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Margie Engle Wins 3 Classes Today! - 1.40 m Class, 1.30 m Class and 1.35 m Class!

Wellington, Fl – April 2, 2003 – AGA National Jumper Championship began with wonderful sun and dry temperatures in the low 80’s – beautiful weather for a competition. This all jumper competition continues through Sunday, April 6.

In the Internationale Arena, the $2,500 1.40 m Time First Jump Off saw fifty-five horses attempt the course. With clean first rounds, 18 horses returned to contest the shortened jump off course. Out of those horses, 12 horses had clean rounds in the jump off.

Laura Kraut and Wet Paint were the fastest and won the class in a time of 25.191 seconds. Wet Paint is a Paint gelding by Buddy Sacket out of Scenic Sweet Kitty and is owned by the Pin Oak Farm of Lake Forest, Illinois. Rich Fellers from Oregon and McGuinness were second with 26.799 seconds. McGuinness is owned by Harry & Molly Chapman of Wilsonville, OR. In 27.077 seconds was third place, Molly Ashe riding King Louie. King Louie is owned by Rosewood Glen Ltd.

In the 1.40 m Time First Round, Margie Engle bested the field with Hidden Creek’s Alvaretto owned by Hidden Creek Farm. Five horses had fault free rounds and Margie was the quickest. Laura Chapot and her horse Sprite were second placed with a round that was 1.5 seconds slower than Margie Engle and Hidden Creek’s Alvaretto.

In the 1.30 m Time First Jump Off, 43 horses competed and Camille with Margie Engle riding won the class for owner, Lea Allen. Eric Lamaze was second with Raya De La Cour for owner Paul Shapiro.

Naram and Margie Engle won the 1.35 m Time First Jump Off.

. All results are posted at

AGA National Jumper Championships
Presented by Budweiser
Wednesday – Sunday, April 2-6, 2003

Tickets are available at the gate. Adults are $5.00 Wed. – Sat; $10.00 on Sunday; Seniors are $5.00 all days; Children 12 & under are free. Parking is free. Schedules, directions and information is available at or at (561) 793-5867.


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