American Olympic medalist Beezie Madden repeated for second day in a row to take top honors at the CSI4* Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto. (Photo © Ben Radvanyi Photographi)
Four-time US Olympic medalist Beezie Madden kept up her pace and added CSI4* Toronto’s second win in a row.
As part of the CSI4* Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Toronto, Bezzie Madden who had just yesterday’s won, today take the $50,000 Weston Canadian Open on course designed by Brazilian Guilherme Jorge for a total of 19 pairs.
The speed class dominated by famous American Amazon Beezie Madden, achieved in 50.03 seconds with the 11-year-old stallion Breitling LS (Quintero x Acord II) owned by Abigail Wexner, to ensure 50 World Ranking Points.
Being Beezie Madden the fastest of the night, the world number 26 surpassed Belgian rider Nicola Philippaerts with his 9-year-old mare Inouk P (Thunder van de Zuuthoeve x Darco), recording a time of 51.97 seconds and the third place it was of home rider Francois Lamontagne accompanied by the 9-year-old mare Chanel du Calvaire (Lucciano x Kashmir van Schuttershof) in 54.42 seconds.
Distant with more than 5 seconds on the clock, the top five riders finished with Sharn Wordley from New Zealand in fourth place with the 9-year-old gelding Caiman des Sequoias (Radco d’Houtveld x Feinschnitt-I van de Richter) at 56.32 seconds and fifth place Canadian rider Vanessa Mannix with the 9-year-old gelding Chemas (Clearway x Carthago) in 56.67 seconds.
The best seed of the class was world number 2 McLain Ward, yesterday’s winner and today accumulating 8 fouls in his round with the 9-year-old mare HH Gigi’s Girl (Vingino x Celano), could not repeat as if I was doing Beezie Madden, finishing the three-time Olympic medalist in 13th place.