With just two remaining World Cup qualifiers for the 2019-2020 season, riders are running out of chances to grab points to qualify for the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Final (April 15-19) in Las Vegas, Nevada. The final North American Western Sub-League competition kicks off this week, February 5-9, with the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Leon in Mexico.
Riders from 13 countries, including a hefty contingent from the host country will be competing, including Alberto Sanchez-Cozar, one of the joint winners of the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Guadalajara two weeks ago.Last year’s runner-up and winner of the 2019 Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Guadalajara, Salvador Onate, is on the entry list, as are other heavy-hitters including Francisco and Patricio Pasquel (MEX), Federico Fernandez (MEX), Simon Nizri (ISR) and Lorenza O’Farrill (MEX)
Tune in to the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Qualifier presented by BMW at 3 p.m. CT on Thursday, February 6 and the main event, the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Leon on Saturday at 2:30 p.m.
About the North American League
The Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ North American League, now in its fifth year, consists of 14 venues in three countries – the United States, Mexico and Canada. Each venue hosts qualifiers to determine the North American riders who will compete at the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Final (April 15-19) in Las Vegas, Nevada. The NAL, which offers $2.4 million in prize money, is one of 16 leagues that form the global FEI Jumping World Cup™ series, which has been in existence since 1978.
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