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Hilton Flight

Hilton Flight is a horse ridden in international show jumping by Richard Spooner.

  • Markings: Star, near fore sock
  • Height: 17.0 hh (173 cm)
  • Born: 1993 in Ireland
  • Breeding: by Errigal Flight (ISH) out of Occasion VII (WNTR Thoroughbred)
  • Breeder: Jennifer Giles, Kilmurray, Kilmacanogue, Bray, Co. Wicklow
  • Owner: Emily McDaniel

Hilton Flight is by the Irish Sport Horse stallion Errigal Flight, who is a son of the great Irish Draught producer of show jumpers King of Diamonds. Errigal Flight also sired Ado Annie ridden by Will Simpson. He was ridden successfully as a young horse in Ireland by Clement McMahon before being sold to the U.S. where he has won Grand Prix's with Richard Spooner.

Major achievements

  • 2003 Won $40,000 Esso Imperial oil Grand Prix at Spruce Meadows, Calgary, Canada
  • 2003 Won $75,000 BP Cup at Spruce Meadows
  • 2004 World Cup Final, Milan, Italy highest American 12th place
  • 2004 Won $150,000 Ford Grand Prix Of The Desert at Indio, CA
  • 2004 PCHA Horse of The Year
  • 2004 $40,000 Los Angeles International Grand Prix 2004
  • 2004 $40,000 Showpark Grand Prix
  • 2004 Won Round 1 OLYMPIC TRIALS
  • 2004 2nd $50,000 EMO Grand Prix
  • 2005 Won $75,000 HITS Grand Prix at Indio, CA
  • 2006 2nd Luscar Cup 1m50 at Spruce Meadows
  • 2006 5th CN Reliability Spruce Meadows Grand Prix 1m60
  • 2006 2nd $175,000 Shell Cup derby (time fault) winnings Ca $35,000 at Spruce Meadows

Hilton Flight died in 2009.

References

$150,000 Ford Grand Prix Result & Photo



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