Fox-Pitt Wins Rolex

first_img Email* Results and Standings1 William Fox-Pitt/Cool Mountain (GBR) 42.8 + 0 + 0 = 42.8, 15 points2 Phillip Dutton/Woodburn (USA) 47.7 + 0 + 0 = 47.6, 12 points3 Becky Holder/Courageous Comet (USA) 45.2 + 0 + 4 = 49.2, 10 points4 Boyd Martin/Neville Bardos (USA) 51.8 + 0 + 0 = 51.8, 8 points5 Stephanie Rhodes-Bosch/Port Authority (CAN) 52 + 0 + 0 = 52, 6 points6 Phillip Dutton/The Foreman (USA) 47.2 + 0.4 + 8 = 567 Karen O’Connor/Mandiba (USA) 43.7 + 4.4 + 8 = 56.1, 4 points8 Selina O’Hanlon/Colombo (CDN) 52.7 + 0 + 4 = 56.7, 3 points9 Hawley Bennett-Awad/Gin & Juice (USA) 53.8 + 0 + 4 = 57.8, 2 points10 Michelle Mueller/Amistad (CAN) 52.5 + 6.4 + 4 = 62.9, 1 point Oliver Townend (GBR) was discharged from hospital in the morning, but having sustained minor injuries, could not jump his ODT Master Rose and so withdrew. Subscribe to the Horse Sport newsletter and get an exclusive bonus digital edition! HSBC FEI Classics™ Calendar of Events in 20101. 21-25 April – Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event (USA)2. 30 April – 03 May – Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials (GBR)3. 17-20 June – Luhmühlen CCI**** presented by E.ON Avacon (GER)4. 2-5 September – Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials (GBR)5. 4-7 November – Les Etoiles de Pau (FRA)   Becky Holder (USA) retained 3rd place on Courageous Comet with just one rail, but Boyd Martin’s meteoric rise continued, up another four places to 4th on Neville Bardos, and Canadian Stephanie Rhodes-Bosch and Port Authority continued upwards, to eventual 5th place with a clean sheet. In addition, she won the HSBC Training Bursary for the best-placed first-time 4-star competitor. Fox-Pitt’s nearest rival, Kimberley Severson (USA) had a most unfortunate Jumping round – a total of 32 faults (24 jumping, 12 time) and plummeted to 25th, and it was the 2008 winner, Phillip Dutton (USA), who rose three places to 2nd on Woodburn with a clear round. 37 horses completed the competition with 9 clear Jumping rounds. Winners of the 2009 Season1. Oliver Townend (GBR) – US$ 150,000 (Series champion);2. Dirk Schrade (GER) – US$ 75,000;3. Andreas Dibowski – (GER) US$ 50,000;4. William Fox-Pitt (GBR) – US$ 33,000;5. Sam Griffiths (AUS) – US$ 25,000 Full results on www.rk3de.orgcenter_img And, with the choice of three good rides – Idalgo, Macchiato and Sea Cookie – at next weekend’s Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials, he could gain a commanding advantage in the HSBC FEI Classics™, an award he won in its inaugural year in 2008. “He is a pleasure to train,” said Fox-Pitt. “He is very straightforward and genuine, and I have always felt there was more to come. I am absolutely thrilled with him, though – to win is beyond my wildest dreams.” SIGN UP More from Horse Sport:Christilot Boylen Retires From Team SportAfter an exemplary career as one of Canada’s top Dressage riders, seven-time Olympian Christilot Boylen has announced her retirement from team competition.2020 Royal Agricultural Winter Fair CancelledFor only the second time in its history, The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair has been cancelled but plans are being made for some virtual competitions.Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Statement on 2020 EventAs the Province of Ontario starts to reopen, The Royal’s Board and staff will adhere to all recommendations put forward by government and health officials.Government Financial Assistance for Ontario FarmersOntario Equestrian has recently released this update of several financial assistance packages available, including those for farm business. Cool Mountain, his winning ride at Kentucky, is a 10-year-old Thoroughbred gelding by the prolific Eventing sire Primitive Rising. This was his 4-star debut, having won at 3-star level, at Blair Castle (GBR) last year and been consistent throughout his career. Horse Sport Enews William Fox-Pitt (GBR) said he did not come to the Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event with the expectation of winning, but, once in the driving seat, he was clearly not going to relinquish the golden opportunity without a fight and he now has his first Rolex watch to complement his seven other 4-star wins. We’ll send you our regular newsletter and include you in our monthly giveaways. PLUS, you’ll receive our exclusive Rider Fitness digital edition with 15 exercises for more effective riding.last_img read more