Aug. 9—Menlo Park, Calif
Mandy Porter and Eminent snagged a victory in the $40,000 Bentley of San Francisco and Bentley of Los Gatos Grand Prix at Menlo Park Charity Horse show. They galloped to the top of a six-horse jump-off, edging out Kristin Hardin and Bert by less than .2 seconds, with Daniel Zilla and Venice B taking third.
David Murdoch owns Eminent, an Oldenburg mare (Larino—Gratina) who has been competing in California at the 1.40-meter level since last fall.
Check out the fabulous photos from the class courtesy of Alden Corrigan.
Mandy Porter and Eminent jumped to the top of the $40,000 Bentley Grand Prix at Menlo Park Charity Horse Show.
Mandy Porter was all smiles after she and Eminent won the $40,000 Bentley Grand Prix.
Mandy Porter took her second victory lap at the Menlo Charity Horse Show in style.
Kristen Hardin, who donned a face protector for extra safety after a recent fall, finished second aboard Bert.
Daniel Zilla rewarded Venice B after a third-place finish.
Kristin Hardin qualified two horses for the jump-off, finishing fourth on Firestone.
Alegria ticked a single rail in the jump-off with Matias Fernandez to finish in fifth.
Alegria waited for the jump-off.
Leslie Wright and Adamus advanced to the jump-off, finishing in overall sixth.
Two time faults in Round 1 put Edesa Stallone and Peter Breakwell in seventh.
Guy Thomas and Peterbilt jumped to overall eighth.
Robert Blanchette and Lazur ticked a single rail in the first round for ninth.
Jamie Sailor and Maximus galloped to tenth.
I’m In and Maja Lindemann jumped to 11th.
Arsia Ardalan and Chin Chin jumped to 12th.