CSI 3*

Samuel Parot & Chrystal Blue Supreme in the $146,000 Bobcat Company Grand Prix CSI 3*

Mill Spring, North Carolina, USA – June 02, 2024 – At Tryon International Equestrian Center & Resort (Tryon International), Samuel Parot (CHI) and Chrystal Blue were the best of the best in the $146,000 Bobcat Grand Prix CSI 3* at Saturday Night Lights presented by Tryon Horse & Home. Parot and his own 2011 Oldenburg gelding (Chacco Blue x Calvaro F.C.) cleared the jump off course in 44.63 seconds to secure the win.

Hunter Holloway (USA) & Eastern Jam

Hunter Holloway (USA) and Eastern Jam, the 2009 Dutch Warmblood gelding (Lexicon x Monaco) owned by Hays Investment Corp., produced a faultless time of 44.77 seconds for reserve honors and the Leading Lady Award presented by Marthaler Jewelers.

Tomas Yofre (ARG) & Cardora

Rounding out the podium, Tomas Yofre (ARG) and Cardora, the Stellium Sport Horses LLC’s 2010 Holsteiner mare (Caretino 2 x Clearway), stopped the clock at 46.23 seconds. 

Podium: 2) Hunter Holloway (USA), 1) Samuel Parot (CHI), and 3) Tomas Yofre (ARG) in their presentation ceremony alongside Bobcat Sales Manager Chris Powers, Tryon Equestrian Partners Carolinas President Sharon Decker, and Bobcat Sales Associates Isaac Owen and Freddie Blanton.

Final Results – $146,000 Bobcat Company Grand Prix CSI 3* – 1.50m

1) Samuel Parot (CHI) & Chrystal Blue – 0 / 0 – 44.63

2) Hunter Holloway (USA) & Eastern Jam – 0 / 0 – 44.77

3) Tomas Yofre (ARG) & Cardora – 0 / 0 – 46.23

Source: Press Release Rette Solomon and Sarah Madden for Tryon International 

Photos: © Natalie Suto Photography