Frenchman Nicolas Delmotte completed the only clear round leading the strong dominance of home riders. Jennifer Gates seventh and Cassio Rivetti eighth. (Photo © Pixels events)
Frenchman Nicolas Delmotte took the victory at €26,000 Prix du Consell Régional de Bretagne, being the only double clear round in strong dominion of the house riders.
With the participation of 26 pairs on the course designed by Jean-Francois Morand, a total of 4 riders got their jump-off, where Nicolas Delmotte completed the only double clear round with the 14-year-old gelding Darmani van T Heike (Grandeur x Voltaire), securing 50 World Ranking Points and representing his second 2017 FEI victory.
Marking a time of 40.01 seconds, Nicolas Delmotte led the clear French dominion, occupying the first four positions of the class, being escorted by Max Thirouin in second place with the 9-yearold mare Utopia Villelongue (Mylord Carthago x Calypso D’Herbiers) in a field of 4 fouls and 40.83 seconds, the third place was for Romain Potin along with the 10-year-old stallion Tzigano Massuere (Cassini II x Burggraaf) in 4 fouls and 47.57 seconds, while Louis Bouhana retired During their jump-off participation.
Passing to the Pan American Ranking, US rider Jennifer Gates was the most outstanding finishing in seventh place with the 14-year-old gelding Pumped up Kicks (Levisto x San Juan), being penalized with 1 foul in 72.14 seconds.
For the Latino Ranking, Brazilian rider Cassio Rivetti took the eighth place along with the 9-year-old gelding Chicago HOF Evergem Z (Con Spirito R x Papillon Rouge), accumulating 1 foul in 73.57 seconds and Mexican rider Federico Fernandez escorted him in ninth place, with the 9-year-old stallion Pegasso (Cassini I x Contender) registering 1 foul in 74.42 seconds.