Articles: Press Release
King is Top U.S. Rider in Final World Cup Standings
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Candace King riding John Em was the highest placed U.S. rider finishing in
fifth place in the final standings of the World Cup Jumping Final in
Goteborg, Sweden today with a total score of 17 faults. In equal sixth
place on 18 faults were Leslie Howard riding Priobert de Kalvarie and Peter
Wylde on Macanundo de Niro. Molly Ashe aboard Kroon Gravin finished in
eighth place on 21 faults. Lauren Hough with Clasiko and Nicole Shahinian
Simpson with El Campeon's Cirka Z both tied for ninth place on 23 faults.
Margie Goldstein Engle aboard Perin and Ray Texel on Fleur Z both finished
with 30 faults in equal 17th. Gabrielle Sallick (Sandstone Laurin) was 36th
overall and Dick Carvin came in 40th with Sam Malone.
The new World Cup Champion is Switzerland's Markus Fuchs with last year's
champion, Brazilian Rodrigo Pessoa finishing runner-up. Britain's Michael
Whitaker came in third overall and Switzerland's Willi Melliger was fourth
(not as stated in the last release which was the result of the last class
NOT the final World Cup standings).
FINAL WORLD CUP STANDINGS
5th Candace King/ John Em -17 faults.
6th Leslie Howard/ Priobert de Kalvarie - 18
6th Peter Wylde/Macanundo de Niro - 18
8th Molly Ashe/Kroon Gravin - 21
9th Lauren Hough/Clasiko - 23
9th Nicole Shahinian Simpson/El Campeon's Cirka Z - 23
17th Margie Goldstein Engle/Perin - 30
17th Ray Texel/Fleur Z - 30
36th Gabriella Slack/Sandstone Laurin - 32
40th Dick Carvin/Sam Malone - 41
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