(Ed. Note: Skara Glen’s Voltan H placed 2nd in the YJC Midwestern League Finals in 2009 with Candice King.)
Wellington, FL – February 1, 2013 -Week four of the2013 FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival (FTI WEF) continued on Friday with the junior and amateur-owner riders beginning their jumper competition in the International Arena at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC). In the first class of the morning, 16-year-old Wellington resident Spencer Smith jumped to victory in the $1,500 Griffis Residential High Junior Jumper Power and Speed class aboard Skara Glen’s Voltan H.
Week four of the FTI WEF, sponsored by Fidelity Investments®, will continue through February 3. The week will feature the $100,000 Fidelity Investments® CSI 2* Grand Prix on Saturday evening and the $25,000 Suncast® 1.50m Championship Jumper Classic on Sunday afternoon.
The 2013 FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival features 12 weeks of competition running from January 9-March 31, 2013, and will be awarding almost $7 million in prize money throughout the circuit.
Skara Glen’s Voltan H is an eleven-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding by Pacific x Voltaire, owned by Ashland Farms. Spencer Smith rides out of Ashland and trains with his parents Ken and Emily Smith. He has been showing Voltan H for about one year.
“He’s a really top horse,” Smith said Friday morning. “His ride is a little tricky, but he can jump anything.”
Also showing in the International Arena on Friday, Annie Cook and Signe Ostby’s Banba won in the $2,500 RCG Farm High Amateur-Owner Jumper Power and Speed. In the $6,000 Spy Coast Farm 1.40m Speed Challenge, Alexander Zetterman and Canora jumped to victory. The $6,000 Spy Coast Farm 1.40m jump-off class completed the day with a win for Darragh Kerins and S&L Elite.
Final Results: Griffis Residential High Junior Jumper Power and Speed
Horses in bold are graduates of the Young Jumper Championships
1. SKARA GLEN’S VOLTAN H 2002 KWPN g. Pacific x Voltaire
SPENCER SMITH ASHLAND FARMS: 0/0/28.305
2. CROSSFIRE 10 2002 HOL g. Caretino x Cortino 2
EMANUEL ANDRADE HOLLOW CREEK FARM: 0/0/28.632
3. KM WHAT EVER RV 2003 KWPN g. Murano x
DANA SCOTT NOD HILL FARM: 0/0/29.062
4. KING OF HEARTS 2008 KWPN g. Kashmir van Schuttershof x Araconit
CHLOE REID CHLOE D REID LLC: 0/0/29.930
5. PROMISED LAND 1994 HOL g.
CHARLOTTE JACOBS CANDY TRIBBLE: 0/4/27.200
6. WAMINKA 2003 KWPN m. Fedor x Libero H
VICTORIA COLVIN RIVERS EDGE: 0/4/29.008
7. PHINEAS 2002 OLD g. Lamentos x Quattro B
LUCAS PORTER SLEEPY P RANCH LLC: 0/4/29.074
8. BARIANO 2001 BWP g. Jetset-D x Skippy II
EUGENIO GARZA EL MILAGRO: 0/4/29.288
9. LICAPO 1998 HOL g. Libertino I x Caletto I
MADELINE THATCHER PONY LANE FARM: 0/4/31.735
10. RADIO CITY 2001 HOL m. Liatos x Carthago
LUCAS PORTER GOTHAM ENTERPRIZES: 0/8/28.590
11. BELLE BLEU S 2001 HOL m. Baldini x Silvester
KAELY TOMEU SIBONEY RANCH: 4/47.457
12. WILKINA LITHYA 2003 KWPN m.
EMANUEL ANDRADE HOLLOW CREEK FARM: 4/50.343