Olivier Guillon takes Grand Prix qualifier in Guangzhou

Olivier Guillon takes Grand Prix qualifier in Guangzhou
After the 1.45m Grand Prix qualifier the French anthem sound as Olivier Guillon speeded to victory with the 12-year-old Zangersheide-gelding, Cognac du Vlist Z (Calvino Z).

1. Olivier Guillon - Cognac du Vlist Z
2. Jeroen De Winter - Zafira
3. Maodong Yuan - Syrius du Bocage

Aboard A.J. van der Vlist's breeding product, Cognac du Vlist, Guillon jumped to victory in 58.54 seconds. The 10-year-old Gelding was before competed by Constant van Paesschen in China and Leon Thijssen in Europe. After placing second in the 1.40m morning class, Jeroen De Winter settled for runner-up in this 1.45m class as well. De Winter and Randy Sherman's former Zafira (Con Air 7) followed in 60.79 seconds.

Local show jumping rider Maodong Yuan completed the stage with Syrius du Bocage (Bonhomme II). Hong Kong's Patrick Lam followed as fourth with Freedom (Advance). Dutch show jumping rider, Vincent Vermeulen completed the top five aboard Dancing Blue (VDL Zirocco Blue NOP).