Luis Larrazabal and G&C Close Up. Photo Credit ©PBIEC.
Wellington, FL – September 27, 2017 – The Palm Beach International Equestrian Center concluded its first week of competition following Hurricane Irma, beginning September 22 and continuing through September 24, hosting the ESP Florida State Fall competition.
The 1.35m TackNRider Jumper Stake saw G&C Close Up, owned by San Fransisco Stables and piloted by Luis Larrazabal of Wellington, FL, take top honors after the duo stopped the jump-off timers in 46.144 seconds. Joaquim Malta De Abreu of Wellington, FL and Arino Du Rouet, owned by Two Swans Farm, took second place with a time of 48.16 seconds, ahead of Juan Bolanos of Loxahatchee, FL and his own Valmont De Hus, collecting third place with a jump-off time of 52.928 seconds and adding nine faults to their score.
The NAL Child/Adult Jumper Classic was championed by Isabel Ernst of Vero Beach, FL and Cabaret, owned by Alexandra Vanderrest, who topped the class with a time of 34.447 seconds. Ansley Wright of Manalapan, FL and Coriano Van Het Hermitage, owned by Wright, collected second place on a jump-off time of 35.641. Third place was awarded to Olivia Notman of Boca Raton, FL aboard her own Blueprint, completing the short track in 39.973 seconds.
Coriano Van Het Hermitage and Ansley Wright of Manalapan, FL took home championship honors in the Pessoa/USEF Hunter Seat Medal, while Ansgar Holtgers Jr. of Wellington, FL and Gut Einhaus, LLC’s Tip Top Du Moulin took home second place awards. Third place went to Samantha Twohill of West Palm Beach, FL and Carit DMZ, owned by Eagle Valley Partners, LLC.
Bernadette Louise Chungunco of New York, NY and her own Elena topped the M&S Child/Adult Classic after a jump-off ending in 53.899 seconds and two faults. Second place was awarded to Chungunco, showing her own Danger G. Bruna Silva of Windermere, FL rode Zebrina TN to the third place position.
Serenade in Blue, owned by Little Brook Farms, Inc. and ridden Ansley Wright of Manalapan, FL, took home champion honors in the $500 Pony Hunter Classic. Wright and Viva Las Vegas, owned by Little Brook Farms, Inc., were presented with second place honors. Megan McCarthy’s More Like It, ridden by Savonna Adell, ended the class with third place honors.
Madison Wanicka of Palm Beach, FL and her own Robin Hood captured top honors in the THIS Children’s Medal, while Chase Finzio of Boca Raton, FL and Penkivil, owned by Kyle Finizio, took second place. Ashley Gregory and Quarterback, owned by Blaire Kintz, were presented with third place.
The Ariat National Adult Medal saw Olivia Notman of Boca Raton, FL and Santa best the competition, taking champion honors, while the ASPCA/Maclay Medal saw Ansgar Holtgers Jr of Wellington, FL and Tip Top Du Moulin, owned by Gut Einhaus, LLC, take the championship ahead of Samantha Twohill, piloting Carit DMZ, owned by Eagle Valley Partners, LLC, who finished in second. Third place went to Ansley Wright and Coriano Van Het Hermitage, owned by Wright.
The Large Pony Hunter Division saw Emma Vandenhouten of Plantation, FL and her own Spiderman rode to earn the divisional champion title, while Ansley Wright of Manalapan, FL and Serenade in Blue took reserve champion.
Jayme Taylor of Ashburn, VA and Napoli De Reve, owned by Margie Lamb, finished atop the Low Adult Hunter Division, while Leah Patipa of Wellington, FL and her own Mohegan Sun, captured reserve champion honors.
The Small Pony Hunter Division saw Trinity Beitler of Coconut Creek, FL and Posh, owned by Charles Moorcroft, take top honors in the division, while she also piloted Short Stack, owned by Castlewood Farm Inc., to reserve champion.
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