Wellington, FL – October 25, 2017 – Francisco Zamudio of Wellington, FL, piloted Claudia Villamil’s Woopy 14 to the top of the leaderboard in the $10,000 TackNRider Stakes Class, on Sunday, October 22 at ESP Fall II at Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC). The duo was the only combination to complete the short-track course with a faultless round, stopping the timers in 41.431 seconds. Celso Ariani of Wellington, FL, rode Rodrigo Padilla and Ricardo Romero’s Janari Ter Dolen to second place honors with a jump-off time of 39.399 seconds and four faults. Third place was rounded out by Heather Caristo Williams of Wellington, FL, and Freak Out, owned by Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Caristo, after eight additional faults were added in the jump-off time with a finishing time of 43.111 seconds.
The Low Junior/Amateur Owner Jumper Classic saw Catalina Peralta of Geneva, FL, and Grindstone Farm LLC’s Chopin Z ride to top honors in the class after finishing their jump-off track in 39.824 seconds with four faults. Caroline Donnally of Wellington, FL, and her own Reve Du Razzy finished in second place in the jump-off after dropping a single rail and stopping the timers in 40.976 seconds. Dolores Funes of Wellington, FL, and Samuel Parot’s Chantilly took third place after a four-fault jump-off time of 41.993 seconds.
The $1,500 Corta-Flx Low Child/Adult Jumper Classic was topped by Sophia Thomson of Jupiter, FL, and her own Bull Run’s Eternal, after a speedy jump-off round of 34.926 seconds. Eliza Eddy captured the second-place spot aboard Veronieque, owned by Coco Fath and Hillside Farm, after a jump-off time of 35.659 seconds. Third place was awarded to Madeline Lezotte of Wellington, FL, and SPR Penelope, ending the short-course in 39.071 seconds.
|Francisco Zamudio and Woopy 14 in their presentation ceremony.|
The Marshall & Sterling Child/Adult Jumper Classic saw a victory for Bernadette Louise Chungunco and her own Danger G, after completing the short course in 40.703 seconds. Second place saw a win for Emanuelle Greenberg and Carlos G, after a jump-off time of 36.446 seconds and eight time-faults. Third place went to Doris Neyra of Miami Beach, FL, and Castlewood Farm’s Vodka Cruiser, after adding 18 faults and a 49.701 second jump-off time.
Adell Savonna of Bloomfield Hills, MI, and Little Brook Farms Inc.’s Viva Las Vegas took top honors in the $500 Pony Hunter Classic after completing their course with a score of 155. Chase Finizio of Boca Raton, FL, and California Dreamin’, owned by Millennium Farm Inc., took second place honors with a score of 152, while Emma Vandenhouten of Plantation, FL, and her own Spiderman rounded out the top three with a 151.
|Bernadette Louise Chungunco and Danger G in their presentation ceremony.|
The Equitation 14 & Under Division was topped by Isabella Watson of Lake Worth, FL, and her own Worthington as the pair took divisional honors while Sydney Gorall of Wellington, FL, and her own Askano finished with reserve champion honors.
The Modified Hunter Division saw Sophie Prince of Wellington, FL, and Watermark, owned by Castlewood Farm Inc., finish as the division champions, while Kristin McCuin took reserve aboard Centoon, owned by NSL Ventures LLC.
The Low Child/Adult Hunter Division saw Myca Harris of Wellington, FL, and her own Sandro Reuben take top divisional honors, while Lauren Beer of Lake Worth, FL, and Cruise, owned by Palm Beach Riding Academy, took reserve champion.
The USHJA Hunter 2’6″ Division saw Denise Monopoli of Loxahatchee, FL, take top honors aboard Oberon, owned by Aubrey Deluca, ahead of Karen Walcott of Wellington, FL, and her own Right On Q, who captured reserve champion.
Competition continues at PBIEC with ESP Fall IV, beginning Friday, October 27 and continuing through Sunday, October 29. For more information please visit www.pbiec.com.
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