Gregory Wathelet and Egano van het Slogenhof commanded the Prize of Thermoplan in Basel.

Third FEI class at CSI5* disputed in Switzerland and the Belgian rider was the big winner of the evening in speed class beating British Laura Renwick and the Irish Billy Twomey. Módolo Zanotelli even without getting to the World Ranking points. (Photo © csi-basel.ch)

 

With a quick round by the Belgian rider Gregory Wathelet the second day of CSI5* in Basel, Switzerland began to mark an unbeatable time of 48.94 seconds and beat a group of 53 participants enrolled in the Prize of Thermoplan AG at a height of 1.45m.

 

About  the horse Egano van het Slogenho (Electro x Nagano) a 12-years old gelding owned by Stephex Stables, Wathelet managed to add 50 World Ranking points with his win today, drawing a close to two seconds advantage on their first victory 2016. With the result the winner left in the second position to the British rider Laura Renwick who was presented with the horse Heliodoro Hybris (Diamant de Semilly x Cannonball) a 9-years old gelding owned by Mr Colin Bates, recording time 50.75 seconds.

 

The lead imposed by the winner of the competition became more significant with respect to the third place achieved by the Irish Billy Twomey and the horse Ardcolum Duke (Gypsy Duke x Clover Hill) owned by Joe Flynn with whom he completed his field in 52.47 seconds. For the fourth world number 10 Daniel Deusser of Germany getting a tour without demolitions in 52.60 seconds with 9-years old mare Comtesse Vt Ertsenhof Z (Calvaro Z x Ogano Sitte) owned by Stephex Stables, while the fifth place was in the hands of Frenchman Philippe Rozier and the horse Quel Chanu (Flipper d’Elle x Calypso of Moyon) a 12-years old stallion at time of 53.66 seconds.

 

Representing both Pan American and Latino Ranking Marlon Módolo Zanotelli from Brazil was no option points for the third time, finishing in 18th place with the 9-years old mare Cavalia (Ultimo x Niveau) owned by Ashford Farm Bvba knocking a rail that represented 4 fouls in 51.26 seconds.

 

Final Results Prize of Thermoplan AG CSI5* 1.45m