Denis Lynch was the victor in the CSIO5* in Rome, with a very fast round in the jump-off.
1. Denis Lynch (IRL) - Brooklyn Heights
2. Jana Wargers (GER) - Limbridge
3. Piergiorgio Bucci (ITA) - Cochello
4. Nicola Philippaerts (BEL) - Katanga van het Dingeshof
5. Emanuele Camilli (ITA) - Chadellano PS
The top five combinations were the only five combinations to jump clear rounds in both courses.
Of those five combinations, Denis Lynch and Brooklyn Heights (by Nabab de Reve) were the fastest, finishing in 42.52.
A little over half a second slower was Jana Wargers, finishing with Limbridge (by Limbus) in 43.19. Piergiorgio Bucci, in the saddle of Cochello (by Casall) complete the stage with a time of 45.78.
In fourth place came Nicola Philippaerts and Katanga van het Dingeshof (by Cardento 933). Their 46.57 placed them just in front of Emanuele Camilli and Chadellano PS (by Chacco Blue).