Articles: Press Release
Good Start at CSIO Rotterdam; McLain Ward wins Two Classes on the First
Day of Competition
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 19, 2008
By Joanie Morris
Lexington, KY- The first day's competition at CSIO Rotterdam, The
Netherlands got off to a great start for the US riders participating
there. For the US, McLain Ward won an unprecedented two classes in one
day - the Deloitte/AKD Prixsen van Wijmen Prize on Blue Chip
Bloodstock's Goldika and the Dura Vermeer Groep Prize on Larioso, also
owned by Blue Chip Bloodstock.
Beezie Madden also had a good day, finishing with good ribbons in all
three classes (a 2nd with Abigail Wexner's Authentic, 4th with Mrs.
Wexner's Danny Boy, and 11th with Team Onlight/John Madden's Onlight).
In addition, Anne Kursinski finished 7th to McLain/Larioso with Scott
Hakim's Roxana 112.
CSIO Rotterdam is the fourth in the series of eight shows in the Samsung
Super League and Friday's Nations Cup team competition is the highlight
of the week. The US team has drawn the 3rd position in the jumping
order. Live scoring is available on Rotterdam's website
For more information contact Joanie Morris, High Performance
Communications Manager at: email@example.com
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