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Only 1/100th of A Second Seperated The Top 2 Horses in the $75,000 Zada Enterprises Wellington Masters Cup Today

Wellington, FL – February 23, 2003 – At the Winter Equestrian Festival today, just 1/100th of a second separated place 1 and 2 in the $75,000 Zada Enterprises LLC Masters Cup. There were 36 horses started in the class. In the 6 horse jump-off, there were 4 clean rounds and they all were going for the money, racing the long gallop to the last jump. Norman Dello Joio won by a whisker running Quriel with a last minute adjustment to the last jump. Quriel is a Belgian bred owned by Belknap & Weight and for his win today earned $22,500. Laura Kraut had a very fast clean round with Anthem only to lose the lead as Norman entered the ring immediately after her. Anthem is a bay gelding by the famous Lucky Boy and is owned by the Summit Syndicate. Conejo with Karen Cudmore was last to go in the jump-off and had a clean trip but not the time to beat Norman or Laura. Blair Cudmore owns this Holsteiner bay stallion. Olaf Petersen from Germany designed this course which brought the crowds to their feet with excitement in the jump-off.

Evan Coluccio who is having a good winter circuit, today won the $15,000 BET on Jazz Junior Jumper Classic riding White Russian for Alex Carl. In second place was Michael Morrissey riding Gera 28 for Eugene R . Mische. Hairbo with Cody Baird riding for October Farm took third place.

In ponies today, Far From Home was Small Pony Working Hunter Champion with Alexandra Arute riding for Olympic Dreams LLC and Alexandra Arute. Bells n’ Whistles was Reserve Champion with Katherine Newman riding for Mr. and Mrs. Richard Patton. Medium Pony Working Hunter Champion was Lucky Too with Alexandra Skiffington riding for Rachel Herkowitz. Look at Me with Julianna Fischer as owner/rider was Reserve Champion.

All results are posted at

Tickets to the Winter Equestrian Festival are available by phone at 793-JUMP or at the gate. Admission is free on Wednesdays. Children 12 & under are free all days. Senior admission is $5 every day. Adult admission is $5 on Thursday and Friday, $10 on Saturday, and $15 on Sunday. Parking is free.

Winter Equestrian Festival Dates:

(Each week runs Wednesday through Sunday beginning at 8:00 AM)

Zada Enterprises, LLC Wellington Masters – February 19 – 23
Tommy Bahama Palm Beach Open – February 26 – March 2
Cosequin Wellington Finale – March 5 – 9
Zada Enterprises, LLC WEF Dressage Classic – March 13 – 16

After March 9, competitors move to Tampa to continue the Winter Equestrian Festival

Dates for Tampa Winter Equestrian Festival

(Each week of competition runs Wed - Sun beginning at 8:00 AM)

Suncoast Internationale March 13-16
Tampa Bay Classic March 19-23 CSI***/W
Tournament of Champions March 25-29 CSI**/W
Budweiser American Invitational March 29 in Raymond James Stadium

Tickets for Winter Equestrian Festival at Tampa Fairgrounds are Wednesday through Friday $5. Children under 12 years are free. Saturday and Sunday Adult tickets are $10. Seniors and Students are $5 all days. For schedule, directions and information visit

Tickets for the Budweiser American Invitational, March 29 at Raymond James Stadium are available at Ticket Master (813) 287-8844 or at Stadium Jumping (877) 909-9436.


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