CSI 5*

Brian Moggre & MTM Flutterby Master Favorites to Win in $36,100 Cardel Homes Cup CSI 5* at Spruce Meadows

Brian Moggre of USA riding MTM Flutterby winner of the Cardel Homes Cup

Calgary, Canada – June 08, 2019 – The International Ring winner’s circle at Spruce Meadows is not just a place for the veterans of the show jumping world. This mornings $36,100 Cardel Homes Cup CSI 5* saw an array of horses and riders looking for their moment in the spotlight as a Spruce Meadows Champion.

Over 50 horse/rider combinations started the competition including top international riders Kent Farrington (USA), Steve Guerdat (SUI), Philipp Weishaupt (GER) and Eric Lamaze (CAN). None were able to best the time of seventeen year-old Brian Moggre (USA) and his home-bred chestnut mare MTM Flutterby (C-Indoctro – Grace). The duo posted a quick clear ride in 65.62 seconds to beat out some of the best to the winner’s circle.

Kent Farrington (USA) and Austria 2 (Casall x Corrado I) finished second with no penalties in 67.53 seconds.

Darragh Kenny (IRL) and Cazador LS (Casall LS x Unknown) rounded out the top three just seven-hundredths of a second slower than the latter two.

Winner’s Circle:

“It’s pretty sureal, I wasn’t expecting to be here this year early in the circuit but here we are and it’s awesome.” – Brian Moggre (USA) on his first trip to the Spruce Meadows winner’s circle.

Results – $36,100 Cardel Homes Cup CSI 5*

Place / Rider / Country / Horse / Penalty-points / Time

1. Brian Moggre (USA) & MTM Flutterby – 0 / 65.62

2. Kent Farrington (USA) & Austria 2 – 0 / 67.53

3. Darragh Kenny (IRL) & Cazador LS – 0 / 67.60

4. Richard Spooner (USA) & Love – 0 / 67.98

5. Darragh Kenny (IRL) & Christos – 0 /  67.99

6. Steve Guerdat (SUI) & Flair – 0 / 70.45

7. Rowan Willis (AUS) & Everse W – 0 / 70.73

8. Javier Fernandez (MEX) & End Good All Good – 0 / 73.64

9. Gerardo Pasquel (MEX) & Epicor da Gandarinha – 1 / 78.50

10. Jim Ifko (CAN) & Celine La Silla – 2 / 81.82

11. Patricio Pasquel (MEX) & Dublin – 2 / 83.04

12. Kent Farrington (USA) & Genasis – 3 / 88.24

Source: Press release from Spruce Meadows Media

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Photos: © Spruce Meadows Media / Jack Cusano