The FEI recently released the Regional and the overall FEI World Classification results for the 2018 FEI World Dressage Challenge. Bermuda Dressage riders, once again, achieved very commendable results.
Under the Regional Classification based on individual results, Bermuda’s National Coach Angela Halloran-Smith riding Finnomenal AV obtained the top placing for the Senior II Class, whilst promising junior rider Kelsey Amos riding Wiratoro placed 1st in the Youth Class. In the Senior 1 Class, Virginia McKey riding Matinee placed 2nd and Claire Turner riding Landtango placed 4th.
Bermuda’s Regional Dressage team claimed second place to Barbados. Other competing Regional countries included Dominion Republic, Haiti as well as Trinidad.
Under FEI’s 2018 World Dressage Classification based upon Individual results, Bermuda Dressage riders achieved admirable rankings.
In the Senior II class, Halloran-Smith secured a commendable 5th place out of a field of some 124 competitors. In same class, Robin Stempel riding her new horse, Rossano Royal 2, placed 59th.
In the Senior 1 Class, McKey riding Matinee placed 17th out of 165 competitors whilst in the Youth Class, Amos & Wiratoro placed 12th out of 115 competitors from around the globe.
Sunday, January 13, 2019
Harness Pony Racing Round Up
Harness Pony Racing returned to the track at the National Equestrian Center on Vesey Street.
In the opening race of the day, EJ Carreiro in the bike of Gold-N-Glory won Heat One in the 1:03&4 & Faster Time Bar Class clocking a time of 1:04 flat, Itallaboutme with Christian Truran in the bike finished second clocking 1:04&2 and Cherokee’s Ironman with Darico Clarke finished third with a time of 1:04&3
Heat Two was the 1:04 – 1:05&1 Time Bar Class that saw Cameron Harris in the bike of ThisBabyRocks clocked a winning time of 1:04&4, Candyce Martins in the bike of Inwood’s Progress finished second with a time of 1:05 flat and Special Gold and Philip Correia finished third clocking 1:05&4.
Heat Three saw Dylan DeSilva in the bike of Double Time win the 1:04 – 1:05&1 Time Bar Class race with a time of 1:04&3, Inwood’s Realist was second in 1:05&1.
Heat 6 saw DeSilva and Double Time put a leg out when they were clocked at 1:03&1 in the 1:04 – 1:05&1 Time Bar Class, while Truran and Inwood’s Realist was second in 1:04&4.
Correia and Special Gold would win Heat 5 in the 1:04 – 1:05&1 Time Bar Class when they were clocked at 1:04&3, Martins in the bike of Inwood’s Progress was second in 1:04&4 and Harris in the bike of ThisBabyRocks was third in 1:05&1.
Heat 4 saw Clarke and Cherokee’s Ironman clock a winning time of 1:03 during the 1:03&4 & Faster Time Bar Class, Carreiro and Gold-N-Glory was second in 1:03&4 and Truran in the bike of Itsallaboutme was third in 1:05&1.
Saturday, January 12, 2019
BEF Star Dust Stables Jumper Show Round Up
Brittany Ricca & Ace Boy in Action
The Bermuda Equestrian Federations Star Dust Stables Jumper Show took place at the National Equestrian Center on Vesey Street.
In the 1.10m Horse Jumping with a Jump Off Class, Courtney Bromby and Worth the Wait would clock a Clear Round Jump Off winning time of 41.45, while Christian Truran and De Le Vega finished second with a Clear Round Jump Off time of 43.31 and Philip Correia and Hornelli finished third with a Clear Round Jump Off time of 48.99.
With a Clear Round time of 54.71 Kelsey Amos riding Helsinki won the Puddle Jumper Horse and Ponies Class, while Jaedah Trott and Carolina Gold finished second with a Clear Round time of 57.45 and Jenna Ferreira and Piece of the Puzzle finished third with a Clear Round time of 57.68.
In the 0.75m Pony Jumping with a Jump Off Class, Candyce Martins and Crème De La Crème clocked a Clear Jump Off Round time of 32.77 to win the Class, Camryn Lines was second riding Jack of Hearts with a Clear Jump Off Class time of 36.45 and Tyler James and You’ll Be Amazed finished third with a Clear Jump Off Class time of 37.25.
The Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) recently released the Regional as well as the World Ranking Category Results for the 2018 FEI World Jumping Challenge and Bermuda’s Equestrians have proven, once again, to be on top of their game!
The 2018 Bermuda Team of Philip Correia, Casey Truran and Courtney Bromby secured first place in the FEI’s Regional Team Zone 10 Division.
The Bermuda finished 6th in the FEI’s Overall World Team Ranking Category out of 28 competing teams from around the globe.
In the FEI’s Regional Individual Rankings for Zone 10 Division, Correia and his athletic stallion, Emerson, won the 1.20 – 1.30m Regional Category “A” Division – the highest jumping category of the competition.
Talented rider Truran and his horse De Le Vega won the 1.10 – 1.20m Regional Category “B” Division, while Bromby riding Worth the Wait finished 2nd in the 1.00 – 1.10m Regional Category “C” Division.
Correia riding Hornelli, Kayla Bardgett riding Causing Chaos & Abby Bardgett riding Up Up and Away finished 3rd through 5th respectively in the 1.00 – 1.10m Regional Category “C” Division.
Equally exciting are the extremely solid results that Bermuda’s Equestrians secured in the FEI’s Overall World Rankings Categories.
In the Category “A” Correia ranked 19th out of 278 competitors, whilst Truran ranked 24th out of a field of 213 competitors in the Category “B” Division and Bromby would rank 22nd in the Category “C” Division out of 213 competitors.
As a result of Correia’s success in winning the top place in the Category “A” Regional Zone 10 Division, Bermuda is eligible to be represented at the 2019 FEI World Jumping Finals, which will be held later this year in Quito, Ecuador.
Tuesday, January 01, 2019
Harness Pony Racing New Years Day Round Up
The Harness Pony Racing Season continued with a large crowd on hand to watch the New Years Day Races.
Kiwon Waldron and Gold-N-Glory won the 1:03&4 & Faster Time Bar Class, stopping the clock in a time of 1:01&3, Itsallaboutme and Christian Truran finished second in 1:03&1 and Custard the Dragon and Andrea Westerfield finished third in 1:03&2.
Sergio Raynor in the bike of Special Gold won Heat 2 in the 1:04 – 1:05&1 Time Bar Class, when they clocked a time of 1:05&4, Double Time with Dylan DeSilva in the bike finished second in 1:06 flat, while Candyce Martins in the bike of Google Me finished third with a time of 1:06&1 and Casey Truran in the bike of Reel Patrol finished fourth in 1:06&2.
Heat 3 of the afternoon saw Cameron Harris in the bike of Thisbabyrocks won the 1:04 – 1:05&1 Time Bar Class race with a time of 1:04&4, Inwood’s Realist and Kiwon Waldron finished second with a time of 1:05 flat and Philip Correia and Simsfield Hardtimes finished third with a time of 1:05&1.