The 25th World Cup Final will take place this weekend at The Thomas
& Mack Centre in Las Vegas and Robert Smith will be Great
Britain's sole representative.
will ride Di and Pennie Cornish's 9-year-old Dutch bred stallion,
Marius Claudius in this year's Final and will be hoping to repeat
his recent form, after successes in world class fields at Zurich
and s'Hertogenbosch earlier in the year.
riders from sixteen countries have qualified to compete in the
Final by qualifying from eight leagues over the past twelve months.
Final is held over three legs and the timetable is as follows:-
16th April Warm-Up Class
Thursday 17th April World Cup Final First Leg
Friday 18th April World Cup Final Second Leg
Saturday 19th April Las Vegas Grand Prix
Sunday 20th April World Cup Final Third Leg
year's Champion, Germany's Otto Becker will defend his title,
but Robert will be looking to become the next British World Cup
Champion since Nick Skelton's victory in Gothenburg on Dollar
Girl in 1995.
information can be obtained on the World Cup Las Vegas web-site:www.worldcuplasvegas.com