Reed Kessler fastest against the clock in La Baule.

Reed Kessler and Soraya de l’Obstination won Friday’s speed class in La Baule. (Photo © PSV Morel/CSIO La Baule)

USA’s Reed Kessler won Friday morning’s CSIO5* 1.45 speed class Bouygues Immobilier in La Baule.

Riding Soraya de l’Obstination (Kashmir van Schuttershof x Skippy-II), Kessler beat home favorite Penelope Leprevost on Nayana (Royal Feu x Narcos II) by 0.66 seconds. Third place went to another French rider; Jerome Hurel on Urano (Baloubet du Rouet x Kannan), who was more than a second behind Kessler on the clock.

Final Results

Source: Press Véronique Gauthier / CSIO5* La Baule