Mandy Porter of the United States of America was the only perfect course in which it signified the most important victory of its career in the CSI3*-W Rancho Murieta at Sacramento. (Photo © Alden Corrigan Media)
The American rider Mandy Porter celebrated the biggest victory of her career, being the only clear round of the $100,000 Longines FEI World Cup Jumping.
World number 545 Mandy Porter was able to dose her veteran 18-year-old gelding Milano (Orlando x Pomme Royal), completing a fast and perfect jump-off round in 39.16 seconds securing 80 World Ranking Points.
With the World Cup qualifying valid class for the North American League, Mandy Porter shone at CSI3* Rancho Murieta of Sacramento, California, showing the road on course designed by Brazilian Marina Azevedo and highlighting in the jump-off round with 4 classified riders.
For first four places the home riders took over, being precisely those who disputed the jump-off with Jenni Mcallister finished in second place alongside the 11-year-old gelding Leg Touch the Sun (Nekton x Capitol I) in 4 fouls and 40.98 seconds, for third place Californian Richard Spooner stopped the clock in 42.47 seconds accompanied by 10-year-old gelding Chatinus (Chacco-Blue x Argentinus) and fourth place for Sayre Happy with the 9-year-old Dolinn (Cardento x Lux) in 44.04 seconds.
For the Latino Ranking Colombia’s John Pérez was the only representative completing the 4 faults regular round faster in 70.74 seconds, allowing him to finish in fifth place and take 50 World Ranking Points with the 16-year-old mare Utopia (Ircolando x Notaris).
The class presented by Lasher’s Elk Grove Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram represented the second leg of the North American League West Division, where the Canadian Jenn Serek marches first and the next sleeve will be in Del Mar, California from October 18 to 22.