2011 Spruce Meadows Masters

The 2011 Spruce Meadows 'Masters' Tournament was the 2011 edition of the CSIO Spruce Meadows 'Masters' Tournament, the Canadian official show jumping horse show at Spruce Meadows (Calgary, Alberta). It is held as CSIO 5*.[1]

2011 Spruce Meadows Masters

With over $2 million in prize money,[2] it was the one-week horse show with the highest prize money in the world.

The first edition of the Spruce Meadows 'Masters' Tournament was held 35 years ago in 1976. The BMO Nations Cup, at this time the only outdoor Show Jumping Nations Cup in North America, is held since 1977.[3]

The 2011 edition of the Spruce Meadows 'Masters' Tournament was held between September 7, 2011 and September 12, 2011.

ENCANA CupEdit

The ENCANA Cup was the main show jumping competition on Friday, September 9, 2011, at 2011 Spruce Meadows 'Masters' Tournament. It was held at 5:15 pm. This competition was a show jumping competition with one round and one jump-off, the fences were up to 1.60 meters high.

It was endowed with Can$100,000.

Rider Horse Round 1 jump-off prize
money
Penalties Time
(s)
Penalties Time
(s)
1   Lauren Hough Blue Angel 0 - 0 43.52 Can$30,000
2   Kamal Bahamdan Delphi 0 - 4 43.79 Can$20,000
3   Tiffany Foster Victor 0 - 8 42.47 Can$15,000
4   Niels Bruynseels Conisha van de Helle 1 82.08 Can$10,000
5   Gert-Jan Bruggink Ulke 1 82.56 Can$6,000

(Top 5 of 25 Competitors)[4]

FEI Nations Cup of CanadaEdit

The BMO 2011 Nations Cup (FEI Nations Cup of Canada) was part of the 2011 Spruce Meadows Masters.

The competition was a show jumping competition with two rounds and optionally one jump-off. The fences were up to 1.60 meters high. It was held on Saturday, September 10, 2011 at 2:00 pm. The competition was endowed with Can$350,000.

CN International Grand PrixEdit

The $1,000,000 CN International, the Show jumping Grand Prix of the 2011 Spruce Meadows 'Masters', was the major show jumping competition at this event. The sponsor of this competition was Canadian National Railway. It was held on Sunday, September 11, 2011.

The competition had two rounds and optionally one jump-off. The fences were up to 1.60 meters high. If two riders, which were not qualified for the jump-off, had the same number of faults after two rounds, the time of the first round would have counted for the position in the final ranking.

With a prize money of Can$1,000,000 it is, behind the Grand Prix of Rio de Janeiro and before the Pfizer-1,000,000 US$-Grand Prix in Saugerties, NY, USA (which is held at the same day), the show jumping competition with the second highest prize money in the world.

Rider Horse Round 1 Round 2 Total faults
(Round 1 +
Round 2)
Jump-off
Penalties Time
(s)
Penalties Time
(s)
Penalties Time
(s)
1   Eric Lamaze Hickstead 0 - 0 66.41 0
2   Niels Bruynseels Nasa 4 - 0 67.72 4
3   Martin Fuchs Principal 0 - 4 67.73 4
4   Khaled Al Eid Presley Boy 5 - 0 67.04 5
5   Santiago Lambre Wonami van den Aard 5 - 0 67.53 5

(Top 5 of 35 Competitors)[5]

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