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4 5 6 Emma Armstrong was also up in the ribbons in the pre Stuart Tinney enjoyed a good win in the CNC2* class novice class where she finished third riding Hass. With with Kinnordy Rubino when he led the class from start scores very close in this class Emma slipped back from to finish as did Christopher Burton and Kinnordy Rivaldo her dressage lead after having just one rail down. This in the CNC*. Stuart Tinney scored his second win of allowed Isabel English and Cil Dara George to move up the weekend when he took out the pre novice section into first place while Kevin McNab and Casperelli who had with another one of Nidhi Dev’s good horses, Ferragamo. been lying fifth after dressage finished on his dressage Stuart and Ferragamo finished on their fifth place score in second place. dressage score of 48.9. The other pre novice section was won by Natalie Blundell riding Girl with a Curl, who also Hamish Cargill (one of Sydney’s cross country finished on her dressage score. coordinators) easily won the preliminary A section with Pringle despite picking up an error of course in It was great to see the majority of preliminary riders his dressage test, while section B saw Toni Webb and going clear around the SIEC course. In section A Lauren Montango start and finish the event in first place. Like Balcomb made the whole thing look very easy as she the preliminary class the introductory class was split into cruised round on Double Dare, winning the class on her two sections with both dressage leaders, Claudia Graham second place dressage score of 45. and Lauren Seeley, going on to win their respective The other two sections were won by their dressage sections. The newcomers class attracted 30 entries leaders. Annabel Armstrong winning section B riding Babs which, for a mid week event, must have pleased the and Elaine Robl with Poetic Motion winning preliminary organisers. C. Like the preliminary class the introductory class was The winner of the class was Verity Muscat riding Jack split into three sections. Carlu Seaver and Sienna led Magic. Verity had been lying fifth after dressage but section A from the dressage phase and only picked up moved up into the lead thanks to a clear showjumping two time penalties to win the class while Ali Foye won and a cross country round which saw them finish just one section B with GP Kung Fu Panda – her only error going second over the time. the wrong way in her dressage test. Niki Chapman and Smokey moved ahead of dressage leader, Tallara Barwick, Sydney Weekend Event 26-27 February and into first place in the section C. The newcomers class saw Suzy Hunter take the honours with Aspire R. Just seven riders took advantage of the CNC3* class that was run at the weekend event. Emma Mason started her season well with F1 Pharinelli as she took home the $1000 first prize. Lying fifth after dressage on a score of 52.5 the pair cruised round the cross country course and jumped a lovely clear show jumping round ... something which had eluded the pair at last year’s Adelaide event when they were lying in first place. Heath Ryan, who must have ridden more dressage tests than most riders, made 1) Wallaby Hill - Anthea Bell and Artic Warrior finish seventh in the us all feel better when he picked up an error of course in introductory class the dressage phase on board Mystery Whisper. However 2) Wallaby Hill - Jade Findlay and Three Cheers on their way to 11th place in the CNC he still easily led the dressage on a score of 39.9. After 3) Wallaby Hill - Aaron Moyes rides Sandhills Storm into second place steady cross country and show jumping rounds the pair in the CNC finished second, with Hamish Cargill in third. 4) SYD SIEC Wkend Prelim - Brett Davey on Harry 1 5) SYD SIEC Wkend 1 star - David Bryant on Kinnordy Razz Matazz 6) SYD SIEC Midwk 1 star - Sam Fasher on Valley 33


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