McKayla Langmeier took the first win for under-25s in the ‘Pan American’ CSI 5* week at Spruce Meadows, ranking first, second and third the US riders. Jorge Canedo Vincent of Mexico best latino. (Photo © Spruce Meadows Media Service)
The first class of the ‘Pan American’ CSI 5* week presented by Rolex for under 25, had like a winner the American rider McKayla Langmeier, to shine in the Winning Round of the $35,000 Canadian Utilities U25.
On a course designed by Canadian Peter Grant, rider McKayla Langmeier was outperforming a regular round with 35 pairs and then 11 riders animated the Winning Round, completing her course in 42.57 seconds with the 9-year-old gelding Iliano van Dabellendreet (Ogano Sitte O x Skippy II), getting 50 World Ranking Points.
The class that is for all riders under 25-year-old, had a completely American end, who finished in the top three, where the last week winner Lucy Deslauriers finished second with the 12-year-old gelding Hester (Wandor van de Mispelaere X Palestro Vd Begijnakker) in time of 43.07 seconds and third place Alex Matz with the 9-year-old gelding Cashew CR (Cassini II x Quinar) registering 44.23 seconds.
Canadians Ben Asselin and Julia Madigan would escort the American trio in fourth and fifth place.
For the Latino Ranking were able to add FEI Ranking Points Jorge Canedo Vincent of Mexico, occupying the eighth place in time of 49.04 seconds with the 11-year-old mare Nintara (Nintender x Cento). Also the Mexican Andrés Azcárraga with Al Capone (Candillo x Argentinus) in tenth place, Juan José Zendejas Salgado was 11th with Just Nice van het Indihof (Deauville de la Vie x Toulon) and Greta Matienzo next to the 10-year-old gelding Quintador finished in 15th place.