Canada’s Kim Farlinger and Ibalius 2nd in Rising Star Classic

first_img SIGN UP Subscribe to the Horse Sport newsletter and get an exclusive bonus digital edition! Email* Horse Sport Enews More from News:MARS Bromont CCI Announces Requirements For US-Based RidersThe first set of requirements to allow American athletes and support teams to enter Canada for the June 2-6 competition have been released.Canadian Eventer Jessica Phoenix Reaches the 100 CCI4*-S MarkPhoenix achieved the milestone while riding Pavarotti at the inaugural 2021 CCI4*-S at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event.Tribunal Satisfied That Kocher Made Prolonged Use of Electric SpursAs well as horse abuse, the US rider is found to have brought the sport into disrepute and committed criminal acts under Swiss law.Washington International Horse Show Returns to TryonTIEC will again provide the venue for the WIHS Oct. 26-31 with a full schedule of hunter, jumper and equitation classes. Germany’s Wilhelm Genn closed out the 2021 $5,000 1.30M Rising Star Classic series with a win aboard the scopey Van Gogh in the The Ridge at Wellington Turf Tour Finale which runs March 24 – 26, 2021.As his namesake once painted stars in the night sky, Van Gogh’s massive stride and brilliant bascule painted his course over the jumps and resulted in a blazingly fast second round clear to secure the pair their second win of the season in the class. Friday’s competition at Polo West will mark the final day of the 2021 Turf Tour and will include an end of season competitor’s party catered by RV Advisors of Broward County.Genn and Van Gogh were the final combination to tackle the course designed by Leopoldo Palacios. The track, which began with a vertical rollback to an oxer, also featured a number of one and two strides, bending line oxer to verticals, and a triple combination oxer-vertical-vertical to close out the first round. Catherine Pasmore and Nestor were the first double clear, setting the standard at 34.282 seconds in the jump-off. Kim Farlinger was the next to top the leaderboard, piloting Ibalius SMH to a final time of 32.533. The Genns then swept in late in the afternoon to post numerous double clear efforts, with student Natalie Thornell aboard Snow White finishing in 34.210 seconds to end fourth. Ryan Genn and Coco Chanel M jumped to third in 32.842, and Wilhelm Genn and Van Gogh split the second close to its origin on 32.082, leaving Farlinger and Ibalius SMH in second.“It was a good day, I didn’t fall off and the horse jumped really well,” said Wilhelm Genn. “The Turf Tour reminds me of showing in Europe when I was younger, its a great experience and so nice to get the horses out on the grass at different venues. Our barn and students really enjoy this event during our time in Wellington.”The 2021 Wellington Turf Tour features 13-weeks of jumper competition at all heights and prize money classes including weekly $15,000 1.40M Grand Prix, $5,000 1.30M Rising Star Classics, and $3,000 1.30M Speed Stake, all held at beautiful venues in Wellington.Complete results here. Tags: Kim Farlinger, show jumping, Wilhelm Genn, Van Gogh, Turf Tour, Ibalius SMH, 1.30M Rising Star Classic, 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.last_img read more

Renovated Sorrento four-bedroom home sells for $1.3 million

first_img3 Balmoral Ave, Sorrento. 3 Balmoral Ave, Sorrento sold for $1.3 million.A STUNNING waterfront home in Sorrento has sold for $1.3 million.Recently renovated with no expense spared, the four-bedroom house at 3 Balmoral Ave has been dubbed an entertainer’s delight with its outdoor kitchen and newly refurbished pool.The property has 11.5m of water frontage and a pontoon.More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North11 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa1 day agoRay White, Broadbeach agents Sam Guo and Julia Kuo sold the property to a local buyer.“From the moment you step inside you’ll be captivated by the cool, crisp lines and soothing neutral tones which adorn this oversized, single level home,” Mr Guo said.“Blessed with an abundance of natural light, this is a property that makes you feel instantly home, even with its luxurious finishes.”The property last changed hands in 2014 for $708,000. 3 Balmoral Ave, Sorrento.last_img read more

James’ triple double, Davis lead Lakers past Nuggets 120-116

first_img Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditDENVER (AP) — LeBron James posted a triple-double and Anthony Davis scored seven of his 33 points in overtime to push the Los Angeles Lakers past the Denver Nuggets 120-116 Wednesday night.James had 32 points, 14 assists and 12 rebounds for his 12th triple-double of the season as the Lakers headed into the All-Star break with a four-game lead over second-place Denver in the Western Conference.The Lakers improved their NBA-best road record to 23-5. Associated Press James’ triple double, Davis lead Lakers past Nuggets 120-116 Jamal Murray led the Nuggets with 33 points, but All-Star Nikola Jokic was in foul trouble and made some crucial blunders in the extra period, including a turnover on a bad pass with 19 seconds left after he passed up an open 3-pointer with Denver down 119-116.Jokic has 22 points and 11 rebounds for Denver, which saw its four-game winning streak snapped.James missed a fadeaway 15-footer at the buzzer, sending the game into overtime.Gary Harris tied it at 111 when he drove past his man and hit the bucket with Kentavious Caldwell-Pope in his face. The Lakers called timeout with 23.9 seconds left and James held the ball until the final few seconds when he drove and put up his errant shot.LA opened the second half with a 3-pointer by Danny Green and a thunderous dunk by James for an 11-point lead, the Lakers’ largest of the night. But the Nuggets used an 11-0 run capped by Jokic’s long 3-pointer to tie it at 66. Jokic picked up his fourth foul and went to the bench with 4:44 left in the third quarter. The Nuggets vehemently argued the call because Davis took three steps in the paint before contact and should have been called for a travel. But his teammates picked up the slack to give the Nuggets an 87-84 lead heading into the fourth quarter. Jokic returned with Denver trailing 97-94 with 7½ minutes left in regulation.The Lakers fell behind 45-32 early in the second quarter, but closed the first half on a 29-10 run fueled Davis’ three consecutive baskets off Denver turnovers. James’ jumper put Los Angeles ahead 53-51 and his drive to the hoop with one-tenth of a second left gave the Lakers a 61-55 halftime lead.TIP-INScenter_img ___More AP NBA: https://apnews.com/NBA and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports Lakers: Took control in the second quarter by outscoring Denver 20-8 in the paint. … The Lakers forced Denver into a pair of 24-second violations, including on the game’s first possession. Nuggets: Jokic was honored for his All-Star selection in a pregame ceremony that included a framed All-Star jersey. … Reserves Paul Millsap, Monte Morris and Noah Vonlieh each sank their only 3-point attempt of the first half, whereas the starting five went a combined 3 for 10 from long range. UP NEXT Lakers: host Memphis on Feb. 21 after the All-Star break.Nuggets: visit Oklahoma City on Feb. 21. February 13, 2020last_img read more