Canadians fare well on day two of five-day competition

While day one of the Spruce Meadows ‘National’ belonged to the United States of America, day two saw many impressive results from Canadian competitors. Athletes representing the Canadian flag particularly stood out in the most well known arena at Spruce Meadows, the International Ring.

Canadian Eric Lamaze continued to show his prowess in the big-money events by winning the Spectra Energy Cup, which comes with a monetary prize of $28, 050. Lamaze earned an additional $12, 750 for finishing third in the very same competition.

Lamaze was not the only Canadian that fared well in the Spectra Energy Cup. In fact along with Lamaze, Canadians Tiffany Foster and Ian Millar also occupied a top five position.

Eric Lamaze won his second major title, the Spectra Energy Cup at Spruce Meadows National tournament.

Photo by Paulina Liwski Lamaze, a resident of Schomberg Ontario, also earned a second place finish in the Westmoreland Cup. American McLain Ward picked up his third championship win of the tournament to date by defeating Lamaze.

Darragh Kenny, representing Ireland, also found glory in the International Ring by winning the ATCO Pipelines Cup.

Calgarian competitors picked up where they off on day one by posting some very strong results in the ring.

The following people from Calgary earned a top five finish on day two of the five-day competition.

3rd- Sydney Heatchcott: Friends of the Meadows Jumper 1.00m
4th- Alixe Cameron Eyles: Friends of the Meadows Jumper 1.10m
4th- Joelle Krol: Friends of the Meadows Jumper 1.00m
5th- Justin Prather: Friends of the Meadows Jumper 1.00m

Editor’s Note: To find out about how Spruce Meadows is helping local non-profit organizations recover from the June 2013 flood read Calgary Journal reporter Paulina Liwski’s story.

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