The $25,000 Artisan Farms Under 25 Grand Prix Semi-Final, presented by Seabrook LLC, was the feature event on Friday night during week nine of the 2016 Winter Equestrian Festival.
The class had 48 entries with a four-horse jump-off and a win for Kaely Tomeu (USA) and Gentille. 20 year old Tomeu from Wellington, FL, trains with Shane Sweetnam and Michael Delfiandra at Sweet Oak Farm.
Mayo’s Cormac Hanley rode his fathers Captain Clover stallion ‘Captain Caruso’into 8th position while Galway’s Stephen Moore rode the French bred ‘Team De Coquerie’ into 10th place.
$25,000 Artisan Farms Under 25 Grand Prix Semi-Final
1 GENTILLE, KAELY TOMEU (USA) SIBONEY RANCH: 0/0/36.96
2 CHAMONIX H, KELLI CRUCIOTTI (USA) SERENITY EQUESTRIAN VENTURES: 0/0/40.52
3 HECTOR V.D. PAPENDIJK, JUAN JOSE ZENDEJAS SALGADO (MEX) ALEJANDRO ZENDEJAS: 0/4/38.53
4 PATRIOT, WILTON PORTER (USA) SLEEPY P RANCH LLC: 0/8/37.32
5 CAYENNE 140, VICTORIA PRESS (USA) VICTORIA PRESS: 2/91.66
6 LUFTIKUS S, JENNIFER GATES (USA) JENNIFER GATES LLC: 2/92.15
7 CALGARY 56, QUINCY HAYES (CAN) QUINCY HAYES: 4/83.96
8 CAPTAIN CARUSO and CORMAC HANLEY (IRL) CORMAC HANLEY: 4/84.24
9 PRECIEUSE PLATIERE, ROGELIO PELLERANO (DOM) ROGELIO PELLERANO: 4/84.31
10 TEAM DE COQUERIE and STEPHEN MOORE (IRL) VLOCK SHOW STABLES LLC: 4/84.59