US Show Jumpers Top in Spruce Meadows Nations Cup
RELEASE: September 7, 2008
AUTHOR/ADMINISTRATOR: Joanie Morris
Todd Minkus and Pavoratti (Darren Reeves)
Lexington, KY – The US Show Jumpers continued their winning ways, storming to victory in the prestigious BMO Nations Cup at the Spruce Meadows Masters CSIO5* in Calgary, Canada. The American squad of Lauren Hough, Todd Minikus, Richard Spooner and Rich Fellers finished on four faults, leaving them clear of The Netherlands, Canada and Germany who all finished on eight.
George Morris, who led Team USA to Gold at the 2008 Olympic Games in Hong Kong two weeks ago, again served as the winning Chef d'Equipe.
Minikus and Spooner jumped two clear rounds a piece to lead the US charge, Fellers had one rail down in the first round but jumped an immaculate clear in the second round. Hough had one rail down in the first round and two down in the second with Quick Study.
For complete results, please see www.sprucemeadows.com.