The Italian Guadiano showing his usual speed and beats Americans McLain Ward second and Kent Farrington who finished fourth, leaving Ireland Bertram Allen third. Alberto Michan of Mexico again highlighted by Latinos. (Photo @ Stefano Grasso)
The second class of the first day in the Longines Global Champions Tour in Miami Beach was for the Italian Emanuele Gaudiano, who again showed his skills as one of the fastest riders and beating the American McLain Ward and the Irish Bertram Allen.
The win for Gaudiano is presented with some slack by scoring a time of 60.25 seconds with the 10-year-old stallion Caspar 232 (Casper x Padarco), taking a more than two seconds advantage in a speed class disputed at a height of 1.50/1.55m, followed by Olympic and Pan American medalist McLain Ward with 15-year-old gelding Rothschild (Artos x Elegant de l’Ile), stopping the clock at 62.39 seconds represented him an advantage 30 hundredths of a second below the third place occupied by the fast Bertram Allen and Quiet Easy 4 (Quidam’s Rubin x Zapateado).
Also it manages to add points to the World Ranking Kent Farrington with Creedance (Lord Z x Notaris), Lauren Hough with Ohlala (Orlando x Cardento) and Bezzie Madden with Breitling LS (Quintero x Accord II) all from US.
For Latinos again the Mexican Alberto Michan was the best placed, but outside the Wolrd Ranking points occupied 20th place with Gigolo van de Broekkant (Heartbreaker x Concorde), followed by Venezuelan Emanuel Andrade and Boy IV (Sandro Boy x Lansing ) in position 22.