Second straight win for the Brazilian rider Rodrigo Lambre in company with the mare Charielle accumulating 100 points in two class for the World Ranking and surpassing this time the Mexican Nicolas Pizarro and American Audrey Coulter. (Photo © Anwar Esquivel)
Second day of CSI4* Valle de Bravo in Mexico and for the second consecutive time the Brazilian rider Rodrigo Lambre takes the victory in the FEI class, this time being qualifying for the Grand Prix on Saturday by winning the $ 35,000 Longines World Cup Qualifier 1.50 m, with which he managed to score 50 points and totaling 100 to World Ranking.
Under the design course by Guilherme Jorge of Brazil, Rodrigo Lambre taught the way in a jump-off that included only 3 finishers, after passing a regular round of 37 enrollment. Lambre with Nicolas Pizarro of Mexico and Audrey Coulter from United States, would be responsible for defining the winner, Rodrigo second date being the winner followed by the 10-years-old mare Charielle (Chacco-Blue x Argentinus) owned by Mario Oñate & Rodrigo Lambre in time of 41.18 seconds. For the second Nicolas Pizarro and the 10-years-old gelding Barbaro (Balou du Rouet x Carthago) owned by Pizarro, managed the second and final double clear on the class, which left in the third to Audrey Coulter and Alex (Arpeggio x Mon Cheri) owned by Copernicus Stables, Llc with a takedown to total a jump-off of 4 faults in 45.21 seconds.
Top Five’s complete by two home riders with Alfredo Ramirez Piedra in fourth place by the 12-years-old gelding Red Gold, owned by Mariana Arechiga Suberville, exceeding the time allowed in the regular round to be penalized with 1 fault his perfect course and ultimately accumulating one per time in 80.19 seconds. For the fifth Federico Fernandez experienced the same fate as Ramirez with the horse Guru (VDL Douglas Ard x Clover Brigade) a 11-year-old gelding owned by Fernandez and penalized 1 fault in court without demolitions and time of 81.42 seconds.