José María Larocca wins the 2017 CSI 4* Grand Prix Sun Tour in San Giovanni.

With a great demonstration Argentine Jose Maria Larocca surpassed to house rider Luca Maria Moneta by 10 hundredths of second in the tie-breaker, to add its third FEI victory. (Photo © Archive)


The Grand Prix was formed by 50 pairs at a height of 1.50m and distributing 92,000 Euros, was made with two rounds, where Larocca completed his final round in 47.87 seconds to overcome by just 10 hundredths of a second to Italian Luca Maria Moneta, who completed his presentation in 47.97 seconds with 10-year-old mare Herold N (Heartbreaker x Haydn), allowing the result to accredit 100 World Ranking Points for the winner and 80 points for second place.

With respect to the best international Argentine rider of present and occupant the 407 place of FEI Ranking, obtained its first FEI victory in 2015, when Larocca added its first two and only victories in St. Tropez and Verbier, plus a third in 2014 Laussane Grand Prix to stand out and fourth place in last Pan American Games at Toronto in 2015 in a personal way. Now with today’s result are 3 triumphs at FEI level that the South American rider collects, that no doubt will be going up several important place in both World and Latino Ranking.


Final Results