Following its successful passage through the Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, Venezuelan rider closed with a flourish by winning the High Amateur Classic to total 3 wins, a championship and reserve champion at week 2. (Photo © Alberto Pacheco).
Continuing its waste of talent, Emanuel Andrade great emerging figure of Venezuelan and Latin American show jumping, continued adding victories in the difficult and very competitive circuit of FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival 2015 in Wellington, FL.
Now in the company of Sothis D’Ouilly (Cheers Cassini x Narcos II), a mare of 9 years old SF, with which it had two wins in the week, winning on Thursday speed test in the High Amateur Owner Jumper and then repeated in total control of the category during the week in the classic.
The classic dispute week after week in the total of 12 that make up the WEF, were sampled for Andrade to its full potential in the $15,000 SJHOF High A/O Classic, when presented with three horses and could classify the jump-off. In a complicated designed court by Luc Musette of Belgium, Emanuel defined early the competition with Sothis D’Ouilly, when stop de clock in 38.675 seconds, unbeatable for the rest of the classifieds time.
To leave no room for any margin of error, the young Venezuelan rider completed one-two in the classic with Natif Des Roche, in second clear round of 39.144 seconds, ending his great presentation with Anker P in seventh place, with course of 4 fouls and 41.953 seconds.
The third conquest of the week was with Walter 61 (Werenfels x Donator) in the Medium Amateur Owner Jumper with double clear, also by winning the jump-off by stopping the clock at 33.005 seconds.
To close with a flourish his second week in Wellington, was presented with ZZ-Top VH Schaarbroek Z in the $34,000 Suncast 1.50m Classic today, to be fifth, class won by Irishman Conor Swail, where Emanuel managed sort the jump-off and completed its round in 4 fouls and 39.152 seconds, which led him to score his first points of the year for the world rankings FEI with a total of 30 points. Andrade currently ranked 373 in the world rankings.
Final Result $15,000 SJHOF High A/O Classic:
1.- SOTHIS D OUILLY/EMANUEL ANDRADE (VEN) 0/0/38.675
2.- NATIF DES ROCHES/EMANUEL ANDRADE (VEN) 0/0/39.144
3.- CASSINJA S/CHARLES JACOBS (USA) 0/0/39.81
4.- ZELOTE VDL/TINA DI LANDRI (USA) 0/0/40.598
5.- APLICATIA/SOFIA LARREA (MEX) 0/0/42.811
7.- ANKER P/EMANUEL ANDRADE (VEN) 0/4/41.953
Final Result $34,000 Suncast 1.50M Classic:
1.- MARTHA LOUISE/CONOR SWAIL (IRL) 0/0/37.238
2.- WIRMA/BRIANNE GOUTAL (USA) 0/0/38.492
3.- EVERYTHING/KELSEY THATCHER (USA) 0/0/39.26
4.- COCO BONGOERIC LAMAZE (CAN) 0/0/39.474
5.- ZZ-TOP VH SCHAARBROEK Z/EMANUEL ANDRADE (VEN) 0/4/39.152