Geneva, Switzerland – December 12, 2019 – Kent Farrington (USA) and Creedance left dust to the rest of the field in the $120,000 Trophée de Genève CSI 5* yesterday during the CHI of Geneva 5* in Switzerland.
Thirteen out of the 48 combinations that entered the ring qualified for the jump-off of the 1.55m challenge, with the American rider and the 12-year-old chestnut Dutch Warmblood gelding (Lord Z x Notaris) were victorious, leaving dust to the field after a penalty-free jump-off performance in 32.88 seconds.
The duo had already won the Trophée de Genève in 2016 and the Credit Suisse Challenge in 2018. Moreover, Farrington also claimed top honors in the Rolex IJRC Top 10 Final in 2015 with Voyeur and the one in the Rolex Grand Prix in 2017 with Gazelle.
Michael Pender (IRL) and HHS Burnchurch (Heritage Fortunus x Cavalier Royale) were the early leaders and would be surpassed only by the eventual winners, registering no penalties and a time of 34.16 seconds during the tiebreaker.
Harrie Smolders (NED) and Une de L’Othain (Conterno Grande x Cento) completed the podium backed by two flawless efforts, the decisive one in 34.51 seconds.
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Source: News release from CHI Geneva
Photo: © CHI Geneva