A crowd of 8,400 watched as horse after horse faulted in a tough test for the American Gold Cup trophy at Old Salem Farm in North Salem, N.Y., leaving only two in a jump-off where the suspense continued after the last competitor crossed the finish line.
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The race gets tighter at the Longines FEI World Cup Show Jumping finals with the USA's Rich Fellers and Switzerland's Steve Guerdat tied going into the last day of jumping.
Irish eyes were smiling at the Thomas & Mack Center. The speed leg of the Longines FEI World Cup Show Jumping final went to an Irish lad, while second place in Las Vegas belonged to a U.S. rider on an Irish horse
Will practice make perfect when it counts? Today, the horses in the FEI World Cup Finals warmed up at the Thomas & Mack Center, getting ready for tomorrow's performances, which are the real thing as competition finally gets under way in Las Vegas.