Aaron Vale and Major Prove Invincible in $75,000 CaptiveOne Advisors Grand Prix at World Equestrian Center – Ocala

July 11, 2021 - Ocala, FL

Carlee McCutcheon and MTM Unexpected captured the win in the $10,000 WEC 1.35m Futures Prix.
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Rowan Willis (AUS) and Wellington Grey Goose placed third in the $75,000 CaptiveOne Advisors Grand Prix.
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Rowan Willis (AUS) and Blue Movie were second in the $75,000 CaptiveOne Advisors Grand Prix.
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Aaron Vale and Major won the $75,000 CaptiveOne Advisors Grand Prix at the WEC – Ocala Summer V show.
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Aaron Vale (USA) and Major were joined in their winning presentation by Jennifer Glass of World Equestrian Center, Olga Hartsock of CaptiveOne Advisors, and Jim Wolf, Director of Sponsor Relations of World Equestrian Center.
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An international list of 43 competitors took on the $75,000 CaptiveOne Advisors Grand Prix on Saturday, July 10, during week five of the World Equestrian Center – Ocala Summer Series. Of the six pairs that advanced to the jump-off, Aaron Vale (USA) and Major, a 14-year-old Danish Warmblood gelding owned by Don Stewart and Sleepy P Ranch LLC, sped to the fastest time, taking the win.

An additional $5,000 was awarded to Callen Solem and Essenar Crixus, who jumped the fastest four-fault round of Saturday night’s $75,000 CaptiveOne Advisors Grand Prix, in 78.660 seconds. The non-award winning entry that received the Luck of the Draw $5,000 prize was Holly Shepherd and CHS Krooze.

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Final Results: $75,000 CaptiveOne Advisors Grand Prix

1. Major, Aaron Vale (USA), Don Stewart & Sleepy P Ranch LLC: 0/0/38.692

2. Blue Movie, Rowan Willis (AUS), Rowan Willis: 0/0/40.955

3. Wellington Grey Goose, Rowan Willis (AUS), Rowan Willis: 0/0/43.891

4. Prescott, Aaron Vale (USA), Thinks Like A Horse: 0/4/42.697

5. Jack Straw, Camille Maddrix (USA), M&M Sporthorses: 0/8/44.916

6. Quatar, Jamie Taylor (USA), Jt Equine LLC: 0/8/46.759

7. ABC Quantum Cruise, Diego Bilbao (ESP), Wyndmont Inc.: 1/83.873

8. Essenar Crixus, Callan Solem (USA), Elan Farm: 4/78.660

9. Its The Senator 111, Peter Petschenig (AUT), Peter Petschenig: 4/79.774

10. Cinven CR, Bryn Rose Sadler (USA), Showcase 81, LLC: 4/79.911

Carlee McCutcheon and MTM Unexpected Win $10,000 WEC 1.35m Futures Prix

Saturday afternoon’s $10,000 WEC 1.35m Futures Prix welcomed 32 entries to the WEC Grand Arena, with 12 jumping double-clear and advancing to the jump-off. Carlee McCutcheon and her own MTM Unexpected, a 10-year-old Warmblood gelding, took the win by just two-tenths of a second. The top four finishers were all within six-tenths of a second off McCutcheon's winning time.

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Final Results: $10,000 WEC 1.35m Futures Prix

1. MTM Unexpected, Carlee McCutcheon, Carlee McCutcheon: 0/0/30.234

2. Infante SK, Marcus Gruenthal, Marcus Gruenthal: 0/0/30.462

3. Gerry's Jewels, Damian Guthrie, Florence Hessen-Scher: 0/0/30.568

4. MTM Fortunate, Carlee McCutcheon, Carlee McCutcheon: 0/0/30.875

5. Emeraldo, Karl Beyer, Hannah Matts: 0/0/31.577

6. Hera-V, Sophia Studd, Sophia Studd: 0/4/29.528

7. Con Spirit, Nathalie Petschenig, Nathalie Petschenig: 0/4/30.977

8. Glamour Van De Kakebeek, Anne Bingler, Anne Bingler: 0/4/31.128

9. Canaan, Jenna Friedman, Oakridge Farm Performance Horses, LLC: 0/4/31.778

10. El Capone, Mindy Coretz, Mindy Coretz: 0/4/33.792


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