Vejer de la Frontera, Spain – October 09, 2020 – It took just 64.54 seconds for Dermott Lennon (IRL) to take the win in the Big Tour €25,525 Speed Challenge CSI 3* on Friday during the fourth week of the Sunshine Tour‘s Autumn Tour.
The 1.45m challenge featured 50 competitors take to the David Broome arena. Lennon rode MJM Pursuit, the 11-year-old bay Irish Sport Horse mare (Aldato – Mountain Mist) owned by MJM (IOM) Holdings.
Dermott managed to keep Bruce Goodin (NZL) in second place by a mere faction of a second on Backatorps Danny V who stopped the clock in 65 seconds flat.
Third place was claimed by Matthew Sampson (GBR) aboard Paul Walker, a gelding (Perigueu x Cornet Obolensky), owned by Gut Einhaus LLC, and previously ridden here at the Autumn Tour by Laura Kraut (USA). The duo registered a penalty-free run in 66.83 seconds.
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Source: Press release from the Sunshine Tour
Photo: © Sunshine Tour / Moises Basallote Fotografia