It was an exciting competition on Friday evening as Leopoldo Palacios did build a challenging course for the 1.60m main class. After a Jump-Off with four Martin Fuchs claimed the overall win aboard Commisar Pezi.
Only two combinations managed to produce a double clear. After a Jump-Off in 38.51 seconds, Fuchs referred Sweden's Evelina Tovek and Winnetou de la Hamente Z (Winningmood) to the runner-up position.
Together with Dag Keymolen's former 10-year-old stallion, Tovek stayed ahead on Mario Deslauriers and his trusted Bardolina 2 (Clarimo).
The pair was followed by Eugenio Garza Perez with Contago (Corrado I) in fourth and Kara Chad with Quidamo F (Quality) in fifth.
Steve Guerdat wins Six-Bars
The sportive program concluded on Friday with the traditional Six-Bars competition. With just one jumping fault in the final round, where the last fence was built up to 2.05m heigh, new European champion, Steve Guerdat claimed victory aboard Albfuehren's Maddox.
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