Santiago Lambre & Casey. Photograph © Sportfot.
The top occasion of Thursday’s competitors on the Equestrian Village derby subject through the Winter Equestrian Pageant (WEF) Week 4 was closely populated with a few of the sport’s finest worldwide rivals. Athletes representing eleven completely different nationalities lined as much as contest Anderson Lima’s (BRA) first spherical monitor within the CHF50,000 CSI4* Adequan® WEF Problem Cup Spherical 4.
From an unique beginning subject consisting of 51 horse-and-rider combos, 13 produced clear efforts to advance to the brief course. No stranger to the winner’s circle, Mexico’s Santiago Lambre was on the backside of the returning order however shot straight to the highest to assert the day’s featured victory.
“This horse is kind of new for me; I’ve solely had her for eight months,” Lambre acknowledged. “I jumped her on the grass two weeks in the past for the primary time and he or she did superb, so I felt she was prepared for this week.”
Whereas she is new to his string, Lambre’s brother had Casey for a number of years in Mexico and Lambre believes she has all of the makings to turn out to be a world star.
“She initially was competing in Mexico with my brother earlier than she obtained despatched to me final yr,” he added. “I do know the mare and he or she simply wants some miles, however she has proved that she is a quick horse and I feel she is prepared for the five-star subsequent week.”