Again the Italian rider was the winner this time marking the beginning of CSI5* in Basel with the fastest speed class, proving time and consolidating as the winningest rider in class that style in the last 6 months in FEI events. Marlon Módolo Zanotelli Latino Ranking leader participated. (Photo © csi-basel.ch)
Without leaving his rivals again opportunities destinations, today the Italian Emanuele Guadiano emerged as the big winner in the first round of CSI5* Basel in Switzerland, to stop the clock with the fastest time in speed class and scoring a major advantage 1 second over Frenchman Kevin Staut.
About the horse Cocoshynsky (Cornet Obolensky x Popcor) a 13-years old mare owned by Equine Kit, Guadiano completed the course in a height of 1.45m in time of 48.66 seconds, while the French Staut in second place at the cup on the 10-years old mare Ayade de Septon Et Hdc (Wandor van de Mispelaere x Belle d’Avril du Mazy) marked a time of 49.72 seconds, showing by the winner is undoubtedly the best in speed or at least has proved the most effective in regard to speed competitions in recent months at FEI events.
With the result the Italian representative managed to score 50 points for the World Ranking with 45 for Kevin Staut, leaving the British rider Laura Renwick and the horse Heliodor Hybris (Diamant De Semilly x MvCannonball) a 9-years old gelding owned by Mr Colin Bates with clear round in time of 50.17 seconds.
The top five completed with two representatives of house as Fabio Crotta were with the 12-yeaor old mare Rubina VIII owned by the rider in 52.06 seconds to finished in the fourth place, followed in fifth by Hansueli Sprunger and Faith go Mullegracht (Darco x Carthago) in 53.02 seconds to the delight of the Swiss public.
Ranking Latino leader Brazilian Marlon Módolo Zanotelli did not have a good result in the first FEI class of 2016, finishing in 22nd place with 9-years old mare Cavalia (Ultimo x Niveau), knocking down an obstacle to total 4 faults in 49.80 seconds.