The Triple Copa Scappino CSI4*-W Returns to Guadalajara Country Club Featuring the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Guadalajara

Juan Carlos Alvarez del Castillo. Photo: Anwar Esquivel
Juan Carlos Alvarez del Castillo. Photo: Anwar Esquivel

Guadalajara, MEX – Jan. 13, 2018 – International competition will shine once again during Eq Marketing’s Longines FEI North American League Event, the Triple Copa Scappino CSI 4*-W, presented by Audi, Jan. 24 – 28, 2018. Kicking off the new year in the second largest city in Mexico, Guadalajara in the state of Jalisco, competitors will be vying for top prizes and valuable Longines FEI World Cup™ points at the gorgeous Guadalajara Country Club. Highlights include tracks developed by 2016 Summer Olympics Course Designer Guilherme Jorge and the Longines FEI North American League World Cup™ Jumping event on the afternoon of Saturday, Jan. 27. This is the penultimate Longines FEI World Cup™ qualifying opportunity in the West Coast sub-league, and the eleventh leg of fourteen in North America.

Francisco Pasquel and Naranjo. Photo: Anwar Esquivel
Francisco Pasquel and Naranjo. Photo: Anwar Esquivel

The CSI4*-W Competition offers $4,110,000 MXN (~$213,000) in overall prize money during multiple days of competition, including the Longines FEI World Cup™ qualifying class on Thursday, Jan. 25 that will determine the start list for the highlight class on Saturday, the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Guadalajara. Jorge will put riders to the test over challenging tracks of up to 1.60m.

The horse show proudly embraces the support of numerous internationally acclaimed sponsors that infuse the event with quality and class. Longines, the Official Timekeeper and Official Watch of the FEI generously lends its supports as the title sponsor. The Swiss-made watch manufacturer brings its signature elegance and its essential data-handling services to the sport, making the event a glamorous affair both onsite and online. Italian luxury fashion house Scappino, founded in 1914, is known as one of the top fine silk producers in the world and offers a variety of merchandise, including ties, shoes, jewelry, fragrances, and sunglasses, among other accessories. German-based automobile manufacturer, Audi, provides sleek and luxurious products to customers all over the globe. Also lending continuous support to Guadalajara’s FEI show jumping event is Taittinger, a French wine family who are famous producers of Champagne, Tequila Reserva De La Familia, the world’s first extra-añejo tequila, hand selected from the Cuervo® family’s private collection and FEM, the Federation Ecuestre Mexicana, an organization whose mission includes supporting superb show jumping in Mexico. And finally, as an institution of the Mexican government, Conade seeks to incorporate physical, recreational, and sports activities into the population in an effort to strengthen social and economic development.

FAST FACTS

Name: Triple Copa Scappino Concurso International, CSI4*-W, presented by Audi

Featuring: LONGINES FEI World Cup™ Jumping – North American League – Guadalajara

When: January 24 – 28, 2018

Where: Guadalajara Country Club
Caribbean Sea No. 260,
Colonia Country Club, 44610
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Tel. (0133) 38172858

Hotels: Grand Fiesta Americana Guadalajara Country Club – +52 33 3648 3500
Hotel Aloft +52 33 1598 8800

Hashtags:
Event: #guadalajarashowjumping, #triplecopascappino
FEI: #FEI, #RidetoParis, #Longines

Useful links:
FEI North American League – Guadalajara
Official Website
Longines Timing (includes FEI schedule, courses, order of go and results)
FEM (Federation Ecuestre Mexicana)
Guadalajara Country Club (Equestrian events shown under “Instalaciones” or “Facilities”)
Event Facebook Page

SHOW JUMPING HIGHLIGHTS

Wednesday, January 24:
$15,000 – FEM CUP – 1.40m

Thursday, January 25:
$10,000 – LOTERIA NACIONAL – 1.40m
$25,000 TEQUILA RESERVA DE LA FAMILIA CUP
LONGINES FEI WORLD CUP™ QUALIFIER- 1.50m

Friday, January 26:
$25,000 – BANORTE CUP – 1.45m

Saturday, January 27:
$71,000 LONGINES FEI WORLD CUP™ JUMPING – up to 1.60m

Sunday, January 28:
$25,000 – AUDI SCAPPINO CLASSIC – 1.45m

 

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ABOUT EQ MARKETING
As the organizers of the National Championship, and co-organizers of the Longines Global Champions Tour in Mexico City, Eq Marketing (EQM) the OC, is a Mexican company with almost two decades of experience hosting equestrian events.
Francisco Pasquel, the director of EQM , also actively competes. He seeks to bring top sport to Mexico, as well as create a place for Mexican riders to gain experience in FEI-ranked competitions, bring along young horses and develop young riders in their own country.

Mexico, and for this year Guadalajara, are ready to host a top event for all competitors and spectators in attendance.

ABOUT THE LONGINES FEI WORLD CUP™ JUMPING NORTH AMERICAN LEAGUE
The North American League is one among sixteen taking part in the highly successful and global FEI World Cup™ Jumping series, which has been in existence since 1978.
A total of 14 athletes from the North American League will qualify for the prestigious Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Final. The top seven athletes from the East Coast US, top three from West Coast US and the two best-placed athletes from Canada and Mexico.

The North American League boasts a minimum of US $2.4 million prize money across the series, and offers the best Jumping athletes from North America and around the world the chance to qualify for the jackpot of more than US $1.4 million (€1.3 million) on offer annually at the Final.

More at feiworldcup.org. #FEI #RideToParis #Longines

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