Jack Towell aboard Lucifer V.
A total of 38 entries was for the Back on Track Cup 1.50m speed class, and only 14 finished with clear round. The fastest of those was US Jack Hardin Towell on Jennifer Gates’s Lucifer V, who stopped the timers in 60.86 seconds for the victory.
For the second place Eric Lamaze and Artisan Farms LLC’s Rosana du Park. They finished the course in time of 61.47 seconds. Fellow Canadian Vanessa Mannix and Dooley’s Deluxe were third in 67.13 seconds. Olympic gold medalist Leslie Howard of the United States was fourth with Utah in 68.14 seconds, while Ian Millar (CAN) and Teddy du Bosquetiau were fifth with a time of 68.81 seconds.
“There’s nothing like being over-horse-powered in a class!” Towell laughed. “I thought I would give it a little bit of a go. He jumped quite well, and he feels good. He always jumps well here. It was nice to step him down and go in there for both our confidence, together.”
Final Results: Back on Track Cup 1.50m
1.- LUCIFER V/HARDIN TOWELL (USA) 0/60.86
2.- ROSANA DU PARK/ERIC LAMAZE (CAN) 0/61.47
3.- DOOLEY’S DELUXE/VANESSA MANNIX (CAN) 0/67.13
4.- UTAH/LESLIE HOWARD (USA) 0/68.41
5.- TEDDY DU BOSQUETIAU/IAN MILLAR (CAN) 0/68.81
6.- ATLANTIS T/BRIAN MORTON (CAN) 0/71.31
7.- ROBIN DE PONTHUAL/PETER LUTZ (USA) 0/71.38
8.- EH ALL OR NONE/JACLYN DUFF (CAN) 0/74.60
9.- TEMASCALTEPEC/NICOLAS PIZARRO SUAREZ (MEX) 0/75.55
10.- AMOR VAN DE ROSTAL/MAC CONE (CAN) 0/75.83
11.- LUMINOSO LS/ANDRES AZCARRAGA RIVERA TORRES (MEX) 0/75.99
12.- GASPER VAN DEN DOORN/MAC CONE (CAN) 0/76.07
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