CSI 2*

Luiz Pimenta Alves & GB Celine R Claim R$18,000 Gerdau Prize at The Best Jump CSI 2*-W

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Luiz Felipe Pimenta Alves (BRA) & GB Celine R won the R$18,000 Gerdau Prize class yesterday on the second day of competition during The Best Jump CSI 2*-W at the Sociedade Hípica Porto Alegrense in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

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Luiz Felipe Pimenta Alves (BRA) & GB Celine R flying toward victory

The Brazilian and the 10-year-old bay Brazilian Sport Horse mare stormed to victory in the 1.45m jump-off challenge by being the fastest of the only three combinations that registered a double clear, stopping the timers in 44.41 seconds during the tiebreaker.

Second place was claimed by Felipe Lopes Morgan (BRA) & Dartagnan JB with a time of 44.60 seconds.

Pedro Backheuser (BRA) & JCR Quantico (Quidam de Revel x Landritter) earned bronze honors after posting their second penalty-free run, going through the timers in 45.78 seconds.

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Luiz Felipe Pimenta Alves (BRA) & Jorge Gerdau Johannpeter during the awards ceremony

Full Results here.

Photos: © The Best Jump / Itamar Aguiar