Ocala, Florida, USA – February 12, 2022 – The fourth week of the 2022 HITS Ocala Winter Circuit has come to a close! The Ocala Winter Classic featured FEI CSI 2* competition, a $75,000 USEF Grand Prix, a $25,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby, a USHJA Pony Hunter Derby and the first of two World Championship Hunter Rider Weeks! Read on for the winners of Week IV’s featured competition.
Aaron Vale (USA) swept the week’s FEI competition by saving the best for last in Saturday’s $50,000 FEI Grand Prix which concluded the week’s FEI competition. Vale took advantage of being the final competitor to take to Oscar Soberon’s jump-off course, following Santiago Lambre (BRA), Sharn Wordley (NZL), Diego Perez Bilbao (ESP), and Sean Jobin (CAN). Perez Bilbao held the top spot until Vale (USA) and Prescott crossed the timers almost two seconds faster, in 41.070.
Final Results – $50,000 Grand Prix CSI 2*
1) Aaron Vale (USA) & Prescott – 0 / 0 – 41.07
2) Diego Perez Bilbao (ESP) & Enja 21 – 0 / 0 – 43.05
3) Sharn Wordley (NZL) & Mick Jagger – 0 / 0 – 45.55
Source: Press Release from Hits Horse Shows
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