After jumping to victory in the opening class of the first Nations Cup of the season in Abu Dhabi, Italy’s show jumping rider, Luca Maria Moneta has claimed victory of the main class as well. In the 1.50m main class Moneta jumped to glory aboard the 17-year-old Connery (f. Cordobes II). The Italian show jumper stopped the clock at 35.87 seconds.
Ireland’s Cameron Hanley followed together with his 9-year-old Quirado-son, Quirex. Germany’s Philipp Weishaupt completed the stage. Aboard his 11-year-old diamant de Semilly-daughter Weishaupt placed third. A total of 15 combinations qualified for the jump-off.
Shane Breen (Can Ya Makan, f. Canturo) and Abdulrahman Bader Alrajhi (Qognac des Hayettes Z, f. Quartz Adelheid Z) completed the top five in a fourth and fifth place.