Early bird Emanuele Gaudiano takes the win in Basel

Early bird Emanuele Gaudiano takes the win in Basel
Today it is Grand Prix time in Switzerland's CSI5* in Basel. This morning the riders kicked-off with their 5* 1.45m Longines Ranking class, claimed by Italy's Emanuele Gaudiano. Aboard the 8-year-old mare Carlotta (by Chaccomo), the in Germany-based show jumping rider stopped the clock in 49.57 seconds.


France's Patrice Delaveau and the 16-year-old Carinjo HDC (by Cascavelle) followed as runner-up. The combination stopped the clock in 50.71 seconds. Luca Maria Moneta and Neptune Brecourt (by Cumano) followed in a third place.

A trio of Belgian combinations followed to complete the top six. Pieter Devos and the 10-years-old Halbouet Hitchcock (by Baloubet du Rouet) completed the track in 50.92 seconds. Jerome Guery followed in a fifth place with the 9-year-old Instit de Jucaso (by Cooper vd Heffinck).

Gregory Wathelet followed his compatriots on the sixth spot with Lilly Lordanos (by Lordanos).