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Just three horses jumped clear in the second round, Graham and Da Vinci’s Pride were last to ride and jumped a super clear round in 49.58 seconds to take the title. Andrew Inglis and the big Darco mare Amira jumped a slick clear round in 47.87 seconds to claim second, Billy Raymont had a rail the vertical number 10 to finish on 4 in 49.01 and claim third. David Dobson from Perth had a rail down at fence 7 the narrow 1.55m oxer to finish on 4 in a time of 49.20. Nic Taliana jumped a super clear round in 52.55 seconds adding just 1 time penalty to his first round score and finishing on 5 penalties to claim 5th. Ingrid Clarke was 6th also on 5 penalties in 53.84 seconds, Jamie Grant 7th on 8 penalties in 47.99 seconds, Jamie Kermond 8th on 8 penalties in 51.16 seconds. Olivia Hamood finished 9th in her first World Cup qualifier on 9 penalties in a time of 51.29 seconds and Brett Warren Traveston finished 10th on 14 penalties in a time of 56.28 seconds. 3 Australian Young Rider of the Year Tom McDermott also competed in his first World Cup qualifier riding SL Limerick with just one rail down in the first round placing him 12th. Winners in the supporting Indoor events were Billy Raymont riding Nicalette NZPH in the 1.40m World Cup warm up, Andrew Inglis riding Casper and Ally Lamb riding Silverton in the 1.30m classes. The weekend organised by the proactive Sydney Eventing and Equestrian Sports Promotions is spectator friendly, has a great shopping village and sees a jumping world cup qualifier going head to head with an eventing world cup qualifier creating a full weekend of entertainment. Jenny Sheppard Camden Winter Showjumping Festival & FEI World Jumping Challenge Australian Leg Despite lining up against some of the best amateur show jumpers in the country, eventing rider Sam Fasher jumped 4 faultless rounds to take victory in the FEI Amateur Category A World Challenge at Bi Centennial Park Camden at the Camden Winter Show Jumping Festival on the June Long Weekend. 4 Whilst the majority of eventers were at Melbourne Three Day Event, Sam stayed in Sydney to compete on World News in the series event run as two competitions of two rounds over courses up to 1.20m. The aim of the world Saturday’s FEI class began with the 2010 Australian Cat challenge is to give the less experienced jumping riders A winner Aaron Hadlow entering the Arena. Aaron and who, under normal circumstances, cannot take part in Step Sister finished in 26th place overall in the 2010 international jumping competitions, the opportunity to World Jumping Challenge. He set the high standard for compete internationally without having to leave their own the start of the 2011 competition with a clear, fast round country. The competition is divided into ten geographical on BB Albury. Just three riders were faster than Aaron. zones and riders around the world compete over the same Mitch Brown on NHL Dragon Fly was clear in 67.29 courses designed by Louis Konickx from the Netherlands seconds and Shannon O’Meara managed to stay on My appointed by the FEI. Australia’s own FEI Course Sweet Revenge despite losing a stirrup over the last designer, John Vallance, built the course in Arena 1 for 45 fence for a clear round in 64.59 seconds. Ella Avery was Australian amateur riders attending the Winter Festival. also quicker but knocked fence 6 to carry four penalties through into the second round. Eighteen riders began the second round with zero penalties. Aaron kept the 69


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