Conyers, GA—June 24, 2007— While enroute to the Pan
Am Games in Rio, Brazil Pablo Barrios dropped in to raise the
temperature at the Atlanta Summer Classics with a blistering Grand Prix
performance. The Wellington, FL based pro rode Tibor an 11 year-old
Belgian bred gelding, owned by Anna Lisa Smith to win the $25,000 EMO
Laura Kraut and Anthem
Winners, $500,000 Grand Prix of Charlotte.
In some of the most exciting show jumping action that the United States
has seen, it was Laura Kraut of Wellington, FL, and Anthem who stayed
clear through three rounds to win the $500,000 Grand Prix of Charlotte,
CSI 5* for the Charlotte Bobcats Cup. Brazil’s Rodrigo Pessoa and Rufus
finished second, while Chris Kappler of New Jersey was third on VDL
Oranta. Ben Maher of Great Britain with Rolette rounded out the group
that competed in the jump-off and finished in fourth place.
2011 ... Aaron Vale and Tibor win Grand Prix of Roanoke. This marks Aaron's 11th Grand Prix win at Roanoke.
2012 ... Aaron Vale wins 12th Grand Prix of Roanoke, again on Tibor!
Aaron Vale and Tibor win 2012 Kentucky Summer Grand Prix