Kim Beaudoin and Sarah Madden for TIEC
Mill Spring, NC – October 27, 2017- Santiago Lambre (MEX) consistently wins at Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC), and his streak continued with Thursday’s $35,000 Suncast® Commercial Welcome Stake CSI 3*, as he piloted two mounts to top finishes over 56 entries. Aboard Doloris, a 2008 Dutch Warmblood mare (Harley VDL x Colorado D), he placed first, stopping the short-course timers at 37.64 seconds, while his second mount, Dingeman, finished in sixth place after finishing in 40.606 seconds with four faults.
Second place honors went to Eve Jobs (USA) and Charleville, a 2007 Dutch Warmblood gelding (Quasimodo Z x Lancelot), finishing the short course in 38.98 seconds, while Taylor Land (USA) and For Edition, a 2000 Hanoverian stallion (Forsyth Frh x Leggiero), were awarded third place honors after their 39.17 second short-course trip.
The 1.50m course, set by Anthony D’Ambrosio (USA), tested 56 entries before eight pairs returned to tour the short course. Lambre was the only rider to successfully pilot two mounts to the jump-off round, and said that consistent exposure for his horses to the venue helps.
“For a Welcome it was quite difficult. It was a nice course, and the time allowed was short. Only eight clear is not so many after [almost] sixty riders, so I think it was quite tough. Since they’ve jumped many weeks here, I think the horses know the ring, and I trust them, so I think they were ready to jump this class.”
Though Lambre’s consistent winning mount, Doloris, also topped today’s Welcome, she will not be riding Saturday night, he explained. “The mare who won, Doloris, is finished showing for the week–she’s going to have a nice break for two weeks and will not show Saturday night. She’s been jumping a lot recently and I’m going to ride Dingeman for the big class,” he said.
|Santiago Lambre in his presentation ceremony.|
Despite his mounts’ familiarity with the venue, Lambre concluded that the classes still remain fresh and interesting thanks to new obstacles on course: “This facility is unbelievable and we have new fences every week, and new things to look at. It is one of the best places to show.”
“The track was suited, in my opinion, for a smaller horse today,” commented Shulman. “They gave you the options to add if you want to add to the verticals or to the combinations. I fortunately had two smaller horses in the class and it really suited them. After I watched Kristen and Shawn ride, they’re both on massive horses and I didn’t think there was anyway that I was going to match that, but Villamoura is really quick across the ground.”
|Sydney Shulman and Villamoura|
Shulman concluded, “I love the facility here and it’s very horse friendly, so there is really no better place to give this mare more experience. I’m looking for her to be a 1.50m speed horse in the future.”
Click HERE to view a full list of results for the $35,000 1.50m Suncast® Commercial Welcome Stake CSI 3*.
Click HERE to view a full list of results for the $6,000 1.40m Power & Speed CSI 3*.
The final week of the Tryon Fall Series presented by Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport will conclude on Sunday, October 29. The $130,000 Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport Grand Prix CSI 3* will take place on Saturday, October 28, while the $35,000 1.45m Horseware® Ireland Speed Stakes, and a $25,000 Hunter Showcase will take place on Friday, October 27. For more information on TIEC, please visit www.tryon.com.
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