NEWS FROM THE 2001 COSEQUINâ WINTER EQUESTRIAN FESTIVAL
Florida State Fairgrounds, Tampa, Florida

RILEY WINS FIRST GRAND PRIX IN TAMPA BY A HAIR

TAMPA,FL -- MARCH 22, 2001 - 2000 Budweiser American Invitational winner, ScuylerRiley of Wellington, FL, was in the winner's circle aboard the 11 year-old Dutch-bred gelding, Ilian, in the $25,000 Sheraton Four Points Inn ChallengeCup at the Cosequin Winter Equestrian Festival on Thursday. Riley was one of eight horse and ridercombinations out of a starting field of 80 to clear the 12 obstacle jumping course. She cleared the course in 69.34seconds, just splits faster than 2000 Olympian, Lauren Hough aboard the Holsteiner, Windy City. Hough clocked in at 69.967 seconds, followed by 1998 Budweiser AGA Rider of the year, McLainWard who finished in 70.02 up on the 9 year-old Selle Frances, Galileo. Riley is guaranteed a place in the starting line-up for the $200,000 Budweiser American Invitational on March 31, 2001 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida because she is the dependingChampion.


FOR AGATE:$25,000 Challenge Cup - March 22, 2001
CosequinWinter Equestrian Festival - Tampa, Florida

Place / Horse/ Rider / Home / Score / Purse
1. Ilian / Scuyler Riley / Wellington,FL / 0-69.341 / $7,500
2. Windy City/ Lauren Hough / Wellington, FL / 0-69.967 / $5,500
3. Galileo /McLain Ward / Brewster, NY / 0-70.020 /$3,250
4. Elu De LaHardiere / Candice King / NY / 0-71.010 / $2,000
5. SandstoneLaurin Gabriella Salick/Thousand Oaks,CA/ 0-71.990 / $1,500
6.Edward Himself / Nona Garson / Lebanon, NJ / 0-73.774 / $1,250
7.Resolute / Molly Ashe / Wellington, FL / 0-74.350 / $1,000
8.Kondor / James Benedetto /0-75.424 / $1,000
9.Darling Star / Christopher Cawley / 4 / $500
10.Nick of Diamonds / Leslie Howard / Westport, CT / 4 / $500
11.Southshore / Richard Spooner / CA / 4 / $500
12.OhStar / Todd Minikus / Loxahatchee, FL / 4 / $500



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