French rider Nicolas Delmotte shone in the CSIO5* Gijon 2017 while guiding the one-two for his country with Edward Levy. (Photo © CSIO Gijon)
French rider Nicolas Delmotte shone on the second day of CSIO5* Gijon 2017 by winning the €24,600 Mahou and commanding one-two for his country.
With 43 pairs participating in the course evaluated by Table C, Nicolas Delmotte recorded a time of 75.07 seconds with the 14-year-old gelding Darmani van T Heike (Grandeur x Voltaire) owned by Madame Marie-Claudine Morlion, securing 50 Ranking World Points in a day starring by French riders.
After registering his first win of the week for Nicolas Delmotte, his compatriot Edward Levy escorted him in second place alongside the 12-year-old mare Rafale d’Hyverniere (Chef Rouge x Le Plantero) in time of 75.72 seconds and for third place Samantha McIntosh of New Zealand scored a time of 76.58 seconds with the 13-year-old mare Estina (Heartbreaker x Achill/libero H).
For the Latino Ranking only got World Ranking Points the Mexican rider Ernesto Canseco, finishing in 14th place with the 10-year-old mare Celebrity VDL (Indoctro x Emilion) in time of 82.95 seconds. Out of the points was the Colombian rider Dayro Arroyave next to the 7-year-old gelding Soriano van Klapscheut (Lord Z x Darco) occupying the 36th place totaling 104.20 seconds.
Also participated by Pan American Ranking Yann Candele of Canada with the 11-year-old gelding Quidams Quit (Quidam’s Rubin x Carthago) in 24th place and American rider Reed Kessler occupied the 29th place with 12-year-old mare Charity (Cayetano L x C-Indoctro) in time of 95.06 seconds.