Less than a second decides the winner

SPOILS OF VICTORY: Scottie Barclay wins the John Canning Memorial Award, which is presented by Border Districts Showjumping Club president Tull Canning.THE clock had to confirm the result at Thurgoona on Sunday after three riders in the Border Districts Showjumping Club’sfeatureevent achieved two clear rounds.
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ON COURSE: Paul Brent and Cavalli Park Annibell compete in Sunday’s McVean Memorial Grand Prix at Albury-Wodonga Equestrian Centre. About 150 riders took part in the showjumping weekend. Pictures: MARK JESSER

Sale’sAndrew Lamb onCP Argento took out the McVean Memorial Grand Prix by completing the course 1/10thof a second faster than Brook Dobbin and Carrado MVNZ.

Lamb’s wife Ally finished third, riding Diamond B Crosica.

Rounding out the top six were Little River’sJess Barton and Volador, Dobbin on his other European ride Silvo and Beijing Olympian Laurie Lever and French Twist.

Eventsecretary Sean Greaves said the level of competition in the nine-rider field had been high.

“Some really good young horses and a couple of seasoned grand prix horses, it made for a really good class,” he said.

TheMcVean Memorial Grand Prix forms the first leg of a two-part competition.

Mr Greaves said the Grand Prix weekend saw quite a few spectators taking advantage of free entry into Albury-Wodonga Equestrian Centre.

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