Olivier Philippaerts closed with victory in last week CSI5* La Coruna.

Achieving lead the group of 41 competitors Belgium completed the week with one-two in the CaixaBank Prix being first Olivier Philippaerts and Jerome Guery second. Lucy Davis sixth. (Photo © Oxer Sport)


To close the week of activities in the CSI5* La Coruna made in Casas Nova Equestrian Club, Oliver Philippaerts of Belgium undertook to take top honors to achieve victory with H&M Challenge V. Begijnakker (Chellano Z x Palestro V. Begijnakker).

About the 13-years old gelding, Philippaerts marked a time of 51.71 seconds in winning round, beating compatriot Jerome Guery and Papillon Z (Perhaps x Cassini I) owners to complete their second winning round in 52.57 seconds to complete the week with one-two for Belgium.

Third place went to Italian Luca Maria Moneta that appeared on the court with Connery (Cordobes II x Polydor) marking the third clear in 53.83 seconds, closing the perfect course foursome Dutch Maikel van der Vleuten in the fourth position with VDL Groep Verdi TN N.O.P. (Quidam de Revel x Landgraf I) in time of 55.17 seconds.

Turning to PAEC Ranking and Latin Ranking was the best placed American rider Lucy Davis in the sixth with her 11-years old gelding Barron (For Pleasure x Nabab de Reve), knocking a pole in the winning round and a total of 4 fouls in 52.00 seconds. Laura Kraut and For Sale 6 (For Pleasure x Cassini I) exceeded the time allowed for the first round and ended at 5 fouls occupying position 23th. For the Latinos Bernardo Alves of Brazil ended in 28th, Alberto Michan of Mexico was located 31th and Felipe Amaral of Brazil did in the 37th.



Final Results €91,500 Price CaixaBank CSI5* 1.50m