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Tracy Fenney and MTM Reve Du Paradis Win the $10,000 Horseflight Open Welcome

By on April 23, 2016

Fenney and MTM Reve Du Paradis.

Week II of the Jacksonville Spring Classic is underway and the $10,000 Horseflight Open Welcome kicked off the jumper action yesterday afternoon and saw a field of 30 horse and rider teams compete in the indoor stadium at the Jacksonville Equestrian Center in Jacksonville, Florida.

Course Designer Allen Rheinheimer of Zionsville, Indiana designed the course and set a first round time allowed of 88 seconds and second round time allowed of 45 seconds.

Amanda Flint of Long Valley, New Jersey in the irons of the Coverboy Group’s Cairo was the first to go in the order and the first horse and rider team to go clear in a time of 87.867 seconds. Their second round course incurred two time faults in a time of 46.086 seconds.

Last week’s $10,000 Horseflight Open Welcome winner, David Jennings, in the irons of Masie Mcswain and Full Circle Farm’s Blue Moon 22, followed Flint and turned in double clear rounds in times of 82.875 and 40.463 seconds, setting the second round time to beat.

Flint returned to the arena with the next clear first round, this time in the irons of J and J Imperatore, LLC’s Daisy Chain Vt. They turned in a first round time of 81.957 seconds and their clear second round took the lead from Jennings with their time of 40.089 seconds.

Jenna Friedman of Morriston, Florida and her own Glorix Van De Mispelaere followed with a clear first round in a time of 83.886 seconds and clear second round in a time of 40.892 seconds.

Aida Sanchez Long of Ooltewah, Tennessee followed with the next clear first round in the irons of Katie Barnette’s Catalyst in a time of 83.886 seconds. Their clear second round in a time of 38.426 seconds would set the new time to beat and take the lead from Flint and Daisy Chain Vt.

Mary Katherine Hargraves of Alpharetta, Georgia and her own Quartus followed with the next clear round in a time of 83.982 seconds. Although their second round was also clear, their time of 44.053 seconds would see them finish in ninth place overall.

Dorothy Douglas of West Bridewater, MA rode MTM Farm’s MTM Axel in clear first round in a time of 80.603 seconds. Four faults in their second round in a time of 38.862 seconds would find them out of the ribbons.

Fenney2Tracey Fenney of Flower Mound, Texas and MTM Farm’s MTM Reve Du Paradis was next up and turned in double clear rounds in times of 78.919 and 36.734 seconds which took the lead and set the new time to beat.

Bella Equestrian’s Aventador, ridden by Jennings, were next to go and although they turned in double clear rounds in times of 83.680 and 39.116 seconds, their time would not catch Fenney’s and they would settle for fourth place overall.

Derek Peterson of Archer, Florida and his own Diamant’s Legacy turned in a clear first round in a time of 80.539 seconds and although they turned in a fast second round in a time of 38.317 seconds, four jump faults would see them finish in tenth place overall.

Hargraves returned to the arena, this time in the irons of her own Benedetto for a clear first round in a time of 85.673 seconds, but their second round earned eight jump faults with a time of 44.635 seconds which would keep them out of the ribbons.

Fenney and MTM Farm’s MTM Como No followed with the next set of double clear rounds in times of 82.297 seconds and 40.287 seconds which would see them finish in sixth place overall.

Douglas and MTM Farm’s S & L Elite followed Fenney and posted double clear rounds in times of 81.029 seconds and 38.543 seconds which put them in third place overall.

Mackenzie McGehee of Jacksonville, Florida and her own Fiona V T Paradijs followed with a clear first round in a time of 82.789 seconds; however, eight jump faults in their second round in a time of 43.721 seconds would keep them out of the ribbons.

Hayley Waters of Sparr, Florida and Double H Farm’s HB Eli Cash followed with a clear first round in a time of 82.465 seconds, but their second round saw four jump faults in a time of 38.784 seconds which put them in twelfth place overall.

Francois Lamontagne of Saint Eustache, Quebec, Canada, winner of Week I’s $35,000 Crescent Grove Advisor’s Grand Prix, was last to go and turned in a clear first round in a time of 86.120 seconds. Their second round had four jump faults in a time of 38.255 seconds and would find them finishing in eleventh place overall.

Fenney won the class with MTM Reve Du Paradis and Sanchez Long finished in second with Catalyst. For full results, click here.

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