With the CIC2* complete, we are now waiting for the Carolina CIC3* to get underway. You can follow along here for (semi) live updates and click here to watch it live on USEF Network. If that’s not enough for you, you can also follow the EN Twitter handle @eventingnation.
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Phillip Dutton is maintaining his lead on a 43.1 with I’m Sew Ready, but he doesn’t have much breathing room. His former protege Boyd Martin is hot on his heels with Master Frisky, who added nothing to his dressage score of 45.6 to move into second. Liz Halliday-Sharp will be out for redemption with Fernhill By Night, currently sitting in third on a 46.6. The top ten are all within ten points of the lead, so it’s still anyone’s game at this point.
One pair withdrew overnight, Ashley Johnson and Tactical Maneuver.
3:15 Phillip brings I’m Sew Ready over the final fence. He is reported to be double clear, so he is your winner!
3:14 I’m Sew Ready clear through the barn yard.
3:13 I’m Sew Ready jumps well through the final water.
3:14 Boyd and Master Frisky are double clear. All pressure now on Phillip.
3:12 Master Frisky is home clear. I’m Sew Ready puts an extra leg down in front of the wedge in the turning question, but Phillip sits cool.
3:11 Master Frisky has a very nice go through the final water while I’m Sew Ready is right there for the Stonehenge complex.
3:10 Phillip on course now with I’m Sew Ready and they are clear through Zoe’s Bank. Master Frisky is clear through the turning questions.
3:08 Andromaque is double clear. Fernhill By Night has a stop at the final corner at the last water, after being a bit on a half stride. Master Frisky is clear through Stonehenge.
3:06 Andromaque is home clear. Fernhill By Night is picking up the pace now. Master Frisky is on course with Boyd Martin. Fernhill By Night takes the flag at the corner at the turning question while Master Frisky is clear through Zoe’s Bank.
3:05 Andromaque is clear through the final water. Fernhill By Night very straight through Stonehenge.
3:03 Cyrano is clear over the last fence. Andromaque is clear through the turning although the flag over the corner comes down. Liz Halliday-Sharp and Fernhill By Night have a very steady ride through Zoe’s Bank.
3:02 The circle was not penalized for RF Demeter, but cost her a double clear. Andromaque is very clever with her legs through Stonehenge after a tight distance to the in. Cyrano is clear through the final water.
3:00 On the replay, it appears that Marilyn was aimed at the wrong fence and had to pull a circle to get to the correct table. Andromaque jumps Zoe’s Bank slightly right of center and Will Faudree takes out a flag with a foot.
2:59 Cyrano clear through Stonehenge while RF Demeter is clear through the final water. It appears she may have circled before the table after the water.
2:58 Cyrano takes Zoe’s Bank very easily. Will Faudree and Andromaque are on course.
2:57 Michael Pollard and Cyrano on course now. RF Demeter clear through the turning question.
2:56 RF Demeter is a cool customer through Stonehenge.
2:55 Marilyn Little is back with RF Demeter. They look super smooth through Zoe’s Bank.
2:54 Copper Beech is clear through the final fence.
2:51 Arthur and Allison Springer jump well through Zoe’s Bank, while Copper Beech is clear through the turning question. Arthur spooks at a spectator on a gallop and Allison falls off. She is reported to be fine and walking. Copper Beech is clear through the final water.
2:50 Copper Beech keen to the steeplechase fence.
2:48 Copper Beech is strong through Zoe’s Bank, then has an awkward jump over the table in the first water and lands his hind end on it.
2:47 Copper Beech and Buck Davidson now on course.
2:43 Meadowbrook’s Scarlett looks great through the final water, clear through the barn yard complex, and is home clear over the final fence.
2:42 Jimmie Schramm and Bellamy are also double clear.
2:41 Meadowbrook’s Scarlett has no issues through the turning question.
2:40 Bellamy clear through the barn yard complex and home over the final fence.
2:39 Bellamy clear through the turning cabin skinnies. Fernhill Fugitive is double clear. Bellamy clings to the bank of the bounce a bit, but no issues through the final water.
2:38 Lauren Kieffer and Meadowbrook’s Scarlett are clear through Zoe’s Bank.
2:37 Fernhill Fugitive hops flat footed into the final water, then sticks a bit over the center element but rides out okay.
2:36 Jimmie Schramm and Bellamy are on course, and despite a bit of a chip at the cabin, they jump out of Zoe’s Bank cleanly. Fernhill Fugitive clear through the turning questions.
2:35 Crackerjack clear over the barn yard complex and over the final fence.
2:33 Fernhill Fugitive and Phillip Dutton make quick work of the Stonehenge complex while Crackerjack jumps nimbly through the final water complex.
2:32 Crackerjack knocks a flag on the corner of the turning question, but jumps clear.
2:30 Sound Prospect cuts the turn to the corner on the final water a bit, but Allie sticks tight and makes it work.
2:29 Anna Bella is home clear, while Boyd Martin and Crackerjack are on course. Crackerjack rides right down and over Zoe’s Bank angles.
2:28 Anna Bella clear and easy through the final water. Sound Prospect clear at Stonehenge.
2:26 Allie Knowles and Sound Prospect now on course. Sound Prospect looks ready to go through Zoe’s Bank.
2:25 Collection Pass clear through the turning cabin skinnies. Anna Bella steadies for the three at Stonehenge. Collection Pass clear through the final water.
2:23 Walterstown Don is home over the final table. Kurt Martin and Anna Bella make Zoe’s Bank look so easy.
2:22 Collection Pass has no problem through the Stonehenge, while Walterstown Don picks his way carefully through the final water.
2:20 Walterstown Don has no problems through the turning question. Kate Chadderton and Collection Pass have a good jump over the table in the first water.
2:19 Walterstown Don is perfect through Stonehenge while Pebbly Maximus has an easy time through the final water.
2:18 Walterstown Don and Michael Pollard make Zoe’s Bank look like a gymnastic.
2:17 Can’t Fire Me is clear through the final water. Pebbly Maximus take a long stride to the steeplechase fence.
2:16 Ballynoe Castle RM is double clear. Pebbly Maximus clear through Stonehenge.
2:14 Caroline Martin and Pebbly Maximus now on course. They have an excellent ride through Zoe’s Bank. Becky Holder is clear through the turning question.
2:13 To no one’s surprise, Ballynoe Castle RM has a perfect round through the final water. Can’t Fire Me is straight and clean through Stonehenge.
2:12 Becky Holder and Can’t Fire Me now on course. Karen just told a lovely story of Buck as a two year old in a horse bucket full of water. Can’t Fire Me has a couple of very hard rubs behind over the angles at Zoe’s Bank after Becky goes for the open stride.
2:11 Ballynoe Castle RM straight as an arrow through Stonehenge.
2:10 Ballynoe Castle RM jumps through Zoe’s Bank (the cabin to angles) as the old pro that he is.
2:06 Ballyonoe Castle RM out on course with Buck. Never OutFoxed is the fifth double clear of the day…that makes three in a row!
2:04 Never OutFoxed looking very bold through the turning question. Cover Rights is the fourth double clear of the day. Never OutFoxed looks beautiful through the final water, but gets slightly tight to the corner on the out.
2:02 Covert Rights hesitates hard on the bounce into the final water, but Colleen gives him an encouraging ride through the rest of the complex.
2:01 Fernhill Cubalawn is the third double clear of the day.
1:59 Holly Payne and Never OutFoxed quick and clear over the first complex of the cabin to angles.
1:58 Covert Rights has a great ride through Stonehenge, while Fernhill Cubalawn makes easy work of the final water and barn yard complex.
1:57 Fernhill Cubalawn easily tackles the turning question. Covert Rights taps a few fences, but has no problem with Colleen Rutledge guiding him through the cabin to angles.
1:56 Fernhill Cubalawn perfect through the Stonehenge.
1:54 Phillip Dutton and Fernhill Cubalawn are now out on course. Make the cabin to angles look like a gymnastic.
1:52 Coal Creek makes it clear through final water after a very sticky bounce.
1:50 Coal Creek is solid through the turning question.
1:49 Lizzie Snow looks solid through the Stonehenge complex.
1:48 Coal Creek and Lizzie Snow look fantastic through the cabin to angles. Cleverly has a runout at the corner on the turning question and Taryn Nolte retires.
1:46 Cleverly fights a bit through the turn to Stonehenge, but jumps through boldly.
1:44 Anthony Patch is foot perfect through the final water. Taryn Nolte and Cleverly have no problems through the first cabin to angles complex.
1:43 Anthony Patch makes quick work of the turning questions, then the turning cabin skinnies.
1:40 Anthony Patch and Laine Ashker skip through the cabin to the angles after a slightly awkward jump at the cabin. Kelecyn Cognac hangs a leg on the out over the corner on the final water and Waylon Roberts is tossed off. Horse and rider both appear to be fine.
1:39 Doesn’t Play Fair makes the four in the barn yard complex and are clear over the final element.
1:38 Doesn’t Play Fair runs well through the final water, while Kelecyn Cognac makes easy work of Stonehenge.
1:36 Doesn’t Play Fair is galloping on out on the racecourse. Waylon Roberts and Kelecyn Cognac jump smoothly through the cabin to the angles.
1:34 Petite Flower goes fantastically through the final water. Maya Black and Doesn’t Play Fair are confident and clean through the cabin to the angles. Kate Chadderton was withdrawn VS McCuan Civil Liberty. Doesn’t Play Fair strong but clear through Stonehenge. Petite Flower is home quick.
1:33 Petite Flower looks full of run on the infield. Buck sends her confidently on through the turning cabin skinnies.
1:32 Fernhill Fortitude looking very professional through the final complex and gallop confidently down to the final fence.
1:31 Petite Flower keen through Stonehenge, Fernhill Fortitude have no issues through the final water.
1:30 Buck Davidson sends Petite Flower on through the cabin to angles, and she responds beautifully.
1:29 McLovin is clear through the barn yard complex, over the final table.
1:27 Fernhill Fortitude quite game through Stonehenge. McLovin spot on through the final water.
1:26 Viola clear through the barn yard complex. Fernhill Fortitude and Jenny Caras clear through the cabin to the angles.
1:25 McLovin straight and clear through Stonehenge. Viola clear through the turning cabin skinnies, then makers her way through the final water.
1:24 Ryan Wood and McLovin bunny hop over the first angle and packs a tiny second stride into the one stride. Viola twists over a table but Erin stays put.
1:23 Shame on the Moon clear through the barn yard complex, then over the final fence.
1:22 Shame on the Moon clear through the final water, Viola moves forward to make the three in Stonehenge.
1:20 RF Quarterman clear through the final fence. Erin Freedman and Viola add a stride before the first angle after a missed stride, and then sticks another stride into the one stride to make the distance work.
1:18 RF Quarterman pings through the bounce then trots a bit in the final water while Shame on the Moon is straight through Stonehenge.
1:16 RF Quarterman over the steeplechase fence. Shame on the Moon and Emily Beshear out now. RF Quarterman good through the turning question. Shame on the Moon a touch off the distance in the angles but makes up the distance in the air. The has a big reach over the table in the water.
1:15 RF Quarterman straight through the Stonehenge.
1:13 RF Quarterman now on course. RF Quarterman a bit off the distance of the final element of the angles, but Marilyn holds her line and he jumps awkwardly over.
1:12 Allison Springer and Mr. Sydney Rocks on course. After a bit of a loft at the first of the angles, Mr. Sydney Rocks can’t quite makes the distance, hesitates, and runs out, popping Allison off over his shoulder. Allison is walking off the course, the horse appears to be fine as well.
1:10 Shiraz a bit awkward through the final water but gets it done. Kevin Keane parts ways with Fernhill Flutter at the out of the Stonehenge after almost leaving out a stride. Kevin is walking off the course, reports say Flutter is caught and fine. Shiraz through the final fence.
1:09 Shiraz very confident through the turning combo, Colleen working to have some input. Fernhill Flutter and Kevin Keane look as professional as any through the cabin to angles.
1:08 Shiraz surprises Colleen by leaving out a stride to the steeplechase fence. The Apprentice clear through the final fence.
1:07 Luckaun Quality posts the second double clear of the day. Shiraz straight as an arrow through Stonehenge, The Apprentice is clear through the final water.
1:06 Colleen Rutledge and Shiraz speeding up the hill. Shiraz so confident through the cabin to angles and angles that he could probably jump himself.
1:05 Luckaun Quality jumps through the final barnyard complex well, clear over the last.
1:04 Luckaun Quality is foot perfect through the final water. The Apprentice lofts over the out element of Stonehenge.
1:02 Fernhill Classic clear through the barnyard. Buck Davidson and The Apprentice clear through the cabin to angles.
1:01 Luckaun Quality straight as an arrow through the Stonehenge. Fernhill Classic keen through the bounce at the second water. Hallie Coon has withdrawn Namasate.
12:59 Timothy Bourke and Luckaun Quality jump easily and confidently through the first combination. Ziggy is the first double clear of the day.
12:57 Ziggy drops carefully through the bounce at the final water, then jumps cleverly over the center element after an awkward distance. Fernhill Classic clear through the Stonehenge while Ziggy crosses the finish.
12:56 Ziggy jumps beautifully in the outfield over the gallop fences. Karen O’Connor uses the term ‘groovy unit’ to describe the horse. Ryan Wood and Fernhill Class make the cabin to angles look like a gymnastic.
12:55 Andrew hustles Ziggy for the three in Stonehenge and they jump the wide part of the corner, taking out the flag.
12:54 Andrew McConnon and Ziggy add a little chip to the cabin on the top of the hill, but hustle to the angles and jump out beautifully. Ziggy lofts over the fence in the first water. Santino across the finish.
12:53 Santino comes to the barnhouse complex and has no issue. Headed to the final fence.
12:52 Santino clear over the turning cabins, then keen through the final water.
12:50 Buckharo home over the final fence. Santino full of run on the infield.
12:49 Buckharo a bit behind the leg in the final water, but gets it done.
12:48 Holly Payne and Santino make quick work of the cabin to angles. Buckharo adds a stride to the corner in the turning question. Santino has an awkward leap over the fence in the first water but no issues. Stonehenge is then no problem for Santino.
12:47 Ballingowan Pizazz knocks a flag over the skinny on the final combo, but clear through the last fence.
12:46 Ballingowan Pizazz looks like a pro through the bounce into the final water.
12:45 Buckharo on course with Kate Chadderton. Buckharo gets an awkward distance to the first element of the angles and can’t get out over the B element. Jumps cleanly upon re-presentation. Then jumps clear through the first water.
12:44 Ballingowan Pizazz jumping out of stride on the racecourse. Pancho Villa over the final fence.
12:43 Pancho Villa is dead on through a set of cabins. Ballingowan Pizazz has no issues through Stonehenge. Pancho Villa clear through the final water.
12:42 Ballingowan Pizazz coming eagerly through the hut to angles combo.
12:41 Pancho Villa galloping easily over the fences on the racecourse, Phillip and Seams Ready cleanly through the final combination.
12:39 Pancho Villa straight through the Stonehenge, Seams Ready clear through the final water.
12:38 Pancho Villa nicely through the hut to angles. Seams Ready easily through the treeline to a brush corner. Ballingowan Pizazz out on course with Michael Pollard.
12:37 Seams Ready galloping fences easily out of stride.
12:36 Seams Ready easy through Stonehenge.
12:34 Seams Ready looks calm and cool as he goes clear through the cabin to angled cabins, then smoothly through the first water.
12:33 CIC3* is underway! Phillip Dutton and Seams Ready are on course.
10:18 Lisa Barry has withdrawn F.I.S. Prince Charming, per her Facebook.