The German rider led the speed class with the first three places for the home riders, where Deusser surpassed the world number 1 Christian Ahlmann. Participation of Carlos Lopez of Colombia and Pedro Veniss from Brazil. (Photo © Stuttgart German Masters)
The first FEI class of the CSI 5* Stuttgart German Masters was a complete dominance for the home riders, who had two of their main figures in the current moments with the victory of the inspired Daniel Deusser and the world number 1 Christian Ahlmann.
Being 49 registered pairs for the Prize of Firma XXL-Sicherheit dispute that distributed €28,140, Daniel Deusser and the 9-year-old mare Happiness van T Paradijs (Obourg x Quick Lauro Z) owned by Stephex Stables, obtained a lead of 2 seconds to mark the fastest time of 58.83 seconds and earn 50 World Ranking points. The leader of the world ranking Christian Ahlmann, who had a poor performance in October was presented with the 9-year-old stallion Caribis Z (Caritano x Canabis Z) owned by Stoeterij Zangersheide, obtaining a time of 60.86 Seconds, to occupy the second place.
To complete the German one-two-three, Jan Wernke and the 14-year-old mare Queen Mary (Contendro I x Caretino) seized third place in a time of 61.79 seconds. The Top 5 of the competition were completed by Belgian Olivier Philippaerts in fourth place, stopping the clock 1 cent of a second above Wernke with the 10-year-old mare H&M Legend Of Love (Landzauber x Corgraf) and Swiss Steve Guerdat with the 10-year-old gelding Corbinian (Cornet Obolensky x Pilot), finished their court in 62.34 seconds in the fifth place.
For the Latin Ranking the Colombian Carlos Lopez was the most outstanding in the 21th position with the 11-year-old gelding Admara 2 (Padinus x Murano) registering 67.24 seconds, while the Brazilian Pedro Veniss ran with less luck when completing his round in 91.71 seconds with the 12-year-old stallion Quabri de l’Isle (Kannan x Socrate de Chivre), to finish in a 43 distant place.