Sunshine Tour: Katharina Offel, Alex Duffy and Derek Mccoppin win the first classes

Sunshine Tour: Katharina Offel, Alex Duffy and Derek Mccoppin win the first classes

Katharina Offel. Photo (c) Moisés Basallote

German rider Katharina Offel riding Thelma La Tour Vidal, won the first Big Class of the SunshineTour 2017 with a clear round in 74.73 sec beating fellow German Holger Werz and Campino 461, into 2nd place with a clear in 74.79 sec. Spanish rider Luis Astolfi with Dream of Moujik took 3rd. Dutch rider Vincent Voorn with Dante and Spanish rider Armando Trapote with Chance completed the poduim.

The Irish rider Alex Duffy riding Barnike were the winners of the Medium Class. They beat fellow Irish rider, Emily Turkington with Willem into 2nd place. British rider Matthew Sampson riding Sheyenne 27, French rider Bernard Briand with T’Es Ok Minotais and Irish rider Derek McCoppin on Zaire completed the podium for this class.

Derek McCoppin was in pole position on the podium in the Small Class, this time riding Whiterock Lucky Lady. British rider, Kayleigh Watts on Fashion V, was 2nd and Peruvian rider Carlos Merino with Ofelia Te Quiero, was 3rd. Kayleigh Watts also took 4th with Kondy and in 5th position was Armando Trapote with Chacco’s Magic.

This International 2* event continues both tomorrow and on Saturday, beginning at 09.00, and marks the beginning of the Sunshine Tour next week.

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