North Salem, NY – May 17, 2017 – Amanda Derbyshire (GBR) bested a field of 48 horses over courses set by this year’s Longines FEI World Cup Jumping Final designer Alan Wade (IRL) to win the $10,000 Open Jumper 1.40m riding Lady Maria BH for owners David and Becky Gochman of Gochman Sport Horse, LLC.
“There is nothing not to like about her. She’s fast, careful, easy, and she
never does anything wrong. She has the sweetest personality, and we all
love her. She is one of the nicest horses I have ever had.” ~Amanda Derbyshire
Derbyshire and the 11-year-old Holsteiner mare (Cartani x Corrado I) were one of 15 double-clear rides and crossed the jump-off timers in a blazing 27.712 seconds for the win. Nearly two seconds slower, Peter Wylde (USA) placed second riding Aimee for Aram Ampagoumian, LLC in 29.163 seconds.
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