World number one Kent Farrington of the United States was magnanimous once again and added another victory in his race to dominate the Grand Prize presented by Rolex in Central Park. (Photo © Sportfot)
World number one Kent Farrington of the United States of America, was magnanimous once again, liquidating the U.S. Open $216,000 Grand Prix CSI 3*.
In one of the most iconic environments and undoubtedly creating a very special adosare in Central Park at New York, the Pan American Ranking leader Kent Farrington made clear why, is undoubtedly the best world rider and even donated his winnings tonight, to those affected by the passage of Harvey and Irma’s Hurricanes.
Giving a chair on course designed by Brazilian Gilherme Jorge, Kent Farrington riding with his 10-year-old gelding Creedance (Lord Z x Camantha) owned by Kent Farrington & R.C.G. Farm, to stopped the clock in 37.46 seconds and credited 130 World Ranking Points in the Grand Prix presented by Rolex.
The jump-off round with 9 classified riders, in fact had 4 double clear round to be escorted in second place by his fellowman Jack Towell in second place recording a time of 37.58 seconds with the 11-year-old gelding Lucifer V (Lord Dezi x Grandina), thus being very close to sweeping with the two FEI events at Central Park. For third place Kristen Vanderveen get a time of 37.70 seconds with the 12-year-old stallion Bull Run’s Faustino de Tili (Berlin x Bijou Van de Vijfheide), while fourth place ended up with the fasted Lucy Deslauriers with the 12-year-old gelding Hester (Wandor Van De Mispelaere x Winde) in 38.08 seconds.
For the Latino Ranking his former leader Samuel Parot of Chile was ranked fifth to take 70 World Ranking Points, being his 4 faults round in 40.14 seconds with the 14-year-old gelding Atlantis (Andiamo x Dodana W). Also Venezuelan rider Emanuel Andrade classified the jump-off with the 12-year-old mare Reus de la Nutria (Zandor Z x O’Haras De La Otterria), finishing in seventh place and adding 55 points in a round of 8 faults with 39.96 seconds.
Out of the points by Latinos were Colombian rider Roberto Teran in 17th place along with 12-year-old gelding Brilliant du Rouet (Balou Du Rouet x Faretana) and Mexican rider Alberto Michan finished 24th with 8 fouls accompanied by the 11-year-old gelding Gigolo van de Broekkant (Heartbreaker x Sinaeda).