In Al Shasira’aa the Rolex Grand Slam winner of Spruce Meadows last year, has claimed the victory in the 1.45m Longines Ranking class. Germany’s Weishaupt jumped to victory aboard the 10-year-old Baloubet du Rouet-son, Belo Horizonte.
The pair made a clear finish in 30.62 seconds, staying almost one second ahead on Henrik von Eckermann in the saddle of the 12-year-old sBs-gelding, Artiste de l’Abbaye d’Aulne (by Conquest van de Helle). Before von Eckermann it was Belgium’s Jérome Guery who competed the 12-year-old gelding.
Khaled ABdulrahman Almobty shared the second spot with the Swedish show jumping rider. Together with the Darco-daughter, Dona Evita Almobty finished clear in 31.47 seconds. This Belgian Warmblood mare found her way to Saudi-Arabia through USA’s Laura Kraut.
The top five was completed by Khalid Hilal Al Khatri (Sierra, f. Silvio) and Tina Lund (Ziezo, f. Guidam).