Lee Tubman Makes it Two-for-Two at CDI-W Blainville Summer Classic

first_img SIGN UP Subscribe to the Horse Sport newsletter and get an exclusive bonus digital edition! Email* Blainville, Quebec – For the second day in a row, Lee Tubman claimed victory riding De La Rosa at the CDI-W Blainville Summer Classic held June 18-21 at the Blainville Equestrian Park north of Montreal, QC.Having won the Prix St. Georges on Friday, Tubman of Dunnville, ON, and De La Rosa followed up with another top finish, first place in the Intermediaire I. Tubman and the eight-year-old Hannoverian mare, owned by Ducat Developments, outclassed a starting field of 18 entries to earn the winning score of 69.123%. Tubman and De La Rosa have won 11 of the 12 classes they have contested so far this season, placing second on only one occasion.“It was a long and harsh winter for everyone but, for me, it meant a good winter of training,” said Tubman of his success. “The reward is seeing the results in the show ring this year. Not a day goes by that I don’t enjoy riding her.”Two former Young Riders’ competitors followed Tubman into second and third places. Leah Wilson of Orangeville, ON, rode Amusant to a score of 66.754%, while Julie Watchorn of Schomberg, ON, was close behind with 66.579% aboard Quintesse.In the Grand Prix Special, Belinda Trussell rode the nine-year-old Anton to first place, earning a score of 63.833%. In the FEI Young Rider division, Annie-Pier Venne of Charlemagne, QC, riding Step Up narrowly edged out Ottawa’s Brittany Fraser to win the FEI Young Rider Individual test with a score of 65.263%. Fraser earned 64.825% on Ricardos.Alexandra Dvorak of Hillsburgh, ON, rode Fling to first place in the FEI Junior Individual test while Tanya Strasser-Shostak of St-Adele, QC, the daughter of Canadian Olympian Evi Strasser, won the FEI Pony Individual test with Nemo Tyme.William, a Canadian-bred horse, won the FEI Five-Year-Old Final on a score of 7.64. A Hannoverian gelding by Warkanson, William is owned by Vickie Argals of Wetaskiwin, AB, and ridden by Lindsay Stroh, also of the Edmonton area. For the second consecutive day, Harma Germs and Whiscalina, won the FEI Six-Year-Old class.This first of two back-to-back World Cup qualifying competitions concludes Sunday with the freestyle to music competition, which spectators can enjoy along with a Gala Brunch beginning at 9:30 a.m.For more information on the CDI-W Blainville Summer Classic and Equine Canada national show, as well as the Blainville International which begins on June 24, please visit www.equivents.com.CDI-W Grand Prix SpecialRider, Hometown, Horse, Score1. Belinda Trussell Stouffville, ON Anton 63.833%2. Cheryl Meisner Blandford, NS Paganini 59.000%CDI-W Intermediaire I Rider, Hometown, Horse, Score1. William Lee Tubman Dunnville, ON De La Rosa 69.123%2. Leah Wilson Orangeville, ON Amusant 66.754%3. Julie Watchorn Schomberg, ON Quintesse 66.579%4. Tom Dvorak Hillsburgh, ON Viva’s Salieri 64.825%5. Belinda Trussell Stouffville, ON Laconit 64.474%6. Julie Watchorn Schomberg, ON Dobble Tyme 64.211% We’ll send you our regular newsletter and include you in our monthly giveaways. PLUS, you’ll receive our exclusive Rider Fitness digital edition with 15 exercises for more effective riding. Horse Sport Enews More from Horse Sport:Christilot Boylen Retires From Team SportAfter an exemplary career as one of Canada’s top Dressage riders, seven-time Olympian Christilot Boylen has announced her retirement from team competition.2020 Royal Agricultural Winter Fair CancelledFor only the second time in its history, The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair has been cancelled but plans are being made for some virtual competitions.Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Statement on 2020 EventAs the Province of Ontario starts to reopen, The Royal’s Board and staff will adhere to all recommendations put forward by government and health officials.Government Financial Assistance for Ontario FarmersOntario Equestrian has recently released this update of several financial assistance packages available, including those for farm business.last_img read more

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