Brianne Goutal-Marteau Hoists Trophy Again in $230,000 American Gold Cup Grand Prix CSI5*, presented by CaptiveOne Advisors
Traverse City, Mich. – Sept. 18, 2021 – The celebration of the 51st Anniversary of the American Gold Cup took place Saturday, September 18, the pinnacle event to 12 weeks of show jumping competition in Traverse City. Returning for the second year in a row, the most thrilling day of the season saw 29 of the world’s top horse-and-rider combinations enter through the Turtle Creek Casino & Hotel International Ring in those hopes of etching their name in history on the coveted American Gold Cup perpetual trophy. In the end, it was the United States’ Brianne Goutal-Marteau who rose to the top in the $230,000 American Gold Cup Grand Prix CSI5*, presented by CaptiveOne Advisors, for the second time in its history.
Tomas Yofre and Cardora Top MLSJ $36,600 Cabana Coast Large Tour Grand Prix 1.45m CSI2*
The final day of Major League Show Jumping Competition got underway in the Turtle Creek Casino & Hotel International Ring with the MLSJ $36,600 Cabana Coast Large Tour 1.45m Grand Prix CSI2*. The class showcased 45 horse-and-rider combinations,ending in a competitive and close fight for the top placings. Saving the best for last to nab the win by only three-tenths of a second, Tomas Yofre of Argentina took home the lion’s share of the prize money aboard Cardora. Karl Cook (USA) and Ircos IV secured the second place finish, while Shane Sweetnam (IRL) rounded out the top three with Alejandro.