Tracy Fenney of the United States of America surprised at the 2017 Tryon Fall 3 CSI2* Grand Prix with a 38-cent second lead over Mexican rider Santiago Lambre. (photo © Sportfot)
American rider Tracy Fenney completed a surprising jump-off round, liquidated the aspirations of the jump-off riders classified.
After passing a regular round with 39 pairs, only 5 riders returned to the jump-off on a course designed by Briton Richard Jeffery where world number 371 Tracy Fenney added his third 2017 FEI win and sixth in her career.
While this year Tracy Fenney take the most important win of her career at the Upperville Grand Prix last June, today she made it clear with her flawless round with the 12-year-old gelding MTM Reve du Paradis (Crown Z x Kaline de Semilly), which will continue to climb positions in the FEI World Ranking with her 80 today’s points.
For second place and being the best representative of the Latino Ranking, Santiago Lambre of Mexico was very close with 38 hundredths of a second slower, completing his course in 48.77 seconds next to the 9-year-old mare Doloris (Harley VDL x Colina D) securing 45 World Ranking Points.
The top five finishers ran at the jump-off, taking third place Richie Moloney of Ireland with the 9-year-old gelding Rocksy Music (Ars Vivendi x Krafty Kate), representing the last double clear round of the night in 49.02 seconds. The fourth place was taken by American rider Lauren Tisbo, who marked the fastest time in 45.58 seconds with the 11-year-old gelding Brindis Bogibo (Grand Pilot I x Pacific), but knocked down a pole and last for the fifth place Jonathan Corrigan of Ireland with the 8-year-old gelding Loughnavatta Indigo (Luidam x VDL Arkansas), totaled 12 fouls in 49.90 seconds.
For the Latino Ranking headed by the formidable performance of Mexican rider Santiago Lambre, they were also able to add points by Samuel Parot from Chile in eighth place alongside 12-year-old gelding VDL Aberlino (Corland x Purioso) with a fasted 4 fouls regular round followed by Colombian Andrea Torres Guerreiro with the 9-year-old gelding Fifty Shades (Call Me Number One x Sion) in 78.35 seconds and Brazilian rider Luiz Francisco de Azevedo took 13th place with the 10-year-old gelding Collin (Colandro x Amethist) in 80.55 seconds.
Out of the points for the Latinos were Brazilian rider Celso Ariani in 19th place with the same 4 fouls in 83.13 seconds alongside the 9-year-old gelding Dali T (Phin Phin x Numero Uno), Gustavo Prato from Argentina totaled the same fouls in 20th position with the 12-year-old mare Carna Z (Crown Z x Grannus), while Brazil’s Francisco Lozinsky with 10-year-old stallion Tamerlan du Poncel (Mylord Carthago x Veneur De Baugy) stalked in 21st box. For his part Gianni Gabrielli of Argentina completed 8 fouls rounds with 9-year-old stallion Dimodo (Quasimodo Z x Calvados) in 25th, Adolpho Franco of Brazil with 9 fouls in 27th, while Luis Pedro Biraben of Argentina and Anna Christina Gansauer of Ecuador retired.