IRELAND’S Jordan Coyle scored a major victory in America on Sunday evening when he landed victory in the four-star $213,300 Grand Prix at the prestigious Upperville Horse Show in Virginia.

Derry-born Coyle was riding the Elan Farm-owned Ariso and came out on top following a three-horse jump-off with the fastest double-clear effort in front of a packed crowd. Local Upperville rider Alison Robitaille placed second with Lima 47, while Samuel Parot of Chile and Dubai rounded out the top three.