Friday, 18 June 2004
The NSW State Championship Endurance Horse Ride was held in Harden-Murrumburrah on Sunday, June 13.
The Endurance Club had received over 60 nominations, however, only 49 of them were starters in the ride.
Of these, 21 horses successfully completed the 160km ride to the vet's satisfaction.
First place in the Heavyweight division was rider number 22, Rex Cox riding 'Bennalong Nile King' in just over 14 hours with Laurie Stevens, rider number 48 on 'Snowy Mountain Cascade' crossing the finish line in just over 15 hours.
In the Middleweight Division 'Just U Wait' was ridden home first by rider number 28, Gail Finlayson in 11 hours and 37 minutes with rider number 7, Duncan McLaughlin on 'Revelwood Shaja' second in a time of 13 hours and 52 minutes.
The Lightweight Division winner was split between Carol Griffiths, rider number 3 on 'Alhambra Jazz Dancer' and Julie Brooks, rider number 11, on 'Harmere Lahsa' in an equal time of 11 hours and 37 minutes.
In the junior division, Nicole Whitehead was rider number 2 on 'Kelkette Park Lydia' who also rode home in a time of 11 hours and 37 minutes.
Second in the juniors was Alix Jones, rider number 47 who rode 'Dammah' to finish in a time of 13 hours and 31 minutes.
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