Only 1/100th of A Second Seperated The Top 2 Horses in the $75,000
Zada Enterprises Wellington Masters Cup Today
FL February 23, 2003 At the Winter Equestrian Festival
today, just 1/100th of a second separated place 1 and 2 in the $75,000
Zada Enterprises LLC Masters Cup. There were 36 horses started in
the class. In the 6 horse jump-off, there were 4 clean rounds and
they all were going for the money, racing the long gallop to the
last jump. Norman Dello Joio won by a whisker running Quriel with
a last minute adjustment to the last jump. Quriel is a Belgian bred
owned by Belknap & Weight and for his win today earned $22,500.
Laura Kraut had a very fast clean round with Anthem only to lose
the lead as Norman entered the ring immediately after her. Anthem
is a bay gelding by the famous Lucky Boy and is owned by the Summit
Syndicate. Conejo with Karen Cudmore was last to go in the jump-off
and had a clean trip but not the time to beat Norman or Laura. Blair
Cudmore owns this Holsteiner bay stallion. Olaf Petersen from Germany
designed this course which brought the crowds to their feet with
excitement in the jump-off.
Coluccio who is having a good winter circuit, today won the $15,000
BET on Jazz Junior Jumper Classic riding White Russian for Alex
Carl. In second place was Michael Morrissey riding Gera 28 for Eugene
R . Mische. Hairbo with Cody Baird riding for October Farm took
ponies today, Far From Home was Small Pony Working Hunter Champion
with Alexandra Arute riding for Olympic Dreams LLC and Alexandra
Arute. Bells n Whistles was Reserve Champion with Katherine
Newman riding for Mr. and Mrs. Richard Patton. Medium Pony Working
Hunter Champion was Lucky Too with Alexandra Skiffington riding
for Rachel Herkowitz. Look at Me with Julianna Fischer as owner/rider
was Reserve Champion.
results are posted 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.