Stats: age 47, Gordonsville, Va.
Merloch: gr. g., 16.1 hands, 13 years, Thoroughbred-Percheron, owned by rider and Margaret Egan, Unionville, Pa.
In 2008, they finished 21st at Rolex Kentucky. Last year, they placed 13th in The Fork CIC*** (N.C.), second in the 20th Anniversary Cosequin Stuart CIC** (N.Y.), fifth in an advanced division at Millbrook (N.Y.) and won an advanced division at Five Points (N.C.) and Southern Pines (N.C.). This spring, they finished fourth in the Red Hills CIC***-W (Fla.), seventh in advanced at The Fork and sixth in an advanced division at Southern Pines.
Jimmy’s Prediction: Murry is one of my personal favorites. He has a wonderful eye on him and a cheerful interest in whatever humans ask him to do. This pair will be well placed after dressage and cross-country. If Bonnie can leave the rails up, you’ll probably see them here in this stadium at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.