Molly Ashe and King Louie Win 2 Days in a Row!
FL February 20, 2003 Molly Ashe and King Louie won
again today. Yesterday, Molly and King Louie won the $7,500 1.45
m Time First Jump-off and today, they won the $7,500 1.45 m Time
First Jump-off again beating a field of 54 horses.
47 horses attempting the course today, Millcreeks Marco Taere
won the $25,000 WEF Challenge Cup. Six of the 47 horses qualified
for the timed jump-off four of those horses had clean jump-off
performances, 2 horses had 8 faults each. But, Millcreeeks
Marco Taere was 1.38 seconds faster than the second-placed Chardo
ridden by Megan Lamaze and 2.36 seconds faster than the third-placed
Royal Discovery with Markus Beerbaum riding. Millcreeks Marco
Taere is a Belgium Warmblood gelding by Darco.
ridden by Ken Smith and owned by Christy Russo was Champion in the
Regular Working Hunter division. Ken said Miracle was Horse
of the Year in the 2nd Year Hunters last year, and this is
only her second time out as a four-foot horse so her performance
today is thrilling. I am very pleased. Reserve Champion in
the Regular Working was
Stewart was Champion in the 2nd Year Green Hunters with Grace owned
by Sarah Alvarez. Nairobi with Morgan Thomas riding for Kimberly
Wang Unlimited was Reserve Champion.
First Year Hunters section A began today with a duel between Sheffield
with T. Whitehead, Just Looking and Leslie Howard, and Checkmate
with Rob Bielefeld they were placed 1-2-3 in the first class.
In the second First Year Class, they were Just Looking first,
Checkmate second, and Sheffield third. Tomorrow will
decide who survives as Champion and Reserve. Section B of First
Year Hunters had Titleist win 2 classes for Scott Stewart and owner
available upon request. Results attached. All results are posted
daily at www.stadiumjumping.com.
to the Winter Equestrian Festival are available by phone at 793-JUMP
or at the gate. Admission is free on Wednesdays. Children 12 &
under are free all days. Senior admission is $5 every day. Adult
admission is $5 on Thursday and Friday, $10 on Saturday, and $15
on Sunday. Parking is free.
Equestrian Festival Dates:
week runs Wednesday through Sunday beginning at 8:00 AM)
Enterprises, LLC Wellington Masters February 19 23
Tommy Bahama Palm Beach Open February 26 March 2
Cosequin Wellington Finale March 5 9
Zada Enterprises, LLC WEF Dressage Classic March 13
March 9, competitors move to Tampa to continue the Winter Equestrian
for Tampa Winter Equestrian Festival
week of competition runs Wed - Sun beginning at 8:00 AM)
Internationale March 13-16
Tampa Bay Classic March 19-23 CSI***/W
Tournament of Champions March 25-29 CSI**/W
Budweiser American Invitational March 29 in Raymond James Stadium
for Winter Equestrian Festival at Tampa Fairgrounds are Wednesday
through Friday $5. Children under 12 years are free. Saturday and
Sunday Adult tickets are $10. Seniors and Students are $5 all days.
For schedule, directions and information visit www.stadiumjumping.com
for the Budweiser American Invitational, March 29 at Raymond James
Stadium are available at Ticket Master (813) 287-8844 or at Stadium
Jumping (877) 909-9436.