Roger-Yves Bost flew and got an advantage of 1.50 seconds in speed class surpassing American World No. 2 Kent Farrington. Participation of Eduardo Menezes and Jose Alfredo Hernandez Ortega. (Photo © Stefano Grasso)
The second day of CSI 5* Longines Global Champions Tour Shanghai was French in speed class with Roger-Yves Bost “Bosty” in charge of scene with 14-year-old stallion Regase du Murier (Adelfos x Le Tot de Semilly), being able to surpass for 1.75 seconds to best seed of the competition Kent Farrington of United States of America.
Being 50 pairs that disputed the BMW Trophy that distributed €270,500 of which €89,100 plus a new car and 150 World Ranking points went to Bosty’s hands, completed its round in 73.21 seconds, represented his 34th victory in the Tour’s history for 51-year-old veteran rider, displacing to second place US Kent Farrington how stopping the clock in 74.96 seconds with 10-year-old gelding Creedance (Lord Z x Notaris) credited with 130 FEI Ranking points. Complete Top 5 Britain’s Scott Brash in third place with a time of 76.31 seconds with Hello M’Lady (Indoctro x Baloubet du Rouet), fourth place for Ben Maher and Don Vito (Quaprice Z x Jus de Pomme) in 76.61 seconds, while fifth place ended with great protagonist of yesterday’s day Darragh Kenny of Ireland with Charly Chaplin S (Harley Vdl x Burggraaf) in 77.81 seconds.
For Latino Ranking there was no luck in getting World Ranking points with Eduardo Menezes of Brazil totaling 4 faults in 25th place next to Chacgrano (Chacco-Blue x Grannus) and the Mexican Jose Alfredo Hernandez Ortega in box 27th in a field of 7 fouls with Grupo Prom Barola (Ustinov x Zeus).
The class that was part of second and last competition of Global Champions League in Shanghai, left in ninth position to Shanghai Swans with today’s result of Roger-Yves Bost accumulating 37 points, very distant of the leader Valkenswaard United that total 74 points, followed by the London Knights in second place with 68 points.