Kevin Babington & Shorapur Claim $40,000 Triple Crown Nutrition Grand Prix

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Wellington, FL – April 25, 2018 – The third week of the ESP Spring Series concluded on Sunday, April 22, after a successful week of wins for Todd Minikus (USA) and Kevin Babington (IRL) at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC) in Wellington, Florida, USA.

A total of 31 entries contested the $40,000 Triple Crown Nutrition Grand Prix on Sunday, April 23, but none could catch Kevin Babington (IRL) & Shorapur (Stakkato Gold x Drosselklang II), who stopped the clock with no penalties and a winning time of 39.258 seconds.

Second place went to Margie Engle (USA) & Bockmanns Lazio (Lancer II x Cor de La Bryere), who rode through the Richard Jeffery designed jump-off course flawlessly in 40.409 seconds. Emanuel Andrade (VEN) took third with his own Hardrock Z (Heartbreaker x Carthago Z), with a penalty-free jumping-off performance in 40.867 seconds.

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Kevin Babington (IRL) & Shorapur in their awards presentation ceremony with ringmaster Steve Rector.

Source: Press Release (Edited) by PBIEC / ESP Productions

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