It was the perfect end to the final day of action at the Longines Global Champions Tour of London, as Great Britain's Laura Renwick (GBR) rode a phenomenal round to take the CSI5* Massimo Dutti Trophy in front of a passionate home crowd.
The Canadian Show Jumping Team of Yann Candele of Caledon, ON, Tiffany Foster of North Vancouver, BC, Eric Lamaze of Schomberg, ON, and Ian Millar of Perth, ON, won the gold medal at the TORONTO 2015 Pan American Games on July 23 at the OLG Caledon Pan Am Equestrian Park in Caledon, ON.
The Gucci Gold Cup Heads to the United States for the Second Edition of the Longines Masters of Los Angeles
EEM, creator and organizer of the of the Longines Masters series, is pleased to announce that Gucci is continuing its commitment to equestrian sports with the debut of the Gucci Gold Cup in America. The competition will take place during the Longines Masters of Los Angeles event, held at the Los Angeles Convention Center on October 1-4, 2015.
It was standing room only as the final CSI5* class, the Master Airbus Group, got underway under slightly stormier skies. Constant Van Paesschen (BEL) rode a masterful round with his stunning black 12 year old mare Diamanthina van T Ruytershof to take the title.
Abdelkebir Ouaddar (MAR) claimed the title in the first day's CSI5* feature competition after a spectacularly fast round with his expressive stallion Quickly de Kreisker, wowing the already packed grandstands with a stunning display of skill and accuracy.
Kent Farrington (USA) and Amalaya Investments’ Voyeur concluded the Spruce Meadows ‘Pan American’ Tournament CSI 5*, presented by Rolex, with a masterful win Sunday. Competing in the $400,000 Pan American Cup, presented by Rolex, competition ended impressively as the three highest ranked American riders in the world claimed top honors. With Farrington leading the way, Beezie Madden (USA) finished second aboard Abigail Wexner’s Simon, and McLain Ward (USA) placed third riding Sagamore Farm’s Rothchild.
The final day of the Longines Global Champions Tour - Longines Paris Eiffel Jumping saw an incredible last CSI5* competition, with Karim El Zoghby (EGY) and Ben Maher (GBR) riding identically timed clear rounds in the jump-off to win the Prix de la Ville de Paris to the delight of the packed grandstands.
19 year old Bertram Allen (IRL) made history today as the youngest rider to win a Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix since its inception, doing it in spectacular style after an intense five-contender jump-off. With his 17 year old chestnut stallion, Romanov, Bertram stormed to the win with an unbeatable time of 37.32s.
Competition is officially underway at the Vermont Summer Festival, running July 1 through August 9 at Harold Beebe Farm in East Dorset, VT. The six-week show jumping tournament offers more than $750,000 in prize money, making it the richest sporting event in the state of Vermont.
Scott Brash (GBR) wins the Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix Du Prince De Monaco, sponsored by HSBC Private Bank (Monaco) SA in spectacular style with Hello M'Lady after an incredible jump-off featuring many of the very best horses and riders in the world. His victory catapulted him up the championship ranking into second place, and in touching distance of the leadership going into the eighth leg of the Tour in Paris next week.
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