NEWS FROM THE 2001 COSEQUIN WINTER EQUESTRIAN FESTIVAL
Palm Beach Polo Equestrian Club
CANADIAN WINS IN WELLINGTON
WELLINGTON, FL - February 10, 2001 - Canadian Equestrian Team Veteran, Eric Lamaze was in the winner's circle aboard the 12 year old Dutch Bred, Husker Du at the Cosequin Winter Equestrian Festival for his first win of the 2001 season. Lamaze rode a clear jump-off track against 18 qualifiers out of a field of 60 starters in 37.33 seconds, edging Ramiro Quintana into second place. Less than one second kept Quintana and his Danish Bred mount, Graefin Du Barry, from the victory circle; they clocked in a penalty-free time of 38.12 seconds. Third place went to Olympic Gold Medallist, Joe Fargis aboard the 12 year old Hanovarian gelding, Edgar after they turned in double clear rounds in 38.36 seconds, less than 2/10's of a second behind Quintana.
Show jumping action continues with the $75,000 Kilkenny Internationale Cup at 2:00 PM on Sunday, which is being televised for broadcast on Fox Sports Net (Feb. 22, 2001 @ 11:00A.M. Olympians Joe Fargis, Leslie Howard and Margie Engle will all be competing in the Grand Prix. Call (561) 793 - JUMP.