The Mexican Santiago Lambre achieved a Hat Trick at the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival in Michigan, dominating the $50,000 Flintfields Farm Grad Prix CSI2*. (Photo © Diana Hadsall Photography)
The Mexican rider Santiago Lambre continued his good streak at the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival and added his third victory in a row.
Making a Hat Trick, Santiago Lambre dominated in this opportunity the Amalaya Investments $50,000 Flintfields Farm Grand Prix CSI2* to secure 50 World Ranking Points, along with the 9-year-old mare Doloris (Harley VDL x Colorado D) and sweep with the results in the last two weeks.
The class that started with 27 pairs, was defined in the jump-off round with a time of 38.55 seconds acted by Santiago Lambre and was escorted by Michael Morrissey of the United States, who completed his course in 38.97 seconds accompanied by the 9-year-old mare Chance STE Hervelle (Calvaro x Hemmingway).
Completed the six-round classified American Theo Genn with the 9-year-old gelding Dirocco Blue (Siroco Blue VDL x Quat’Sous) for fourth place, also American Meagan Nusz recording the best time of the jump-off in 38.23 seconds, but knocked down a pole with the 14-year-old mare Waomi (Lupicor x Boreas).
For the Latino Ranking they were in the fifth place Ramiro Quintana of Argentina next to the 9-year-old mare Iluna (Emerald van’t Ruytershof x Darco) in field of 4 fouls and 43.05 seconds, while the Venezuelan rider Alejandro Karolyi closed the jump-off in sixth place with the 14-year-old gelding Willow (Guidam x Little Rock) totaling 8 fouls in 49.47 seconds. Also managed to score World Ranking Points Ignacio Maurin of Argentina, occupying the 11th position with the 16-year-old gelding Uitteraard (Numero Uno x Burggraaf), exceeding the time allowed and completing in 1 foul with 73.81 seconds its field.
Final Results Amalaya Investments $50,000 Flintfields Farm Grand Prix CSI2*
1.- Doloris/Santiago Lambre (MEX) 0 / 0 / 38.55
2.- Chance STE Hermelle/Michael Morrissey (USA) 0 / 0 / 38.97
3.- Dirocco Blue/Theo Genn (USA) 0 / 0 / 43.45
4.- Waomi/Meagan Nusz (USA) 0 / 4 / 38.23
5.- Iluna/Ramiro Quintana (ARG) 0 / 4 / 43.05
6.- Willow/Alejandro Karolyi (VEN) 0 / 8 / 49.47
7.- Victorio 5/Adam Prudent (USA) 1 / 72.34
8.- Coachella/Erin Haas (USA) 1 / 72.56
9.- Udsrtum Du Lys/Alexa Lowe-Wiseman (USA) 1 / 72.63
10.- Rebeca LS/Darragh Kerins (IRL) 1 / 72.72
11.- Uitteraard/Ignacio Maurin (ARG) 1 / 73.81
12.- Cade/Abigail McArdle (USA) 4 / 66.59