Mexican rider Santiago Lambre added his second win in a row at the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival in Michigan with a formidable jump-off. (Photo © Diana Hadsall Photography)
The Mexican rider Santiago Lambre added a new victory to his account, after repeating for second class in a row at Michigan securing 50 World Ranking Points.
The course designed by the Portuguese Bernardo Costa Cabral for 30 pairs was defined in the jump-off round of the $35,000 Welcome Stake CSI2* with Santiago Lambre showing the road alongside the 9-year-old mare Doloris (Harley VDL x Colorado D) in time of 37.47 seconds.
With the today result, Santiago Lambre added his fourth 2017 FEI victory surpassing by 49 hundredths of a second to the American rider Abigail McArdle and her 10-year-old gelding Chuck Berry 8 (Chacco-Blue x Watzmann) obtaining a time of 37.96 seconds while completing Top 5 Ireland rider Darragh Kerins in third place at 39.17 seconds, fourth place for Michael Morrissey of the United States with a time of 41.71 seconds and fifth place repeated Darragh Kerins in 43.34 seconds.
For the Latino Ranking led by Santiago Lambre, who also ranked ninth, Argentine rider Ramiro Quintana was ranked 11th to score World Ranking Points completing his jump-off in 4 fouls and 41.91 seconds with the 9-year-old mare Iluna (Emerald van’t Ruytershof x Darco). Also scored Venezuelan rider Alejandro Karolyi in 13th place with the 14-year-old gelding Willow (Guidam x Little Rock) and Argentine rider Ignacio Maurin in box 16th alongside the 13-year-old stallion Thriller P ( Cardento x Lucky Light).
Resultado Final $35,000 Welcome Stake CSI2*
1.- Doloris / Santiago Lambre / MEX / Santiago Lambre / 0 / 0 / 37.47
2.- Chuck Berry 8 / Abigail McArdle / USA / Plain Bay Sales / 0 / 0 / 37.96
3.- Silteplait De Circee / Darragh Kerins / IRL / Remarkable Farms LP / 0 / 0 / 39.17
4.- Chance STE Hermelle / Michael Morrissey / USA / QBS Equestrian LLC / 0 / 0 / 41.71
5.- Rebeca LS / Darragh Kerins / IRL / Remarkable Farms LP / 0 / 0 / 43.34
6.- Victorio 5 / Adam Prudent / FRA / Plain Bay Sales / 0 / 0 / 43.89
7.- Waomi / Meagan Nusz / USA / Amalaya Investments / 0 / 4 / 38.74
8.- Sovereign / Lisa Goldman / USA / Barbara Disko / 0 / 4 / 38.77
9.- Ibabco / Santiago Lambre / MEX / Santiago Lambre / 0 / 4 / 39.65
10.- Itile Horta / Scott Lenkart / USA / South Haven Farm / 0 / 4 / 39.96
11.- Iluna / Ramiro Quintana / ARG / Michael Smith / 0 / 4 / 41.91
12.- Cade / Abigail McArdle / USA / David McArdle / 0 / 4 / 46.85