American rider Molly Ashe-Cawley took victory for the second year in a row at the Angelstone Tournaments Grand Prix. (Photo © Archive)
American rider Molly Ashe-Cawley did it again and take the $86,600 Grand Prix FEI 1.60m victory in the second week of CSI3* Rockwood.
With an ambitious atmosphere and course designed by Mexican Oscar Soberon at the Angelstone Tournaments, a total of 29 pairs animated the class that awarded 80 World Ranking Points for the winner Molly Ashe-Cawley, leading the jump-off with 4 riders classified.
Presenting for second year in a row with the 16-year-old gelding Pjotter van de Zonnehoeve (Padinus x Emilion), Molly Ashe-Cawley completed his course in 38.68 seconds to mark the first of two double clear round that finished in the Grand Prix, while the also American Ali Wolff escorted her in second place with the 12-year-old gelding Casall (Casall x Capitol I) in 39.09 seconds.
Although Shannon Clifford completed one-two-three for the United States, her time was the fastest of the jump-off in 37.46 seconds with the 12-year-old gelding Riesling de Milvrault (Elan de la Cour x Kessel II), but knockdown a fence to finish in 4 fouls. The Canadians Keean White and Erynn Ballard completed the top five, with Keean White closing the jump-off round in 8 fouls and Erynn Ballard completing the fastest 4-foul regular round.
Chile’s Samuel Parot ranks sixth by the Latino Ranking, completing a regular round of 4 fouls and 77.32 seconds with the 12-year-old mare Romance du Criolo (Kannan x Dandy du Plape). With this result Samuel Parot secured 45 World Ranking Points, where he again seeks to displace the Brazilian Pedro Veniss of the leadership as best Latino.