With two perfect rounds and an unbeatable time in the jump-off, Eugenio Garza of Mexico won the Grand Prix for Under 25 riders. (Photo © Sportfot)
The fourth edition of the Hollow Creek U25 Grand Prix had a latin role, when the Mexican Eugenio Garza got its first win of the series with the 9-year-old gelding Victer Finn DH Z (Va Vite x Stakkato) owned by El Miracle in this opportunity.
Being the second competition that distributes World Ranking points of the series, the $35,000 Hollow Creek Farm U25 Grand Prix was disputed with 49 pairs, where the winner Eugenio Garza managed to add 50 FEI Ranking points, completing its two clear rounds in 31.10 seconds. After unbeaten time by the Mexican, the last double clear of the class was achieved by American Jennifer Gates with the 14-year-old gelding Pumped Up Kicks (Levisto x San Juan) in 33.21 seconds, while the third position was occupied by Alex Matz of the United States with 9-year-old gelding Cashew CR (Cassini II x Quinar), dropping a pole in the jump-off to total 4 fouls in 30.55 seconds.
The Latino Ranking leading in this event by Garza, only had one more representative within the points with Dominican Rogelio Pellerano finishing in 11th place, totaling 4 fouls in the regular round with Fritot’s Temporelle (Semante x Nantoung) in 68.16 seconds. Out of the points were the Dominicans Maria Brugal and Manuel Fernández Hache in the place 24th and 30th, each and Emanuel Andrade of Venezuela in 36th position.