James Billington & Inajottie WB Jump to the Top in $35,000 Resilent Fitness Grand Prix at Wellington

Wellington, Florida, USA – April 16, 2022 – Following the $140,000 Bainbridge Companies Grand Prix CSI 3* action, a new group of riders took to the field to compete in the $35,000 Resilient Fitness Grand Prix. A total of 38 horse-and-rider pairs tested the course, which consisted of 16 efforts, with just four advancing to the jump-off.

Ultimately, James Billington (GBR) emerged as the class victor after speeding through the short course in 37.643 seconds with Samantha Mackenzie’s Inajottie WB.

Tomas Yofre (ARG) piloted Cardora, owned by Stellium Sport Horses LLC, to a second-place finish after registering no penalties and a jump-off time of 38.735 seconds.

Rounding out the podium, Luis Fernando Larrazabal (VEN) cleared the jump-off course in 39.19 seconds with Victoria Heurtematte’s Condara, a mark that would earn them bronze honors.

Final Results – $35,000 Resilent Fitness Grand Prix

1) James Billington (GBR) & Inajottie WB – 0 / 0 – 37.643

2) Tomas Yofre (ARG) & Cardora – 0 / 0 – 38.735

3) Luis Fernando Larrazabal (VEN) & Condara – 0 /  39.19

Source: Press Release from ESP – Equestrian Sports Productions / Wellington International

Photo: © Sportfot