Juan Jose Zendejas Salgado from Mexico won the Audi Scappino Grand Prix to close the CSI2* Country Club Guadalajara and Triple Crown Audi Scappino week. (Photo © EL INFORMADOR/F. Atilano)
Mexican rider Juan Jose Zendejas Salgado won the Audi Scappino Grand Prix, thus dominating at home the third FEI event of the CSI2* Country Club Guadalajara.
Concluding the CSI2* week at the Guadalajara Country Club and forming part of the Audi Scappino Triple Crown, Mexican rider Juan Jose Zendejas Salgado completed the best clear round in time of 47.62 seconds with the 11-year-old gelding Tino La Chapelle (Mylord Carthago*Hn x Verdi) owned by Alejandro Zendejas, taking the Audi Scappino Grand Prix Top’s Honor.
Under course design of Mexican Benjamin Fernandez Gonzalez, 46 pairs met in the regular round and then only 6 riders qualified for the tiebreaker round, where Juan Jose Zendejas Salgado secured 50 World Ranking points with his victory and surpassing Spanish rider Paola Amibilia, who finished in second place with the 11-year-old stallion Tarzan de Flandre (Calvaro Z x Souviens Toi III) in time of 48.17 seconds.
The last double clear round was for also Mexican and this week FEI winner Alberto Sánchez-Cozar occupying the third place, registering a time of 48.62 seconds with the 10-year-old gelding Union de la Nutria (Diamant de Semilly x Kannan), thus ensuring good World Ranking points this week.
The jump-off round was completed by another winner, Arturo Parada from Mexico ranked fourth next to the 14-year-old stallion Constar (Contendro I x Waldstar XX) with best time in 45.67 seconds, fifth Francisco Lomelin accompanied by the 10-year-old stallion Donaugraaf (Quasimodo) in 50.29 seconds and sixth also Mexican Lorenza O’Farrill with the 13-year-old Queens Darling (Quidam’s Rubin x Concetto) in 52.14 seconds, all registering 4-fault rounds.