CSIO5* La Baule: the latest results ahead of today’s Longines GP.
Ahead of today’s GP, we take a look at the results from yesterday and this morning at the CSIO5* La Baule.
Vice world champion Patrice Delaveau appears in good form after riding to victory in the Holsteiner Carinjo del Prix RMC over 1.50m with jump-off and which helped book his place in today’s highly anticipated GP.
With his usual class, Delaveau took first place to finish ahead of the other 14 horse and rider combinations that made it through to the final phase of the competition. There were 8 clears overall, but the Frenchman was the quickest and took the win.
In second place we find Irishman Cian O’Connor with Quidam Cherie while the final podium slot went to Alexander Zetterman with Recu.
The rest of the top-ten was as follows:
4th Cedric Angot FRA Rubis de Preuilly
5th Harrie Smolders NED Ai Yetoro
6th Simon Delestre FRA Chesall
7th Eric Lamaze CAN Coco Bongo
8th Nadja Peter Steiner SUI Saura de Fondcombe
9th Karim El Zoghby EGY Amelia
10th Claudia Gisler SUI Cordel
In the Derby Laiterie de Montaigu – Règion Pays de la Loire against the clock, it was the talented Bertram Allen with Wild Thing L that took the victory. Second place meanwhile was taken by another young and promising rider William Whitaker with Glenvadra Brilliant. Steve Guerdat with Nasa took the final podium slot. There was also a respectable sixth place finish for Italy’s Luca Maria Moneta with his sorrel mount Jesus de la Commune.
Focusing on the results so far from today and ahead of the GP, Britain’s Joe Clee with Vedet de Muze ET has won the 1.45m competition ahead of French rider Philippe Rozier with Unpulsion de la Hart in second and Jerome Hurel on Warriori in third. With all of that now behind us, the focus can now switch to the Longines GP which puts on offer 200.000,00 euros in prize money. Luca Maria Moneta with H&M Cash In will be carrying the flag for Italy. You can follow it all live at 13.00 here: http://www.labaule-cheval.com/direct-live/