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.
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.
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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