Rodrigo Pessoa & Palouchin Win 1.40m Speed Challenge

WELLINGTON, Fla., Feb. 22–

Rodrigo Pessoa and Palouchin held off dozens of challengers to win the Spy Coast Farm 1.40-meter Speed Challenge at the CN Winter Equestrian Festival presented by Zimmerman Advertising Saturday.

The nine-year-old gelding owned by the reigning Olympic individual gold medalist posted a time of 57.778 secs. that held up against a field of 82 horse and rider combinations at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center.

Results of Class 1005 - 1.40m Speed Challenge (NAL)

WEF 6 - Palm Beach Equine/Adequan CSI 3* presented by the Palm Beach Post
February 20-24, 2008

1 - PALOUCHIN RODRIGO PESSOA 0.00 57.778
2 - UP TO DATE MIL TOO JOSE REGA 0.00 57.982
3 - HIDDEN CREEK’S CALIPPO MARGIE ENGLE 0.00 58.367
4 - PANDUR 292 NICK SKELTON 0.00 59.666
5 - NEMO ROBERT KRAUT 0.00 60.015
6 - MON GAMIN BRIANNE GOUTAL 0.00 60.613
7 - LONE STAR TODD MINIKUS 0.00 61.472
8 - STARLIGHT KIRSTEN COE 0.00 61.969
9 - ORLANDO LA PARIS SELLON 0.00 62.353
10 - UNIKA MARILYN LITTLE 0.00 65.039
11 - SKARA GLEN’S REBOZO CANDICE KING 0.00 65.410
12 - FILIPE HOLLY MITTEN 0.00 65.633


Rodrigo Pessoa on Palouchin winnng the Spy Coast Farm 1.40-meter Speed Challenge,
Photo: Ken Braddick-HorseSport USA

 

The 2008 CN Winter Equestrian Festival attracts the best horses and riders from around the world to Wellington and offers more than $5 million in prize money. For more information, visit www.equestriansport.com

 

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