The Irishman took the top prize with Skara Glen’s Para Bellum and third place riding Carlos JD Z in Saturday’s $25,000 feature at TIEC.
Canada's Mario Deslauriers and Amsterdam 27 finish fifth behind a third-place tie between Beat Mandli and Lillie Keenan.
The handful of Canadians competing at Tryon are earning great results, with a big win by Deslauriers and a second place by Erynn Ballard.
Canada's Mario Deslauriers and Uris de la Roque place 5th in the large international class at Tryon International Equestrian Center.
Liza Boyd and Ferrari cruise to the $20,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby win while Brian Moggre and Nikita Jolie take the $6,000 Speed Stake CSI 3*.
A wrap-up of the action at Tryon Fall 1; Minikus and his mare make a triumphant return after a fall that paused the mare’s competition season.
Matt Flynn and Wizzerd win the Advanced A division at Tryon, while the Advanced B division goes to Doug Payne and Vandiver.
The county commissioner who gave $575,000 to Tryon and Palm Beach faced up to 20 years in jail before entering into a plea agreement.
Despite the limited number of Canadians showing at the North Carolina venue, they still earned some good placings as the Summer Series wrapped up.
VanderVeen and 'Frosty' used both lightning speed and tight turns to their advantage in the 10-horse jump-off to add to their FEI wins at the venue.