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  • #41
    Beezie had the last rail!

    But she is still sitting 2nd overall


    • #42
      Beezie last down for 9th, Mclain and Reed each have one as well for 8th and 13th.

      The camera angle was front-on, so I couldn't see it that well, but I wonder why Beezie ran to the last oxer.. trying to get the time or was it all that was there? Shame about the rail but still ranked second.


      • #43
        Chart for overall standings:


        • #44
          Thanks again!


          • #45
            It looks like the top 25 or 26 coming back on Sunday includes 7 Americans (Karl Cook and those ranked higher).

            It's a shame things didn't work out for Rich Fellers, he and Flexible appear to be below the cut. A really good first WC for Dinan, Jayne and Cook though! (LOL assuming it is their first - I don't recall any of them entered before, but these days I'm lucky I remember who I am, so take that with a grain of salt)
            Your crazy is showing. You might want to tuck that back in.


            • #46
              I believe it's the first WC for Katie, Reed, and Karl Cook. I think Charlie's been before this year.


              • #47
                LOL I didn't count Reed, I figured after the Olympics, she has her international "chill" on.

                Wasn't sure about Charlie Jayne though...
                Your crazy is showing. You might want to tuck that back in.


                • #48
                  Video of the jump-off on Friday.



                  • #49
                    And again, thanks!


                    • #50
                      Double thanks. That was so much fun to watch. Only sad that Flexible was not doing the short course. What a collection of European pulchritude. The Guerdats! Kevin Staut! Lennox! Tamino! Robert Ridland definitely won Best Hair by a Chef d' Equipe. A category given short shrift by George H. Morris.


                      • #51
                        It cracks me up that the site that's posting the videos appears to be a place where you can bet online on the show results.

                        There are people who will bet on show results? Really?? They're not satisfied throwing their money away on show horses in the more traditional way?


                        • #52
                          Originally posted by MHM View Post
                          It cracks me up that the site that's posting the videos appears to be a place where you can bet online on the show results.

                          There are people who will bet on show results? Really?? They're not satisfied throwing their money away on show horses in the more traditional way?
                          I was wondering about that MHM...You don't strike me as the type, but I wasn't going to bring it up!


                          • #53
                            Oh, please. I'll barely buy a lottery ticket.

                            But if the betting gets the videos posted online, hey, more power to them!


                            • #54
                              Agreed! Whatever gets it broadcast works for me..

                              Like you, it just never occured to me that anyone would gamble on jumping.


                              • #55
                                First round and no clears... wow! Most of the top riders managed 4 though...

                                Dinin had 12 so Beezie is back on top! with McLain tied for 3rd (I think... WC scoring, you know... it could be that a squirrel from my backyard has moved up the ranks and is sitting in second...)
                                Your crazy is showing. You might want to tuck that back in.


                                • #56
                                  No clears in today's first round. Beezie's back on top. Kevin Staut, Steve Guerdat and McLain are within striking distance. Luciana Diniz fell back with 3 rails. One more round to go!


                                  • #57
                                    4 faults between the top 4...
                                    Your crazy is showing. You might want to tuck that back in.


                                    • #58
                                      Sergio Moya just put the pressure on with the first clear of the day...
                                      Your crazy is showing. You might want to tuck that back in.


                                      • #59
                                        damn, McLain has 4, sitting in Staut & Beezie to go
                                        Your crazy is showing. You might want to tuck that back in.


                                        • #60
                                          Beezie with 4 - we have a j/o with 1/2 tied with 9 faults...

                                          (damn, I seriously wish I was at this WC, it looks awesome!)
                                          Your crazy is showing. You might want to tuck that back in.