World number one Kent Farrington started his third month as world leader, adding his second victory in a row at Calgary, dominating the $86,600 PwC Cup. Fernando Martinez of Mexico in second place. (Photo © Spruce Meadows Media Service).
Again Kent Farrington of the United States of America ratified why he is the best rider in the world, adding his second victory in a a row today and take the $86,600 PwC Cup.
Making it clear the lPan American Ranking Leader Kent Farrington with these first two results of the day, which are his intentions to stay long time at the top of FEI Ranking, got in time of 43.49 seconds along the 16-year-old gelding Uceko (Celano x Koriander) owned by RCG Farm, for his tiebreaker round, adding now 80 World Ranking Points with his second win of the day.
The class that counted on a jump-off round in a course designed by the Spaniard Santiago Varela, the best five classified all belonging to the Pan American Ranking Latino Ranking headed by Kent Farrington, followed the winner Fernando Martínez of Mexico in second place with a time of 44.83 seconds accompanied by the 10-year-old gelding Cor Bakker (Colander x Quattro) to add 70 FEI Ranking Points, in third place Canadian Tiffany Foster next to the 15-year-old gelding Victor (Elmshorn x Grandeur) in time of 45.54 seconds, while the new leader of the Latino Ranking Padro Veniss of Brazil took fourth place with the 12-year-old mare For Felicila (For Pleasure x Espri), recording a time of 46.61 seconds and closed the fifth position Kara Chad of Canada in 46.92 seconds with the 11-year-old mare Bellinda (Namelus R x Hors La Loi II).
The representatives of Latino Ranking managed continued in the standing within the points with Uruguayan Juan Manuel Luzardo in seventh place, completing his jump-off in 4 fouls and 44.46 seconds next to the 11-year-old stallion Stan (Stakkato x Sacramento Son), Mexicans Antonio Chedraui with Ninloubet (Nintender x Galoubet A) in the ninth, Alberto Michán with GC Chopin’s Bushi (Contendro II vs. Nairobi) in the tenth and Mario Oñate in 12th with Velini (Cheers Cassini x Kigali) finalized without demolitions, but they exceeded the allowed time of the regular round.
One of the best seed Eric Lamaze form Canada, finished eighth with the 14-year-old mare Fine Lady 5 (Forsyth x Drosselklang II), in the last jump-off round with 4 foul and 48,50 seconds.