Second straight win for Germany in Gothenburg being now the protagonist Marcus Ehning that it was precisely escorted into second place by yesterday’s winner Christian Ahlmann. Quentin Judge in 12th. (Photo © Rebecca Walton)
For the third day of the Longines FEI World Cup in Gothenburg, lso German riders demonstrated their superiority at the end of one-two in the Gothenburg Trophy presented by City Gross and performed at a height of 1.55m with a subsequent tiebreaker.
The winner Marcus Ehning this opportunity was the 13-year-old gelding Pret a Tout (Hiram Chambertin x Stew Boy) owned by Ehning and Ruth Krech in time of 31.63 seconds in his jump-off round. For second place in the German one-two, winner of yesterday’s Christian Ahlmann was responsible for maintaining the momentum with Colorit (Coriano x Capitol) a 13-year-old stallion owned by Klaus Isaak and scoring in the slate a time of 31.91 seconds.
The Top 5 on this occasion was for riders of house headed by one of its greatest exponents in third place as Rolf-Göran Bengtsson and Casall ASK (Caretino x Lavall I), participant binomial in the Final Four of the last World Equestrian Games, who scored in his jump-off a time of 32.05 seconds, followed by the rider Charlotte Mordasini and 9-year-old gelding Tiny Toon Semilly (Diamant de Semilly x Kannan) in 32.72 seconds and the Swedish trio closed in the fifth by Helena Persson and Bonzai H (Baloubet du Rouet x Caletto II) stopping the clock at 33.10 seconds.
The best of Pan_american Ranking was the US Quentin Judge and HH Copin van de Broy (Darco x Brownboy) occupied 12th place with a jump-off of 4 fouls in 35.43 seconds.