Hello from cross country day at the Cloud 11~Gavilan North LLC Carolina International! We are counting down to the start of CIC3* cross country at 1:10 p.m. EST here in Raeford, North Carolina. All of the action will stream live on EQSportsNet, and we will also be running live updates here on EN. Keep refreshing this page for updates.
Click here for a fence-by-fence preview of Ian Stark’s CIC3* course. The optimum time is 6 minutes, 51 seconds. Go Eventing.
1:13: Our pathfinder Buck Davidson opts to take the long route at the coffin with Errol Gobey. They complete with 22.4 time penalties
1:21: Jordan Linstedt and Revitavet Capato are home clear with 19.2 time penalties.
1:23: Things not going to plan for Colleen Rutledge and Covert Rights. They have had runouts at the coffin at 7c and the brush corner in the first water at 12b.
1:24: Clear and 10 time penalties for Caroline Martin and The Apprentice, our winners of this class from last year.
1:27: Kylie Lyman has retired Sacramento early on course.
1:29: Jollybo slammed on the brakes at 19a, the hanging rails jumping into the second water. Hawley Bennett-Awad circled back around and is clear on second attempt.
1:37: Kyle Carter has fallen from FR’s Trust Fund at 7a, the hanging rail jumping in to the coffin. He is up and ok.
1:38: Katherine Coleman has retired Horseware Lukeswell after two refusals at fence 4a, the hanging rail at the first combination on course.
1:47: Kurt Martin and DeLux Z are home clear with 9.2 time penalties — making it look easy when it’s definitely not!
1:49: No! Cornelia Dorr was having a lovely round with Louis M, but they have sadly parted ways when the horse slipped on the flat after the final water complex.
1:52: Natalia Neneman has gone the long route at the coffin, which requires riders to go up the hill to jump a house as the C element.
1:54: Natalia has a sticky jump into the first water and has a runout at the brush in the water. She is clear over the alternate route.
2:02: Matt Flynn and Wizzerd are home clear with 33.6 time penalties.
2:05: Sara Moore and Polaris are home clear with 15.6 time penalties.
2:08: Clear with 11.2 time penalties for Waylon Roberts and Kelecyn Cognac.
2:12: Clear with 12.8 time penalties for Sharon White and Cooley On Show.
2:15: Foreign Affair slams on the brakes with Katie Ruppel at 12a, the big hanging long jumping into the first water.
2:17: Katie Ruppel and Foreign Affair fell jumping into the second water when the horse hung a leg. The log is pinned with frangible technology, but the pin did not deploy.Both are up and ok.
2:22: Caroline Martin and Danger Mouse are home clear with 6.4 time penalties — the fastest so far!
2:24: Colleen Loach and Qorry Blue d’Argouges stormed around clear with 8.4 time penalties.
2:28: Allie Knowles and Sound Prospect have had a stop jumping into the second water. Clear on second attempt.
2:33: Ellie O’Neal and RF Eloquence are home clear with 28 time penalties. No one has caught the optimum time yet.
2:36: Clear with 15.6 time penalties for Erin Sylvester and Campground.
2:38: Allison Springer and Fernhill Casano have had a runout at 4b, the log jumping down into the quarry.
2:41: Allison has had another stop on course, at 7c at the coffin, and has elected to retire.
2:42: Clear with 7.6 time penalties for Doug Payne and Getaway in the horse’s 3* debut
2:45: Kylie Lyman and Cooley Ice have picked up a runout at 12b, the brush corner in the first water.
2:56: Cornelia Dorr and Sir Patico MH pick up a runout at 12b, the brush corner in the water.
3:18: Sable Giesler and Devil Munchkin have fallen at fence 3. Both are up and ok.
3:29: Lauren Kieffer and Veronica jump clear with 12.4 time penalties.
3:30: Daniela Mougel has fallen from Cecelia at fence 5a, the first of the angled rolltops. She is up and ok.
3:32: Liz Halliday-Sharp and Deniro Z jump clear with 9.6 time penalties after one hell of a save at the first water. They take the provisional lead!
3:45: Huge bummer – Sara Kozumplik Murphy has fallen from Rubens D’Ysieux at fence 5b, the second of the angled rolltops. She is up and ok.
3:46: Tim Bourke and Luckaun Quality put three strides into the open corner combination and FLY home! Only 2.0 time penalties and he slots into second place on the leaderboard.
3:54: Felix Vogg and Colero take the lead with a clear round with 6 time penalties to take the provisional lead!
3:56: No! Chris Talley and Sandro’s Star have fallen at the first of the open corners at 20a, the very end of the course. He is up and ok.
3:59: Allison Springer has retired Lord Willing after two stops at the jump in to the second water.
4: Randy Ward has parted ways with Grando at the brush corner in the first water. He is up and ok.
4:05: Doug Payne and Vandiver are the first to make the time and take the provisional lead!
4:09: Lynn Symansky and Under Suspection jump clear with 11.2 time penalties.
4:11: Liz Halliday-Sharp and Fernhill By Night jump clear with 7.2 time penalties!
4:12: No! Leaders Kim Severson and Cooley Cross Border have fallen jumping into the first water when the horse left a leg. They are up and ok.
Doug Payne and Vandiver are your winners in a dramatic finale. Stay tuned for the full report.