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Víctor Hernández was declared the winner of the Chenel Cup, however the reality is that there was no resounding winner within the two-man remaining. The younger bullfighter raised the trophy and has earned a spot within the bullfight that shall be held on October 12 in Las Ventas, however the two ears that he walked knew little. Nor did his accomplice Molina do sufficient deserves, who confronted the worst lot, however stood out extra for his ambition than for his bullfighting.

Three totally different irons, Baltasar Ibán, Pedraza de Yeltes and Victoriano del Río, and the six bulls, with totally different nuances, – very comfortable, the primary from Victoriano and the second from Pedraza – provided extra potentialities than the performers knew how you can make the most of. Noble bulls, however not silly or artists, which implies some extent of demand for which, absolutely, this couple of very younger various bullfighters just isn’t but ready.

The most exceptional factor about Hernández – and that is maybe the important thing to his triumph – has been the nice dealing with of his left hand, with which he drew consideration in his first two bulls. In the primary from Pedraza, and after starting the faena with the muleta within the centre of the ring, with two back-passes and three lengthy right-handed passes, he linked with two greater than acceptable collection of pure passes fixed with lengthy chest passes, though he was not capable of dominate his opponent because of the mobility he confirmed on the suitable facet. He once more shined together with his left hand within the fourth, a noble and repetitive bull from Ibán, with which he drew one other two temporary bunches of muletazos that had depth. And he was unable to tame the caste of the sixth, from Victoriano del Río, which overwhelmed him within the remaining third. It was not a straightforward bull, and Hernández confirmed his want by beginning the bullfight on his knees with a modified go and three right-handed passes through which the bull galloped with drive and pleasure, however the bull's character was superior to the bullfighter's information. Another key to his triumph was that he dealt with the sword higher than on Saturday, though he has not but handed the topic. In that final bull, the subaltern Roberto Martín Jarocho was thrown when a pair of banderillas got here out; he obtained a number of stomps within the lumbar space and was handled within the infirmary.

Molina, with the ear that walked from the third bull of the afternoon.
Molina, with the ear that walked from the third bull of the afternoon.(Image offered by the Toro de Lidia Foundation).

And the very severe and courageous bullfighter from Albacete, Molina, who’s distracted or just doesn’t prefer to take heed to pasodobles whereas he’s bullfighting – between Saturday and in the present day he silenced the band on a number of events – gave new proof that supreme luck just isn’t his factor, which is a significant issue for a matador; he was dealt the 2 softest bulls of the occasion, and regardless of this he made the required effort to squeeze the very best out of the standard of each animals, the third and the fifth. The first from Victoriano del Río bent its neck in a fall on the exit of the primary go and was virtually ineffective for the battle. Molina endured, regardless of this, and stole meritorious passes on the finish of his work. Another with out power was the fifth, good-natured and with out caste, and Molina demonstrated a commendable dedication and irreproachable angle with the horns on his chest. And he mentioned nothing concerning the first, one other noble animal, in a labor that’s too lengthy, from extra to much less, and superficial in substance and kind.

In brief, Victor Hernandez has emerged because the winner of the competitors, and hopefully it can assist him to have a brilliant future, however his has been a comfort prize. More, rather more, is predicted from a real winner.

Pedraza-Del Rio-Iban/Molina and Victor Hernandez

Two bulls Baltasar Ibán, -first and fourth- meek, bland and noble the primary, and a bully on the horse, noble and repetitive the opposite; two bulls Pedraza de Yeltes-second and fifth- fulfilling in rods, noble and repetitive the primary, and boring and really comfortable the opposite; and two of Victoriano del Río-third and sixth- compliant on horseback, the primary noble and really mild, and the final one with good temperament.

Molina: three punctures _warning_ a stab that guards and two descabellos (silence); _warning_ a fallen stab (ear); puncture _warning_ two punctures and a perpendicular stab (ovation).

Victor Hernandez: mendacity lunge (ear); outstretched lunge, a insanity _warning_ and a insanity (return to the ring); considerably fallen lunge and a hair loss (ear).

Mostoles Square (Madrid). June thirtieth. Chenel Cup Final. Half entry.

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