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  • #61
    Kelly Cruciotti just had a pretty solid trip - just a bit forward, but that seemed to be how her horse went.

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    • #62
      Emily Hartley a bit coming and going in places - deep to the first swedish and a little play after the hand gallop.

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      • #63
        Great go for Jacob.
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        • #64
          Jacob Pope was quite lovely. Had a beautiful handgallop to the last jump.

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          • #65
            Jacob was outstanding. He uses an automatic release, which few have the ability or the inclination to do, but it results in total control so there seems to be very little left to chance with his riding.
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            • #66
              Originally posted by M. O'Connor View Post
              We saw Shawn--he had the counter lead going to the ASPCA jump in the middle, but from our camera angle we couldn't tell if he had found a line where that would have been acceptable? We did see a couple others xc there...
              I think that was about the only thing you could fault in his round. We should know soon if they will hit him hard for it. It wasn't ideal, but he made it work out.

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              • #67
                Perhaps a little known factoid:

                The Maclay course must be a figure eight.

                In the old days, it was a regualr figure 8, with the center jumped in both directions.

                Now the figure eight is disguised with other jumps and lines around it. But there is still a figure eight in the course.
                "He lives in a cocoon of solipsism"

                Charles Krauthammer speaking about Trump

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                • #68
                  Ali Cornish tried to do a daring inside turn through the triple to the last jump but had the back rail of the Swedish down

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                  • #69
                    Anyone see Kate Morrison go? 47th spot- not sure if she has gone yet
                    "If you are nervous you arent focused-if you are focused, there is no room for nerves!"

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                    • #70
                      Caroline Adelson's horse doesn't want to play today

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                        #71
                        Originally posted by Lord Helpus View Post
                        Perhaps a little known factoid:

                        The Maclay course must be a figure eight.

                        In the old days, it was a regualr figure 8, with the center jumped in both directions.

                        Now the figure eight is disguised with other jumps and lines around it. But there is still a figure eight in the course.
                        Did not know that! But thinking back on all the finals I've seen over the year, you are right--and it explains why I though this course seemed stragely familiar.
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                        • #72
                          I missed Lillie Keenan. How do I find the archived rounds?
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                          • #73
                            Good morning for Heritage so far!
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                            • #74
                              I got all the standby numbers, but not in order...? I'll assume someone else was sharper than I was!
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                              • #75
                                First standby has Lillie Keenan on top, followed by Jacob Pope, then Lauren Tyree. Just what I had. The judges got it right!

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                                  #76
                                  Standby: Lillie is on top, Jacop second, Meg 4th, Michael Hughes 6. Shawn 7th.
                                  Life would be infinitely better if pinatas suddenly appeared throughout the day.

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                                  • #77
                                    First Standby:

                                    35 Lillie
                                    46 Jacob
                                    18 Lauren Tyree
                                    7 Meg
                                    20 Ashton Alexander
                                    5 Michael Hughes
                                    30 Shawn
                                    44 Kelli Cruciotti
                                    21 Alison Cooney
                                    13 Sarah Van Der Walde
                                    32 Christina Antonucci
                                    43 Geoffery Hesslink
                                    47 Kate Morrison
                                    33 Sara Nordstrom
                                    6 Leylan Gleeson
                                    8 Brittany Mirkov
                                    23 Lauren Myers
                                    39 Stephen Foran

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                                      #78
                                      First standby:

                                      35
                                      46
                                      18
                                      7
                                      20
                                      5
                                      30
                                      44
                                      21
                                      13
                                      32
                                      43
                                      47
                                      33
                                      6
                                      8
                                      23
                                      39
                                      Life would be infinitely better if pinatas suddenly appeared throughout the day.

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                                      • #79
                                        Nikki Diamantis put in a solid trip! That horse looks tough to stay with.

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                                        • #80
                                          Solid trip for Hannah Von Heidegger. A bit quick to the last jump.

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