This week the Nations Cup season kicks-off in Abu Dhabi. In the 1.45m openingclass it was Italy’s Luca Maria Moneta who speeded to victory aboard the Cumano-son, Neptunte Brecourt. Together with the Selle Francais, Moneta stopped the clock in 51.91 seconds.
Anthony Condon placed as runner-up with the Zangersheide-mare, Ziri vh Kapelhof (f. Zürich). Together with the 9-year-old grey mare, the Italian show jumping rider stays ahead of Belgium’s Pieter Clemens.
Clemens completed the stage with the KWPN-sire, Corelli (f. For Pleasure). Former world champion, Jos Lansink followed his stable rider in a fourth spot. Aboard the Lord Pezi-daughter, Loiza Lansink stayed ahead of Samuel Hutton with Aramis 573.