Denis Lynch kept clear and wide Irish dominance at CSI5* Dublin, closing the day fourth with his victory of 3 hundredths of a second. (Photo © Sonya Hennessy)
The Irish rider Denis Lynch kept the clear and wide dominance of the house riders, by dominating by closed margin the €24,600 The JLT Dublin Stakes.
The day fourth of the CSI5* Dublin had another strong fight for the victory, but nothing to do for the foreign riders who do not manage to dethrone the Irish, being now Denis Lynch with the 10-year-old mare RMF Zecilie (managers Acolord x Canturo) .
Registering a time of 36.70 seconds, Denis Lynch got a lead of only 3 hundredths of a second to Swiss Olympic gold medalist Steve Guerdat and his 11-year-old mare Cayetana (Robin II Z x Papillon Rouge) and taking 50 World Ranking Points the winner and 45 points to the Swiss with the second place.
Also the world number 3 Kevin Staut of France, cut the different sequences by the Irish among the five best classified, occupying in this opportunity third place with the 8-year-old gelding Vendome d’Anchat Hdc (Diamant de Semilly x Allegreto) in time of 37.11 seconds, while fourth and fifth place were for the Irish Richie Moloney and Jenny Rankin.
For the Pan American Ranking one of its main figures McLain Ward of the United States, it obtained the eighth place with the 15-year-old gelding HH Carlos Z (Chellano x Voltaire) and also American Lauren Hough followed in tenth place with the 14-year-old gelding Waterford (Coolcorron Cool Diamond x Julio Mariner XX).
Going to the Latino Ranking the most outstanding was the Mexican rider Patricio Pasquel with 10-year-old gelding Babel (Billy du Lys x High Flyer) in a 4 fouls regular round to finished 18th, his fellowman Federico Fernandez with the same number of fouls was located 24th with 9-year-old stallion Pegasso (Cassini I x Contender) and Brazilian rider Yuri Mansur had 5 fouls in 30th place with the 12-year-old gelding Iron Chin vh Lindenhof (Chin Chin x Nimmerdor).