Swiss Jane Richard Philips was consolidated as the fastest in the first CSI3* Vermezzo of the Milano Winter Show class. (Photo © Milano Winter Show)
Swiss rider Jane Richard Philips was fasted in the Tharros Cup of the Milano Winter Show at CSI3* Vermezzo week and added her first victory.
Leading the Swiss one-two in Italy, Jane Richard Philips completed the fastest course in the speed class and added 50 World Ranking Points with the 9-year-old stallion Izmir van de Baeyenne (Kashmir van Schuttershof x Nonstop), being escorted by also Swiss rider Fabio Crotta and his 8-year-old mare Carressa Z (Clarito x Casall) in 63.54 seconds.
For Jane Richard Philips represented a new 2017 triumph and first of the week in Italy, getting precisely a home rider the third place in time 64.32 seconds by Paolo Paini with the 11-year-old mare Ottava Meraviglia di Ca’San G (For Pleasure x Caletto I) and Petronella Andersson from Sweden took fourth place in 64.45 seconds with the 10-year-old mare Chloe’ (Chequille x Athletico), tying in that position with Lill Maximilian from Germany alongside 14-year-old mare ABC Trixi (Quidam by Revel x Carolus I).
As usual in these speed classes, the Italian rider Emanuel Gaudiano was commissioned to stop the clock with the best time in 57.11 seconds, but a knockdown left him far in the 16th place accompanied by the 8-year-old mare Carlotta 232 (Chaccomo x Cento).