ShowNet heads to the west coast for FEI World Cup competition in the latest Weekly Wrap.
Sacramento International World Cup Week CSI3*-W highlights include:
$35,000 Grand Prix Qualifier: Nayel Nassar kicked off Sacramento’s World Cup week with a win in the Grand Prix Qualifier. Riding Evergate Stables’ Lucifer, he outpaced a field of more than 50 competitors. After a successful summer in Europe, this duo looks like one to watch this season.
$36,500 Murieta Inn, Spa & Restaurant 1.45m: Richard Spooner and Arthos R were best in week’s international speed class, the Murieta Inn, Spa & Restaurant 1.45m. The duo blazed the track to come out on top by a half-second. Spooner attributed the win to his horse’s incredible rideability indoors and called him a “spectacular” part of his team.
$100,000 Longines FEI Jumping World Cup Sacramento: Wilhelm Genn and Bugatti stole the show in the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup Sacramento. The duo topped a nine-horse jump-off to record their first victory in World Cup qualifying competition. Genn is now tied with Molly Ashe Cawley atop the east coast sub league standings of the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup North American League.
USEF Talent Search Finals — East highlights include:
The event name says it all. It’s not easy to win the USEF Talent Search Finals—East, known for being the most testing of the big equitation finals. Daisy Farish rose to the occasion and was rewarded with the 2018 title in her fifth appearance. Over four rounds of flatwork, gymnastics, jumping, and a final work-off, Farish won with a 349 point total, just one point ahead of Madison Goetzmann. Farish was also the individual gold medalist at the North American Youth Championships this year.
World Cup season continues on both coasts in the next Weekly Wrap.