Emanuele Gaudiano of Italy flew again to take the victory, being now the CSI5* La Coruña – Casas Novas Winter Show the stage. (Photo © casasnovas.com)
Italian rider Emanuele Gaudiano started the last day of CSI5* La Coruña – Casas Novas Winter Show with victory in the speed class €25,000 Prize Prosegur.
Accustomed to speed classes main role for Emanuele Gaudiano, today was no exception and complete the two phases in speed the first phase and Table C for the second phase finishing in time of 28.23 seconds.
The course designed by Spaniard Santiago Varela for 40 pairs, the Italian rider Emanuele Gaudiano secured 50 World Ranking points with his victory next to the 8-year-old mare Carlotta 232 (Chaccomo x Cento) owned by Equita Kft, followed in second place by another fast rider as was French Julien Eapillard and his 9-year-old gelding Usual Suspect d’Auge (Jarnac x Papillon Rouge) in 29.24 seconds.
For third place Leopold van Asten from Holland completed the two phases in 30.17 seconds with the 10-year-old mare VDL Groep Miss Untouchable (Chacco-Blue x Aldatus), followed by Irish rider Shane Breen with the 9-year-old stallion Ipswich van de Wolfsakker (Carembar of Muze x Quick Star) in fourth place registering 30.36 seconds and fifth Felix Hassmann of Germany got a time of 30.57 seconds with the 14-year-old stallion Balzaci (Balou du Rouet x Landadel ).
By Latino Ranking Colombian rider Rene López scored World Ranking points with his tenth place and time of 32.49 seconds with the 13-year-old stallion Con Dios III (Colman x Romino). The former Latino Ranking leader Marlon Modolo Zanotelli of Brazil finished 16th, accompanied by the 8-year-old gelding Hh Earley (Harley Vdl x Indorado) in 35.43 seconds.
Out of the points was by Latinos José María Larocca occupying 24th place next to the 13-year-old stallion Cornet du Lys (Cornet Obolensky x Champion du Lys) in 45.16 seconds.