Pine Top Spring H.T. Intermediate & Preliminary Report

While news of cancellations were swirling, competitors at the Pine Top Spring H.T. were busy enjoying a picture perfect day of going. All Intermediate and Preliminary divisions ran Friday in a one-day format. We round up the results.

Boyd Martin and On Cue. Photo by Shelby Allen.

Boyd Martin won the Open Intermediate A division with On Cue, a 14-year-old Anglo European mare (Cabri d’Elle x On High) owned by Boyd, Christine Turner, Thomas Turner, and Tommie Turner. Earning a 29 on the flat, their only faults were 6.4 time penalties on cross country for a final score of 35.4.

Ryan Wood was second with his own Rembrandt, a 12-year-old Thoroughbred (Galouet x Last Rose of Summer), adding only 3.2 cross country time penalties for a final score of 35.7.

Fernhill Pick Pocket. Photo by Shelby Allen.

Phillip Dutton was third on a score of 38 with Fernhill Pick Pocket.

Daniel Clasing and Greek Empire. Photo by Shelby Allen.

Open Intermediate B was topped by Daniel Clasing and Greek Empire. Produced through the three-star level by Katie Ruppel, the 10-year-old Thoroughbred (Dr. Caton x Pretty Gal) finished two seconds over the six-minute optimum time for a winning score of 32.2.

Boyd Martin and Tsetserleg. Photo by Shelby Allen.

Boyd Martin took second and third in this group with Long Island T and Tsetserleg, respectively. The Long Island T Syndicate’s 14-year-old Oldenburg/Thoroughbred (Ludwig von Bayern x Haupsbuch Highlight) finished on a score of 36.7, and Christine Turner’s Tsetserleg had a score of 38.

Nicole Parkin and Lander. Photo by Shelby Allen.

Canadian eventer Nicole Parkin claimed the Open Intermediate C division with her own Lander. She and the 9-year-old Belgian Sport Horse (Esprilio x Davina) rocked around Jeff Kibbie’s cross country track inside the time for a final score of 38.3. They was one of only two Intermediate pairs to achieve this feat. Elizabeth Bortuzzo and Belongs To Teufer, who were fifth in the A division, were also fast enough for this distinction.

Alice Roosevelt and Fernhill Zoro. Photo by Shelby Allen.

Alice Roosevelt and Fernhill Zoro, a 12-year-old Anglo European gelding (Verdi x Oronia 2, owned by Alice and Simon Roosevelt, finished second on a score of 40.3. Isabelle Bosley and Night Quality were third after adding 10.4 time penalties for a result of 43.5.

Ashley Adams and Charly. Photo by Shelby Allen.

Ashley Adams and Charly, Ashley and Roderick E. Stuart’s 7-year-old Westphalian (C-Trenton Z x Cora Lou), were the winners of Open Preliminary A, finishing on their dressage score of 27.8.

Elizabeth Bortuzzo won the Open Preliminary B class on her dressage score of 26.1, the lowest finishing score of the day, aboard Royal Archie, John Witte’s 7-year-old Thoroughbred (Archarcharch x Royal Trips). This is the pair’s second Preliminary win of the season at Pine Top.

Meaghan Marinovich Burdick and London ROF. Photo by Shelby Allen.

Meaghan Marinovich Burdick won the Preliminary Rider B division with London ROF, an 8-year-old Dutch Warmblood (Lexington x Natasha) owned by Stephanie S. Caston, after adding 11.2 time penalties for a finishing result of 40.1.

Laura Douglas and her own Sophia Fab took the Preliminary Rider A division. Bred by Laurie Cameron, the 13-year-old Hanoverian (San Brazil x S. Alcatrina), collected 1.6 cross country time penalties to finish on 34.6.

Many thanks to Glenn and Janet Wilson and their team for putting on a beautiful event. Good luck to all competitors riding over the next two days.

Pine Top Spring H.T.: WebsiteRide TimesLive Scores