December 12, 2013
Show jumpingSaturday, September 21, 2013
Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay score victories
Uruguayan Young Rider Marcelo Chirico on QH Baloudarc leads his category with an impeccable performance in yesterday’s 1.45m, two rounds.
In the Children’s 1.10m class, Brazilian Giovanna Argelo Mazara with Fly Fanfare claimed first place by almost three seconds in the 1.20m jump-off over Leslie Kierkegaard of Argentina on Quick de Beaufor. Argentines Sofía Trimarco was third with Ambato CT Cerise and Iara Verón had the second fastest time with Norit Larino, but a knockdown left the pair in fourth place. Kierkegaard’s father Ricardo is a well-known Argentine show jumper and breeder, while Verón’s father is the famous “Brujita”, Estudiantes soccer star.
The FEI Americas Jumping Championship continues today in Rosario.