Traverse City, Michigan, USA – September 16, 2023 – It was a busy day on Saturday at the 2023 Major League SHow Jumping of Traverse City – American Gold Cup CSI 5* & CSI 2*. Besides the $400,000 Premier Equestrian Team Competition CSI 5* another major attraction took place at Flintfields Horse Park.
Earlier in the day in the Turtle Creek Casino & Hotel International Ring, Daniel Bluman (ISR) and the Over The Top Stables LLC entry Cachemire de Braize could not be caught in the $76,000 Grand Prix CSI 2*. His winning time of 35.16 seconds was set early in the 11-horse jump-off as only the second pair to jump off.
Cathleen Driscoll (USA) and Magnolia, claimed second place in a time of 35.54 seconds.
Samantha Schaefer (USA) and Frasier, owned by Bonne Vie LLC, were third in 35.65 seconds.
Final Results – $76,000 Grand Prix CSI 2*
1) Daniel Bluman (ISR) & Cachemire de Braize – 0 / 0 – 35.16
2) Cathleen Driscoll (USA) & Magnolia – 0 / 0 – 35.54
3) Samantha Schaefer (USA) & Frasier – 0 / 0 – 35.65
Source: Press Release from from Traverse City Horse Shows
Photos: © Andrew Ryback Photography / Megan Giese Photography