Erin Sylvester on Paddy The Caddy wins the Fair Hill 4* Event
- By SARA CAVANAGH
FAIR HILL, Md.--Erin Syllvester on Paddy The Caddy moved up through the three phases from eight to second to first to win the CCI 4* Event at Fair Hill on Oct.20.
The leader board in the 4* changed dramatically from Saturday to Sunday, with Canadian Waylon Roberts on Lancaster, leading on his dressage score of 31.1 after the cross country, dropped four rails in the stadium jumping on Sunday to drop to seventh, while Lauren Kieffer, third on D.A. Dumas after cross country, withdrew before the jumping phase.
Sylvester of Cochranville, Pa., was eight in dressage on a score of 33.9, added just .4 time faults cross country and was clean jumping to win on 34.3
Californian Mia Farley, just 19, who moved east a year ago to train with David and Karen O'Connor, on BGS Firecracker, was 22nd on 38.3 after dressage, was one of only four double clear on cross country and was clean jumping to finish second on her dressage score.
Jenny Caras of Cartersville, Ga. was tied for 26th on a score of 40 after dressage and was also double clear on cross country to finish third on her dressage score.