David Blake & Dy Zento Top $25,000 McCurry Deck Motors Grand Prix at TIEC

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David Blake (IRL) & Dy Zento won the $25,000 McCurry Deck Motors Grand Prix last Saturday during the Tryon Spring Series at the Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) in Mill Spring, North Carolina.

The and the 10-year-old bay Dutch Warmblood gelding (Zento x Goodtimes) claimed top honors by being the faster of the only two combinations that registered two penalty-free runs, completing the jump-off in 46.617 seconds.

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Juan Ortiz (VEN) & Nenuphar’Jac

Juan Ortiz (VEN) & Nenuphar’Jac were the only other combination with no penalties throughout their both performances, finishing second with a time of 46.684 seconds during the tiebreaker.

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Brittni Raflowitz (USA) & Hilton van de Breepoel

Brittni Raflowitz (USA) & Hilton van de Breepoel (Contact van de Heffinck x Opium) registered the fastest time among all the finalists, but one pole down in 44.863 seconds in their second outing meant that they would settle in third place.

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Podium: 2- Juan Ortiz (VEN) 1-David Blake (IRL) 3 – Brittni Raflowitz

Full Results here.

Photos: © TIEC