Russia’s Vladimir Tuganov ruled the evening class on Friday in Doha. The qualifying competition for the FEI World Cup competition was set at a height of 1.45m. Tuganov and his own SF-sire, Suspens Floreval (by Clinton) speeded to victory in 72,74 seconds.
No less than 10 combinations crossed the finish faultless. Qatar’s Qalmeen Sultan Al Suwaidi followed in a second place with the Holsteiner gelding, Cantaro 32 (by Corrado I). Al Suwaidi and the 17-year-old gelding stopped the clock in 72,91 seconds.
The stage was completed by Hamad Al Attiyah in the saddle of Clinton (by Cantos). The Qatari show jumping combination was followed by again, Tuganov. Aboard Qualidam (by Quality touch Z) the russian rider jumped to the fourth spot.
Nasser Al Ghazali placed fifth with his Quidam’s rubin-son, Quel Homme.