Cian O’Connor and Callisto win at Spruce Meadow

Cian O’Connor and Callisto win at Spruce Meadow

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GAIN rider Cian O’Connor and the nine-year-old gelding Callisto came out on top in the Suncor Energy Winning Round at the five-star Spruce Meadows Masters in Canada on Saturday, in front of a new record attendance of 89,700 spectators.

O’Connor and Callisto, who is owned by Ian O’Grady, Philippe de Balander, and Ronnoco Jump Ltd, were one of 10 combinations who qualified for the Suncor Energy second round. They were first to jump in round two and cleared the course in the winning time of 47.87 seconds. Switzerland’s Guerdat slotted into second with Albfuehren’s Happiness, while home favourite Eric Lamaze and Chacco Kid came home in third.