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1 2 3 The Summer Showjumping Classic – Cathy Graham from Haledon in Queensland finished third December 2011 also on 13 penalties in a slower time riding Davinci’s Pride and securing an Olympic qualification. Fourth was Billy Raymont won Australia’s most prestigious World Cup Tim Clarke from Mortlake riding Caltango finishing on a Qualifier on Sunday December 11th at the Horsley Park total of 16 penalties, fifth was Brook Dobbin from Yarra Sydney 2000 equestrian site. Billy riding the New Zealand Glen riding Advisor on 17 penalties and sixth was Chris bred Ocean Beach NZPH jumped the two round Olympic Chugg from Glossodia riding Alondra with 20 penalties. qualifier with a total of 9 penalties for two rails down plus a time penalty in the first round. Raymont jumped the Andrew Inglis from Maroota won the Winning Appliances only clear round of the class when he left all the poles Future Stars Classic riding I Casper, Tom McDermott standing in the second round although not securing an the runner up riding the Victorian bred LH Annie Elka. Olympic qualification which is achieved jumping the first McDermott also won the Department of Sport and round with no more than 8 penalties. Recreation Super Junior Final riding Dal Santo and the Southern Cross Horse Transport Young Rider Final riding Runner up in the $12,000 class was 18 year old junior Capone. McDermott now a full time rider is Australia’s rider Tom McDermott from Wagga Wagga riding the most successful junior rider who is now winning all before big grey SL Limerick dropping just one rail in the first him in the senior arena a real star of the future. round to finish on 4 penalties and gaining an Olympic qualification. McDermott finished the second round with Former Victorian, now based in Germany, James Passy 9 penalties and an overall total of 13. won the Wentworth Saddles Mini Prix riding the imported Yirkalla Elliot and Martin Gostelow from Somersby riding The 1.60m Olympic trail course was designed by world Carrasino won the Jumping NSW Amateur of the Year number one designer Leopoldo Palacios from Venezuela. trophy when he finished on top of the leader board in the The course included a 1.60m triple bar and 1.55m free Amateur Championship. standing wall. Palacios testing course saw plenty of rider mistakes throughout the 14 fence course including a Jamie Kermond from Woolsthorpe won the Australian double, a treble combination and an open water obstacle. World Cup series to secure a start at the 2012 World A huge 526 penalties were recorded from the 26 starters Cup Final in Holland next April. Kermond plans to head with two riders being eliminated; just two riders gained an to America in January with his two successful grey Olympic qualification. horses Colthargo and Valhalla to prepare for the final. Tim Clarke’s lovely grey mare Caltango was declared the leading horse of the 2011 Australian World Cup series and presented with the prestigious Golden Grand Trophy. The Oaks Medallion young horse classes were judged on the flat for conformation, paces, education and temperament by Kerry Parker and Tony Norman and in jumping for technique, scope, rideablity and overall impression by Leopoldo Palacios and Michelle Strapp. The winners were Jess Stalling riding Oaks Altador, Robert Moffat riding Finch Farm Style, Robert also winning riding Finch Farm Chill and Brooke Campbell riding Yandoo Park Lady Gold. The Supreme Oaks Medallion Young Horse Champion was awarded to Finch Farm Chill. Jenny Sheppard 4 80


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