Kevin Gonzalez de Zarate led the Massimo Dutti Trophy.

The Spanish rider Kevin Gonzalez de Zarate commanded the speed class surpassing by 22 hundredths of second to the Belgian rider Gudrun Patteet. (Photo ©


The Spanish rider Kevin Gonzalez de Zarate took the first victory for the home riders at the CSI4* Casas Novas 2017 in La Coruna, with a lead of 22 hundredths of a second.

The speed class comprised of 52 pairs on a course designed by the Spanish Javier Trenor Diaz, was disputed €25,000 Massimo Dutti Trophy led by Kevin Gonzalez de Zarate next to the 13-year-old gelding Quattila de Glos (Quito de Baussy x Roy d’Artoire), stopping the clock in 57.52 seconds and securing 50 World Ranking Points.

For second place Gudrun Patteet of Belgium stayed close in the fight recording a time of 57.70 seconds with the 12-year-old mare Sea Coast Ferly (Calato x Darco), followed in the third by another Spanish rider Diego Perez Bilbao accompanied by the 10-year old gelding Quinty du Bisson (Quartz II Adelheid Z x Oberon du Bisson), who completed their course in 58.94 seconds.

For Latino Ranking the Colombian rider Dayro Arroyave got FEI Ranking Points in 12th place, with the 12-year-old mare Adele (Cassini I x Corrado I) in time of 62.92 seconds.


Final Results