With a resounding round of speed Swiss rider takes advantage and get down the French Philippe Rozier and Olivier Guillon of the top. José María Larocca from Argentina ended ninth. (Photo © Longines Marters Paris)
Swiss Jane Richard Phillips and Zekina Z (Z x Carthago Z Zandor) got their first victory in the Longines CSI5 * Paris Masters in speed class at a height of 1.45m and dispute Lido Prix with 24,500 Euros to be distributed.
Setting a time of 60.74 seconds with the 14 years old mare Richard Philips seized 50 FEI World Ranking points, cutting the roll of French riders, who had to settle for her since the second and third. Philippe Rozier and the 11 years old stallion Quel Chanu (Flipper d’Elle x Calypso of Moyon), escorted in the second place with a time of 61.37 seconds and the third it went to Olivier Guillon with 9 year old mare Serise du Bidou (Gin Tonic Star SF x Fusain du Defey * HN/SF) who set a time of 63.67 seconds.
The top five in the speed competition was for the same nationalities, ranking fourth Swiss Pius Schwizer and PSG Future (Cash And Carry x Lorentin I) in time of 64.21 seconds, while Agathe Vacher from France was done a few points World Ranking with Careena (Cash and Carry x Candillo) in the fifth with 64.97 seconds.
For Latinos the best was the Argentine José María Larocca and Cornet du Lys (Cornet Obolensky x Champion Du Lys) starting just 10 valid FEI Ranking points, giving the agreed time for the regular round and penalized by not down with one foul in 73.25 seconds.