World No. 1 Kent Farrington got another important 2017 victory, dominating the first class on third day of Masters Tournaments at Calgary. (Photo © Spruce Meadows Media Service)
The world number 1 Kent Farrington of the United States celebrated in all the high his permanence like FEI Ranking FEI leader with victory in the Masters of Calgary.
Completing a formidable jump-off round with the 11-year-old mare Gazelle (Kashmir van Schuttershof x Indoctro) owned by Robin Parsky and Kent Farrington, the world’s best rider stopped the clock in 40.59 seconds.
Assuring 130 World Ranking Points, Kent Farrington pointed the way in the dispute of $216,400 Friends of the Meadows Cup in a course designed by Venezuelan Leopoldo Palacios, being the decisive round composed by only 5 riders including the winner, who was escorted by the also American Lillie Keenan with the 11-year-old gelding Super Sox (Salito x Silivio I) in time of 41.09 seconds.
Completed the jump-off in third place Pius Schwizer of Switzerland next to the 11-year-old gelding Leonard de la Ferme CH (Landjuweel St Hubert x Indigene of Corday) in 43.03 seconds, fourth place by Russian Vladimir Tuganov with the 11-year-old stallion Suspect Floreval (Clinton x Damiro B) and fifth place for Spanish rider Sergio Alvarez Moya with the 12-year-old gelding G&C Arrayan (Baloubet du Rouet x Grannus) scoring the best time of the tiebreaker at 39.87 seconds, but totaled 4 faults that left him with no chance.
For the Latino Ranking Mexican rider Antonio Chedraui exceed the regular time, being penalized with 2 fouls alongside 11-year-old gelding Ninloubet (Ninteder x Galoubet A) in seventh place and Latino Ranking Leader Pedro Veniss from Brazil got 13th place in a 4 fouls round with the 12-year-old mare For Felicila (For PLeasure x Espri). Out of the points were Yuri Mansur of Brazil in 21st place with 13-year-old Unita ASK (Corrado I x Caretino), Mario Onate from Mexico escorted him in 22nd with 11-year-old gelding Velini (Cheers Cassini x Kigali) and Brazilian Rodrigo Lambre with the 10-year-old gelding Coleman (Tangeloi van de Zuuthoeve x Indorado) ranked 25th.