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The Latest Standings for the $200,000 Budweiser American Invitational

Written by: Phelps Media Group, Inc.
Client: American Invitational http://www.stadiumjumping.com/sj/index.cfm
Release Date: 2008-02-12

Money Won List as of 2/10/08

Tampa, FL - February 12, 2008 - The city of Tampa, Florida, will play host to the Tampa Equestrian Festival, starting on March 19, 2008, at the Bob Thomas Equestrian Center at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa.

The $200,000 Budweiser American Invitational CSI 4*, under the lights at Raymond James Stadium, on April 5, 2008, is once again the grand finale to this year's festival.

Over the years, the American Invitational has been recognized as the crown jewel of American show jumping, and year in and year out, it has been one of its toughest tests.

The $200,000 Budweiser American Invitational, at Raymond James Stadium, brings together a star studded international group of equestrians to compete for one of the richest purses in all of show jumping. The unique invitation-only format assures the best possible starting field.

Here, based on money won in WEF qualifying events so far, are the latest standings for this year's crown jewel of American Show Jumping, the $200,000 Budweiser American Invitational:

PLACE / TOTAL / RIDER / NAT

* / 12400 / BEEZIE MADDEN / USA
2 / 20400 / RODRIGO PESSOA / BRA
3 / 20200 / ERIC LAMAZE / CAN
4 / 13200 / CHRIS KAPPLER / USA
5 / 12300 / IAN MILLAR / CAN
12300 / LAURA KRAUT / USA
7 / 12000 / FRANCIS TRES ROIG / PUR
8 / 11600 / HILLARY DOBBS / USA
9 / 11000 / BRIANNE GOUTAL / USA
10 / 10600 / KENT FARRINGTON / USA
11 / 9800 / PETER WYLDE / USA
12 / 9775 / MCLAIN WARD / USA
13 / 9000 / CANDICE KING / USA
14 / 8400 / JAMES BENEDETTO / USA
8400 / PETER CHARLES / GBR
16 / 4800 / ANNE KURSINSKI / USA
17 / 4075 / LOUIS JACOBS / USA
18 / 4000 / LISA SILVERMAN / USA
19 / 3900 / ANGELA MOORE / USA
3900 / LAUREN HOUGH / USA
21 / 3500 / KELLEY ROBINSON / CAN
22 / 3000 / SCHUYLER RILEY / USA
23 / 2800 / MARIE HECART / FRA
24 / 2700 / GEORGINA BLOOMBERG / USA
25 / 2400 / ALI WOLFF / USA
2400 / HENRI KOVAKS / HUN
27 / 2000 / AMY MILLAR / CAN
2000 / JOE FARGIS / USA
2000 / KAREN CUDMORE / CAN
30 / 1950 / CARA RAETHER / USA
31 / 1800 / EDUARDO SALAS / MEX
1800 / NORMAN DELLO JOIO / USA
33 / 1700 / CAROLYN KELLY / USA
1700 / JUDY GAROFALO TORRES / USA
35 / 1500 / JEFFERY WELLES / USA
36 / 1200 / PATTY STOVEL / USA
37 / 1000 / ANDREW WELLES / USA
1000 / DANIELLE TORANO / USA
1000 / LAURA BOWERY / USA
40 / 900 / ELIZA SHUFORD / USA
900 / MICHAEL WALTON / USA

* Beezie Qualified at AI 2007



Past American Invitational Champions

1973 $15,000 American Invitational
Rodney Jenkins & Idle Dice
1974 $15,000 American Invitational
Michelle McEvoy & Sundance
1975 $15,000 American Invitational
Michelle McEvoy & Sundance
1976 $15,000 American Invitational
Robert Ridland & Southside
1977 $15,000 American Invitational
Terry Rudd & Mr. Demeanor
1978 $25,000 American Invitational
Norman Dello Joio &Allegro
1979 $30,000 Anheuser-Busch American Invitational
Rodney Jenkins & Third Man
1980 $35,000 Anheuser-Busch American Invitational
Bernie Traurig & Eaden Vale
1981 $50,000 Anheuser-Busch American Invitational
Buddy Brown & Felton
1982 $50,000 Anheuser-Busch American Invitational
Melanie Smith & Calypso
1983 $50,000 Anheuser-Busch American Invitational
Katie Monahan & Noren
1984 $100,000 Anheuser-Busch American Invitational
Leslie Burr & Albany
1985 $100,000 Michelob American Invitational
Katie Monahan & The Governor
1986 $100,000 Michelob American Invitational
Tim Grubb & Linky
1987 $100,000 Michelob American Invitational
Lisa Jacquin & For The Moment
1988 $100,000 Michelob American Invitational
Katie Monahan-Prudent & Special Envoy
1989 $100,000 Michelob American Invitational
Greg Best & Gem Twist
1990 $100,000 Michelob American Invitational
David Raposa & Seven Wonder
1991 $100,000 Michelob American Invitational
George Lindemann & Three's & Seven's
1992 $100,000 Budweiser American Invitational
Ian Millar & Big Ben
1993 $100,000 Budweiser American Invitational
Debbie Stephens & Volan
1994 $100,000 Budweiser American Invitational
Michael Matz & Rhum IV
1995 $100,000 Budweiser American Invitational
Chris Kappler & Seven Wonder
1996 $100,000 Budweiser American Invitational
Harold Chopping & Brandy
1997 $100,000 Budweiser American Invitational
Todd Minikus & Ravel
1998 $100,000 Budweiser American Invitational
McLain Ward & Twist Du Valon
1999 $150,000 Budweiser American Invitational
Marley Goodman & Canyon *
2000 $150,000 Budweiser American Invitational
Schuyler Riley & Ilian
2001 $200,000 Budweiser American Invitational
Molly Ashe & Kroon Gravin
2002 $200,000 Budweiser American Invitational
Molly Ashe & Kroon Gravin
2003 $200,000 Budweiser American Invitational
Chris Kappler & Royal Kaliber
2004 $200,000 Budweiser American Invitational
Norman Dello Joio & Glasgow
2005 $200,000 Budweiser American Invitational
Beezie Madden & Authentic
2006 $200,000 Budweiser American Invitational
Rodrigo Pessoa & Baloubet De Rouet
2007 $200,000 Budweiser American Invitational
Beezie Madden & Authentic

 

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