In Paris the Saut Hermès kicked-off with a CSI5* 1.45m class delivering great sport. Luxembourgs, Victor Bettendorf jumped to victory aboard his Big Star Des Forets (Untouchable M).
Bettendorf and his Big Star Des Forets as such see their total prize money rising up to 45.000 euro. The Luxembourgish pair was just a bit faster as France's Olivier Perreau aboard GL Events Dolce Deceuninck (Toulon). The full top five finished within about one second difference from each other.
Germany's Hans-Dieter Dreher and Prinz 1293 (Perigueux) completed the stage, referring Marlon Modolo Zanotelli (BRA) and Hereuse Nouvelle WH (Cardento) to the fourth place.
The top five was completed by Belgium's Pieter Devos and his Irona Van de Viking Z (Iron Man vd Padenborre).