Felipe Villanueva takes the small Grand Prix in Heras

The Basque rider Felipe Villanueva, riding Julia de Nela, took victory in the small Gran Premio Trofeo Produque, the second most important event on the program in the three-star category National Jumping Competition held at the equestrian center. Heras Horses&Events and which will conclude today, Sunday.

Villanueva was the best of the nine pairs that participated in the final, completing the course – with obstacles at 1.30 meters – without any knockdown and stopping the clock in a time of 51.47 seconds. The second position went to the Asturian Juan Carlos Rodríguez, with Legacy, while the podium was closed by Álvaro González de Zárate, riding Cornet’s Esmeray PS.

In the test that opened the day, the Mayba Trophy with obstacles at 1.10 meters, the Basque rider Andrea Méndez, with Leonore H, was the winner of the competition, completing the course without errors and in a time of 58.55 seconds. Another Basque rider, Antía Lastra, also completed the course without failures, riding Agathe de la Pomme, although with a time of 61.14. Another Basque, Mikele Rekalde, closed the podium with Luxalike (61.63).

Meanwhile, the González de Zárate brothers were the dominators of the Alvic Trophy, with obstacles at 1.35 meters high. It was Kevin who took first position, with Cinsey EK, to complete a course without errors and in a time of 70.93. His brother Álvaro occupied the next two positions. Second place was achieved riding Gaufrette des Roches (72.65), while he took third place with Quabrina PJ in a time of 73.38.

The competition ends today in Heras, with competitions starting at 9.30 am. Among them the queen event, the Cantabria Sports Trophy.

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