Today already two CSI3* Grand Prix competitions were battled out. In Valence it was Michel Robert who jumped to victory under a bright sun. In Brussels it was Italy's Silvia Bazzani who jumped to victory.
The 1.50m Grand Prix in Brussels saw 8 combinations at the start in the Jump-Off. Four combinations produced a clear round. It was Silvia Bazzani who jumped to victory aboard her Zangersheide-stallion, Charlemagne Jt Z (Cachas). The pair was followed by last rider at the start, Justine Tebbel. Tebbel followed as runner-up in the saddle of Light Star 4 (Light ON). Mohammed Al Kumeiti completed the stage with Taittinger de Altube (Clarimo).
Also in Valence it were eight combinations at the start in the Grand Prix Jump-Off. Only two pairs kept the rails untouched. Eventually it was Michel Robert who jumped to victory with the 10-year-old Diarado-mare, Emerette. José Maria Larocca followed as runner-up with Finn Lente (Gaillard de la Pomme). The record time was set by Patrice Delaveau with Silver Deux de Virton HDC (Kashmir van Schuttershof).