Riding Trading Aces, owned by the Trading Aces Syndicate, LLC, Boyd is fifth after dressage in the CCI*** at The Volvo CCI3* Bromont Three Day Event at Bromont in Quebec, Canada.
The 26th edition of the event is the final North American outing for athletes trying to make the team for the 2012 Olympic Games. The results of the CCI3* and CIC3* divisions will help American and Canadian Team selectors determine their representatives for London.
American Jonathan Holling of Ocala, FL, sits in first place following the opening phase of dressage in the CCI3* division. Riding Downtown Harrison, an eight-year-old Trakehner gelding owned by Connie Holling, he received a winning score of 46 penalty points, establishing a narrow lead in a starting field of 18 horse and rider combinations.
In second place behind Holling is Michael Pollard of Chatsworth, GA, who received 48.2 penalties for his dressage performance riding his 2011 Pan American Games team gold medal horse, Schoensgreen Hanni. Sitting third with 49.6 penalties is double Olympic gold medalist Phillip Dutton of West Grove, PA, riding Atlas.
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Tomorrow's ride times are as follows:
Otis Barbotiere: 9:23am
Remington XXV: 12:46pm
Neville Bardos: 3:09pm