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4 5 6 sold by Helen and Chris Chugg to the Ukraine. The Vivant legacy was well represented with six of the top 12 placed 7 year olds carrying his line, including first placed Volador ridden by Jess Barton. Copabella Visage, who finished in second place in the Bronze Final with Brooke Campbell, was also well represented in the Young Horse classes, with David Cameron’s Copabella Vienna winning the 7 year old class on Saturday and the striking Copabella Vindication placing second in the 5 year old class on Sunday behind Bridget Jones ridden by James Hetherington. Maddison Stephen won the 6 year old final on Sunday with Yalambi’s Cambridge sired by Hattrick. The final Young Horse event for 2012, the Oaks Sport Horses Young Horse Gala Day, will be held at the Summer Classic in December. The Gow Gates Junior division also showed great promise for the future of Australian show jumping with 30 talented under 18 year olds vying for the top spot. Suzy Willis won Saturday’s class on Witzcellar just ahead of Elizabeth Crosato and Koyuna Bandit. Jamie-Rose Torzillo qualified in 17th place on Saturday but was one of just two double clear combinations on Sunday winning the Gow Gates Junior Final two seconds in front of Savanna Hopkinson and Bittern Park Darcey. Jamie-Rose spoke eloquently on the microphone in the presentations thanking her coaches David Cameron and Tallara Barwick, both of whom she also identified as her idols. The Calibre Equine Young Rider division was dominated by the Sarahs on both days. Sarah Beale won the class on both Saturday and Sunday with Alpha Centauri. Her time in the final was a blistering four seconds ahead of Milly Clarke and Greenbah who improved on their 20th spot from the day before. Sarah McMillan and her greys were second and third on Saturday and third and fourth on Sunday, a rail stopping Queen of Diamonds winning the class with the fastest time of 39.81. Sarah Beale placed fifth with her last chance qualifying horse Briar Rose to top off her wonderful weekend. The Bayer Australia Amateur qualifier had 40 starters on Saturday with 16 of these jumping a clean first round. Clare Watkinson and Yandoo Mistique were the fastest in the second round winning the class in a time of 41.22 seconds, just ahead of Rebecca Seckold and Cool Decision. Cec Staples and Power Ranger were third. Melissa Blair and Flying Teddy improved on their fifth place in the qualifier to win the Amateur Final ahead of Amanda Eltringham and Kelstar. Clare Watkinson was third and fourth with The Love Bug and Love Chocolate NZPH. The biggest division of the weekend was the Agnes Banks Equine Clinic Bronze Section with over 50 riders entered in Saturday’s qualifier. 29 of these combinations jumped clean in the first round. George Johnson, freshly back from his honeymoon won the class on the consistent Wondaree Sprite in a time of 41.20 seconds. Less than a second separated second placed Daniel Engbers on Boston MVNZ, third placed Chris Chugg on Diamond B Vegas and fourth placed Jess Barton on Alondra with Vicki Roycroft and Noblewood Park Casino Royale in fifth. Sunday’s ABEC Final was an exciting one. The flashy little mare Wondaree Sprite took down the last fence in the jump off to finish sixth. Brook Dobbin won the class on Silvo, one of just three riders to leave up all the fences in a great time of 47.59 seconds. Brooke Campbell and the stunning stallion Copabella Visage were second ahead of another lovely stallion Pico Bello ridden by Pascale Young. Jess Barton and Alondra were fourth and Stephen Hill on Yalambi’s Bellini Star finished in fifth. The Horse Power Silver Qualifier had just three combinations clear into the second round. Sharon Slater on CP Ulixes won with a double clear after Lachlan Manuel who posted a great time, dropped a rail with Congranda. David Goodwin and Warrego Jericho was third. Rachel Smith 4) Olivia Hamood and GH Eternal Flame in Horse Power Silver Final 5) Jamie Kermond on ASB Caracas winners of the Horsepower Silver Final 6) Melissa Blair and Flying Teddy won the Bayer Australia Amateur Final Images by Furdography 1) Sarah Beale and Alpha Centauri were the winners of the Calibre Equine Young Rider Qualifier 2) Sarah Macmillan placed 2 and 3rd in Young Rider qualifier 3) James Hetherington and Bridget Jones, winner Oaks Sport Horses 5yr old class 81


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