Abdullah Al Sharbatly and Woulon L grown up in speed at LGCT Shanghai.

Victory of Saudi Abdullah Al Sharbatly grown in speed surpassing Dutch Leopold van Asten and American Laura Kraut. Participation of Mexican José Alfredo Hernández Ortega. (Photo © Stefano Grasso)


The closing day at 2017 CSI 5* Longines Global Champions Tour Shanghai kicked off with the swift display of Saudi Abdullah Al Sharbatly, who grew up with his 14-year-old gelding Woulon L (Toulon x G.Ramiro Z) could overcome by 2 hundredths of a second Dutchman Leopold van Asten.

The result allowed Al Sharbatly to score 50 World Ranking points and 45 points for van Asten with 10-year-old mare VDL Groep Miss Untouchable (Chacco-Blue x Aldatus) recording a time of 61.91 seconds. For third place US Olympic medalist Laura Kraut completed her field in 62.55 seconds alongside 10-year-old gelding Confu (Contact Me x Cambridge), closing the group of Top 5 former World Number One and also Olympic medalist Scott Brash in fourth place in time of 63.47 seconds with 13-year-old mare Hello Annie (Contendro I x For Pleasure), being fifth German Philip Houston in 64.87 seconds with 13-year-old mare Kannella (Kannan x Quick Star).

For Latino Ranking only participated Mexican rider Jose Alfredo Hernandez Ortega reaching 22dn position in field of 8 faults and 74.95 seconds with 16-year-old gelding Grupo Prom Jack (Ovatio x Heartbreaker).


Final Results