Stats: age 25, Lincoln University, Pa.
Buckingham Place: b. g., 16 hands, 15 years, U.S.-bred Thoroughbred (Buck-aroo—Old Maid), owned by the rider and Kim Ziegler, Lincoln University, Pa.
In 2008, they finished 25th at the Dansko Fair Hill CCI*** (Md.), and last year they finished 35th at Rolex Kentucky. This spring, they were 12th in an advanced division at Pine Top (Ga.) and won the Red Hills CIC*** (Fla.).
Jimmy’s Prediction: This horse is a heartbreaker. He’s a phenomenal jumper, but he’s notional. If he takes a notion to go well here, you’ll suddenly know, as I do, what a good rider Tara has been all along. If her next horse is a good one, her results will explode.