Morelli And BeSe Win Intermediaire I, CDI*** At Winter Equestrian
FL March 20, 2004 Topping a class of 20 entries, Catherine
Morelli, 60, of Bedminster, NJ, and Wellington, FL, rode Diane Rosenbergs
BeSe to victory in the Intermediaire I, CDI at the Winter Equestrian
Festival today, earning 70.60%. Canadas Ashley Holzer aboard
Gambol placed second just splits behind the winner on a score
of 70.30%. Heather Bender of Wellington rode her own Winwood to
third place, earning judges marks of 69.90%. The class was
a Qualifying Competition for the 2004 USET Intermediaire I Championship.
is an 11-year-old, 16-hand bay Dutch warmblood gelding by Flemmingh
out of Wabatsje that Morelli has had the ride on for three years.
Yesterday, the duo tied for first place in the Prix St. Georges,
CDI with Michael Shondell and his Wallaby.
todays class was: Mariette Withages (O) Belgium; Beatrice
Buerchler-Keller (O) Switzerland; Uwe Mechlem (O) Germany; Axel
Steiner (O) United States; and Lois Yukins (I) United States.
Watchorn And Quintesse Win Young Rider Prix St. Georges, CDI/Y
Watchorn of Schomberg, Ontario, and Quintesse notched their second
win in this CDI, scoring 64.850% to best a class of seven entries
in the Young Rider Prix St. Georges, CDI/Y. Quintesse is an 11-year-old,
16.2-hand, bay Belgian Warmblood mare by Latano out of Idit.
Rogers of Newnan, GA, riding her own Dutch gelding Milky Way placed
second with a score of 62.100%. Stacy Gormley of Royal Palm Beach,
FL, and her Rhinelander gelding Fidelis 9 earned 59.800% for third.
The class was a Qualifying Competition for the 2004 North American
Young Riders Championships.
international panel officiating was: Gary Rockwell (C) United States;
Marianne Ludwig (I) United States, Axel Steiner (O) United States;
Beatrice Buerchler-Keller (O) Switzerland, and Christophe Hess (I)
Zada Enterprises WEF Dressage Classic CDI***/Y, is the third of
three dressage shows held at the Palm Beach Polo Equestrian Club
as part of the 2004 Winter Equestrian Festival. With more than 300
horses entered, the three-star CDI is the largest of the 2004 WEF
dressage shows. Four rings are in action through tomorrow, March
21, which is Freestyle Sunday featuring kurs to music
in USDF Test of Choice, Intermediaire I Open, Intermediaire I CDI,
Young Riders CDI, and Grand Prix, CDI.
WINTER EQUESTRIAN FESTIVAL TICKET INFORMATION
days for the 2004 Winter Equestrian Festival are Wednesday through
Sunday. Gates open at 8:00 am. Ticket Prices: Wednesdays are free
to everyone; Children 12 and under are admitted free every day;
Young Adults 13 to 18 and Seniors are $5 on Thursday through Sunday;
Adults are $5 on Thursday and Friday, $10 on Saturday, and $15 on
Sunday. The Palm Beach Polo Equestrian Club is located on Pierson
Road off South Shore Boulevard. For additional information, visit
www.stadiumjumping.com or call 561-793-5867.
ticket information for the $200,000 Budweiser American Invitational
Presented by Publix and The Tampa Tribune, visit www.TicketMaster.com
or call (813) 253-2782 or Toll-Free (877) 909-9436. Ticket prices
range from $20 to $70 for reserved seating at the Raymond James
WEF SCHEDULE OF COMPETITIONS
18 21 Zada Enterprises WEF Dressage Classic CDI***/Y
(Qualifier for Olympic Selection Trials)
24 - 28 Tampa Bay Classic CSI-W (Bob Thomas Equestrian Center)
30 - April 3 Tournament of Champions CSI-W (Bob Thomas Equestrian
3 Budweiser American Invitational (Raymond James Stadium)
2004 MILLION DOLLAR GRAND PRIX SERIES
28 $75,000 Grand Prix of Tampa, presented by Kilkenny/ICH, CSI-W
3 $200,000 Budweiser American Invitational,
Presented by Publix and The Tampa Tribune
JUMPER CLASSIC CSI****
Coliseum, Charlotte, NC
9 -11 Charlotte Jumper Classic CSI****
11 $150,000 Grand Prix of Charlotte For the Charlotte Bobcat Cup