Continuing its streak of victories in this 2016 Roger Yves Bost “Bosty” commanded the penultimate class of CSI 5* Longines Masters in Hong Kong completing the podium Pius Schwizer of Switzerland in the second and third French Simon Delestre. (Photo © longinesmasters.com)
An overwhelming Roger Yves Bost led the penultimate class of CSI 5* Longines Masters in Hong Kong with 11-year-old gelding Record d’Oreal (Cartier v. Heffinck, Bwp x Quiniou) owned by Chantal Emereau-Didier, which had as main evaluation competition against the clock.
With time of 54.87 seconds, Busty getting another victory in this nascent 2016, where different French representatives have been commissioned to build a large number of events won, this time beating the Swiss Pius Schwizer which again returns to be very close to success. Aboard 9-year-old gelding Balou Rubin R (Balou du Rouet x Couleur-Rubin) in second place, Pius materialize in time of 55.59 seconds avoiding one-two by France, being escorted in the third by the world No. 2 and top of the class Simon Delestre.
To Delestre who did not reach a good turn in his course to closed their two previous opponents, would pay over time and ultimately mark in 56.35 seconds with the 10-year-old mare Stardust Quinhon (Calvaro Z x Cabdula du Tillard) owned by Madame Pascale Bliscaux in Massimo Dutti Cup that distributed $50,000 to the top 12.
The Top five of competition completed in fourth place with a time of 56.42 seconds Dutchman Maikel van der Vleuten and Kisby (Kaiserwind x Lohberg) a 14-year-old mare owned by Marta Ortega Perez, followed in fifth place by the winner of this week German Daniel Deusser who led the 9-year-old stallion Hidalgo V (x Quadrillo Andiamo) owned by Stephex Stables in time of 57.18 seconds.