Good morning from Fair Hill! It’s another beautiful day at Fair Hill, and CCI2* cross country kicks off at 9 a.m. I’ll be bringing you live updates on all the action as I’m out on the course all day. Fair Hill uploaded an excellent interactive course map, so be sure to check that out here. Boyd Martin and Pancho Villa are the overnight leaders on a score of 41.4, followed by Sharon White and Under Suspection on 43.9, and Leslie Law and Billy Wiz on 44.2. Tune in to the PRO Tour Radio coverage hosted by Brian O’Conner and Michael Tucker by clicking here. Go Fair Hill!
9:10 a.m.: Boyd Martin and Pancho Villa had a runout at the C element in the Dutta Farm Yard in the main arena. It’s a big corner after the keyhole and skinny.
9:14 a.m.: Ryan Wood and Fernhill Classic come home with no jumping penalties and 11 seconds inside the time.
9:16 a.m. Boyd and Pancho Villa had another stop at the Haunted In And Out and were clear on the second attempt.
9:20: Kristen Bond and Seams Ready had a stop at the angled brushes at fence 18 and the picked up another stop at the corner out of the Chesapeake Water.
9:25: Ian Roberts and Faolan came home as the second double clear well inside the time.
9:30: Alexandra MacLeod and Railroad Man Jim picked up a first stop at the water and a second stop at the corner in the Dutta Farm Yard.
9:37: Alexandra MacLeod and Railroad Man Jim parted ways at the Springhouse Water Complex.
9:41: Lillian Heard and FYI had a runout at the Springhouse Water Complex.
9:46: Will Faudree and DHI Colour Candy deliver the third double clear of the morning.
9:50: Colleen Loach and Freespirit are the fourth double clear.
9:54: Chelsea Martin and Bleak House had a stop at the big corner at the Dutta Farm Yard.
9:56: Babette Lena and Little Oliver had a stop in the first water. They then picked up a second stop at the tricky corner in the main arena and retired.
10:03: Caitlin Romeo and Spirit of the Outback picked up a stop at the final brush in the Haunted In and Out.
10:06: Allie Knowles and Sound Prospect also picked up a stop at the big corner in the main arena.
10:08: Nilson Moreira da Silva and Muggle picked up a stop in the Springhouse Water Complex.
10:14: Jodi Hemry and In Style had a runout at fence 11.
10:15: Eliza Farren and Fuscia Diamond retired after two stops at fence 7.
10:16: Jenny Caras and Fernhill Fortitude came home clear with 2.8 time penalties.
10:18: Mary Macklin and Mahogany Beauteo had a runout at the Chesapeake Water and a stop at the big corner in the Dutta Farm Yard.
10:27: Leslie Law and Billy Wiz came home clear with 10 time penalties, which will still keep them inside the top 10.
10:29: Lucy Disston and Captain Jack had a runout at the Chesapeake Water and another at the big corner in the Dutta Farm Yard.
10:32: Ashley MacVaugh and Fernhill Can Do had a stop at the Springhouse Water Complex and then retired.
10:34: Lucy Disston had another stop at the Chesapeake Water and is eliminated.
10:36: Lizzie Snow has withdrawn Ringfort Tinkaturk after she fell in warm up.
10:38: Sharon White and Under Suspection came home double clear to a swarm of supporters wearing orange at the finish line.
10:43: Sarah Dunkerton and Metapeake had a stop in the Chesapeake Water.
10:50: Kate Chadderton and VS McCuan Civil Liberty had a runout at the Chesapeake Water.
11:00: Reports from the medical teams confirm that Lizzie Snow is just fine after her fall this morning.
11:06: EN’s Got Talent superstars Leah Lang-Gluscic and AP Prime come home as the seventh double clear trip of the day so far.
11:08: Heather Gillette and Boris O’Hara had a runout in the Chesapeake Water and retired there.
11:15: Laura VanderVliet and Running Wolfe had a runout at the big corner in the Dutta Farm Yard in the main arena. They picked up another stop later in the course and retired.
11:18: Victoria Long and All That Jazz had a runout in the Chesapeake Water. They were eliminated after more stops later in the course.
11:20: Brynn Hamel and Cavalier Clover Boy picked up a stop early in the course and then two stops in the Splash, leading to elimination.
11:28: Mara DePuy and Alimit had a stop in the Chesapeake Water.
11:30: Alexa and Mandiba parted ways at fence 18. The horse is heading back to the start.
11:31: Allie Blyskal and Sparrow’s Nio came home with the fastest time of the day at 8 minutes flat to move into second place.
11:33: Leslie Chelstrom and Cecelia have withdrawn.
11:48: Dasha Ivandaeva and Autorytet had a stop in the Springhouse Water Complex.
11:50: Dom Schramm and Cold Harbor had a runout at the Cedar Cabin at fence 11.
11:55: Edith Lee had two stops at the big corner in the main arena and retired.
11:56: Ariel Grald fell late in the course at the Springhouse Water Complex.
11:59: Diana Burnett had a stop at the first water and another stop at the big corner in the main arena. She retired right after.
12:02: Holly Payne and Never Outfoxed had a stop at a skinny brush late in the course. She still made it under the time even with that runout. Crazy!
12:03: Kimberly Kojima and High Time had a stop at fence 7 in the Chesapeake Water.
12:09: Holly Jacks and More Inspiration had a stop at the Chesapeake Water. And two more stops late in the course for mandatory retirement.
12:14: Abigail Wilson and Fernhill Flag had two stops at fence 11 and retired.
12:18: Kurt Martin and DeLux Z had a runout at the Chesapeake Water.
12:22: Boyd Martin parted ways from New Cadet in dramatic fashion at the Splash. Both are OK.
12:28: Buck Davidson and Wiley Post are the ninth pair to come home clear and inside the time.
12:33: Sean McIntosh and Wild T’Mater are the 10th double clear and will move way up the leader board with that trip.
12:35: Lucia Strini and Petit Filou II had a runout at fence 18. This is the last pair on course.