Kristen Vanderveen now wins the $86,000 Adequan Grand Prix CSI 2* at Tryon.

The American Kristen Vanderveen returned to win in the Tryon International Equestrian Center for a Grand Prix that was defined by bad weather in two days. Carlos Ramirez from Colombia sixth. (Photo © Sportfot)


The American rider Kristen Vanderveen returned to add a new victory in what without doubt has become its main place, to take in this opportunity the $86,000 Adequan Grand Prix CSI 2*.

Under course design by Ken Krome, a total of 45 pairs animated the Grand Prix for the 2017 Tryon Summer V CSI 2* week, which suffered from bad weather the non-completion of the same on Saturday night light, need to wait until today morning to see Kristen Vanderveen crown, in a jum-off with 10 classified.

Having achieved the best results in her career, Kristen Vanderveen has found her favorite site in Tryon to add 80 World Ranking Points thanks to her 38.34 second victory with the 12-year-old stallion Bull Run’s Faustino de Tili (Berlin x Darco). Keeping a clear advantage during the tiebreaker, the second place was occupied by Irishman Darragh Kerins in 41.38 seconds with the 11-year-old stallion Silteplait de Circee (Ephebe for Ever x Laudanum).

The rest of the positions for the Top 5 were in the hands of the house representatives, with the best seed of the competition Todd Minikus occupying the third place, registering a time of 41.94 seconds with the 8-year-old gelding Incitatus 5 (Stakkatol x Con Air), follow in fourth by Michael Desiderio accompanied with the 12-year-old mare Aminka (Ephebe for Ever x Heartbreaker) set a time of 44.38 seconds and in fifth place Nicole Bellissimo next to the 10-year-old stallion Casino (Cassini II x Carano) in 45.44 seconds.

For the Latino Ranking Colombian rider Carlos Ramirez was the best with last double clear round in time of 46.47 seconds, to finish in sixth place with the 10-year-old stallion Happy Wandor van’t Roosakker (Wandor van de Mispelaere x V Cento), result that allowed him to add 45 World Ranking Points. Also scored points for Argentina’s Ramiro Quintana finishing tenth with 4 fouls and 44.30 seconds alongside the 9-year-old mare Iluna (Esmerald van’t Ruytershof x Darco), while Mexico’s Santiago Lambre culminated in 12th with the 9-year-old gelding Dingeman (Nintender x Darnels) with 4 fouls in 75.61 seconds and last-one Andrea Torres Guerrero of Colombia finishing 16th with the 9-year-old gelding Fifty Shades (Call Me Number One x Sion) in 4 fouls and 76.82 seconds.


Final Results