In a clearly Latino final, Luiz Francisco de Azevedo beat Venezuelan Emanuel Andrade who was second and third. (Photo © Sportfot)
Brazilian Luiz Felipe de Azevedo won the $5,000 1.35m Stake with 53 pairs on course designed by Ken Krome of the United States, surpassing by a very close margin to Venezuelan Emanuel Andrade, who would occupy the second and third place.
For the winner presented with 12-year-old gelding Axel P (Casco x Iroko) completed his jump-off in 36.29 seconds, achieving a small advantage of 7 hundredths of a second to Venezuelan owner of the following two positions in 36.36 seconds with 7-year-old Tupac van de Vrombautscheve Z and 36.59 seconds with 8-year-old mare Jenni’s Chance (Clinton I x Heartbreaker).
Angel Karolyi (VEN), Diego González Cremer (ARG), Michelle Navarro (PER), Celso Ariani (BRA), Carlos Quiñones (ARG) and Santiago Lambre (MEX) also participated.