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Diane Creech Earns Her First $20,000 Royal Invitational Dressage Cup Victory At Toronto's Royal Horse Show

The luck of the Irish continues with Conor Swail taking tonight's $33,000 MNP International Top Score Challenge as well as the $33,000 "The Brickenden Trophy" International Jumper Class this afternoon.

TORONTO, Nov. 7, 2013 /CNW/ - Diane Creech of Caistor Centre, ON won the $20,000 Royal Invitational Dressage Cup at the Royal Horse Show tonight, dominating the Freestyle to Music with an outstanding score of 75.417 percent with partner Devon L.

From the moment the pair stepped into the ring, it was clear they would be the ones to beat.

"Diane's horse was wonderful tonight," said Elizabeth McMullen, judge at 'C' this evening. "Lots of power, lots of rhythm. Last night they had some trouble with the tempi changes but tonight it was superb. The horse really makes you sit up and pay attention. He's just lovely."

Devon L pulled the whole package together tonight in the Freestyle, showing good energy, engagement, self-carriage and fantastic extensions. The one-tempi zig-zags were nearly flawless and although they appeared to finish ahead of their music, Devon simply had a presence which could not be overlooked.

"Nothing is hard for him in there," said a visibly emotional Creech following the victory gallop. "He can do the moves and he has the power. It's a pretty electric atmosphere and it's always a little wait to see how he's going to react to the environment. He stayed really focussed and I was really happy with that."

David Marcus and Chevri's Capital finished second with an overall mark of 72.917%, narrowly topping Jacqueline Brooks and D'Niro's score of 72.042%. Evi Strasser took fourth, with 67.375%.

Tonight's horse show also featured the fun and exciting $33,000 MNP International Top Score Challenge, where each jump is assigned a point value, and riders have to plan their course to amass the maximum number of points within the time allowed.

Once the pair have finished the course, they may opt to take the "Joker" fence, which would either enhance their score by 200 points or diminish it, should they have the rail down.

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