Latest from Americana 2015: The winner of the BIO S.I. World Cup Cutting Open final was Denis Pini aboard his 7-year-old American Quarter Horse stallion All About Pepwho scored a 152 in front of 4,800 visitors at AMERICANA.
Denis Pini last won the prestigious cutting in 2013 aboard Playlite (owner: Michal Popov), whom he rode to third place in this final scoring a 148.
The Reserve Championship claimed by Martina Annovazzi (ITA) aboard the roan gelding Shining Boonstar for owner Giancarlo Ruocco who scored a 150.
Scoring a 147, Lorenzo Antonini and Counting Cats owned by Silvia Viaggi placed fourth, Sven Oser and Blue Boons Choice (owner: Markus Wolf) fifth (146).
The other finalists were Markus Schöpfer aboard Jewels Rey scoring 144 (pictured). Karel Spacil aboard Dual Rey TR for owner Silver Stone Ranch scoring 143, Malte Döring aboard Kiss My Cat and Santino Hagenbeck aboard HS Sonitas Smart Lena (Owner: Tanya Akin).
Three times Americana cutting Champion Gianluca Munarini, who had been leading the go round aboard Bearly A CD Light, lost two cows which resulted in a 120.