José Luiz Guimarães de Carvalho (BRA) & Deauville won the Grand Prix last Sunday during the 14th and final leg counting for the Sociedade Hípica Paulista – SHP Jumping Ranking at its equestrian center in São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.
A total of 11 other combinations had qualified to take part in the 1.45m jump-off course but Carvalho and the 9-year-old mare made the most of being the penultimate combination that entered the ring, cruising towards another penalty-free performance in 34.03 seconds for the triumph, taking home a brand new Renault Brasil Kwid Intense.
Patsy Zurita & Premiere Xindoctro Método
Second place was claimed by Patsy Mourão Zurita (BRA) & Horse a Porter Premiere Xindoctro Método (Indoctro x Papillon Rouge) with no penalties and a time of 34.25 seconds during the tiebreaker.
José Roberto Reynoso Fernandez Filho & Diamaro
José Roberto Reynoso Fernandez Filho (BRA) & Diamaro rounded out the top three after leaving all the poles up for the second time in 35.11 seconds.
José Luiz Carvalho – Trophy & Brand New Car
Source: Press Release by SHP – Sociedade Hípica Paulista
Photos: © Luis Carlos Ruas