Horse Scouts listing for Ramiro B shows his record as a sire has been exceptional. Based at Nina Barbour & Oliver Townends’ established stud, Harthill in Cheshire. Ramiro B has particularly gained notice as an event sire and he is ranked 10th on the WBFSH Eventing Sire Rankings (November 2014), and has a lifetime approval for Irish Sport.
One of his standout offspring is Ballynoe Castle RM, the highest scoring U.S. event of all time and ridden by Buck Davison, who has been in the top 20 at Badminton and Burghley and finished 4th at Rolex in 2013 and 3rd in 2014. Aside from being a hugely successful horse on the event circuit Ballynoe Castle (Reggie) suddenly produced a pair of balls in April this year, ….much to Kathleen Blauth-Murray, the longtime head groom for Buck Davidson Eventing! (Now all Horse Scout Blogger can say to this is….the post date was 1st April!) Oliver Townsend currently has a number of upcoming Ramiro B offspring that he is developing. Cooley SRS, Oliver Townends’ win in the CIC2* at Burnham Market in April, has been earmarked as one of the top 12 young event horses to watch out for. He also sired Noble Bestman’ Laura Collett’s great ride with successes at **** and *** level when he was 6th at Belton Park, 8th Bramham Int and 9th at both Hartbury Int & Burnham Market Int etc……., ‘Cooley Masterclass’ (Oliver Townend) winner at 3 star Ballindenisk & at 2 star Tattersalls……, ‘Westwood Hercules’ (Joseph Murphy) 5th at 3 star Ballindenisk……, ‘Tommy B Good’ (Denise O Brien) at 3 star level 20th Ballindenisk, while at 2 star level 4th Camphire Int & 11th Kilguilky Int.. – See more at: http://globalstallions.com/stallions/ramiro-b/#sthash.9pHaQ6JV.dpuf
In the Showjumping world Ramiro B has sired numerous successful horses winning up to Grand Prix level. These include the approved stallion Samgemjee, ridden by Edward Doyle who has represented the Irish Equestrian Team, Heracross who has competed with Nick Skelton & Paris Sellon, and Heaven who won the Italian 7-year old Championships.
Jumping Stallion Ramiro B – Belgian Warmblood standing 16.2 born 1994
Ramiro B’s pedigree is a cocktail of some of the best jumping lines including Belgium Warmblood and Holstein.
Performance horse Ramiro B was an International Grand Prix winning show jumper produced and ridden by Edward Doyle. His own career was studded with top class wins and his important career results include;
Indoor Champs Spring 1998 4 yr old finals 1st,
R.D.S. Dublin 4 yr old Championships Summer 1998 1st,
Cavan 5 yr old class 1999 1st,
Cavan 6 & 7 yr olds class 2001 â??
1st, North Wexford Grand Prix 2002 1st,
Dun Laoghaire Horse Show Grand Prix 2002 2nd
Kerrygold Dublin Horse Show Grade A 2nd,
Blessington Show 2003 1.50m 3rd
Top international placings:
Longs de Saunier, France 2002 4th
Italian Grand Prix Pontedere 2002 1st.
Other stallions standing at the Harthill stud can also be found on www.horsesocout.co.uk