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Kessler and Springsteen Take Top Two Spots in Austrian Young Rider Grand Prix
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June 13, 2011
By Joanie Morris
Lamprechtshausen , Austria - Building on their win in the Nations Cup at
CSIOY Lamprechtshausen, the U.S. Young Rider Show Jumping Tour capped off a
successful weekend with a one-two finish in the Young Rider Grand Prix. Reed
Kessler took the top spot for the U.S. on Ligist, she jumped the only clear
round in the jump-off for the win. Jessica Springsteen was second on
Cincinnati La Silla, she had the fastest short-course round by more than
five seconds, but had one rail to settle for second.
Catherine Pasmore and Karen Polle rounded out the top 10 in ninth and tenth
respectively. Pasmore and Van David were a fraction faster in their
four-fault first round effort, edging out their teammates, Polle on What
Ever umped over a 1.45m track, the Young Rider Grand Prix featured 32 starters.
The European Young Rider Tour heads to CSIOY Hagen, in Germany, for the next
week of competition June 15-18.
Full results are available here:
Read Catherine Pasmore's blog here: http://www.catherineusa2011.blogspot.com
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