The German rider David Will flew in the engraving of Longines Global Champions Tour Madrid, liquidating Italian Lorenzo de Luca and Frenchman Julien Epaillard. (Photo © Stefano Grasso)
The great emotion that was breathed and lived in 2017 Longines Global Champions Tour of Madrid, was felt during the dispute of Massimo Dutti Trophy and the victory for German rider David Will in fast demonstration and equally valid for second competition of Global Champion League.
Delivering €161,050 for Top 15 finishers, David Will accompanied by 17-year-old mare Mic Mac du Tillard (Cruising x Galoubet A), stopped the clock in an unbeatable time of 66.19 seconds to secure 130 World Ranking points plus €52,800 for being the winner. Attaining a 3-second advantage for Will, second place was Italian rider Lorenzo de Luca with 11-year-old gelding Limestone Gray (Try-Time) in 69.17 seconds and third place Julien Epaillard of France completing the course in 70.27 seconds with 13-year-old gelding Quatrin de la Roque LM (Quick Star x Kannan).
For Latino Ranking and distant from the points, Brazilian rider Pedro Veniss finished in 22nd position with accumulated of 4 faults next to 13-year-old stallion Quabri de l’Isle (Kannan x Socrate de Chivre). Emanuel Andrade of Venezuela totaled 8 fouls in 39th place with 12-year-old stallion Ricore Courcelle (Quaprice Bois Margot x Alme). Completed the group Mexicans Enrique González in 47th and Jose Alfredo Hernandez Ortega at 50th, in a class with 57 pairs.