Articles: Press Release
O'Connor Wins USA National Two-Star Eventing Championship
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(Formerly American Horse Shows Association)
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David O'Connor, riding the 6-year-old gelding, Nicki Henley, beat out Kim
Severson Vinoski and Oliver Edgecombe to win the Combined Training Trophy
for the USA National Two-Star Eventing Championship held at the Radnor Hunt
International Three-Day Event in Malvern, Pennsylvania, October 10-13.
As Nicki Henley's owner, Mara de Puy's Willow Bend Farm won the Jonathan R.
Burton Trophy for the USA National Young Horse Eventing Championship.
Championship results (U.S. Finishers) for the CCI** division, through tenth
- Champion - David O'Connor with Nicki Henley (Irish Thoroughbred)
- Second Place - Kim Severson Vinoski with Oliver Edgecombe (New
- Third Place - Adrienne Iorio Borden with Make Mine Irish (Irish
Sport Horse: Easy Life x Sally Ann 5)
- Fourth Place - David O'Connor with Wyndham (Hanoverian/Thoroughbred:
Wishing Well x Morning Treat, by Belistar)
- Fifth Place - Michael Mendell with Dark Harbour (Irish Thoroughbred:
Master Imp - Wykeham Belle, by Highland King)
- Sixth Place - Bonnie Mosser with Stina (Thoroughbred: Right of
Light x Regent Doll)
- Seventh Place - Julia Steinberg with Mr. Big (Thoroughbred: Touch
of Pleasure x Maggoty)
- Eighth Place - Sean McQuillan with Kilfinnan (Thoroughbred)
- Ninth Place - Sinead Halpin with Cruizin' On (New Zealand
Throroughbred: Grand Review x Golden Torah)
- Tenth Place - Buck Davidson with Otto (Thoroughbred: Tank's Number
- Loquacious Gal, by Noble Nashua)
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