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3 Thanks also must go to the sponsors, without whom this National Titles Held In Canberra event does not proceed – The Tripp Family, Yirrkala Stud, – 4th-7th November 2010 Oaks Sporthorses, Winning Appliances, EMCEE, Magic Millions, Saddlery Trading Co, Equest World and last but November saw NSW veteran jumping rider George Sanna definitely not least – Equestrian NSW. win his third senior Australian Jumping Title at the 2010 Australian Titles held in Canberra. Sanna, who at 58 And my very last and biggest thanks go to Jim Scobie years old believes he still has ‘plenty of tick left’ and will (Captain Jim) – who worked tirelessly and selflessly be able to achieve a lot more, out rode his opposition – for the event. Captain Jim remains undefeated by any many more than three decades younger, to win his third question, request or demand that the OC needed. career Australian Jumping Title riding his lovely imported See you all in October!! mare CP Aprilla. Sanna put up a faultless performance over the three day championship to finish three penalties Results ahead of South Australian rider Anthony Thomas riding his D Grade Championship Tom McDermott Twins New Zealand import Levitation NZPH – Thomas last to Limerick ride on Sunday needed a clear round for victory, a slight Runner Up Paula Hamood GH Avion over-ride to the second last fence saw a rail come down. Junior Champion Tom McDermott SL Eclipse Sanna, a coach and trainer who started riding when Runner Up Tom McDermott Capone he was 12 years old, has represented Australia at two Olympic Games, Los Angeles in 1984 and Seoul in 1988, Young Rider Champion Tom McDermott Statford and has his sights firmly set on representing Australia at Delight the 2012 London Olympic Games. Runner Up Tom McDermott CP Rolex The 2010 Titles were held in Canberra at the Exhibition Senior Champion George Sanna CP Aprilla Centre with four competition arenas over four days, more Runner Up Jamie Winning Yandoo than 500 horses competing with riders from all over Congo Z Australia. WA international Course designer Peter Cooke Amateur Championship Clare Watkinson Lovegrove designed the courses for the championship arena assisted Runner Up Martin Gostelow Carrasino by Sydney 2000 Olympian Gavin Chester. Brad Longhurst Edwena Mitchell designed the courses in arena 2 and Bob Pritchard from Barnawartha designed the courses in Arena 3. 67


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