Constant van Paesschen and Compadre Van De Helle took the Suzuki Cup in Oliva Nova.

An advantage that barely exceeds 1 second in the jump-off, the Belgian rider Constant van Paesschen beat British Aston Chloe and Joseph Davison who followed him in the standing table. Santiago Lambre of Mexico was 22. (Photo © Hervé Bonnaud /


With the participation of 39 pairs in the Suzuki Cup was played in the continuation of the 2016 Spring MET Oliva Nova, Spain and the week CSI2*, being on the second FEI competition day Constant van Paesschen the winner in a jump-off that ended with five double clears.


They mark a time of 37.38 seconds van Paesschen and Compadre Van De Helle (Casall), a 9-years-old horse owned by Stoeterij Van De Helle, led the fight to them 50 points credited to the World Ranking and 6,150 euros for first place, beating British rider Chloe Aston who presented with 14-years-old Kolibri Classic (Kolibri) owned by Mrs J Aston, with which completed a round of jum-off in time of 38.45 seconds for the second position. Third place also end held by a Briton, Joseph Davison being with Calimero van’t Roth, a son of Darco in time of 40.27 seconds,  leaving four and five positions with which the perfect course competition in Tobias Meyer of Germany in 41.47 seconds Delight 50 owners were completed fourth place, while Olivier Robert from France followed in time of 42.26 seconds with Tiempo de Paban.


This time only the Latin delegation was represented by the Mexican Santiago Lambre and the 9-years-old Bond Lover (Balou du Rouet) exceeding the time allowed in the regular round by scoring slate 75.00 seconds over a takedown that would give him a grand total of 5 faults in place 22th. For his part the best world ranked in the class Belgian Gregory Wathelet number 5 in the world, get down two obstacles to complete their court in 8 faults and occupying place 24th.


Final Results €24,600 Suzuki Spring MET 2016 CSI2* 1.45m