Pedro Veniss of Brazil new leader of the Latino Ranking.

After a year as leader of the Latino Ranking by Chilean Samuel Parot, Pedro Veniss of Brazil happened to occupy the highest distinction of the region. (Photo © Spruce Meadows Media Service)

Brazilian rider Pedro Veniss became the new leader of the Latino Ranking, after completing a month of 555 points, to overcome Chilean Samuel Parot.

After a year in command of the Latino Ranking by Samuel Parot, Pedro Veniss had one of the best months of his professional career, to become the main reference in the region, where he included one of the most important victories of his career to will take the $380,000 ‘Pan American’ Grand Prix that gave him 150 points of the 555 he accumulated.

Also Pedro Veniss got a second place in Belgium, a third in Calgary and two quarters also in Spruce Meadows, same classes where Parot has been participating, but for Veniss his best results took him even in the World Ranking, climb from the 57th position when accumulating 1,637 points until the position 40th with 1,891 points.

For Samuel Parot things remained the same, keeping his account at 1,730 points, same amount from last month, being valid one of his two fourth places in Spruce Meadows that gave him 80 points. Now in July, the Chilean will try to improve his results, which were not the best in the last year for the same month.

Colombian Carlos Lopez climbed to third place with 250 points in the month for a grand total of 1,520 points including a win at CSI 5* Cannes, that gave him 130 points. With the results of the month Lopez displaced the Brazilian and former leader of the Latino Ranking Marlon Modolo Zanotelli, who now totaled 1,504 points in an effective month with a victory, two second places and a third place.

Completed the Top 10 Latinos, Brazilian Yuri Mansur jump one position to fifth as did Mexico’s Santiago Lambre from the eighth to sixth, Brazil’s Eduardo Menezes fell to seventh, Mexico’s Patricio Pasquel was up to eighth, Rodrigo Lambre of Brazil moved from the tenth to the ninth and Uruguayan rider Juan Manuel Luzardo who made a good jump from 14th place to 10th with a second and a third place in that period.

For the Top 20 Antonio Maurer of Mexico was up until 11th, Felipe Ramos Guinato of Brazil improved five positions until 12th, Emanuel Andrade of Venezuela remained the same in box 13th, Mexican Eugenio Garza fell 4 places, Cassio Rivetti from Brazil was down 7 places, Rene López of Colombia improved three positions and Mexicans Fernando Martinez, Federico Fernandez, Jose Antonio Chedraui and Nicolas Pizarro occupied positions 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th.