Laura Renwick of Great Britain made it back and added her second win in Portugal, finishing one-two alongside Jessica Mendoza. (Photo © oneclick)
British rider Laura Renwick made it back and added her second win in a row at CSI 3* Vilamoura in Portugal.
Disputing the speed class €24,600 CSI3* Table A 1.45m on course designed by Bernardo Costa Cabral, Laura Renwick led the British one-two alongside Jessica Mendoza, where the winner accompanied by the 11-year-old gelding Bingtang II (Tangelo van de Zuuthoeve x Orlando) took 50 World Ranking Points, being her advantage superior to 3 seconds in 70.20 seconds.
Taking a comfortable advantage against the British Jessica Mendoza it was in second place with the 10-year-old gelding Horst van de Mispelaere (Wandor van de Mispelaere x Polydor) in a time of 73.40 seconds and third Gert Jan Bruggink from Holland with the 14-year-old gelding Vampite (Marome NW x Voltaire) in 73.83 seconds.
Luca Maria Moneta of Italy followed in fourth place, performing with the 14-year-old mare Percine Dream (Jarnac x Alcamera) in a time of 74.14 seconds and completing the top five in fifth place Harriet Nuttall of Great Britain with the 9-year-old gelding Galway Bay Jed (Romanov x Lux) in 74.26 seconds.
For the Latino Ranking none of its members managed to finish within the World Ranking Points, being Felipe Ramos Guinato of Brazil the best placed 17th, after stopping the clock in 88.24 seconds along with the 8-year-old Vasco de Gamas (Nartago x Thurin) and be penalized with a foul. Also his countryman Joao Victor Castro was 32nd along with the 8-year-old gelding Chippo Z (Chippendale Z x Faust Z) and Adir Abreu Junior in 34th with the 9-year-old gelding Andreas Spb Z (Air Jordan Z x Lan Daris), exceeded the time and finished both riders in 5 fouls.
With more complicated rounds were by Latinos Bernardo Naveillan of Chile with the 8-year-old-mare Voisine de Normandie (Notrestar Dela Nutria x Kannan*Gfe) in 57th place accumulating 19 faults and Mexican rider Jose Alfredo Hernández Ortega with the 8-yaer-old stallion Grupo Prom Jivaro (Nonstop x Toulon) escorted him in 58th place with 28 fouls.