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1 2 2011 Australian Jumping Titles The Victorian senior team: Tim Clarke, Jamie Kermond, – October 2011 Brook Dobbin from Yarra Glen and Adam Prime from Wandin North won the interstate team’s competition from 44 year old Paul Athanasoff from Dungog in NSW won his NSW who was second and the third placed Queensland. first Australian Jumping title at Dubbo (October 14-16) Western Australia won the Young Rider teams trophy, in central NSW on Sunday riding his home bred stallion the Victorian team Jonathon Smith, Stuart Brennan, Toni Wirragulla Nicklaus. The in-form pair jumped clear in all Scattergood and Alice Cooney second and NSW third. qualifying rounds then added the only double clear round in Sunday’s final to take out the 2011 Australian Senior Queensland won the Junior Teams trophy from Victoria Jumping Title, Victoria’s Jamie Kermond from Woolsthorpe and NSW third. Stephen Dingwall from Murrumbateman was second riding the lovely grey mare Colthaga, they won the Futurity Championship riding Cavalier Bryn also jumped clear in the qualifying rounds then added 9 and Hilary Scott from The Oaks took some time out of penalties on Sunday after having two rails down plus one her busy schedule as the 2011 Miss Sydney Showgirl time penalty to finish second. Third went to the in-form to win the tough Mini Prix Championship riding Oaks accountant from Warrnambool, Tim Clarke riding his Miss Scarlet, jumping the only double clear round of the athletic grey mare Caltango finishing on 14 penalties over competition. Chris Chugg from Glossodia was the runner the three competitions. up riding Alondra. Sunday’s final was also a qualifying event for the London 350 riders and just over 600 horses travelled to Dubbo 2012 Olympics, horse completing the first round of from all over Australia to take part in the 2011 National competition with eight penalties or less earning the Titles, the 50th anniversary of the championships. A ‘Certificate of Capability’ to put them on a long list for massive 41 classes were conducted in three jumping Olympic team selection. Six combinations qualified over arenas over the four day event. the 1.60m course set by Sydney Olympic course designer Samantha Richardson from Longwarry won the 2011 John Vallance, Athanasoff, Kermond, Ingrid Clarke from Amateur Championship riding her lovely coloured gelding Mortlake, Queenslander Brett Warren, Danielle Butcher Play With Paint, they jumped the only double clear round from Pheasants Nest and Billy Raymont from Queensland. to win the title. The D grade championship qualifying 17 year old Evie Buller from Perth won the Australian classes were won by James Mooney from Kulnura riding Young Rider Championship riding Yalambi’s Landor, JB Audi, Ben Blay from Mt White riding Nikki des Hayettes 2010 winner Tom McDermott from Wagga Wagga was and Chris Chugg riding Diamond B Vegas, the overall points the runner up riding SL Limerick and James Arkins from score going to Jamie Coman riding NP Beretta. Sydney finished third riding Dreamtime Invador. Jenny Sheppard McDermott won the 2011 Junior National Title riding Capone, he was also equal second riding SL Eclipse along with Queenslander Gemma Creighton riding It’s Mitch and Jake Hunter from Singleton riding Oh I Say. 3 4 78


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