Edward Levy commanded the speed test to get one-two French to his audience. Air Abreu Juniro from Brazil within the points. (Photo © psvphoto.com)
The second day of CSI 4* Jumping International of Bourg en Bresse was dominated by home riders, with one-two left Edward Levy and Jerome Hurel, who managed to finish below the barrier of 64 seconds.
Completing the speed class in 63.24 seconds, Edward Levy performed with 11-year-old mare Starlette from La Roque (Jumpy des Fortaines x Kannan) to add 50 World Ranking points for his first place, while Jerome Hurel and 13-year-old stallion Uranus (Baloubet du Rouet x Kannan) followed in 63.96 seconds.
The top five finishers were Thierry Goffinet from Belgium in third place with 64.86 seconds, Pius Schwizer from Switzerland in fourth place with 66.24 seconds and fifth Louis Bouhana of France in 66.94 seconds.
For its part, the Latino Ranking riders only counted on Brazilian Adir Abreu Juniro to finish within the points in the 13th position, being the last clear round in 72.96 seconds with 10-year-old gelding Hunter van het Indihof (Bentley Van de Heffinck x Mr. Blue). Out of the FEI Ranking points were Cassio Rivetti in very close 17th place to add points, Colombian Rene Lopez occupied 26th place with the same 4 fouls and closed Brazilians Yuri Mansur with 4 fouls in 29th and Luiz Felipe de Azevedo with 10 fouls in 50th place.