Fort Worth, Texas – December 19, 2021 – Kristen Vanderveen (USA) and Bull Run’s Prince of Peace earned a curtain-call victory in the $40,000 Lugano Diamonds 1.45m Speed CSI 4*-W last Sunday during the Split Rock Jumping Tour’s Fort Worth International CSI 4*-W at Will Rogers Coliseum.
The 1.45m contest featured 27 combinations, with the American and Bull Run Jumper‘s 12-year-old bay Holsteiner gelding (Cardenio x Contender) claiming top honors backed by a penalty-free performance in 59.74 seconds.
Rowan Willis (AUS) and Wellington Grey Goose raced towards a second-place finish, registering no penalties in 60.48 seconds.
The most consistent rider in North America the past few months, Conor Swail (IRL) teamed up with Gamble (Vingino x Indoctro) for another podium finish, this time earning bronze honors in 60.60 seconds.
Final Results – $40,000 Lugano Diamonds Speed Challenge CSI 4*-W
1) Kristen Vanderveen (USA) & Bull Run’s Prince Of Peace – 0 / 59.74
2) Rowan Willis (AUS) & Wellington Grey Goose – 0 / 60.48
3) Conor Swail (IRL) & Gamble – 0 / 60.60
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