Second victory for Julien Epaillard in the day to leading this time in the Prix du 24 Faubourg. Pedro Veniss inside the points. (Photo © Christophe Bricot)
The French rider Julien Epaillard completed a perfect day on the second date of the CSI 5* Saut Hermès Au Grand Palais at Paris, when he added his second victory of the day, now dominating the Prix du 24 Faubourg with the participation of 34 pairs.
The class with Accumulator and Epaillard returned to add 80 World Ranking points with his victory, this time the Frenchman and 13-year-old gelding Quanti de la Roque LM (Quick Star x Kannan) owned by Hello Holding 31 SLU-Laiterie de Montaigu-Julien Epaillard, totaling in his course 65 points in 42.82 seconds. With the same accumulated of 65 points reached to the ninth position, but the French also managed for the second day in a row, the one-two and Kevin Staut escorting Epaillard, recording a time of 43.28 seconds with 13-year-old mare Elky van Het Indihof HDC (Toulon x Thunder v. Zuuthoeve). Third place was for fast Bertram Allen of Ireland in 43.96 seconds with 9-year-old gelding Izzy By Picobello (Cicero Z x Capriano), closing the fourth and fifth place the Frenchman Roger Yves Bost with Regase du Murier (Adelfos X Le Tot de Semilly) in 44.31 seconds and Jerome Guery from Belgium with Papillon Z (Perhaps v.Berkenbroeck x San Patrignano Cassini) in 45.01 seconds.
For the Latin Ranking again the Brazilian Pedro Veniss managed to appear within World Ranking points, being this time the position 15th its location with 12-year-old mare For Felicila (For Pleasure x Espri) with accumulated of 57 points in 45,64 seconds.