Placing second in the previous class, the Swiss Pius Schwizer took revenge with victory in the next FEI contest with clear advantage over the Spanish Eduardo Alvarez Aznar and German Deniel Deusser. Rene Lopez 17th. (Photo © Christophe Bricot / CEB)
The clock again be the main factor in evaluating the competition, Pius Schwizer from Switzerland could retaliate to get on the second occasion the victory, after escorting the second position at the before class to the French Patrice Delaveau.
On the horse Davidoff V. Schl’Hof CH (Karondo v.Schloesslihof x Calando II) an 14-years-old stallion 14 owned by Werner Rütimann, Pius complete its journey in time of 51.36 seconds, totaling in two classes today 95 World Ranking points and taking a clear lead over his closest contender the Spanish Eduardo Alvarez Aznar of more than 2 seconds, who finally accompanied the 9-years-old mare Top Lulu (Quidam de Revel) owned by Maria Jose Verdu Martorell stopped the clock at 53.61 seconds.
The third place went to Germany’s Daniel Deusser and 9-years-old mare Hidalgo V (Quadrillo x Andiamo) owned by Stephex Stables recording 54.66 seconds, the fourth would fall on Norwegian rider Victoria Gulliksen and Billy Blue Bell (Billy Congo x Jazz) 8-years-old mare owned by Stall Gullik A/S with a time of 54.95 seconds in close fight with Deusser, while fifth place by the Swedish Douglas Lindelöw and Corleone (Corlensky G x Ceylon) as obtained by his court of 55.40 seconds.