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Maclay Live Blog From The Chronicle!

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  • Maclay Live Blog From The Chronicle!

    Hello all...

    For all those who joined us in a live blog for the Medal Finals, know that I will be in Syracuse blogging the action from the Maclay Finals as well!

    Check in on Sunday at http://www.chronofhorse.com/2010syracuse for all the info!

    Molly Sorge

  • #2
    Is there a list showing the order of riders?


    • #3
      Who is judging this year?


      • #4
        Originally posted by SnicklefritzG View Post
        Who is judging this year?
        Melanie Smith Taylor and Scott Hofstetter
        The Evil Chem Prof


        • #5
          For those that don't subscribe to phelpsport.com, there's a report on Georgina Bloomberg in the article about the Grand Prix.

          "In other news, a complete report on Georgina Bloomberg, who had a server fall yesterday when her saddle unexpectedly came loose and slipped during the Gambler's Choice competition, will become more clear following an in-depth examination on Monday. Bloomberg was unconscious immediately following the fall, suffered a concussion and was also diagnosed with a fracture to her spine. Despite the injury, she is resting comfortably"


          • #6
            great commentary. i don't know how you do such a great job of observing, posting, AND dealing with a few of the outside commenters......


            • #7
              Thanks again for doing the live blogging.


              • #8
                Thank you--the coverage was lovely! I read the coverage while watching the live stream and it was so great to get many different opinions on the same trip.

                Question: I was tracking the standbys, but did not catch the numbers of all that were called back for the flat. Has anyone got that, preferably in order?
                Life would be infinitely better if pinatas suddenly appeared throughout the day.


                • #9
                  Great coverage. I even liked the fact that it was a bit ahead of the video when something went wrong and I knew in advance to look for where the issue started.

                  Sing Mia Song - here's what was posted in the Syracuse thread by the people doing the video:

                  Flat Phase 1st Group
                  131. Meg O'Mara
                  39. Mahala Rummell
                  141. Molly Braswell
                  125. Lydia Ulrich
                  130. Melena Smith
                  68. Samantha Smith
                  129. Leylan Gleeson
                  36. Victoria Birdsall
                  88. Lauren Tyree
                  105. Allison Fithian
                  106. Britta Carlson
                  45. Chase Boggio
                  107. Sylvia Detoledo
                  23. Amber Hentor
                  114. Lucy Davis

                  Flat Phase Second Group 15th to 1st
                  50. Demi Stiegler
                  72. Karen Polle
                  109. Audrey Coulter
                  32. Catherine Tyree
                  53. Emily Reynolds
                  9. Samantha Schaefer
                  42. Lillie Keenan
                  55. Olivia Jack
                  38. Schaefer Raposa
                  115. Sydney Smith
                  117. Hasbrouck Donovan
                  35. Michael Hughes
                  22. Theodore Boris
                  140. Hayley Barnhill
                  67. Taylor Ann Adams
                  The Evil Chem Prof


                  • #10
                    What did they ask people to do in the flat phase? Anything beyond w/t/c?


                    • #11
                      Originally posted by SnicklefritzG View Post
                      What did they ask people to do in the flat phase? Anything beyond w/t/c?
                      I was in the first group and we did walk trot canter in the first direction and then the same without stirrups going to the right


                      • #12
                        Not to hijack the thread, but any tips for picking your irons back up? I do a lot of work without stirrups with my trainer but for some reason I have a hard time getting my left foot back in. The right one is no problem though...

                        In any of the qualifying classes, regionals, etc. did you have to do any counter canter or lateral work in the flat classes?


                        • #13
                          Originally posted by neigh.neigh View Post
                          I was in the first group and we did walk trot canter in the first direction and then the same without stirrups going to the right
                          You had a very nice trip in the first round!

                          Well done.


                          • #14
                            Thanks, Peggy!!
                            Life would be infinitely better if pinatas suddenly appeared throughout the day.