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This is a photo album page for Diamond Venture (aka: Woody, Pecker, Monkey)
Advanced Eventer

Woody was a firey little redhead who was born on the 10th of September, 1994. A Chestnut TB gelding by Home Office (NZ) out of Type (AUST), bred by RD Irvin just out of Bega on the NSW south coast. He started life as a racehorse with the name of Gold Reply, but found his true calling as a brave and talented eventer by the name of Diamond Venture.

"Diamond Venture" - 1994 - 2005

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Some of Woody's numerous achievements include:
  • Berrima 2001 Pre-Nov 2nd
  • Scone 2001 Pre-Nov 2nd
  • Goulburn 2001 CNC* 1st
  • St Gregs 2001 CNC* 3rd 
  • Berrima International 3DE 2001 CCN * 1st 
  • Melbourne International 3DE 2002 CCI * 4th 
  • Berrima International 3DE 2002 CCI ** 2nd 
  • MHT 2003 Inter 1st
  • Goulburn 2003 CIC ** 9th
  • Berrima 2003 Adv 3rd
  • SIEC 2003 CCI ** 5th
  • Camden 2003 Adv 5th
  • SIEC 2004 CNC** 4th
  • Camden 2004 CNC*** 1st
  • Sydney 3DE 2004 CNC***
  • Coffs Harbour 2004 CIC ** 7th

The fairy tale story of the racetrack reject with a little bit of attitude becoming a famous 4* eventer was cut short. Woody passed away in March 2005 after a long battle with a lung abcess. Thanks to his vet Dougie for his excellent care and never give up attitude, and to all those who helped either with just a word of sympathy or  in assisting with the financial burden THANK YOU.

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Sandy Lucas
NCAS Level 1 (specialising in eventing)
 
Nutwood Farm
Windsor Downs, NSW 2756
Phone: +61 (02) 9679 0046
Mobile: 0409 901 235
 
e-mail: sandy.lucas@bigpond.com