Ocala, Florida, USA – February 20, 2022 – With the conclusion of the fifth week, the 2022 Hits Ocala Winter Circuit has reached the halfway point! The Ocala Winter Festival featured FEI CSI2* competition, the $100,000 Ocala Electric Utility USEF Grand Prix, a $10,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby, and so much more! Read on for the winners of Week V’s featured competition.
No stranger to big wins at Hits Ocala, Germany’s Andre Thieme (GER) claimed another impressive victory in Sunday’s $100,000 Ocala Electric Utility Grand Prix. Rowan Willis (AUS) posted the first clear time around Ken Krome’s jump-off course with his second attempt at it, but he was bested by the next rider, Francois Lamontagne (CAN). The final of eight riders, Thieme and DSP Chakaria navigated the course in 35.431, nearly three seconds better than the field!
Final Results – $100,000 Ocala Electric Utility Grand Prix
1) Andre Thieme (GER) & DSP Chakaria – 0 / 35.431
2) Francois Lamontagne (CAN) & Chanel du Calvaire – 0 / 38.022
3) Rowan Willis (AUS) & Blue Movie – 0 / 38.927
Source: Press Release from Hits Horse Shows
Photos: © ESI Photography