Chanel and Roberto Teran win the.Speed class at FTI WEF 4

Chanel and Roberto Teran win the.Speed class at FTI WEF 4

The 2014 FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival (FTI WEF) began its fourth week of competition on Wednesday with a win for Colombia's Roberto Teran, Jr. and Chanel in the $8,000 G&C Farm 1.45m speed class. The FTI WEF, held at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC) in Wellington, FL, features 12 weeks of world-class competition through March 30, awarding $8 million in prize money.

FTI WEF four, sponsored by Ariat®, runs January 29 to February 2. The week will feature the $34,000 Ruby et Violette WEF Challenge Cup Round 4 on Thursday, the $34,000 Suncast® 1.50m Championship Jumper Classic on Friday afternoon, the $10,000 Artisan Farms Young Rider Grand Prix Team Event presented by The Dutta Corp. in association with Guido Klatte at The Stadium at PBIEC on Friday night, the FTI Consulting Great Charity Challenge presented by Fidelity Investments® on Saturday night, and the $50,000 Ariat® Grand Prix CSI 2* on the derby field at The Stadium at PBIEC on Sunday afternoon.

Venezuela's Leopoldo Palacios is the course designer in the International Arena at PBIEC for week four competition. The week kicked off with the $8,000 G&C Farm 1.45m speed class and a win for Robert Teran, Jr. aboard Chanel, owned by Chehebar, Simhon, and Blue Star Investments. The pair completed the fastest of nine clear rounds out of 41 entries in 70.32 seconds.

Stephan Barcha (BRA) and Quizas Diamant finished second in 70.49 seconds. Alexa Pessoa (USA) and Rodrigo Pessoa's Levade 35 placed third in 73.30 seconds, and Benjamin Meredith (AUS) placed fourth in 74.53 seconds aboard River Farm Sporthorses' Harley 86.

Final Results: $8,000 G&C Farm 1.45m Speed

1. CHANEL ROBERTO TERAN CHEHEBAR, SIMHON & BLUE STAR INVESTMENTS: 0/70.321
2. QUIZAS DIAMANT STEPHAN BARCHA STEPHAN BARCHA: 0/70.496
3. LEVADE 35 ALEXA PESSOA RODRIGO PESSOA: 0/73.308
4. HARLEY 86 BENJAMIN MEREDITH RIVER FARM SPORTHORSES: 0/74.531
5. ONISHA KATIE PRUDENT MICHAEL SMITH: 0/76.290
6. ROMANTOVICH TAKE ONE CHRISTINE MCCREA CANDY TRIBBLE: 0/77.387
7. GANJANA NICHOLAS DELLO JOIO NATHALIE DE GUNZBURG: 0/79.290
8. STATUS RODRIGO PESSOA PESSOA STABLES LLC: 0/80.251
9. ADARE REBECCA CONWAY BLUE HILL FARM LLC: 0/80.674
10. CITIZENGUARD CADJANIN RODRIGO PESSOA ALAIN VAN CAMPENHODUT: 3/84.382
11. ZEALOUS LAURA CHAPOT MARY CHAPOT: 4/69.113
12. FINEMAN SHANE SWEETNAM SWEET OAK FARM: 4/71.927

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