Niki Rose has had a great deal of success at Adelaide and it is good to see her back in the action again. She rode Lee Hokianga and Jamie McDonad's Thoroughbred, 'Glenorchy South Park' by Kinjite. They took fourth pace overall in the CCI2* and also claimed the Racing SA Off The Track Thoroughbred award.
It was standing room only in the historic Victoria Park Grandstand. This is a view of the main arena from the back of the stand.
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Its thumbs up from winning rider, Hazel Shannon as she drives off in part of the Mitsubishi CCI Four Star prize package, a Mitsubishi Pajero Sport.
The Mitsubishi CCI Four Star top spot was a bit of a Trans Tasman struggle, but New Zealand rider, Amanda Pottinger competing in her first Four Star event had to settle for second place riding her former racehorse, 'Just Kidding' by Fusiachi Pegasus.
"When the going gets tough, the Thoroughbreds get going". Hazel Shannon created history today by winning the Adelaide CCI 4 Star twice with the same horse. She is pictured aboard Terry and Ginette Snow's, Willinga Park Clifford' by Passing Shot. They won the Four Star class in 2016 and today claimed the 2018 Mitsubishi CCI Four Star event.
WA rider, Emily Gray and 'Jocular Vision; by Jubilee Bay won the Eurella Jubilee Trophy for Closest to Optimum Time on The Four Star Cross Country course. They took fourth place overall in the Mitsubishi CCI Four Star.
Regular Adelaide visitor and Beijing Team Silver Medallist, Sonja Johnson rode her talented stallion, 'Misty Isle Valentino' to take third place in the Mitsubishi CCI Four Star.
Representing New Zealand, Hayley Frielick rode her Thoroughbred gelding, 'Class Action LP' by With Class to take fifth place in the Mitsubishi CCI Four Star.
Gemma Tinney made an impressive Four Star debut riding Jane and John Pittard's, Donnablitz mare, 'Annapurna' to take sixth place in the Mitsubishi CCI Four Star.
Lauren Browne from WA rode her wonderful , thoroughbred, 'Sky's Da Limit' by Hurricane Sky to take eighth place in their first Mitsubishi CCI Four Star event.
NSW rider, Emma Bishop made quite an impression at her first Four Star event riding the talented, 'CP Issey Miyake'. The mare by Staccato out of the successful mare, Isabella Rosselini finished in eighth place in the Mitsubishi CCI Four Star.
Adelaide rider, Adam Metcalfe rode his , 'MEC Aston' by the former Billy Raymont ride, Anton, to claim victory in the Thomas Foods International CSI*-World Cup Qualifier, their first World Cup together.
Katie Clarke from Mortlake in Victoria rode her super Ulixes gelding, 'Oaks Gunn' to take third place in the Thomas Foods International CSI*-World Cup Qualifier.
Talented WA rider, Caitlin Bolger rode her, 'Oaks Vendetta' by Vivant to take fourth place in the Thomas Foods International CSI*-World Cup Qualifier.
Kristy Bruhn was the only rider to field two horses and she took sixth place riding her , Baloubet du Rouet gelding, 'Kay Em Bambalou' in the Thomas Foods International CSI*-World Cup Qualifier.
Hayley Morris from Queensland rode her imported, 'Miss Money Penny' to take eighth place in the Thomas Foods International CSI*-World Cup Qualifier.
Successful South Australian jumping rider, Nicole Bruggemann rode her, 'White Wash' to take seventh place in the Thomas Foods International CSI*-World Cup Qualifier
From Mt Gambier in South Australia, Kristy Bruhn rode her talented Irish bred, 'Jack' to take second place in the Thomas Foods International CSI*-World Cup Qualifier
National Showjumping Champion Young Rider, Erin Buswell rode her wonderful, 'Quero Quero' to fifth place in the Thomas Foods International CSI*-World Cup Qualifier.
South Australian , Mark Lindh is pictured aboard his talented , 'Six Pack' during the Thomas Foods International CSI*-World Cup Qualifier conducted on the final day of the 2018 Australian International 3 Day Event.
Jade Findlay was thrilled to awarded the Anna savage Memorial award.
Sophia Landy from Victoria won the Young Rider Championship run in conjunction with the Horseland CCI 2* class riding her Thoroughbred, 'Humble Glory',
Shane Rose was at it again, this time riding his own and Soigne Jackson's, 'Ultimate Velocity' by Warrego Collateral Damage to win the RM Williams CIC 3* on 46.10 penalties.
Victorian rider, Callum Buczak rode his, 'Matavia Cheval' by Champion FP to produce a good performace over three sections of the competition to take second place in the RM Williams CIC 3*.
Andrew Cooper just lowered one fence riding, Darren and Jenelle Wilson's, 'Oaks Onyx' to take third place in the RM Williams CIC 3*.
Belinda Isbister from WA rode her Thoroughbred gelding, 'Here To Stay' by Johar to take fifth place in the RM Williams CIC 3*.
Queensland rider, Matthew Gaske rode his Royal Hit gelding, , 'Thymes Too' to take seventh place in the RM Williams CIC 3*.
Chelsea Priestley rode Isabel O'Loughlin's Purioso gelding, 'Skansen Purist' to take eighth place in the RM Williams CIC 3*.
Amanda Ross has a liking for the Queensland bred Dicavalli horses. She is pictured aboard Christine and fraser Brown's, 'Dicavalli Diesel' by Donatraum that only added time penalties to their dressage score to take sixth place in the RM Williams CIC 3*.
Emma Mason just lowered one fence riding her own and David Wright's talented AEA Metallic mare, 'Aramatai Fox' to take third place in the Horseland CCi 2*.
Olympian Shane Rose always steps up a gear at Adelaide and this year he had two wins. The first abaord his own and Angela Shacklady's young Cassall mare, 'Easy Turn' that finished on it's dressage score, 34.90 to win the Horseland CCi 2*.
Sydney Olympian, Amanda Ross rode Fraser and Christine Brown's, Donatraum gelding, 'Dondiablo' to take fifth place in the Horseland CCi 2*.
South Australian Young Rider, Steph Hann rode her Thoroughbred, 'True Celebre' to ninth place in the Horseland CCi 2*.
Courtney Fraser rode her Australian Stock Horse, 'Rockin It' by Talisman Fiddler to take eighth place in the Horseland CCi 2* competition.
Florence Goodwin and , 'Kendalee Quantum' from Victoria jumped one of just three Horseland CCI2* final jumping phase clear rounds. They moved from 35th place after the dressage to tenth place in the class after a good jumping effort.
Horseland CCI 2* dressage leaders. Rachael Lee and her 'Urodel Du Texier' finished in 19th place after the final jumping phase today.