Mike Kawai's Tokyo du Soleil (v. Montender) did not disappoint in the closing Grand Prix of Jump Saudi. The fifteen years old stallion had almost a second down on to runner up Saad Alajimi and his Freedom (v. Eldorado vd Zeshoek).
In the Table against the clock followed by a Jump-off, the main class in Riyadh had only 22 rider and horse-combinations at the start of which three of them could make it into the second phase. Besides Kawai and Alajimi, Emanuele Gaudiano was the third and last rider to have a clear first round. In the saddle of Crack Balou (v. Balou du Reventon) the Italian stayed double clear and stranded on third.
Omer Karaevli had one penalty for time on Avant Toi (v. Flying Quite Easy 958) which left them on fourth place. David Will followed in fifth on Chino 29 (v. Cellestial) after the gelding knocked a pole down.
In the accumulator class over 1.45m Emanuele Gaudiano secured the win on Conthargo-Blue (v. Conthargos). Omar Abdul Aziz Al Marzooqi was good for the second place with Concordia (v. Cornado Nrw) while his patriot, Abdullah Mohd Al Marri concluded the top three on Sama Dubai (v. Stakkato).
Stefan Eder landed on four with Carlson 93 (v. Contendro I) and stayed in front of Khaled Alhady with Geronimo Van T Moleke (v. Cicero Z) on five.