CSI 5*

Richard Vogel’s Winning Momentum Continues at Monterrey!

Monterrey, Veracruz, Mexico – November 10, 2023– Coming off an already notable string of successes in his tour throughout Mexico this fall, Germany’s Richard Vogel scored another victory on Friday in the $142,500 Afflux Qualifier CSI 5* during the eighth leg of Major League Show Jumping (MLSJ).

Richard Vogel (GER) & Cepano Baloubet

Riding the nine-year-old German-bred gelding Cepano Baloubet (Chaman x Stakkato’s Highlight), Vogel scored the top placing by a margin of less than a second over Ashlee Bond in second and Shane Sweetnam (IRL) in third. From a 10-horse jump-off over tracks built by Anthony d’Ambrosio (USA), the German flag flew for Vogel at the historic Concurso La Silla venue in Monterrey, Mexico.

Richard Vogel (GER) & Cepano Baloubet

Vogel, currently ranked no. 13 in the world, is now primed with momentum heading into Sunday’s GNP Seguros 5* Grand Prix of Monterrey.

Richard Vogel (GER)

MLSJ action continues at Concurso La Silla on Saturday with the seventh leg of the MLSJ Cabana Coast Team Competition at 3:20 p.m. UTC and the GNP Seguros 5* Grand Prix of Monterrey takes the spotlight on Sunday at 2:20 p.m. UTC.

2) Ashlee Bond (ISR) 1) Richard Vogel (GER) 3) Shane Sweetnam (IRL)

Final Results – $142,500 Afflux Growth Qualifier CSI 5*

1) Richard Vogel (GER) & Cepano Baloubet – 0 / 0 – 35.61

2) Ashlee Bond (ISR) & Donatello 141 – 0 / 0 – 36.34

3) Shane Sweetnam (IRL) & RR Combella – 0 / 0 – 38.13

Source: Press Release by Lindsay Brock for Major League Show Jumping

Photos: © MLSJ /  Atalya Boytner