Fabio Leivas da Costa (BRA) & Tosca de L’Esques won the $25,000 Omega Alpha – Equine Grand Prix CSI 4* yesterday during the Holiday & Horses CSI 4* at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC) in Wellington, Florida. The Brazilian and the 10-year-old bay Stud-Book Selle Français mare (Cardento x Apache d’Adriers) secured the victory by leaving all the poles up for the second consecutive time, registering 39.737 seconds during the tiebreaker.
Emanuel Andrade (VEN) chose to go for a clear while guiding Ricore Courcelle (Quaprice Bois Margot x Alme) during the jump-off, a strategy that paid off after the pair crossed the finish line in in 45.833 seconds.
Samuel Parot (CHI) & Dazzle White were the fastest of the finalists with four penalty-points in the decisive, claiming bronze honors in 42.236 seconds.
Source: Press Release by Kimberlyn Beaudoin for PBIEC
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Categories: CSI 4*