auren Hough and Ohlala in London
Spain’s very own Sergio Alvarez Moya could not be beaten yesterday in the La Coruna 1.45m. Riding his thirteen year old BWP stallion bred Abab of Molenhof, Sergio landed a solid lead on home soil with a time of 40.02 seconds.
Canada’s Olympic gold medallist and all-round household name, Eric Lamaze finished second with his gray mare Christine (v. Cassini) with a time of 42 seconds while Columbia’s Daniel Bluman followed with a third place finish with Apardi (Corland), crossing the finish line in 43.36 seconds.
But it was Lauren Hough who won the biggest title of yesterday’s competition in La Coruna. The class saw 22 clear rounds out of a total of 47 entrants. The American rider picked up yesterday’s title in the toughest section of Friday’s international timetable with a fast time of 55.94 seconds. The nine-year Ohlala (v. Orlando) continues her strong surge of results following a big win in London for the Longines Global Champions Tour event as well as her big five star debut in Monte Carlo.
This year’s German champion Daniel Deusser followed with Norlan des Etisses (Quidam de Revel) to land second place for Stephex Stables with a time of 56.24 seconds. Belgium’s Pieter Devos finished in third place with Dream of India Greenfield (v. Gem of India) in a time of .