French Guillaume Foutrier completed a fasted jump-off round and was superior in the second day of CSI3* Mijas Costa del Sol Equestrian Tour. (Photo © Archive)
French rider Guillaume Foutrier was superior in CSI3* Mijas second day, getting the victory in a fasted jump-off round.
The Costa del Sol Equestrian Tour continued on its second day and under course design by Italian Elio Travagliati, presenting a route for 83 pairs and 18 of which achieved their classification to the tiebreaker with Guillaume Foutrier marking the first double clear round at 37.80 seconds.
The French rider Guillaume Foutrier victory was accompanied by the 8-year-old gelding Valdocco des Caps (Number One D’Iso x Quidam of Revel) and adding 50 World Ranking Points, being escorted in second place by Spanish rider Gerardo Menendez in time of 38.51 seconds with the 10-year-old gelding Costello DC (Cassino x Stakkato).
For the Latino Ranking Francisco Mesquita Musa of Brazil stood out, adding good World Ranking Points with his third position accompanied by the 9-year-old mare Catch Me T (Contagious x Werther), achieving a time of 38.92 seconds.
The Irish riders completed the Top 5 of second FEI event in Spain, with the fourth place being by Captain Geoff Curran with the 11-year-old mare Shannondale Rahona (Channondale Sarco ST x Cavalier Royale) in 39.24 seconds and Richard Howley with the 10-year-old gelding Catuso (Canto x Corrado I) finished fifth in 39.64 seconds.
Also added World Ranking Points by the Latinos Colombian rider Dayro Arroyave, who finished in 15th place with the 9-year-old gelding Uppercut Libellule (Jarnac x Papillon Rouge) and his jump-off with 4 fouls and 42.82 seconds. Also Francisco Mesquita Musa who finished third, managed to occupy 13th place with the 12-year-old gelding Filou Imperio Egipcio (Querlybet Hero x Ahorn Z).
Out of the points were Felipe Ramos Guinato of Brazil finishing 17th, Brazilian Carolina Drummond completed her 4 fouls regular round in 30th place, Mauricio Ruiz of Colombia did it in 5 fouls at 43rd box, Joao Victor Castro of Brazil ranked 59th, José Alfredo Hernández Ortega of Mexico completed the same 9 fouls in 62nd place and Venezuelan rider Patricia Alvarado also kept the 9 fouls in 65th place.