Seven teams line out at third Furusiyya Nations Cup Qualifier in Spruce Meadows…
Canada will have two teams represent the host country at the Furusiyya Nations Cup at Spruce Meadows. Team members are Ian Millar, Tiffany Foster, Eric Lamaze and Yann Candele. (Mike Sturk photo)
The third and last qualifier of the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping 2014 North America, Central America and Caribbean League will take place at Spruce Meadows in Calgary, Canada tomorrow, 13 June, attracting a field of 7 teams.
The starting order, which was determined by a draw held in Spruce Meadows yesterday, will be as follows:
1. USA Stripes
3. USA Stars
4. Canada 2
5. Mexico 1 Aztecas
6. Mexico 2 Mayas
7. Canada 1
Three teams – USA Stars, Mexico 1 Aztecas, and Canada 1 – will be eligible for Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping points in the North America, Central America and Caribbean series. Canada leads the standings after the first two events. The detailed standings are available here
Teams for Canada and USA announced..
Canada One (Points Team)
Yann Candele / Showgirl / Caledon, ON
Tiffany Foster / Tripple X III / Verdi III / Schomberg, ON
Eric Lamaze / Powerplay / Zigali PS / Schomberg, ON
Ian Millar / Dixson / Star Power / Perth, ON
Chef d’Équipe – Mark Laskin / Langley, BC
Kara Chad / Alberto II / Calgary, AB
Jonathon Millar / Calvin Klein / Perth, ON
Chris Sorensen / Bobby / Caledon, ON
Keean White / Pironella / Acton, ON
Chef d’Équipe – Gail Greenough / Calgary, AB
Stars Team (USA)
Charlie Jayne (Elgin, Ill.) will ride Alex Jayne and Maura Thatcher’s Chill R Z.
Kent Farrington (Wellington, Fla.) will ride Amalaya Investments and Haity McNerney’s Ambler Gambler.
McLain Ward (Brewster, N.Y.) will ride Double H Farm’s HH Cannavaro.
Rich Fellers (Sherwood, Ore.) will ride Harry and Mollie Chapman’s Flexible.
Stripes Teams (USA)
Jon McCrea & Special Lux at CSIO4* Coapexpan in May (USEF Archive)
Leslie Howard (Darian, Conn.) will ride Jane Clark’s Tic-Tac.
Charlie Jacobs (Boston, Mass.) will ride CMJ Sporthorse LLC’s Flaming Star.
Kristen Coe (Royal Palm, Fla.) will ride Ilan Ferder, Lovsta Stuteri, and Tal Milstein’s Baronez.
Friday’s competition will begin at 18.30 MDT (local time in Calgary, GMT-6 hours) and will be broadcast live on FEI TV, the FEI’s official online video platform. The FEI is providing a wide range of online information resources in connection with the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup Jumping.