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4 Equestriad – 27-28 August the pair looked determined to not let anyone pass them. They went on to go clear cross country and with one Despite the lack of bouncy castles and face painting, rail down showjumping they finished nearly three marks Equestriad’s CNC event still had what many events crave ahead of Tim Boland (yes again) who this time picked up … atmosphere! With nearly 450 competitors turning up the second ribbon with Umunga. this popular event was bustling with introductory riders nervously walking their course to CNC3* riders hoping for Jamie-Rose Torzillo was a new name to see at the top of a good run before Sydney three day event. the leader board of the junior pre novice class but no one could doubt that she was a well-deserved winner. Riding Twenty one riders took part in the three star with Tim Flash AZ Jamie-Rose was the only rider to break into the Boland putting together a repeat performance of his 30’s on dressage day, scoring 39 and she finished on the CIC3* Equestriad victory earlier this year. Riding GV Billy same score. Bridget Crossato was only 3.6 marks behind Elliot Tim led the class from start to finish going clear in second place riding Silenzio II and like Jamie-Rose cross country and even one rail down show jumping was Bridget adding nothing to her dressage score. not enough to stop him being the clear winner. In second place was Stuart Tinney riding Pluto Mio, formally ridden Soigne Jackson, riding Warrego Collateral Damage, made by Katja Weimann. Stuart and Pluto seem to be building the most of their second placing after dressage to take up a great relationship and they easily cruised round the lead and win the pre novice class (section 1) after the cross county course, adding nothing from the show dressage leader Dean Morris had a few problems on the jumping phase to finish on a score of 59.7. Less than 0.3 cross country course. Soigne was one of three riders in behind Stuart was Christine Bates riding Adelaide Hill. that section to finish on their dressage score, with the Although both of Christine’s top horses (Adelaide Hill and others being Jessamy Walsh and Jo Williams. Meanwhile Delago) don’t have a huge amount of experience at this section 2 of the pre novice was won by Emily Anker riding level they just keep getting better and better, which must the impressive Bvlgari. The pair scored over 76% in the be giving Christine great hopes for next year and beyond. dressage phase and even 8.8 time penalties on cross While Adelaide Hill finished third, Delago was just a few country was not going to stop them being the undoubted marks behind in fourth. winners ahead of Joel Funnell and Fulham Venture. Once again Shane Rose proved that running and winning The preliminary class was split into four sections and only an event can be done when he took out the CNC2* with one of the four winners, Gordon Pratt, had to add penalties Il Vici and the CNC* with Contenda. The CNC2* class to their dressage score and that was only four penalties attracted a massive 46 competitors, which will hopefully for a rail down show jumping. Beverly Sims and Ironmike have a run on effect to Sydney CCI2* and Adelaide clocked up a winning score of 49.2 while Sandy Lucas and CCI2*. One of the two star judges was heard to say that junior rider Catlin Foulis won on 52.2 and 45 respectively. judging that amount of riders in one day was ‘certainly a In the introductory class the score of the day came from challenge’ but on the up side the judges, like all the other Craig Barrett riding a very leggy youngster, Clicquot. Equestriad supporters, get looked after very well and After scoring over 86% in their dressage test (20.3) seem happy just to be there. the pair went clear cross country and only took one rail Tim Boland picked up a second place in the CNC2* riding down showjumping to not surprisingly win the class on a Mercator Du Ry, while Alice Montgomery enjoyed a good score of 24.3. The other two sections were won by Kerry run with Gordon to finish third. French riding Waitangi Longstocking and Katlin Hawkins riding Craigston Toystory. In section 1 of the CNC* it was the turn of Kevin McNab to finish second to Shane. Riding TS Fantasia produced a close to copybook performance adding just 0.8 time 1) Aus Champs Berrima 1 star - Jack Hayden & Nawarrah Park Austin penalties from cross country to his dressage score of Powers 52.2. In section 2 Will Enzinger’s Wenlock Aquifer was 2) Aus Champs Berrima 3 star - winner George Sheridan and Woznme 3) Wagga Newcomers - Jessica Milham on Annie looking the part and after leading the dressage on 46.6 4) Equestriad 2 star - Shane on Statford Neo 39


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