Preview Dublin  

5 Aug 2003

Top Hats and Tails at Traditional Dublin 
 
The Samsung Super League road show comes to Dublin next week with France still holding the narrowest of leads over the Irish while the British continue to gather pace. This promises to be one of the most exciting legs of the series to date, with the host team determined to oust the French from the head of the pack and the British in bullish form after their success in Hickstead. Dublin is a heady mixture of horses, heroes and haute couture with emphasis placed on tradition and judges, officials and special guests will be attired in top-hats and tails while the ladies will don their finest attire as the teams battle it out for the Aga Khan Cup on Friday August 8th. It’s a festival of all that is good in equestrian sport and, after 130 years, it claims a special place in the Irish summer calendar. The first Dublin Horse Show was staged in 1868 when hunting horses competed over the "high leap
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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