Belgian rider Nicola Philippaerts won the second FEI event of the 2017 Tryon Fall 6 CSI3* with a fasted jump-off round and beating American Sidney Shulman. (Photo © Sportfot)
Belgian rider Nicola Philippaerts won the $35,000 1.45m Horseware Ireland Jumper Stake CSI3*, completing a fasted tiebreaker round against 15 riders.
After completing a regular round with 38 pairing on course designed by American Anthony D’Ambrosio, the Belgian rider Nicola Philippaerts commanded the tiebreaker round in time of 36.93 seconds with the 9-year-old mare Inouk P (Thunder Van De Zuuthoeve x Donna), assuring with his victory 50 World Ranking Points.
With 16 riders qualified for the jump-off, only 9 would complete the double clear rounds with Nicola Philippaerts showing the way and beating American rider Sydney Shulman with her 14-year-old mare Wamira (Oklund x Kamira) achieving a time of 37.23 seconds, while third place was also American Shawn Casady accompanied by the 13-year-old gelding Zephyr (Landor S x Tobelia) in 37.48 seconds.
The legion of the Latino Ranking had another good day with the second FEI class of 2017 Tryon Fall 6 CSI3*, when Argentine rider Luis Pedro Biraben took fourth place registering a time of 37.56 seconds with the 8-year-old stallion Eres Tu to add 35 World Ranking Points. For his part, Emanuel Andrade of Venezuela set a good pace in his tiebreaker round with the 16-year-old gelding U (Monaco x Calypso) in a time of 38.24 seconds, adding another 25 points to his monthly account. Both riders not only managed to figure with their fourth and sixth place each, but also classified their second horses to the decisive round, leaving Argentine rider with the 8-year-old gelding Colorado 210 (Coronas x Lenardo) in 14th place and a step higher in 13th, Venezuelan rider did it with his 14-year-old gelding Clouwni (Colman x La Zarras).
Also yesterday’s winner Santiago Lambre from Mexico add points occupying 11th place with the 9-year-old gelding D’Artagnan (Mr. Blue x Carthago) and marking the second best time of jump-off in 36.42 seconds, but a knockdown a pole to took him away from all possibility.
Out of the points were Chilean Samuel Parot with the 12-year-old gelding VDL Aberlino (Corland x Purioso) occupying 25th place in 5 fouls field, Daniel Stransky of Venezuela with 8 fouls next to the 12-year-old mare Romance du Criolo (Kannan x Dandy du Plape) at 27th, also Venezuelan rider Juan Ortíz was 29th with the 16-year-old gelding Nenuphar’Jac (Cumano x Pidayack) and Argentine rider Stefano Baruzzo was 34th with 17 faults accompanied by the 16-year-old gelding Uitteraard (Number One x Brugraaf).