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Madden and Simon win opening competition for USA

America’s Beezie Madden and Simon won the first competition of the Rolex FEI World Cup™ Jumping Final 2013 at Gothenburg, Sweden tonight. In a field of 39 starters from 17 countries, the 49-year-old from Cazenovia, New York produced the quickest run when 17th to go with the Dutch-bred gelding Simon, stopping the clock in 62.28 seconds to set a target that could not be bettered.