TIEC’s first international class of 2020 was hosted Wednesday, June 24 in Tryon Stadium to kick off Tryon Summer 3 CSI 2* competition with the $10,000 Power & Speed Stake. Freddie Vazquez (PUR) and Dontez, a 2008 Dutch Warmblood gelding (Verdi Tn x Wolfgang) owned by himself and G6 Holdings, cleared the speed phase in 38.74 seconds to take the win, as one of 58 entries to test the Peter Grant (CAN) course design and out of 41 pairs qualifying for the speed test.
Freddie Vazquez on Dontez. Photo by Sportfot.
Fernando Cardenas Jr. (COL) and Quincy Too, a 2009 Zangersheide gelding owned by Fernando Cardenas, claimed second with a speed phase time of 39.721 seconds, while Schuyler Riley (USA) and the 2008 Belgian Warmblood stallion (Erco van T Roosakker x For Pleasure) owned by E2 Showjumpers, Iceman de Muze, rounded out the podium on a time of 40.567 seconds.
For full class results, click here. Tryon Summer 3 continues through Sunday, June 28, with a $6,000 Speed Stake CSI2* hosted Friday morning, June 26 ahead of Saturday’s $73,000 Tryon Resort Grand Prix CSI 2*.