Grand Prix Hermès: Romain Duguet wins the prestigious Parisian trophy.
Swiss rider Romain Duguet rode to victory on Sunday in the CSI5* Saut Hermès GP.
His double clear was good enough for first place and ensured the Swiss rider lifted the prestigious trophy.
Duguet and his 11 year-old selle française Quorida de Treho (Kannan) set the fastest time, stopping the clock in 38.99 seconds.
Following behind in second place with a time of 40.31 seconds we find Australia’s horsewoman Amy Graham with her Holsteiner Bella Baloubet (Baloubet du Rouet).
The final podium slot went to the Olympic Champion Steve Guerdat meaning that there were 2 Swiss riders on the podium. Guerdat was riding with Corbinian (Cornet Obolensky).
The rest of the top-ten was as follows:
4th Gregory Wathelet BEL Oh d’Eole
5th Marcus Ehning GER Cornado NRW
6th Philippe Rozier FRA Rahotep de Toscane
7th Edwina Tops-Alexander AUS Lintea Tequila
8th Christiana Ahlmann GER Epleaser van’T Heike
9th Bassem Hassan Moammed QAT Victoria
10th Bertram Allen IRL Romanov
Click here for a full breakdown of the results: http://results.scgvisual.com/2015/hermes/r9.htmlYou can also watch the videos from the competition at the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7buNq_HCGhQ#t=11
Photo: Frédéric Chéhu