With a jump-off of 11 classified the French rider got the better of their in company with Quilane of Lezeaux in a fast round, hoping the German Tobias Meyer and Belgian Gregory Wathelet. Tomas Couve Correa of Chile in the 36th and Santiago Lambre of Mexico retired. (Photo © Hervé Bonnaud / www.1clicphoto.com)
Closing the first week in 2016 Spring MET CSI2* Gold 4 and realization of the Grand Prix Oliva Nova Beach & Golf Resort in victory for the French rider Nicolas Deseuzes where a full price of 30,000 Euros was divided among the top 12 ranked a class that began with 43 pairs.
For the decisive jump-off round with 12 classified, the French with a 12-years-old Quilane de Lezeaux a son of Grenat De Grez, completed its journey in a time of 46.94 seconds which would be unbeatable for the rest of the classified. Close in second place followed the German Tobias Meyer and Cerano 19 (Cesano li) in time of 47.84 seconds, while third place was for the number 5 in the world the Belgian Gregory Wathelet and his 10-years-old horse Coree a son of Cornet Obolensky who stopping the clock at 47.91 seconds, in close battle against the German.
The five best of the Grand Prix was completed by Italian Alberto Zorzi in fourth place with Cruise Ramiro (Ramiro B) in clear round and time of 48.38 seconds, the fifth for Azerbaijan Jamal Rahimov with his horse Excenel V (Darco) in 48.59 seconds.
For the Latin delegation the thing did not work out as expected, with the Chilean Tomas Couve Correa best placed 36th in field of 13 faults with Rapid Petite Folie and Mexican Santiago Lambre with Johnny Boy he retired in the regular round.