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1 2 finishing just five seconds over the seemingly tight optimum time while many riders clocked up time penalties in double figures. Several riders felt the course was a tough 2* track with lots of questions and no real let up fences. However statistically it showed that only one rider had a run out while those few who did have trouble, really had trouble with three eliminations, one retirement and one rider who opted to withdraw. In the BDA Architects CIC1* class a couple of extra seconds on the cross country course proved costly for Judy Clarke and Diablito. Judy led the dressage on a score of 44.7 while Claudia Graham and Park Street Vision was just 0.2 behind. Both riders jumped clear show jumping rounds but it was the cross country course that 3 provided the winner and when Claudia picked up 2 time penalties and Judy 2.8 the positions Canberra CIC - September were reversed and Claudia went home with the Emma Mason and F1 Pharinelli, who have hardly been winner’s spoils. In the WOW saddles CIC1* junior section out of the top ten in all the CIC3* they have run at this Josephine Laver and AR Flex were the only combination year, finally got the win they deserved at the Canberra to finish on their dressage score and consequently won International Horse Trials taking out the Saddleworld the junior division of the CIC1*. Canberra CIC3* title. Lying second after dressage, Both winners of the pre novice classes, Emma Mason behind Tim Boland and GV Billy Elliot, Emma took the with Poker Face and Niki Chapman riding Wisteria Lane lead thanks to a clear cross country round where she produced stunning dressage tests. Emma’s score in the collected 14.8 time penalties, the second fastest of the Equiscape Photography section of 34.9 (78.89%) was day. This left Emma just 0.5 ahead of time going into the looking pretty good but Niki managed to top that in her show jumping phase. As it turned out both Tim and Emma section (the Corinna Dental Group pre novice) with a had a rail down which left Emma with her win. 86.3% giving her a score of 25.4! Despite both riders The 3* track designed by Grant Johnston caused little picking up a few penalties no one came close to beating problem to the 13 riders in the class with just one rider, those scores and they finished the deserved winners of Cassandra Webb, picking up 20 penalties. The show their individual sections. jumping course, designed by Brad Longhurst, gave the The preliminary class was split into three sections. riders plenty to think about. Only Seamus Marwood Jade Findlay rode Oaks Cordelia into first place in the (Chairman of the Australian eventing selectors) and Kiera Farmline section, finishing on her leading dressage score Byrnes, who had won the CCI2* at Sydney a few weeks of 35.5 while the Equestrian Park Hall section was won earlier and was having her first attempt at 3* level, by Annable Armstrong and Babs. In the junior sections managed to produce clear rounds. Machaela Beattie’s horse, ‘Superstar’ lived up to his The Parrish and Son Ltd CIC2* was won by Christine name when they won the class on their dressage score of Bates and Adelaide Hill. This very talented gelding was a 45.7. good pre novice horse just over a year ago and has moved confidently up the grades, showing all the signs of being a top horse. Christine led the dressage on a score of 60.7 adding just 8.8 time penalties to that score to finish just ahead of second placed Shane Rose and Sir Dex. 1 Canberra Sept Prelim Jade Findlay on Oaks Cordelia Shane blitzed round the Craig Gordon designed course 2 Canberra Sept 2 Star Christine Bates on Adelaide Hill 3 Canberra Sept 3 Star Emma Mason on F1 Pharinelli 35


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