Wellington, Florida, USA – April 10, 2022 – Just one day prior, Kenny (IRL) and VDL Cartello had already earned a podium finish in the $25,000 Laura King “The Power To Win” Welcome Grand Prix. Up against a field of 44 other combinations, Kenny (IRL) and VDL Cartello were one of 11 pairs to qualify for the jump-off with fault-free rounds over the first-round track.
The trailblazers over the short course, the Irish partnership set the early standard in a double-clear time of 35.97 seconds, which ultimately could not be caught by the remainder of the field to solidify Kenny (IRL) and VDL Cartello as the class victors. Paul O’Shea (IRL) and Sexy Beast, owned by Eye Candy Jumpers, were fractions of a second behind in 36.22 seconds for the runner-up spot, and Kenny rounded out an all-Irish podium with another top placing aboard Righteous, owned by Oakland Ventures LLC, in a double-clear time of 36.37 seconds.
Final Results – $25,000 Laura King The Power To Win Welcome Grand Prix
1) Darragh Kenny (IRL) & VDL Cartello – 0 / 0 – 35.972
2) Paul O’Shea (IRL) & Sexy Beast – 0 / 0 – 36.229
3) Darragh Kenny (IRL) & Righteous – 0 / 0 – 36.377
Source: Press Release from ESP – Equestrian Sports Productions
Photos: © SportFot