McLain Ward Places Four Horses in Top Twelve in the 2001/2002 AGA Show Jumping Series

Florence, KY – – 1998 AGA Rider of the Year, McLain Ward of Brewster, NY captured the $40,000 Adrian J. French Grand Prix aboard Victor. Ward bested a field of 30 starters with one of only four double clear rounds, crossing the timers in a blistering time of 36.21 seconds. Ward edged Chris Kappler of Pittstown, NJ into second place aboard Ursa Major who finished with double clear rounds and in 36.23 seconds. Third place went to 2000 Olympian, Laura Kraut up on Wet Paint, crossing the timers in 36.94 seconds. 
 
Roberts Wins In Denver 
 
Regan Roberts has captured the Grand Prix of Denver, after besting a field of 28 starters. Roberts rode Charmed to victory after completing the course with double clear rounds and the fastest time in the jump off. Tony Font took second place and Beth Underhill captured a third place finish. 
 
Victor ridden by McLain Ward is in the number one position for the AGA horse of the year. McLain Ward is in the drivers seat for rider of the year. 
 
2001/2002 AGA Rookie of the Year Standings (as of 8/01/2001) 
 
1- Steffee,Laura - $ 7,700
2- Watring, Mark - $ 6,750
3- Onate,Mario - $ 4,500
4- Schaefer,Steve - $3,000
5 -MeyerZu Hartum, Florian- $ 2,100
6- Steffee,David - $ 2,100
 
 
2001/2002 AGA Rider of the Year Standings (as of 8/01/2001) 
 
1 - Ward, McLain
Total Clear Rounds - 10
Total Points - 63
2 - Hough, Lauren
Total Clear Rounds - 6
Total Points - 46
3 - Spooner, Richard
Total Clear Rounds - 14
Total Points - 45
4 - Goldstein-Engle, Margie
Total Clear Rounds - 7 
Total Points - 43
5 - Roberts, Ragan
Total Clear Rounds - 4
Total Points - 34
6 - Steinwedell Carvin, Francie
Total Clear Rounds - 2
Total Points - 32
7 - Chapot, Laura
Total Clear Rounds - 4
Total Points - 26
8 - Underhill, Beth
Total Clear Rounds - 4
Total Points - 25
9 - Font, Anthony (Tony)
Total Clear Rounds - 3
Total Points - 24
10 - Minikus, Todd
Total Clear Rounds - 4
Total Points - 23
Thomas, Lu
Total Clear Rounds - 8
Total Points - 23
 
 
2001/2002 AGA Horseof the Year Standings (as of 8/01/2001) 
 
Standing - Horse - Owner - Total Money 
 
1 - Victor - Full Cry Farm - $52,500
2 - Windy City - Peppercorn Limited - $39,500
3 - Laddidor - Prentiss Partners - $30,000
4 - Charmed - Alex Dillard - $29,000
5 - Sundance Kid - The Sundance Group - $ 21,500
6 - Altair - Altair Syndicate - $20,750
7 - L.Waola - Tony Font - $20,500
8 - What Nu -Amy Lefferdink - $16,500
Baccarat - China Blue Farm - $15,000
Hidden Creek's Perin - HiddenCreek Farm, Inc.- $15,000
Kennedy - Woodrun - $15,000
Kroon Gravin - Sandra O'Donnell - $15,000
Mr.Blue - Robert & Colleen Haas - $15,000
Reggae - Robert Pergament - $15,000



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