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Ben Maher Wins in the $82,000 Adequan® Grand Prix

10 02 2013


British rider Ben Maher won his second grand prix in a row at the FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival

After winning last week’s $100,000 Fidelity Investments® CSI 2* Grand Prix riding Cella, Maher takes victory this week in the $82,000 Adequan® Grand Prix with over 4,000 spectators cheering on.

Forty-seven athletes entered the class, only fourteen classified for the jump-off. Ben Maher and 12-year-old gelding Urico had a speedy clear round with a time of 43.81 seconds to grab the lead. American rider Brianne Goutal and Uata went next and had a time of 45.05 seconds to finish third. Last to go, Irish athlete Shane Sweetnam and Siri concluded the class with a quick round of 44.99 seconds taking second place.

Final Results: $82,000 Adequan® CSI 2* Grand Prix
1. URICO: Ben Maher (GBR) 0/0/43.81

2. SIRI: SHANE SWEETNAM (IRL) 0/0/44.99

3. UATA: BRIANNE GOUTAL (USA) 0/0/45.05

4. SIMON: BEEZIE MADDEN (USA) 0/0/45.55

5. WHITNEY: RAMIRO QUINTANA (ARG) 0/0/45.90

6. URAGUAY: MARIO DESLAURIERS (USA) 0/0/46.82

7. ANTARES F: MCLAIN WARD (USA) 0/4/44.15

8. CARLOTTA SINGULAR: CONOR SWAIL (IRL) 0/4/44.83

9. BLUE ANGEL: KENT FARRINGTON (USA) 0/4/45.86

10. VENUS: MARILYN LITTLE (USA) 0/4/46.00

11. USER ID: Darragh Kenny (IRL) 0/4/47.20

12. NOPUS DU GUE JOUBERT: HILARY SIMPSON (USA) 0/4/50.94

Source: Horses International / World of Showjumping

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