Spruce Meadows

Canada's Keean White finishes 3rd at Spruce Meadows after 7-horse jump off

Canadian Keean White, aboard For Freedom Z, finished third after a seven-horse jump off Thursday night on the 1.55-metre course at Spruce Meadows.

Fellow Canuck Eric Lamaze finishes in 6th place

Canada's Keean White, pictured here at an FEI World Cup equestrian jumping competition last March, finished third after a seven-horse jump off Thursday night on the 1.55-metre course at Spruce Meadows. (Nati Harnik/Associated Press)

Canadian Keean White, aboard For Freedom Z, finished third after a seven-horse jump off Thursday night on the 1.55-metre course at Spruce Meadows.

World No. 1 Kent Farrington of the United States won in 38.40 seconds, American Ashlee Bond (38.78) took silver and White, from Rockwood, Ont., was third in 39.88.

Former Canadian Olympian Eric Lamaze of Schomberg, Ont., rode Chacco Kid to sixth in the jump off with a time of 46.15 seconds.

The top six horses all completed the jump off without any faults, while Mexico's Antonio Maurer had eight to place seventh.

Watch live action from Spruce Meadows on CBCSports.ca beginning Saturday at 4 p.m. ET as some of the world's best equestrian athletes compete in the RBC Grand Prix.

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