Todd Minikus & Amex Z Take the Gold in $25,000 Horseware Ireland Welcome Stake at Tryon

2020. TIEC Welcome Todd Minikus & Amex Z TIEC

Mill Spring, North Carolina, USA – June 14, 2020 – Todd Minikus (USA) and Amex Z secured a double victory during Tryon Summer I at Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) winning the $25,000 Horseware Ireland Welcome Stake last Thursday.

Before also claiming top honors in $75,000 Tryon Resort Grand Prix last Sunday, the American and the 2009 Zangersheide mare (Andiamo Z x Landaris), owned by Bit By Bit Group, topped a field of 30 other combinations after registering no penalties and a jump-off time of 37.099 seconds.

Shane Sweetnam (IRL) and Hunters Conlypso II (Contendro x Calypso II) were the runners-up, the only difference being their final time of 38.592 seconds.

Rowan Willis (AUS) and Diablo VII rounded out the top three backed by two penalty-free efforts, the decisive one in 39.241 seconds.

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Source: Press release from Tryon International Equestrian Center

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