British rider Laura Renwick completed the sweep at CSI3* Vilamoura in Portugal, to now take the Grand Prix victory. (Photo © oneclick)
British rider Laura Renwick completed the sweep at CSI3* Vilamoura in Portugal, after her third win of the week.
It was the first time in 3 years that Laura Renwick win the Grand Prix at CSI Vilamoura and today the British accompanied by the 16-year-old gelding Bintang II (Tangelo van de Zuuthoeve x Orlando) completed the tiebreaking round in 37.85 seconds and secured three of the four weeks wins.
For the course designed by Bernardo Costa Cabral, Laura Renwick took 50 World Ranking Points with this victory, after to be crowned 79 times in those 3 years, but now it did obtain in the CSI3* Grand Prix 1.50m the highest honors, in a very productive week that will undoubtedly help her to climb good positions in the next measurement of the Longines FEI Ranking.
The second place ended in the possession of young Dutch Lisa Nooren with the 10-year-old mare VDL Groep Centora de Wallyro (Dobel’s Cento x Aledo), obtaining a time of 38.33 seconds and third place Francesca Ciriesi of Italy was the last competitor who lowered the barrier of the 40 seconds without demolition, next to the 10-year-old gelding Call Me Spock (Clarimo x Con Air) in 39.74 seconds.
For the Latino Ranking Brazilian rider Joao Victor Castro with the 11-year-old gelding Quentin PJ (Quidam of Revel x Shield 19) stood out, obtaining the fourth place that reported to him 35 World Ranking Points being his time of 40.44 seconds. Very close his countryman Felipe Ramos Guinato finished sixth, completing his jump-yoff round in 4 fouls and 39.36 seconds with the 13-year-old gelding Zenzero (Kashmir Van Schuttershof x Burggraaf).
Did not have the same fate Brazilian Adir Abreu Junior along with 10-year-old gelding Hunter van Het Indihof (Bentley van de Heffinck x Mr. Blue), exceeding the time allowed in 22nd place accumulating 5 fouls in 77.49 seconds and followed by American rider Karry McCahill from United States in 23rd position with the 12-year-old stallion Vatson Sitte (Cardento x Chellano Z) in 77.72 seconds. Jose Alfredo Hernández Ortega of Mexico accumulated the same 5 fouls in 26th position with the 16-year-old gelding Grupo Prom Jack (Ovatio x Heartbreaker), while Brazilian rider Francisco Jose Mesquita Musa finished with 8 faults in box 34th next to the 12-year-old gelding Filou Egyptian Empire (Querlybet Hero x Ahorn Z). The Latino group closing by Chilean rider Bernardo Naveillan in 38th place when completing his tour in 12 fouls with the 8-year-old mare Daisy du Grand Moustier (Quaser de l’Ile x Fidji du Fleury).