Emanuele Guadiana wins Derby to overcoming Dutchman Maikel van der Vleuten. José María Larocca tenth. (Photo © DigiShots)
The penultimate day of the CSI 5* Indoor Brabant in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Holland had as its first event in the FEI classes the Van Schijndel Bouwgroep Prize Indoor Derby and victory for the Italian Emanuele Gaudiano.
Giving a time of 80.31 seconds with 8-year-old mare Carlotta 282 (Chaccomo x Cento) owned by Equita Kft, Guadiano added 50 World Ranking points with his brilliant victory, surpassing the house rider Maikel van der Vleuten and 11-year-old gelding Vdl Groep Quatro (Quaprice Boimargot Quincy x Caletto I) owned by Stoeterij Duyselshof, who completed his run in 81.17 seconds. Bertram Allen of Ireland finished with the best time of the competition, but added 4 seconds in his time by Table C, totaling 83.96 seconds with 10-year-old mare EH Quick Nina (Quidam’s Rubin x Camiros) in the third position.
For the Latin Ranking José María Larocca of Argentina was able to add points to the Longines FEI Ranking with his tenth place, after adding 8 seconds of penalty to his final time of 89.78 seconds with 9-year-old stallion Diablo Blanco (Chacco-Blue x Cento), representing for him 10 points for the account of month.