Calgary, Alberta, Canada – September 06, 2019 – Kent Farrington (USA) and Jasper won the $75,000 ATCO Solutions Cup CSI 5* yesterday during the ‘Masters‘ Tournament at Spruce Meadows in Calgary, Province of Alberta, Canada.
It was another beautiful day at Spruce Meadows and the ATCO Solutions (1.50m) started things off on the International Ring. Fifty-nine horse/rider combinations took on the 425m track designed by FEI course designer Leopoldo Palacios (VEN) hoping to produce a clear round and qualify for the jump off.
Twenty-three fault free rounds qualified for the jump off including Scott Brash (GBR), Eric Lamaze (CAN) and Kent Farrington (USA).
Farrington and Jasper were in top form, with the American guiding the 10-year-old Belgian Warmblood stallion (Heartbreaker x Wega van’t Gestelhof) towards a clear jump-off round in a time of 35.48 seconds.
Lorenzo de Luca (ITA) and Limestoney Grey (Try Time x Unknown) were the runners-up, the only difference being their time of 35.56 seconds.
Bruno Chimirri (ITA) and Tower Mouche (Diamant de Semilly x Bleu Blank Rouge II) were also double clear, rounding out the top three with a jump-off time of 37.35 seconds.
“The level of competition here (Spruce Meadows) is second to none as always and happy to start with a win. ” – Kent Farrington (USA) on his win in the ATCO Solutions competition.
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Source: Press release from Spruce Meadows Media
Photo: © Spruce Meadows Media / Jack Cusano