Dutch Robert Vos and Carat dominated the tiebreaking round in the Spanish Grand Prix, liquidating the aspirations of home rider Alberto Marquez Galobardes. Jaime Guerra Piedra from México finished fifth. (Photo © Herve Bonnaud / www.1clicphoto.com)
Dutch Victoria in Spring MET 2017 – Tour IV at Spain, being Robert Vos with 17-year-old gelding Carat (Cardento x Krevad) main protagonists of CSI 2* Grand Prix 1.45m – Gold 4, taking a time of 41.28 seconds in the tiebreaker.
Beginning the regular round a total of 49 pairs, Robert Vos commanded an extensive group of 20 jump-off classified, getting 50 World Ranking Points with his result plus a prize of €7,500. For second place Alberto Marquez Galobardes of Spain recorded a time of 41.82 seconds with 10-year-old gelding Croupier V (Kannan x Carthago) and third place was Aldrick Cheronnet of France in time of 41.90 seconds next to 10-year-old gelding Tanel des Bonnes (Watch Me*Hoy x Don Pierre).
For Latino Ranking Mexican Jaime Guerra Piedra obtained a good figuration in the jump-off round, occupying fifth place with a time of 43.13 seconds in company of 10-year-old mare Zamia 3 (Aljano x Dream O. Glory) to add 30 FEI Ranking Points. Closing the Latino’s group and being equally inside the points was Uri Rosenzweig of Chile in 16th place, completing its field in 4 faults and 44.33 seconds with 9-year-old gelding Upper (Diamant of Semilly x Nadir Di San Patrignano).