In between rides and coaching, Payne also won in the jumper rings at the Tryon Welcome 2 competition running concurrently.
Top Canadians were Jessica Phoenix/Bogue Sound 6th in CCI4*-S; Jamie Kellock/Summer Bay 9th in CCI3*-L; Tik Maynard/Galileo 7th in CCI2*-L.
Leader just 2 points ahead of Boyd Martin and Tsetserleg; Jessica Phoenix has two top-10 rides in 4*-S and Tik Maynard is 3rd in the 2*-L.
Canada's Sean Jobin is 7th with Darius and 6th in the Welcome Stake on Banco du Moulin, while Harold Chopping takes a pair of hunter division championships.
Matt Flynn and Wizzerd win the Advanced A division at Tryon, while the Advanced B division goes to Doug Payne and Vandiver.
A number of indoor finals will be moved to the outdoor rings at TIEC following the cancellation of the PNHS and WIHS due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
TIEC will host the 2020 North American Prelim and Intermediate Championships, which mark the first return of driving to the venue since the 2018 WEG.
Eduardo Menezes (BRA) riding Magnolia Mystic Rose, and Kristen VanderVeen with Bull Run’s Faustino de Tili won the feature classes at TIEC.
The pair claimed their first national Grand Prix win together in the $25,000 Sunday Classic at Tryon International Equestrian Center.
In Tryon International Equestrian Center's first FEI Grand Prix competition of the 2020 season, the British rider bookended the podium with two great rides.