NEWS FROM THE 2001 COSEQUIN WINTER EQUESTRIAN FESTIVAL
Palm Beach Polo Equestrian Club


PRUDENT CAPTURES CHALLENGE CUP

WELLINGTON, FL - March 8, 2001 - US Equestrian Team Veteran, Katie Prudent, of Middleburg, VA rode the 18 year-old Dutch bred mare and current American Grandprix Association Horse of the Year, Belladonna to victory in the $25,000 Ariat WEF Challenge Cup Thursday at Palm Beach Polo Equestrian Club.

Prudent, fourth in the order, bested a field of 67 horse and rider teams over the 13 obstacle course designed by Aki Ylanne of Finland. Prudent blistered the track with a time of 75.121 seconds, one of only five to finish fault-free over the jumping course. Second place went to Francie Steinwedell Carvin, aboard her 8 year old Dutch bred mount, Laddidor, who cleared the course in 78.107 seconds. Nona Garson on board Rhythmical finished just splits behind Carvin with a time of 78.277 seconds. Fourth place went to Wellington's own Margie Engle up on Ransom with a clear round and time of 81.125 seconds.

The Cosequin Wellington Finale continues through Sunday at Palm Beach Polo Equestrian Club, with show jumping action daily from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
Tickets are available at the gate or by calling (561) 793-JUMP.

FOR AGATE:
$25,000 Ariat WEF Challenge Cup, March 8, 2001
Cosequin Winter Equestrian Festival - Wellington, Florida
Course Designer: Aki Ylanne of Finland

Place / Horse / Rider / Home / Score / Purse
1. Belladonna / Katie Prudent / Middleburg, VA / 0-75.121 / $7,500
2. Laddidor / Francie S. Carvin / CA / 0-78.107 / $5,500
3. Rhythmical / Nona Garson / Lebanon, NJ / 0-78.277 / $3,250
4. Ransom / Margie Engle / Wellington, FL / 0-81.125 / $2,000
5. Laredo / Amanda Baird / Greenwich, CT / 0-85.331/ $1,500
6. Fior / McLain Ward / Brewster, NY / 4-69.518 / $1,250
7. Bergerac / Kimberly Frey / Hume, VA / 4-74.450 / $1,000
8. Millcreek Raphail / Eric Lamaze / CANADA / 4-74.591 / $750
9. Casanova / Donald Cheska / Waukesha, WI / 4-75.012 / $750
10. Elu De La Hardiere / Candice King / Wellington, FL / 4-75.878 / $500
11. Beneton / McLain Ward / Brewster, NY / 4-76.446 / $500
12. Hidden Creek's Christo / Margie Engle / Wellington, FL / 4-76.609 / $500
13. Rainbow / Vanessa Haas / CA / 76.869 / $500


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