San Juan Capistrano, California, USA – April 04, 2021 – Vani Khosla (USA) and Billy Mexico emerged victoriously once again, claiming top honors in the $25,000 Markel Insurance Classic last Thursday during the second week of the Blenheim Spring Classic at the Rancho Mission Viejo Riding Park.
Riding the 16-year-old Anglo-European Sport Horse (Cevin Z x Le Mexico), the American was the only rider to clear all the 1.45m obstacles in the speed challenge, stopping the timers in 76.73 seconds for the victory.
Kyle King (USA) and Coffee to Go had one rail down for four penalty-points but still managed to secure silver honors due to their time of 77.693 seconds.
Matt Archer (USA) and Luigi vd Bisschop (Bamako de Muze x Nabab de Reve) had the same score as the latter two, rounding out the top three in 78.493 seconds.
Final Results – $25,000 Silver Tour Markel Insurance Classic – 1.45m
1) Vani Khosla (USA) & Billy Mexico – 0 / 76.73
2) Kyle King (USA) & Coffee To Go – 4 / 77.693
3) Matt Archer (USA) & Luigi VD Bisschop – 4 / 78.493
Source: Press release by Blenheim EquiSports
Photos: © McCool Photography