CSI5* Saut Hermès: results from day 2.
Let’s round up the results now from day 2 of the 5 star Parisian event, starting with the competition which takes the name of the event: the “Le Saut Hermès”. This exclusive competition brings together the best 20 pairs from day 1 of the event and splits them into 10 teams, consisting of one male and one female rider. On Saturday, the 10 teams took on two rounds over 1.50m.
The winners this year were the team made up of Australia’s horse-woman Amy Graham with Bella Baloubet and Frenchman Julien Epaillard with Cristallo A LM. Together they recorded an overall time of 76.12 seconds and impressed with 0 penalties.
Second ranked Luciana Diniz with Winningmood and Ludger Beerbaum with Colestus also went through the two rounds without committing penalties. Unfortunately for the Portuguese and German, they were slightly slower recording a time of 76.72 seconds.
In third place we find Katharina Offel with Charlie and Daniel Bluman with Conconcreto Believe. The latter collected 4 penalties in the first round.
4th Maiju Mallat FIN Vincente & Christian Ahlmann GER Aragon Z (4 penalties)
5th Edwina Tops – Alexander AUS Ego van Orti & Bertram Allen IRL Quite Easy 4 (5 penalties)
The fastest clear in the second round came from USA’s Laura Kraut with Ferox B, but she also collected 8 penalties in the first round. Her team-mate Marcus Ehning finished with a double clear with Funky Fred, and it meant that the two riders had to settle for 6th place.
7th Jessica Springsteen USA Lisona & Kevin Staut FRA Reveur de Hurtebise
8th Pilar Lucrecia Cordon ESP Gribouille du Lys & Philippe Rozier FRA Unpulsion de la Hart
9th Penelope Leprevost FRA Sultane des Ibis & Michael Whitaker GBR Quelbora Merze
10th Reed Kessler USA Cylana & Constant van Paesschen BEL Ralphy de Ransbeck
The winner in the Prix GL Events on the other hand was Maikel van der Vleuten and VDL Groep Eureka. There were 11 clears in this competition. Following behind the Dutchman, we find Denis Lynch in second. The Irishman was competing with Abbervail van het Dingeshof. Third place was taken by Morocco’s Abdelkebir Ouaddar with Quickly de Kreisker. Click here for more: http://results.scgvisual.com/2015/hermes/r5.html
The second round of the Les Talents Hermès meanwhile saw Irishman Michael Duffy with Cortina 200 come in first place. In second we find Dutchman Hendrik-Jan Schuttert on Balboa Hs and in third Germany’s Vanessa Borgman with Come to Win 51. Click here for a full breakdown of the results: http://results.scgvisual.com/2015/hermes/r4.html