Victory for world number 57 Belgian Olivier Philippaerts who already has eight victories this 2015 FEI competitions. Buzzie Madden fourth, Colombian Daniel Bluman and Roberto Teran in the 11th and 15th. (Photo © Ben Radvanyi)
The Belgian rider Olivier Philippaerts took the victory today in the continuation of The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair CSI4 *, valid for the Northern American League of Word Cup held in Toronto, Canada, where thin exceeded exciting jump-off Irish Conor Swail.
About the exemplary H & M Legend of Love (Landzauber x Corgraf), 9 years old mare and owned by Ludo Philippaerts – Nothdurft Geral, Olivier Philippaerts set a time of 30.61 seconds to become the first double clear of a total of three ultimately they culminated the 20 pairs who indicated competition, qualified for the jump-off 5 of them.
The second place went to the speedy and effective Conor Swail of Ireland and Martha Louise (Maloubet of Pleville 1039 x Wolfgang), mare of 11 years and owned by Ariel and Susan Gran, with which it has already gained several victories in the 2015 sprint events. The court season by Swail was 32.04 seconds, while the Canadian representative Erynn Ballard with Bart C (Montreal x G.Ramiro Z) occupy third place with the last double clear in time of 34.99 seconds.
The five best of the competition completed two Amazons, first and occupying position 4 Bezzie Madden and his 13 years old mare Vanilla (Nabab de Reve x Clinton), knocked down a pole in 32.29 seconds, followed in fifth place Vanessa Mannix from Canada with Carolien vh Scheefkasteel (Perhaps vh Molenvondel x Quito de Baussy) completing the jump-off classified with 4 faults in 35.12 seconds.
Integrated by two Colombian riders Latin delegation was Daniel Bluman in the points in 11th place with mare Concreto Sancha LS (Chin Chin x Polydor) in field of 4 fouls in the regular round and 65.52 seconds. Meanwhile Roberto Teran that came from finishing third yesterday, he held today ranked 15th for only getting 5 valid points for the World Ranking with Brilliant du Rouet (Balou du Rouet x Caretani Z), exceeding the time allowed and penalized 1 Failure to total of 5 in 69.46 seconds.