Alison Robitaille of the United States of America marked the beginning of CSI3* -W Rancho Murieta in Californi, winning in the tiebreaker to Canadian Keean White. (Photo © Alden Corrigan)
American rider Alison Robitaille marked the beginning of CSI3* -W Rancho Murieta in California, showing the way in the tiebreaker round.
A total of 46 pairs animated the course designed by Brazilian Marina Azevedo, where Alison Robitaille next to the 11-year-old mare Serise du Bidou (Gin Tonic Star x Fusain du Defey) owned by Bertram & Diana Firestone.
Being the only double clear round of the class, Alison Robitaille recorded a time of 37.91 seconds securing 50 World Ranking and surpassing the Canadian rider Keean White with his 10-year-old mare Corette (Lupicor x Clinton), finishing in 4 faults and a fast time of 33.86 seconds.
For third place Mandy Porter of the United States was presented with the 12-year-old gelding Milano (Orlando x Pomme Royal) marking a time of 34.38 seconds, fourth place for also American Sayre Happy next to the 9-year-old mare Dolinn (Cardento x Lux) in 35.68 seconds and fifth place by world champion Eric Navet of France, completing in 40.00 seconds his field of 4 faults with the 10-year-old gelding Calypso (Catoki x Calypso II).
For the Latino Ranking only Colombian rider John Perez participated, failing to add World Ranking Points by totaling 12 faults in his regular round and finishing 35th with the 16-year-old mare Utopia (Ircolando x Notaris).