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  • Originally posted by OverandOnward View Post
    I will hope I am wrong that I'm figuring about 10 people in the top 20 have to fall off or have a stop or run-out to get the US team into the medals. I look forward to being wrong in those calculations.
    Even the course designer has said she's not expecting people to make time around XC, so it may not necessarily be falls or run-outs, but a lot of time penalties being racked up. It will be interesting so see how the course plays out, especially how the horses handle the terrain, which we haven't really seen much of, even with the course photos.
    A Year In the Saddle


    • Here are the odds from Paddy Power (Irish bookmakers) for the team competition after today. NZ are good value at 11/2.

      Non-Runner No Bet Rules Apply
      Germany - 7/4
      Great Britain - 5/2
      Australia - 7/2
      New Zealand - 11/2
      USA - 8/1
      Sweden - 20/1
      Japan - 25/1
      France - 33/1
      Belgium - 40/1
      Canada -40/1
      Ireland - 80/1
      Holland - 100/1
      Brazil - 200/1


      • Originally posted by Canterwell View Post
        Sorry to be a tech bore here - but just wanted to be sure -- the ExPat Shield does NOT work on Macs? I've had no luck - have any Mac folks been able to access the BBC feed in any way?

        Thanks for any comments - even to finally shut me up!
        Expatshield does not work on macs. I got great bbc coverage today with a $10 1-month streamingvpn subscription-- highly recommended!


        • Here are the odds for the individual competition

          Michael Jung (GER) - 2/1
          Sandra Auffarth (GER) - 5/1
          William Fox-Pitt (GBR) - 8/1
          Dirk Schrade (GER) - 8/1
          Clayton Fredericks (AUS) - 10/1
          Andrew Nicholson (NZL) - 10/1
          Stefano Brecciaroli (ITA) - 10/1
          Lucinda Fredericks (AUS) - 10/1
          Andrew Hoy (AUS) - 12/1
          Mark Todd (NZL) - 12/1
          Mary King (GBR) - 12/1
          Tina Cook (GBR) - 14/1
          Sara Algottson Ostholt (SWE) - 14/1
          Ingrid Klimke (GER) - 14/1
          Yoshiaki Oiwa (JPN) - 16/1
          Jock Paget (NZL) - 16/1
          Karin Donckers (BEL) - 16/1
          Donatien Schauly (FRA) - 16/1
          Philip Dutton (USA) - 20/1
          Zara Phillips (GBR) - 20/1
          Christopher Burton (AUS) - 20/1
          Nicklas Lindback (SWE) - 25/1
          Karen O'Connor (USA) - 25/1
          Kenki Sato (JPN) - 33/1
          Will Coleman (USA) - 33/1
          Camilla Speirs (IRL) - 33/1
          Nicholas Touzaint (FRA) - 33/1
          Nicola Wilson (GBR) - 40/1
          Aoife Clark (IRL) - 80/1
          Michael Ryan (IRL) - 100/1
          Joseph Murphy (IRL) - 100/1
          Mark Kyle (IRL) - 100/1


          • Again... I'm still a little perturbed that Jung's score put him so high compared to PD. Very comparable tests. Although I should be doing laundry, not be sitting here feeling perturbed about the Olympics...


            • Originally posted by Drvmb1ggl3 View Post
              Here are the odds for the individual competition

              Wow. I would happily bet on Mark Todd or Mary King at 12/1!


              • Originally posted by Beverley View Post
                Wow. I would happily bet on Mark Todd or Mary King at 12/1!
                There is some great value in there for sure.
                Jung is crazy short odds at 2/1. Granted the man and horse are machines, but no value there at all with such a tightly packed field.


                • Update on Hawley Bennett