Second win for Frenchman Julien Epaillard with Cristallo A LM in tiebreaking round beating Francesco Tuturiello of Italy on CSI 2* 1.45m Gold 3. (Photo © Hervé Bonnaud / www.1clicphoto.com)
Again Julien Epaillard claimed his favor at the Oliva Spring MET 2017 in Valencia, Spain and add another victory more points to the World Ranking, after to settle in the round of jump-off opponents.
Riding 13-year-old gelding Cristallo A LM (Casall x Corofino I) owned by Laiterie De Montaigu, Epaillard added 50 World Ranking points to his January account for the FEI Ranking plus 6,150 Euros with his first place, completing his round in 34.99 seconds.
Taking an exact advantage of 1 second, the second place was Italian Francesco Turturiello and 11-year-old gelding Scara Mouche (Calvaro x Super de Bourriere) owned by Carolina Aresu, while third place was taken by Belgian Celine Schoonbroodt-De Azevedo with 10-year-old gelding Amerigo (Cardento x Rocky) in time of 37.63 seconds.
In short, the competition had 45 pairs registered for the regular round and in the tiebreaking of the 17 classified, 12 would complete their two clear rounds.