Camilo Rueda Leads the Way in $25,000 ATCO Leading FEI Rider Bonus Standings

Camilo Rueda and Indus van het Keysereyck. Photo by McCool Photography

Edited Press Release

San Juan Capistrano, CA – April 12, 2023 – Following back-to-back victories during the Blenheim Spring Classic I, Camilo Rueda currently leads the way in the $25,000 ATCO Leading FEI Rider Bonus standings.

The $25,000 ATCO Leading Rider cash bonus will be awarded to the top three riders in the CSI2* and CSI3* classes held during the Blenheim Spring Series – including the Blenheim Spring Classics in April, the San Juan Capistrano International CSI2*, to be held May 9-14; and the Surf & Turf International CSI2*, to be held May 17-21. 

During the Blenheim Spring Classic I, which ran April 4-8, Rueda dominated the Silver Tour, riding Indus van het Keysereyck to wins in both the $25,000 CSI2* 1.45m Silver Tour Speed Stake and the $50,000 CSI2* 1.45m Silver Tour Grand Prix. With additional top 12 finishes throughout the week as well, Rueda heads into the Blenheim Spring Classic II with a total of 85 points. 

Sitting in a close second place in the standings with 83 points is Keri Potter, who finished in second place in the $50,000 CSI2* Silver Tour Grand Prix and won the $1,500 CSI2* 1.40m Silver Tour Power & Speed aboard Quitana 11. Rounding out the top three on 79 points is Bruno Diniz Das Neves. 

To view the full standings heading into the Blenheim Spring Classic II, click here

Classes counting toward the Leading FEI Rider Bonus during the Blenheim Spring Classic, which runs April 12-16, include the following: 

  • $2,500 1.35m FEI Bronze Tour Power & Speed
  • $5,000 1.35m FEI Bronze Tour Speed Stake
  • $10,000 1.35m FEI Bronze Tour Classic, presented by Markel Insurance
  • $2,500 1.40m FEI Silver Tour Power & Speed
  • $7,500 1.45m FEI Silver Tour Speed Stake
  • $25,000 1.45m FEI Silver Tour Classic
  • $7,500 1.40m FEI Gold Tour Power & Speed
  • $40,000 1.45m FEI Gold Tour Speed Stake
  • $100,000 1.45m ATCO FEI Gold Tour Grand Prix

The $25,000 ATCO FEI Leading Rider Bonus will be awarded on Saturday, May 20. 

The Blenheim Spring Classic II features the $100,000 CSI3* ATCO Gold Tour Grand Prix. Other highlight events this spring at Blenheim EquiSports’ home at the Rancho Mission Viejo Riding Park include the Longines FEI Jumping Nations CupTM USA on Sunday, May 14. To learn more about Blenheim EquiSports, visit ThePlaceToJump.com, and to find out more about this spring’s Nations Cup USA, visit www.USANationsCup.com

Original press release from Blenheim EquiSports.

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