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Darragh Kenny tops the El Periódico Trophy in Barcelona

Friday, 23 September 2016
CSIO5* Barcelona 2016

Photo (c) Tiffany Van Halle for World of Showjumping. Ireland's Darragh Kenny and Funke van't Heike won Friday's El Periódico Trophy in Barcelona. Photo (c) Tiffany Van Halle for World of Showjumping.

Ireland's Darragh Kenny won Friday's CSIO5* 1.45m El Periódico Trophy in Barcelona. The victory in this Longines Ranking competition came aboard the 11-year-old mare Fixdesign Funke van't Heike (Action-Breaker x Grandeur), against thirty other competitors who raced against the clock in this table C class. 

It was 0.58 seconds that separated Kenny from runner-up John Whitaker on Echo Of Light (Come On x Contender), while hot on their heels was Swiss rider Nadja Peter Steiner on Capuera II (Come On x Baloubet du Rouet) just another 0.10 seconds behind the British legend. Fourth place went to home rider Eduardo Alvarez Aznar on Seringat (Chef Rouge x Guillaume Tell), while Colombia's Rene Lopez finished fifth. 


Text © World of Showjumping // Picture © Tiffany Van Halle for World of Showjumping

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