Heavy fighting in the speed class dominated by the Dutch rider and his 10 years old horse to take a lead of just eight hundredths of a second over the French Simon Delestre. (Photo © olympiahorseshow.com)
Second day at Olympia The London International Horse Show for the victory of Dutch Jur Vrieling who set the running for fastest time in speed class at The Christmas Speed Stakes Cup, beating his opponents with the horse Arezzo VDL (Chin Chin x Heartbreaker) with 10-years old and owned by VDL Stud.
Recording a time of 56.78 seconds Vrieling win to add 50 points to the FEI World Ranking, as he was escorted into second place by the French Simon Delestre and 9-years old mare Stardust Quinhon (Calvaro x Cabdula du Tillard ), owned by Madame Pscale Bliscaux a small difference of eight hundredths of a second.
A favorite of the British public and home rider Ben Maher on the horse Boomerang (Orlando x Lux) took over third place in slate marking a time of 57.13 seconds, completing the top five compatriots Jessica Mendoza in 4th place and William Funnell 5th.