 2007 born, Bay Anglo Arabian Mare.
Sire: Arabian Park Batal
Dam: Castlebar Blue Chip

                     (S: KPK Blue    D: Rowans Lass)

Castlebar Contraband is a 2006 born, Grey Part Arabian Gelding.
Sire: Castlebar Gulfstream
Dam: China Doll - 2008 Tom Quilty Winner

               (S: Chalani Pacesetter  D: Warrondi Pearl)

     

Photo Credit - Gilly Wheeler

Open European Championships

FEI

160km

MOST - CZE

 

12.09.2013

Kurrajong Concorde (YAMAMAH) her successful story continues...........

WINNER of the Open European Championships held in Most- Czech Republic.

on the 12th of September 2013. 

Ridden again by Sh. Rashid bin Dalmook al Maktoum in a riding time of 7hrs 24min 44sec, with a winning margin of 17minutes 30seconds, an average speed of 21.72km/hr and an average present time of 49secondsstar

 

Photo Credit - Gilly Wheeler

Open European Championships

FEI

160km

MOST - CZE

12.09.2013

star Kurrajong Concorde (YAMAMAH)

WINNER of Best Conditionedstar

     
 

COOLAMON - NSW

20km July 2013

BRIGHT - VIC

15km  Oct 2013

THE ROCK - NSW

20km Oct 2013

Meg and the trusty Actress completed three short rides throughout 2013 with much pleasure.

 

Actress - born in 2000, Chestnut Mare.

Sire: Kevisan Park Kentucky Blue

Dam: Station mare called Parisstar

 

2012
EVENT COMMENTS

starKurrajong Concorde star

Photo Credit - Gilly Wheeler

Senior World Championships

FEI

160km

EUSTON PARK

UK

25.08.2012

Kurrajong Concorde (YAMAMAH) was purchased on her mother as a foal at foot from the late Peter Cole.

From her breaking in her potential was clearly indicated and a lot of time and effort was put into her endurance back grounding.

She departed Castlebar on the 19th February 2012 and 6 months later she wins Individual Silver Medal and Team Gold for the UAE.

She was skillfully ridden by Sh. Rashid bin Dalmook al Maktoum who continues to ride her and other Castlebar bred endurance horses with much success.

At the completion of the 2012 endurance season Kurrajong Concorde was ranked 4th in the World Rankings.

In 2012 she was successful in 3 x FEI 3* 160km with 2 wins (Dubai & Euston Park, UK) and Individual Silver Medal Team Gold in the World Championshipsstar

     

Castlebar Gulfstream is a 2001 born, Bay Pure Arabian Stallion. Some of his progeny are already competing in endurance successfully
Sire: Chip Chase Sadaqa
Dam: Franklin Rajul

                 (S: Rainbow  D:  Razali)

Tom Quilty Gold Cup

160km

St Helens -

TASMANIA

09.06.2012

Kristie Taprell rode Castlebar Gulfstream to

6th MWT, 9th Overall and Winners of the Pat Slater Cup in a riding time of 10hrs 23min.  He has completed 18 from his 19 Open Rides.

Full brother to:

Crystal Flyer - Winner of numerus races in Australia and overseas including:

- The 2000 Tom Quilty Gold Cup & BC

- The 2000 Australian FEI Championships

- 2002 QLD FEI Championships

Kurrajong Concorde (Yamamah) - Winner of numerus races in Australia, Europe, United Kingdom and the UAE including:

- The 2011 Tom Quilty Gold Cup

- 2010 - Australian Championships - Imbil QLDstar

Castlebar Tempest is a 2003 born, Chestnut Pure Arabian Stallion. We have bred some lovely foals by him.
Sire: Chip Chase Sadaqa
Dam: Lynbrook Tamsin

              (S:  Glenallan Nomad  D:  Wagga Belmay)

Tom Quilty Gold Cup

160km

St Helens -

TASMANIA

09.06.2012

Wendy Dower rode Castlebar Tempest to

2nd LWT and 6th Overall in a riding time of

9hrs 56min. This was his first 160km ride and did it with ease and has completed 11 from 12 Open rides

Half brother in blood to:

Castlebar Treaty (Sired by Tribal) - 2002 World Championships in Spain, 160km - Individual 4th in his first attempt at 100miles. His total recovery time at this ride was 7minutes!!

Castlebar Truman (Sired by KPK Blue)- consistent performer in the UAE & Europe.

Castlebar Topaz (Sired by KPK Blue) - March 2012 Dubai - 1st Open in the 160km CEI 3* with a riding time of 6hrs 59min & June 2012160km CEI 3* Euston Park (UK) - 2nd Open by 1 second in a riding time of 7hrs 32minstar

 

 

2011
EVENT COMMENTS

Young Riders World Championships

CEI **** 120km

Abu Dhabi

10.12.2011

Allix Jones riding Castlebar Moonlight during the race.

The combination are now INDIVIDUAL SILVER MEDALIST & also winners of the TEAM BRONZE.

Riding time: 5 hrs 19 minutes 03 seconds
(12 seconds behind the winner).

She completed the last phase of 16km with an average speed of 29.508 km/hrstar

Castlebar Moonlight is a 2000 born chestnut Anglo Arabian mare.
Sire: Straight Up  
Dam: Allira Park Light Fantastic

     (S: Poldark  D:  Allira Park Fantasy Lane)

     

Tom Quilty Gold Cup

160km

Mt Pleasant SA

01.10.2011

Kristie Taprell was the rider of Kurrajong Concorde - Winner of the 2011 Tom Quilty Gold Cup in a riding time of 10hrs 10min.

This is Kristie's 3rd Quilty win. In 2001 & 2003 she was equal first with Meg Wade.

Kurrajong Concorde is a full sister to Crystal Flyer - winner of the 2000 Tom Quilty & BC.

Corey Nix rode Castlebar Nova to 17th MWT in a riding time of 14hrs 42minstar

 

 

L- Castlebar Topaz with Wendy Dower & Christmas Angel with Linda Tanian came =7th MWT & Top Ten Overall in 11 hrs 58 minutes.

Castlebar Topaz - 2000 Mare

Sire: Kevisan Park Kentucky Blue

Dam: Lynbrook Tamsin

Christmas Angel - 2000 Mare

Sire: Kevisan Park Kentucky Blue

Dam: Station mare Kara Tunknastar

 

L - Meg Wade riding Actress & Ron Males riding Castlebar Sensai in the Tom Quilty
Celebrity ride.

Castlebar Sensai - 2003 Mare

Sire: The Final Edition

Dam: Castlebar Samsara.

Actress - 2000 Mare

Sire: Kevisan Park Kentucky Blue

Dam: Station mare called Parisstar

     

Endurance Festival

Toorbul QLD

12.06.2011

 

Kristie Taprell rode Kurrajong Concorde in the

FEI 3* - 160km event in 8hrs 46min. 

Came 2nd by 1 second in a gallop finish, and took out the Best Conditioned award the following day.

(Sire: Chip Chase Sadaqa   Dam: Franklin Rajul)

NB/ Photo is taken the following day of the

160km eventstar

     

Sh. Majid Challenge

Toorbul QLD

16.04.2011

 

Kristie Taprell riding Castlebar Moonlight completed the

FEI 3* - 160km in 10hrs 17min. 

1st Open & Best Conditioned winner

(Sire: Straight Up   Dam:  Allira Park Light Fantastic)star

 

2010
EVENT COMMENTS
Tom Quilty Gold Cup - 160km
Manilla NSW
Kristie Taprell riding Kurrajong Concorde came 3rd MWT & was awarded The Pat Slater Cupstar
  Magic Glenn Lucia ridden by Anne-Sophie Laborde (FRA) was a close 2nd LWTstar
   

 

2009
EVENT COMMENTS
Tom Quilty Gold Cup - 160km
Tonimbuk VIC
Kristie Taprell (nee McGaffin) riding Kurrajong Concorde came 3rd MWT & was awarded The Pat Slater Cup. Concorde is a full sister to Crystal Flyer - winner of the 2000 Tom Quilty & BC and a daughter of the pre potent endurance sire and endurance champion Chip Chase Sadaqastar
QLD State Championships 160km at Kalbar

Elodie Le Labourier places 2nd in a gallop finish in the FEI division and 2nd overall in the Championships riding Castlebar Kalahari.

(Sire: Castlebar Khalifa ex Castlebar Tradition).

Castlebar Tradition has had five foals since retiring from endurance. Castlebar Tornedo born 2001 has just won (July 2010) the FEI 120km ride at Euston Park in the UK,

following his sale to a UAE clientstar

   

 

2008
EVENT COMMENTS
Tom Quilty Gold Cup - 160km
Nanango QLD

Meg creates history, being the first person to win four Tom Quilty Gold Cups. Riding China Doll to triumph over 200 of Australia's best. Was also the winner of Best Conditioned & The Pat Slater Cupstar

Video Clip of 2008 Tom Quilty Gold Cup

Tom Quilty Video

 
Tom Quilty Gold Cup 160km
Nanango QLD
Castlebar wins teams event at the Quiltystar

 


2004
EVENT COMMENTS
 
Tom Quilty Gold Cup - 160km
Port Elliot SA
Castlebar wins the Teams event - all Castlebar bred horses - this was the first and only time that the teams event was won by horses all bred by the one studstar

 


2003
EVENT COMMENTS
Bundy
Tom Quilty Gold Cup 160km
Canowindra NSW
Castlebar creates history - four Castlebar trained horses cross the finish line hand in hand for equal first and best conditionedstar
 
Tom Quilty Gold Cup 160km
Canowindra NSW
Castlebar wins teams event at the Quiltystar

 


2002
EVENT COMMENTS
Bundy
World Equestrian Games
Jerez, Spain

Meg and Castlebar Treaty individual 4th.

Image: Castlebar Treaty (ridden by Meg)- individual 4th WEG Jerez, Spain 2002 and Castlebar Macleod (ridden by Kristie)- individual 14thstar

 


2001
EVENT COMMENTS
Tom Quilty Gold Cup 160km
WA, Tumblegum

Meg and Kristie equal first. Castlebar flew three horses from VIC to WA - all three finished - equal first and 4th.

Image: Kristie riding Provocative and Meg riding Kelkette Park Flyer...joint winners of the
2001 Tom Quilty Gold Cupstar

Tom Quilty Gold Cup 160km
WA, Tumblegum

Castlebar wins teams event at the Quiltystar

 

Bundy
Open European Endurance Championships

Winner and best conditioned Provocative ridden by

Sh Rashid bin Mohammed Al Maktoum , trained at Castlebar and prepared in Europe for these Championships by Castlebarstar

 

 


2000
EVENT COMMENTS
Bundy
Tom Quilty Gold Cup 160km
Boonah QLD

Meg rides Crystal Flyer to win the Tom Quilty Gold Cup and Best Conditioned horse from 258 starters.

She was a winner over numerus distances and carried both Heavy weight and Middle weight to successstar

Crystal Flyer is a 1991 born, Bay Pure Arabian Mare. She had one foal in Australia sired by Straight Up called Castlebar Pilot - exp.
Sire: Chip Chase Sadaqa
Dam: Franklin Rajul

                 (S: Rainbow  D:  Razali)

 

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