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Jay Land and Nepal Win the $25,000 EMO Welcome Class

RELEASE: February 15, 2014
AUTHOR/ADMINISTRATOR: Classic Communications

Flying high!  Jay Land pilots Nepal over an oxer to the win in the $25,000 EMO Welcome Class (Flashpoint Photography)
Flying high! Jay Land pilots Nepal over an oxer to the win in the $25,000 EMO Welcome Class (Flashpoint Photography)
Gulfport, Miss.
- Valentine's Day was sweet for the Land family of Alpharetta, Georgia when father Jay and daughter Frances were the only two to finish clean in the $25,000 EMO Welcome Class yesterday.  Jay Land turned in a fault-free first round in a time of 81.951 seconds riding his and wife Kim's Nepal while his daughter Frances rode her own Vieanne also clean in a time of 78.514 seconds.  After turning in a jump off round in 42.9810 seconds, Jay Land and Nepal took the win while Frances and Vieanne accepted second place honors.  Theo Genn of Lebanon, Ohio rode Paradox, owned by Thomas Bruinsma to third place in a first round time of 85.978 seconds with one fault.  Fourth place went to Scott Lenkart and his own Impulsive who turned in a first round effort in 76.930 seconds and four jump faults.  For full results, click here.

The Kastel Denmark Exhibitor Party under the VIP tent was a huge success during the $25,000 EMO Welcome class. Susan Benson, representing Kastel Denmark hosted the reception which offered complimentary wine, beer and hors d'oeuvres for all.

"The day was a huge success," said Gulf Coast Classic Company President, Bob Bell. "The exhibitors really enjoyed the party and the class went really well," he added.

"I had a great time hosting the Kastel Denmark party at the Gulf Coast Winter Classic," said Kastel Denmark's representative Susan Benson.  "We really enjoyed seeing everyone and especially, all of the Gulf Coast Classic Company staff wearing the Kastel Denmark jackets!" she added.

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