Dutch rider Willem Greve was fast and unbeatable to win the second FEI class of the CSI3* St. Lo. Guy Williams of Great Britain finished second. (Photo © Pixels Events)
Dutch rider Willem Greve was fast and unbeatable at €25,000 Prix Credit Agricole Normandie, representing the second FEI class of CSI3* St. Lo.
Achieving an unbeatable time of 55.51 seconds with the 10-year-old stallion Carrera (Larino Cooper) owned by Gebroeders van Manen & Stal van V, Willem Greve achieved the victory and with it 50 World Ranking Points, beating the British rider Guy Williams.
Being the difference of 55 hundredths of a second, Willen Greve overtook the British Guy Williams and his 12-year-old stallion Rouge de Ravel (Ultimo van ter Moude), completing his route in 56.16 seconds and for third place also Dutch rider Glenn Knoester recorded a time of 57.66 seconds with the 8-year-old stallion Empire (Chcaco-Blue).
The fourth and fifth place fell in the home riders hands with Francois Boudant occupying fourth place with the eight-year-old gelding Vertige de Galarzacs (Quaprice Boimargot Quaprice) in 58.11 seconds and fifth Timothee Andiaume with the 9-year-old mare Almeria Z (Asca Z) in time of 58.78 seconds.
By the Latino Ranking Luiz Francisco de Azevedo Filho of Brazil managed to add World Ranking Points finishing 15th with a time of 63.42 seconds accompanied by the 9-year-old mare Cheppetta (Chepetto) owned by Thomas Fuchs. On the other hand also Brazilian rider Cassio Rivetti did not obtain a good presentation, leaving the competition.
Passing the representative of Pan American Ranking Wilton Porter of the United States finished 23rd with the 11-year-old mare Cula Lou V (Chacco-Blue) in 4 fouls and 59.47 seconds.