Daniel Coyle added a new victory in this 2017, his revelation year beating Ashlee Bond. Luis Alejandro Plascencia of Mexico finished fourth. (Photo © MOIPhotography)
The continuation of CSI4* Langley at Canada had an Irishman as winner, with Daniel Coyle in a brilliant performance to take the $35,500 Friends of Tbird.
With 46 participants pairs, 14 managed to qualify for the tiebreaker, where Daniel Coyle added his fifth victory of the year by stopping the clock in 38.69 seconds with the 11-year-old gelding Simba de la Roque (Kannan x Allegreto) owned by Susan Grange, to take 50 World Ranking Points.
Strong fight won the winner against the two American riders, who maintained similar strategies and being second place this week winner’s Ashlee Bond, achieving a time of 40.05 seconds with 10-year-old gelding Ace of Hearts (Ace) and for third place Adrienne Sternlicht recorded 40.25 seconds in company of 12-year-old gelding Toulago (Toulon x Carthago Z).
The delegation of Latino Ranking had several protagonists within the points, but the Mexican Luis Alejandro Plascencia stood out in fourth place, that it was worth to him to add 35 FEI Ranking Points, when completing its tiebreaker in 41.78 seconds with the 15-year-old gelding Da Vinci (Dante). Mexico’s Salvador Oñate also finished seventh in 42.09 seconds with 12-year-old gelding Big Red (Ludwig von Bayern x Lamoureux I), Brazilian Rodrigo Lambre knocked down a pole to complete his course in 4 fouls and 42.09 seconds with the 10-year-old gelding Chapilot (Chacco-Blue x Pilot), while Eugenio Garza of Mexico closed the tiebreaker round in 14th, accumulating 8 fouls in 40.07 seconds alongside 9-year-old stallion Armani SL Z (Asca Z x Cumano).
Out of the points and all Mexican representatives were finished in consecutive form Sofia Larrea in the 17th position, Mario Oñate was 18th and Federico Fernández 19th. Nicolás Pizarro culminated in 20th place, Javier Fernández doit in 24th and Patricio Pasquel 25th, while Antonio Maurer was located in 30th place.