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Darren Chiacchia And Windfall Win FEI World Cup Qualifier

Darren Chiacchia, of Spring Valley, New York, riding the 12-year-old stallion, WINDFALL 2 (Trakehner: Habicht - Wundermaedel) owned by Timothy Holekamp of Columbia, Missouri, added 4.8 cross-country time penalties to their dressage score, and was one of only eight clean show-jumping rounds to finish with a total of 46.5 to win the FEI World Cup Qualifier. The Qualifier was held at the Red Hills Horse Trials and CIC***-W and CIC** in Tallahassee, FL, March 12-14.

The Red Hills FEI Eventing World Cup Qualifier kicked off the Eventing World Cup season in the United States. This year the United States will offer four qualifiers, including Red Hills. Additional Qualifiers will be held at Galway Downs (Temecula, CA – March 26-28), The Event at Rebecca Farm (Kalispell, MT – July 23-26) and Over the Walls (Hardwick, MA – July 30-Aug 1).

FEI Eventing World Cup Qualifier

1st – WINDFALL 2 (TRA, Habicht – Wundermaedel xx, bred by Heinz Lembke GER) ridden by Darren Chiacchia

2nd – NOVA TOP (TB, Ra Nova – Expo Topie) ridden by Phillip Dutton

3rd – REBEL EXPRESS (TB, Feffer – Comet’s Legacy, bred by Omar & Diane Hite) ridden by Heather Morris

4th – TASK FORCE (TB-NZ, Blue Vain (AUS) – Chicola Craft) ridden by Jan Thompson

5th – CONNAUGHT (ISH, Ballysimon - ) ridden by Phillip Dutton

6th – THE FOREMAN (TB, Across the Field – Four Flora, bred by William D. Sams) ridden by Phillip Dutton

7th – GRAND SLAM (TB-NZ, King Delamere – Charsada) ridden by Karen O’Connor

8th – SHARED DREAMS (TB, General Silver – Notable Miss Iron, bred by Patti & J.A. Hawkesworth, Jr.) ridden by Jan Thompson

9th – POWER TY (TB, Private Thoughts – Emily Express, bred by Redbob Farms, Inc) ridden by Darren Chiacchia

10th – JOKER’S WILD (TB, Orchestra – Mother Cluck, bred by Mrs. A.W. Riddell-Martin) ridden by Karen O’Connor


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