Vilmoura, Quarteira, Faro, Portugal – February 11, 2021 – Laura Renwick (GBR) and Arkuga were up to their old tricks today during the third week of the Vilamoura Atlantic Tour at the Vilamoura Equestrian Centre. Like many times before at Francisco Moura Arena of the renowned circuit the British rider rode Arkuga to win the €25,700 Speed Challenge CSI 3*.
Renwick rode the 2011 Anglo-European Sport Horse (AES) gelding (Arko III x Heartbreaker) beautifully throughout the 1.45m track before tripping the timers in 59.75 seconds for the victory.
Leon Thijssen (NED) and Faithless Mvdl (Ukato x Clinton) were the closest ones, earning silver honoras after a penalyt-free performance in 61.43 seconds.
The third spot on the podium was secured by Bronislav Chudyba (SVK) and Liston Achterhoek (Clarence C x Thunder van de Zuuthoeve), who registered no penalties in 64.56 seconds.
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Photo: © Vilamoura Equestrian Centre