Sunday, May. 19, 2024

Every Second Counts

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Just about half a second—that's the margin of victory Eric Lamaze had over Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum in the $180,000 Adequan Grand Prix.

Lamaze and Fine Lady 5 emerged victorious after a bold gallop to the last oxer. See how they pulled it off:

 

Enrique Gonzalez hasn't been to the Winter Equestrian Festival (Fla.) since 2011, but this year he's making his presence known early as he scored a win in the $86,000 Marshall & Sterling Insurance Grand Prix CSI** aboard Chacna.

See how he beat the veterans Margie Engle and Indigo...

 

Young Irish rider spent most of last year in the under-25 grand prix division, but at the end of the year he got to take over the reins of the top horses of Ariel and Sue Grange's Lothlorien Farm. And he started 2017 with a big win at the Winter Equestrian Festival (Fla.) in the $75,000 Rosenbaum Mollengarden PLLC Grand Prix aboard a horse he'd only riddon for a week—Cita.

The tension in the Palexpo Arena on the last day of the CHI Geneva was justifiably high with Rolex testimonee Scott Brash amongst the starters of the Rolex Grand Prix, entering the competition as the live contender for the Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping.

The stakes were especially high for Brash who had already written his name into the history books having completed this extraordinary feat at the Spruce Meadows Masters in 2015 aboard his Olympic gold medal mount Hello Sanctos.

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