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Brook Sample and Brookleigh Excalibur - winners of the 2012 Tom Quilty Gold Cup in a time of 9:14:16 and Best Conditioned.

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1st MW and BC Brook Sample and Brookleigh Excalibur

For all results please visit: http://aera.asn.au/tq12/

For ride photos see Matt Bennet's website: www.mattbennet.com/tq2012/index.html

Thank you Matt Bennet for the photos in this article.

Best Conditioned horses for the Tom Quilty Gold Cup 2012 are:

Junior Division - Beer Street Takone/Alice Mitchell
Lightweight Division - Lockleigh Park Wildfire/Jacopo Di Matteo
Middleweight Division - Brookleigh Excalibur/Brook Sample
Heavyweight Division - Free Spirit Czar/Robbie Walsh

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Above Right: 1st-LW-and-BC-Jacopo-Di-Matteo-(Italy)-and-Lockleigh-Park-Wildfire
1st hw jnr bc
1st-HW-Denis-Foley-Jnr-and-Jack 1st-J-and-BC-Alice-Mitchell-and-Beer-Street-Takone
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PS-Cup-Kristie-Taprell--Castlebar-Gulfstream HW-BC-Robbie-Walsh-and-Free-Spirit-Czar

The winners of the 2012 Quilty Teams event, proudly sponsored by ARCHER EQUINE SADDLE PADS was:

Matthew Sample / Brookleigh Ricardo
Akhmed Pshunov / Tarrangower Crescendo
Anne Rouse / Middleton's Rousabout
Angela Hawks / Summit Park Asset


Akhmed Pshunov and Tarrangower Crescendo

Winner of the Shareym Award was Brookleigh Ricardo and Tarrangower Crescendo (ridden by Akhmed Pshunov) owned by Matthew Sample.
The Shareym Memorial is prize awarded to the owner of the first middleweight or heavyweight horse to successfully complete the Tom Quilty Gold Cup event which has the most Quilty buckles to its credit up to and including the current event. ...

Presented by Ron and Val Males of Ralvon Arab Stud in memory of their purebred Arabian stallion, Shareym (Shafreyn x Ruheym), who successfully completed six Quilty events in 1966, 1967, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1973, and is the only stallion to do so, the prize is a Coles/Myer gift voucher.

Shareym lived on the Males property and was also ridden by the Males' children throughout their endurance careers