San Miguel de Allende, Mexico – February 10, 2023 – Nicolas Pizarro Suárez (MEX) has been one of the winnigest riders at the Otomí Club Hípico over the past two years and once again he shone bright under the spotlight last Friday, teaming up with Centomina PS to win the MXN $585,000 Visa Grand Prix Qualifier CSI 2*.
Suárez and the 12-year-old bay Oldenburg mare (Centadel x Continue) powered past 9 other combinations in jump-off, out of the original 70 pairs who took part in the first round of the 1.40/1.45m challenge, completing their second clean effort in 47.86 seconds for the victory.
The next two spots on the podium were claimed by Argentina as Francisco Leonforte (ARG) rode Santa Rosa Yalta (Berlin x Balou du Rouet) towards silver honors in 49.87 seconds while Ignacio Maurin (ARG) and Franco 79 (Firth of Lorne x Coronas) rounded out the top three in 50.23 seconds.
Final Results – MXN $585,000 Visa Grand Prix Qualifier CSI 2*
1) Nicolas Pizarro Suárez (MEX) & Centomina PS – 0 / 0 – 47.86
2) Francisco Leonforte (ARG) & Santa Rosa Yalta – 0 / 0 – 49.83
3) Ignacio Maurin (ARG) & Franco 79 – 0 / 0 – 50.23
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Photos: © Otomí Club Hípico / Pasión Ecuestre
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