Again Patrice Delaveau repeated as winner, dominating in two phases with Carinjo HDC, beating Gudrun Patteet of Belgium and Rolf-Göran Bengtsson of Sweden. Pedro Veniss of Brazil finished fourth. (Photo © Christophe Bricot)
For the closing day of CSI 5* Saut Hermès Au Grand Palais, the first class brought a repeat as the main protagonist, after Patrice Delaveua, winner of the first FEI class of the week, took the first victory of the day, repeating with 16-year-old stallion Carinjo HDC (Cascavelle x Landgraf I) owned by Haras Des Coudrettes.
Being two phases as evaluative factor of the Prix de la Ville de Paris, Delaveau obtained 50 World Ranking points completing in 30.54 seconds its presentation. In second place was Belgian Gudrun Patteet and 12-year-old mare Sea Coast Farley (Calato x Darco) owned by Sea Coast-Gudrun Patteet in 31.96 seconds and third place was by Swedish Rolf-Göran Bengtsson registering a time of 32.04 seconds with 14-year-old stallion Clarimo ASK (Clearway x Caletto II) owned by Verband d.Züchter des Holsteiner Pf & RG Bengtsson.
For the Latin Ranking Pedro Veniss became the main reference yesterday’s day, getting to score World Ranking points with his two presentations, but today with 12-year-old mare For Felicila (For Pleasure x Espri) owned by Eurl C Eole & Sarl C. Epona scored the best result for him to end fourth, in a time of 32.14 seconds to earn 35 points. For his part the Colombian Carlos López had difficulties in the second phase with 10-year-old mare Cuplandra (Upgrade x Metall) owned by S.A.S. Haras Des Grillons totaling 13 fouls in 52.35 seconds to fill the 21st position.