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4 5 Unsettled by the massive crowds Tequila refused to elimination earlier Coco was determined to complete the focus and stopped at fence four resulting in elimination course choosing to ride a safe clear. Candle’s deceptively for Coco. Andrew Inglis was next to enter with the big stride ate up the course and the combination finished imported mare Amira. Years of international experience in 9th place. was invaluable with the combination posting a quick time Andrew Inglis returned to the ring this time on Caspar, of 39.59 seconds in the speed section of the course. a less experienced horse. Showing good horsemanship, Young rider Ingrid Williamson was not so lucky coming Andrew elected to ride a more conservative round going unstuck at fence two, landing with a smile on the rails clear in a time of 41.22 seconds to finish in 7th place. and walking Regal Status from the ring. Olympian Vicki The two young riders left, Monique Barrett and Ingrid Roycroft again showed that experience was necessary in Williamson, were no match for Vicki Roycroft, this time the carnival atmosphere, recording a faster time of 38.75 on Welsom. She put her foot down in the speed phase and seconds on the talented chestnut Eliza Jane to move into recorded a time of 39 seconds flat finishing 4th overall. first place. Minister for Sport and Recreation, Kevin Greene, made Young Rider Monique Barrett piloted Deo Juvante over the the presentations to the winners and Jenny Sheppard led challenging course built by David Lawrence with a time of them around the arena for a victory lap. One of the key 45.68 seconds that ultimately had her finishing in 10th organisers of this ‘jump in the park’, Jane Robinson, is a place. The next few riders were all quick but paid the valuable volunteer at Northside Riding Club and devotes price with rails or stops moving them out of the placings. her life to the promotion of equestrian sports. Jane Next clear was James Mooney and Yirkalla Cortina who competed both her horses, mother and daughter Rain and cruised round the course with an effortless pace in a time Hail in the long format Preliminary Class at the recent of 41.96 putting them ultimately into 8th place. Young Sydney International Three Day Event where Rain placed Rider James Arkins was careful in the power section but third. “I love this atmosphere,” said Jane as the winners put his foot down into the speed phase on Dreamtime circled the ring. “I can’t wait to do it again next year. Invader finishing in a time of 38.28 seconds to move Maybe we will run a few more classes too. It’s so good to into first place and putting the pressure on the rest of be able to show off the sport to such a diverse audience.” the field to go quick and clear. Local favourite Shannon Final results for 2010 O’Meara, returning to top form after six months off with 1st Open Jenny Sheppard and Licara a broken leg and sporting a newly tailored purple jacket 2nd Open & 1st Young Rider after his float and gear was stolen from an event, entered James Arkins & Dreamtime Invader the ring on My Sweet Revenge determined to prove that 3rd Open Vicki Roycroft and Eliza Jane amateurs can be truly competitive alongside the Olympic 4th Open Vicki Roycroft and Welsom Champions. He didn’t disappoint the crowd finishing in a 5th Open Andrew Inglis and Amira blistering time of 40.07 seconds placing him 6th overall 6th Open & 1st Amateur and 1st in the amateur division. Shannon jumped the last Shannon O’Meara & My Sweet Revenge two fences with only one stirrup. 7th Open Andrew Inglis & Caspar A few horses later Jenny Sheppard retuned to the ring on 8th Open James Mooney & Yirkalla Cortina Licara and it was obvious from the first bell she meant 9th Open Coco Miles & Candle to win. Her time of 35.22 seconds was 3 seconds faster 10th Open & 2nd Young Rider James’ time and the crowds went wild in admiration at Monique Barrett & Deo Juvante the courage shown by Licara on the tight lines taken 1st Junior Sarah Louise Macmillan & The Countryman by Jenny. Next in the ring was junior rider Sarah Louise Rachel Smith Macmillan on The Countryman. Her earlier ride knocked a rail and with 14 year old Steph Mackillop also out of contention in the junior division Sarah rode a careful round to go clear in a time of 52.18 seconds putting her 1 Jamie Kermond wins World Cup qualifier/ Furdography 2 Jamie Kermond wins World Cup qualifier/ Furdography in first place in the juniors. Coco Miles reentered the ring, 3 Jenny Sheppard on Licara – Jump in the Park/Furdography this time on the big imported gelding Candle. After her 4 Vicki Roycroft – Jump in the Park/Furdography 5 James Arkins and Dreamtime Invader– Jump in the Park/ Furdography 61


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