In the 1.45m morning class in Rome it was Germany's Hans-Dieter Dreher who speeded to victory aboard his . 11-year-old Prinz.
Together with the Perigeux-son the German show jumper speeded to victor. Local show jumping rider, Matias Alvaro in the saddle of the 9-year-old Karel VDB (Darco). Karel VDB was before competed by European Champion, Martin Fuchs.
Laura Klaphake completed the stage with the 10-year-old Holsteiner-mare, Camalita (Cracker Jack 5). The pair was followed by Nayel Nassar with the 12-year-old Belgian Warmblood mare, Hermelien vd Hooghoeve (Tangelo vd Zuuthoeve). Abdel Said completed the top five with Arpege du Ru (Apache d'Adriers).
Ph. S. Grasso