Lake Placid, NY - Mattias Tromp rode KM Whatever RV to victory in the $5,000 Lake Placid CVB 1.40m Open Stake Wednesday at the I Love New York Horse Show, the second of two weeks comprising the 47th annual Lake Placid Horse Shows, presented by Sea Shore Stables LLC.
Laura Chapot took an early lead in the class, riding Zealous fault-free over the nine-jump power portion of the course and then turning in a clean ride in 33.410 seconds over the seven-jump speed section. Tromp then took over the lead with a blazing time of 31.175 seconds.
Tromp's time held up through the rest of the class, giving him the win. Chapot's time on Zealous was good for second place with third place going to Andrew Kocher who finished clean in 34.430 seconds on C'Havinia. Chapot also finished fourth with the fastest four-fault ride in 32.598 seconds on Shooting Star.
The I Love New York Horse Show runs through Sunday, highlighted by the $100,000 Equine Insurance Services/Great American Grand Pix on Saturday, July 9.
Additional information on the Lake Placid Horse Shows, Presented by Sea Shore Stables, LLC is available on line at www.lakeplacidhorseshow.com.