Kent Farrington is making a habit of winning the day's first class in the international ring at the Spruce Meadows Masters.
Canadians challenged with second-place finishes for Hyde Moffatt and Eric Lamaze and top-5 for Tiffany Foster and Mario Deslauriers.
The second day of competition at the 2021 Spruce Meadows 'National' also featured a win for Kent Farrington and Austria 2.
Her Majesty's home-bred racehorse headed the Retraining of Racehorses class; Kent Farrington takes The Kingdom of Bahrain Stakes.
The American riders are in great form a few weeks before the Tokyo Olympics, winning the feature grand prix classes two weeks in a row.
Kent Farrington and Orafina win the $25,000 Tryon Resort Sunday Classic; Victoria Colvin claims her second consecutive Hunter Derby win.
Ballard and Bettina des Celtes dominated Wednesday’s $37,000 Power & Speed Stake CSI 3* to kick off Tryon Spring 5.
Kent Farrington and Creedance prove uncatchable in the $73,000 CaptiveOne Advisors Classic CSI5*; Tiffany Foster top Canadian in 6th.
The pair's second victory at WEF Week 3 nets the American another nice payday; 2nd-place Spencer Smith rides a mare from Eric Lamaze's barn.
A total of 84 combinations contested the opening round, looking to punch their ticket into Sunday’s $137,000 NetJets Grand Prix CSI3*.