Closing the week CSI5* in Bordeaux and the best class in dispute today as was the Grand Prix Land Rover, Penelope Leprevost won his second victory of the year. The world No.1 Scott Brash was outside the jump-off. No points for Lucy Davis and Rene Lopez. (Photo © Christophe Bricot / CEB)
With exciting finale closed the CSI5* Bordeaux when they saw the best female exponent and certainly one of the best riders on the world equestrian show jumping as was the crowd favorite Penelope Leprevost to win in the Land Rover Grand Prix.
Performing with the 12-years-old mare Nice Stephanie (Cardento x Ralme Z) owned by Madame Geneviève MEGRET, the French number 5 in the world got its second win of the week and second in 2016 in a jump-off very contesting from 7 classified. Setting a time of 38.15 seconds being the first double clear of a total of four ending the Grand Prix, Leprevost taught at the way that led to her mare along the route, to beat British rider Laura Renwick and 10-years-old gelding Bintang II (Tangelo van de Zuuthoeve x Orlando) that escorted with a time of 38.90 seconds.
In the third place to finish with a good final day after a second place in the previous class and now the third was the Belgian Jerome Guery making a jump-off in time of 39.23 seconds with 10-years-old gelding Grand cru go Rozenberg (Malito de Reves x Heartbreaker 89.4335). The strong fight of perfect clear rounds stretching to the closed fourth Dutchman Harrie Smolders and Emerald (Diamant De Semilly x Carthago) a 12-years-old stallion owned by Axel Verlooy Eurohorse BVBA in time of 40.31 seconds.
While Marcus Ehning of Germany achieved a good performance in its route to the second fastest time of the night, a takedown to total 4 fouls in 38.70 seconds by the 13-years-old gelding Pret a Tout (Hiram Chambertin x Stew Boy) so they marginalized finished behind the winner.
The two representatives of PAEC Ranking failed to score points by failing to finish within the top 16 ranked, ranking at 31 American Lucy Davis with Cassis 54 (Candidatus x Landadel) in field of eight faults, while the Colombian Rene Lopez y Querido du Tillard (Le Tot de Semilly x Narcos II) totaled 16 fouls in the 33rd.