Sameh El Dahan (EGY) & Suma's Zorro shine in front of the Eiffel Tower!
Over an 11-riders Jump Off, Sameh El Dahan (EGY) & Suma's Zorro take the win in the majestic Paris Eiffel LGCT Grand Prix. Bertram Allen (IRL) & Molly Malone V sign the 2nd best time and Harrie Smolders (NED) rides Don VHP Z N.O.P. to third place. Mariel Victoria Aguirre (MEX) & J-Figyelem dominate the CSI1* Grand Prix while Montreal Diamonds are best in the Global Champions League thanks to Jos Verlooy (BEL) & Harrie Smolders (NED).
Eric Lamaze, King of the Queen Elizabeth II Cup
Eric Lamaze (CAN) & his phenomenal, Fine Lady 5, triumph in the Queen Elizabeth II Cup CSI5* Grand Prix of Spruce Meadows. He signs the only double clear round in front of Enrique Gonzalez (MEX) & Chacna, finishing with only 1 time fault, and Karen Polle (JPN) on With Wings.
Mario Deslauriers honors Canada Day!
A Canadian victory on Canada Day is the Magic of Spruce Meadows! Mario Deslauriers & Bardolina 2 triumph in the CSI5* Grand Prix presented by Rolex. Mario’s daughter, Lucy (USA) takes 2nd place riding Hester just in front of another Canadian pilot, Erynn Ballard on Darkos Promise.
Shane Breen is best in Monaco!
Shane Breen (IRL) & Ipswich van de Wolfsakker, dominate the prestigious LGCT Grand Prix of Monaco. Alberto Zorzi (ITA) & the fantastic, Fair Light van T Heike, finish 2nd while another irish pilot, Denis Lynch, complete the podium on RMF Bella Baloubet. Rome Gladiators top the Global Champions League thanks to their young pilots, Marlon Módolo Zanotelli (BRA) on Rock'n Roll Semilly and Constant van Paesschen (BEL) riding Jilbert van't Ruytershof. Maelle Martin (FRA) & Tempo du Plix are best in the CSI2* Grand Prix.
Belgian domination in Estoril!
Nicola Philippaerts (BEL) wins the LGCT Grand Prix of Estoril on his handsome H&M Harley Vd Bisschop. Belgium dominated the weekend with a second place of Gregory Wathelet, on MJT Nevados S, who already triumphed in 2 classes with his other mount, Qualido. Third place of the Grand Prix goes to Eduardo Álvarez Aznar (ESP) & Rokfeller de Pleville Bois Margot. The Global Champions League goes to Paris Panthers, thanks to Darragh Kenny (IRL) & Gregory Wathelet (BEL).
Peder Fredricson wins in Cannes!
Peder Fredricson (SWE) & Hansson WL triumph in Cannes LGCT Grand Prix. Over a 8 riders jump-off who all jumped double clear, Peder signs the fastest time to rise on the podium beside Harrie Smolders (NED) on Emerald and Simon Delestre (FRA) on Hermes Ryan. Vincent Bartin (FRA) & Caramba du Ruisseau Z dominate the CSI1* Grand Prix and the Global Champions League goes this time to Valkenswaard United thanks to Alberto Zorzi (ITA) & Jur Vrieling (NED).
The Queen of Tryon is back!
Kristen Vanderveen (USA) & her fantastic Bull Run's Faustino de Tili are back to the top, winning the $204,000 CSI4* 1m60 Grand Prix in Tryon. 2nd place goes to Aaron Vale & Finou 4 while Pablo Barrios end up 3rd on Elana 22.
Ben Maher strikes again!
Only a few weeks after his victory in Madrid, Ben Maher (GBR) wins the LGCT Grand Prix of St Tropez, this time on Winning Good. Carlos Enrique Lopez Lizarazo (COL) takes 2nd place on Admara while Edwina Tops-Alexander (AUS) complete the podium on California. Shanghai Swans pilots, Daniel Deusser & Pedro Veniss, sign 4 perfect rounds to offer the GCL victory to their team.
Patrice Delaveau & Brasil are best in La Baule
Patrice Delaveau (FRA) & Aquila HDC form definitely a perfect couple and prouve it again by winning the CSIO5* Longines Grand Prix of La Baule. Kent Farrington (USA), just back from his injury, takes 2nd place on Gazelle while Gudrun Patteet (BEL) complete the podium on Sea Coast Just the Music. Rene Lopez (COL) rides Destiny's Child to victory in the difficult CSIO5* Derby and Paloma de Crozals (FRA) wins the CSI1* Grand Prix on Pomme du Valon. Brasil triumph in the CSIO5* Nations Cup thanks to 4 fantastic riders : Pedro Veniss, Luiz Felipe de Azevedo Filho, Yuri Mansur & Felipe Amaral.
Hamburg LGCT : Harrie Smolders keeps winning!
The unbeattable Harrie Smolders strikes again by winning the LGCT Grand Prix of Hamburg on Don VHP Z. Signing a fast jump-off, Harrie put the pressure on his rivals and Maurice Tebbel (GER) will be the only other pilot to jump a double clear round on Chacco's Son. Third place goes to Martin Fuchs (SWI) on the fantastic Chaplin. St Tropez Pirates dominate the Global Champions League thanks to Laura Klaphake (GER) & 2 amazing clear rounds of Pieter Devos (BEL). The prestigious Hamburg Derby goes to British rider, Matthew Sampson riding Gloria van Zuuthoeve.