The Irish rider Michael G Duffy was inspired to go out with a first prize Trailer, closing the week CSI3* Herning. (Photo © Archive)
The Irish rider Michael G Duffy was inspired in the CSI3* Everhorse Trophy-finale 145cm LR, marking the closing of the CSI 3* Herning in Denmark.
Taking a Trailer as a first prize by his win, Michael G Duffy with the 9-year-old stallion Lapuccino 2 (Siec Livello) showed the way in the jump-off round and marked an unbeatable time of 35.04 seconds, securing 50 World Ranking points.
Achieving a 2017 FEI victory Michael G Duffy overtook the German rider Sven Fehnl, who was again in second place and very close to winning in a time of 35.78 seconds with his 9-year-old stallion Lacox (Landos x Cash And Carry).
Although the fight remained very close in the first and second position, Soren Pedersen of Denmark show the face by the home riders occupying third place with the 8-year-old gelding Tailormade Chabalou (Chacco Blue x Baloubet du Rouet) in 37.46 seconds, while the fourth place was not very distant for German rider Holger Hetzer with the 13-year-old gelding Legiones (Limbus x Calido I) in 37.75 seconds.
For the fifth place and completing the Top 5 was James Billington of Great Britain recording a time of 38.09 seconds accompanied by the 11-year-old stallion Baltic VDL (Quaprice Bois Margot x Jus de Pomme).