Home rider Edward Levy take the first victory at CSI 3* International Jumping Vichy in France, where the locals were the top three. (Photo © AB Picture)
The home rider Edward Levy got a faster round on course designed by the Frenchman Jean-Francois Gourdin, when the Prix Una Storia, a speed class that distributed €25,000.
With 35 pairs participating, Edward Levy took 50 World Ranking Points by putting up 64.81 seconds with the 11-year-old mare Starlette de La Roque (Jumpy des Fontaines x Kannan), recently winning the Grand Prix Deauville and now in speed class, took advantage of 3 seconds. France, who finished in the top three, second place was Paul Delforge accompanied by the 10-year-old mare Terre du Banney (Crown Z x Olisco) with a time of 66.81 seconds and third place was Florie Laure Etien with the 11-year-old stallion Saphir du Frelut (Zahr Adelheid AES x Elegant of Barachy) recording a time of 70.00 seconds.
Completed the Top five finishers in fourth place Mario Wilson Fernandes of Portugal, getting a time of 70.40 seconds with the 8-year-old gelding Jasper van’t Gestelhof (Heartbreaker x Darco) and fifth place was Max Thirouin of France, recorded a time of 70.75 seconds next to the 8-year-old gelding Jewel de Kwakenbeek (Cicero Z x Quidam de Revel).