Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Australia: Wagin Quilty Cup hailed a success

Waginargus.com.au - Full Story

October 7 2014

RIDING out at midnight is a feat in itself, riding out onto a foggy dark track, only guided by a mounted helmet headlamp is a venture that only a select few would undertake. Of the 101 riders that started the Tom Quilty Gold Cup in Wagin over the weekend, only 36 successfully completed the 100 miles in 24 hours. This included three from Victoria, five from Queensland, four from Tasmania, four from New South Wales, one adored veteran rider from South Australia and 19 buckle winners from our home soil, Western Australia.

Of course, the most exciting part of the event is who wins the Tom Quilty Gold Cup. And this year Jessica Langridge from Queensland riding Tarrangower Crecendo, an 18-year-old Arabian, won in a time of nine hours, 13 minutes and 25 seconds. This is Langridge's first trip to WA as well as her first Tom Quilty ride, so the whole event makes for a memorable trip...

Read more here:
http://www.waginargus.com.au/story/2610107/wagin-quilty-cup-hailed-a-success/