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Armando Trapote takes the first Grand Prix of the the 2016 Sunshine Tour

Sunday, 14 February 2016
CSI2* Sunshine Tour Week 1 2016

Armando Trapote and Arrayan won Saturday's CSI2* Grand Prix at the Sunshine Tour in Vejer. Photo (c) Sunshine Tour.
Armando Trapote and Arrayan won Saturday's CSI2* Grand Prix at the Sunshine Tour in Vejer. Photo (c) Sunshine Tour.

Less than one tenth of a second separated the winner and the runner-up in Saturday’s first Grand Prix of the 2016 Sunshine Tour, with home rider Armando Trapote topping the class.

Eight riders got through to the jump-off in this CSI2* 1.45 competition. Trapote and the 11-year-old gelding Arrayan (Baloubet du Rouet x Grannus) were the best with a time of 38.41 seconds, just beating Belgium’s Gregory Wathelet riding the talented 10-year-old Cornet Obolensky-mare Coree to a time of 38.50 seconds against the clock. French rider Julien Epaillard and Sheriff de la Nutria LM (Diamant de Semilly SF x Papillon Rouge*) finished third in a time of 38.80 seconds.

The competition resumes on Tuesday 16th Feb, when week two of the Sunshine Tour gets underway. 

 


Source: Press release from the Sunshine Tour // Picture Sunshine Tour 

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