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1 2 17 year old Tom McDermott from Wagga Wagga has Summer Showjumping Classic written himself into the history books as Australia’s most – 9th-12th December 2010 successful junior jumping rider of all time. He trebled the Australian Junior Title riding Capone and SL Eclipse, his Brook Dobbin from Victoria won the $10,000 Equestrian third career win. NSW and NSW Communities Sport and Recreation Grand Prix at the 2010 Summer Showjumping Classic, his 9th Then riding Carole Mason’s CP Rolex Tom won his first career jumping World Cup Qualifier. Riding the lovely big Australian Young Rider Title, he was also the runner up grey gelding Advisor, Brook jumped two super rounds riding Statford Delight. over the 1.60m course designed by the world number Queenslander Gemma Creighton was third and fourth in one course designer Leopoldo Palacios from Venezuela. the Junior Title while WA rider Pascale Young and NSW Palacios, who designed the courses for the Sydney 2000 rider James Hetherington were equal third in the Young Olympics commented “This is a wonderful world class Rider section. arena. The Australian horses and riders have improved so much since my last visit. I have designed a world Andrew Inglis won the Mini Prix Championship riding standard course for today’s Grand Prix, not too technical Amira and Vicki Roycroft was the runner riding Eliza Jane. but a serious 1.60m course. The horses and riders have Inglis and the big Darko mare also won Sunday’s A and B been super.” grade championship and Friday’s A and B grade jump off class. Dobbin, a farrier and horse trainer, lives on 50 acres in the beautiful Yarra Valley with his wife Angela and two Sharon Slater won the National Futurity for up and coming children, and rates the win at the top of his resume along horses riding CP Ulixes, Roycroft the runner up riding the with winning the 2004 Hickstead Grand Prix in England, imported stallion Casino Royale. saying “winning a World Cup Qualifier over a course Licara, owned by Paul Kelly won two classes, designed by Leopoldo, at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Queenslander David Goodwin won the first C grade riding venue with Olympic equipment is just fantastic”. Asked Dumbledore, Brook Dobbin won the A and B grade two phase riding GP Shine and the C grade Championship riding GP Premier Dollars, Gippsland rider Wes Joyce 1 Brett Warren and Cheezy Z won the Oaks Sport Horse 1.45m class won a D grade riding Briar Inspired, Emma Smith with a clear second phase time of 40.47 from Robertson won the D grade Championship riding 2 Champion Young Horse International Judge, Mr NY Ho from Wondaree Ash, Jonathon Smith from Birregurra won the C Singapore was impressed by the Champion Young Horse Presentation and the overall winner Rory Hovell and the stunning grade AM5 riding Sanskrit Park Ali K. stallion Yalambi’s Carpino Z The interstate teams competition saw NSW win the 3 The line up of the world cup riders, a feature of the Summer classic is the introduction of the elite riders to the crowds followed by the senior and young rider titles, Victoria claiming the junior singing of the national anthem. teams title. 4 Brook Dobbin and Advisor, winners of the World Cup Class 5 Winners of the Oaks Sport Horses Junior Final, Georgie Harvey and Jenny Sheppard Glenorchy Hope 68 All pics this story Furdography


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