The Italian rider who can not stop winning in the last three months of 2015, started this ragged top 2016 by marking the opening of the event CSI4* in England beating the British John Whitaker and Nicole Pavitt. (Photo © The Equestrian.com)
Great start to the year for the Italian rider Emanuele Gaudiano that from the first day of 2016 adds its first win in order to mark the opening of the Liverpool International Horse Show in class evaluated with two phases at a height of 1.45m.
With a total of 28 competitors in the Harthill Stud which ultimately culminated under 10 perfect rounds in both phases, led by the Italian and his 13-years old mare Cocoshynsky (Cornet Obolensky x Popcorn), owned by Equita Kit stopping the clock at 29.25 seconds is performed to taking a lead of 16 hundredths of a second over his closest follower.
For the second British John Whitaker and the horse Lord of Arabia (Cassini II x Carry) a 12-years old gelding owned by P. Sultan Saud completed the field in a time of 29.41 seconds, while also British rider Nicole Pavitt them remained in close fight to take over the third in time of 29.77 seconds with the horse Victor Blue (My Bjorn W x Rebel II Z) an 14-years old stallion owned by Mrs Virginia Quine, which totaled the first points of the year for the World Ranking FEI.
The five best in class was completed by the Belgian Wilm Vermeir and 10-years old mare Gentiane La Pomme (Shindler Diamant De Muze x) recorded 31.20 seconds for the fourth place, as the group completed in fifth place by Robert Smith of Britain with the horse Cimano E (Unaniem x Chemnitz) a 9-years old gelding owned by Mrs Rebecca Ravilious, with which completed the two phases with not faults in 31.36 seconds.