Second win of the week for the Italian rider, both in speed class to beat Frenchman Patrice Delaveau. (Photo © csi-basel.ch)
The closing day began with the second victory in the week of the Italian rider Emanuele Gaudiano during the CSI 5* Basel in Switzerland and the Prize of Canton Basel-Landschaft at a height of 1.45m.
Competing with 8-year-old mare Carlotta (Chaccomo x Cento) owned by Equita Kft, Gaudiano again took the triumph in speed class and stopping the clock in 49.57 seconds. With the result the Italian added 50 World Ranking points, beating Frenchman Patrice Delaveau and 16-year-old stallion Carinjo HDC (Cascavelle x Landgraf I), completing his course in 50.71 seconds.
The Top 5 was completed in third place by Italy’s Luca Maria Moneta with 16-year-old gelding Neptune Brecourt (Cumano x Kayack) in 50.81 seconds, for the fourth Pieter Devos of Belgium with 10-year-old gelding Haloubet Hitchcock (Baloubet du Rouet x Heartbreaker) very close in 50.92 seconds and fifth Jerome Guery also of Belgium with the 9-year-old gelding Instit of Jucaso (Cooper van de Heffinck x Darco) in 52.19 seconds.