The American rider Kristen Vanderveen obtained a new victory in Tryon by dominating the $35,000 Tryon 1.50m Challenge CSI 4*, where she occupied first and third place. Santiago Lambre of Mexico finished second. (Photo © Sportfot)
The second day of the 2017 Tryon Summer 2/TR & HC Charity CSI4* had the total protagonist of the American rider Kristen Vanderveen, after adding a new victory in the Tryon International Equestrian Center, establishing itself as the main figure of the summer in North Carolina.
Kristen Vanderveen added to her account of the month 50 World Rankings points, dominated the $35,000 Tryon 1.50m Challenge CSI 4*. Last week’s winner of the $35,000 1.45m Suncast Commercial Welcome Stake CSI3* and $130,000 Asheville/Greenville BMW Centers’ Grand Prix CSI 3* to represent its third win in two weeks and fourth 2017 FEI victory.
Leading a group of 38 pairs for the regular round on the course designed by Irish Alan Wade, Vanderveen marked the best time of the jump-off in 32.92 seconds with Bull Run’s Faustino de Tili (Berlin x Darco) and equally with her second runner-up, 13-year-old Bull Run’s Testify (Dollar du Murier x Oberon du Moulin) in 34.54 seconds, took first and third place among the 11 jump-off riders.
For Latino Ranking, the Mexican Santiago Lambre stood out, completing his field in 33.99 seconds next to the 9-year-old mare Doloris (Harley VDL x Colorado D), occupying the second place and adding 45 World Ranking Points. Carlos Ramirez finished in sixth place with a time of 41.76 seconds in his tiebreaker, accompanied by the 10-year-old stallion Happy Wandor van T Roosakker (Wandor van de Mispelaere x V Cento), while the Argentine Alexis Trosch was the last of the Latinos to qualify, taking 34.97 seconds with the 11-year-old mare Opaline Z (Obelix x Landgraf I), but dropped a pole totaling 4 fouls in ninth place.
Also they managed to add FEI Ranking Points Emanuel Andrade with the 14-year-old stallion Hardrock Z (Heartbreaker x Carthago Z), exceeding the allowed time for the regular round and being penalized with 1 foul to finish in 15th place and Colombian rider Ilan Bluman with the best 4 fouls round in 70.12 seconds, ranking 16th with 8-year-old gelding Enzo (Verdi TN NOP x Amethist).