Richardson and SMR Filouette Win 2015 Tevis Cup
Running up front nearly all the way on the 100-mile Western States Trail in California, Richardson and Filouette finished 30 minutes before the second place team—Sizedoesntmatter, a 9-year-old gray Arabian gelding, ridden by Gwen Hall.
The win garnered Richardson his 22nd Tevis belt buckle, which is awarded to any horseman who can complete the event in less than 24 hours with a sound, healthy horse.
Richardson crossed the finish line at 10:05 p.m. PDT to secure his third win, all of which were accomplished on homebred and -trained Arabians. Richardson rode Filouette’s grandmother, Fille de Caiman, to his 1998 win and Fayette de Cameo to victory in 2002
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