Warrior Wins in USA

Maurice Beatson and Sally Clark left NZ in early April with a team of 6 horses to compete on the West Coast of the USA with a view to qualifying for the World Equestrian Games. Along with the team are the two first progeny of the Longspring mare DISTANCE LS.

Distance LS by Distelfink and bred by Longspring Stud is the mother of Jedi Warrior and Once a Warrior – both are by Maurice’s stallion WISHING WELL. As NZ Sport Horses, they are earning good results on what is after all a very competitive circuit. Results below are from emails that Sally sends back periodically and show the following for the two horses in chronological order (as of 14 July 2010):  


DEL MAR - Jedi Warrior 2nd in a specialty speed class

Next Show ? - Jedi 6th in the Grand Prix

LA Equestrian Centre - Once A Warrior won 1.30m class

SACRAMENTO – Jedi Warrior, second in his class and Once a Warrior placed

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO – Jedi Warrior beat some good horses to win 1.40m

THE COLORADO CIRCUIT OPENER – Jedi Warrior 11th in 1.50 Grand Prix and Once a Warrior won the 7/8yo class and was 2nd in 1.30m