Aaron Vale Ocala party starts by winning the $34,600 Thursday Prix.

The veteran rider Aaron Vale greater grand prix winner in a single season within the United States, surpassed in a close fight Mexican Juan José Salgado Zendejas to mark the start of the week in CSI4* Ocala. (Photo © 2016 ESI)


For the first FEI week where also contest the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup in HITS Ocala, veteran rider Aaron Vale take the victory at CSI4* to get the best time in the round of jump-off during the dispute of $34,600 Thursday Prix.

With a long list of 77 enrolled for the regular round delivered the first valid Wolrd ranking points with a great performance from the biggest winner of Grand Prix in a single season in the United States as Aaron Vale. About 10-years-old gelding Finou (For Pleasure x Concetto) owned by Thinks Like A Horse & Donald E Stew, Vale locked in a close fight for 50 points in the first dispute with Mexican Juan Jose Zendejas Salgado, being the difference between the top two 24-hundredths of a second.

Achieving one of his best performances in the framework for obtaining FEI Ranking points, the Mexican Zendejas get complete a perfect round by the 9-years-old gelding Tino la Chapelle (Mylord Carthago x Verdi) owned by Ilan Ferder in time  of 37.25 seconds for 37.01 seconds by Vale, marking the first two double clear of a total of six finally completed the class in dispute.

The top five ranked completed three representatives of home with Lisa Goldman and Centurion B (Rebel Z I x Indoctro) in the third with a time of 38.57 seconds, the fourth was Ali Wolff and 11-years-old mare Brianda (Lupicor x Landeur) in time of 39.77 seconds and the fifth was Molly Ashe with 15-years-old gelding Pjotter go Zonnehoeve (Padinus x Emilion) completing its field in 40.97 seconds.

Final Results $34,600 Thursday Prix 1.50m