In a thrilling final showdown at the Tops International Arena, Niels Bruynseels (BEL) and Lady Cracotte powered to victory in the last class of the weekend in the Longines Global Champions Tour of Valkenswaard. The last day of competition at the venue – which celebrates 25 years of show jumping competition- saw plenty of drama, but it was the lightning […]
Die Longines Global Champions Tour – abgekürzt GCT – ist eine seit dem Jahr 2006 ausgetragene internationale Turnierserie im Springreiten. Alle Turniere der Serie werden seit 2007 als CSI 5*, der schwersten Turnierkategorie im Springreiten, ausgeschrieben.
Heute ist die Longines Global Champions Tour die höchst dotierte Reitsportserie der Welt.
Christian Ahlmann wird bei der vorletzten Etappe der Global Champions Tour Dritter. Auf der Zielgeraden zu ihrem Finale in Doha/Katar Anfang November machte die Global Champions Tour Station im niederländischen Valkenswaard. Auf der Reitsportanlage des Tour-Organisators Jan Tops feierte der Niederländer Frank Schuttert einen Heimsieg, Marcus Ehning (Borken) und Christian Ahlmann (Marl) behaupteten sich auf den Plätzen zwei und drei. […]
Local star Frank Schuttert (NED) pulled off an extraordinary home win against phenomenal odds, winning the Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of Valkenswaard Presented by Sapinda. The 24-year-old Dutchman said he was “speechless” at his victory, which had the local crowd on their feet cheering during his lap of honour at Tops International Arena as he sealed a place […]
The battle for the 2018 GCL Championship has intensified with Valkenswaard United dramatically closing the gap to overall ranking leaders London Knights. Rome Gladiators’ Constant Van Paesschen and Marlon Zanotelli powered to GCL Valkenswaard victory after a pivotal weekend in the Championship fight, after United failed to secure a double clear. With today’s flawless performance, the Gladiators have leapt up […]
A dramatic first round of GCL Valkenswaard saw thrills and spills at Tops International Arena as the home team – Valkenswaard United’s Marcus Ehning and Alberto Zorzi – claimed the top spot and pole position for Saturday’s showdown. Second ranked team United have their strongest chance of the season to close the gap to overall leaders London Knights, after they […]
Nine out of the top ten in the Longines Global Champions Tour ranking will be taking centre stage in Valkenswaard, The Netherlands, with the potential for a shake up at the top of the Championship leaderboard. Ben Maher (GBR) extended his overall ranking lead at his home event of LGCT London, where he now enjoys a points tally of 270 […]
World Number 1 Harrie Smolders (NED) finished the Longines Global Champions Tour of London on top with his second win of the weekend, piloting the lightning fast Zinius to victory and winning it on an edge-of-the-seat gallop to the last. Escorted by the scarlet-coated Chelsea Pensioners, Smolders stood proudly in front of the Royal Hospital Chelsea for the prize giving, […]
Scott Brash (GBR) made history at the Royal Hospital Chelsea winning the Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of London presented by Sapinda for the second year running. To jubilation in the sold-out grandstands the British Olympic Gold medallist has now won the most number of LGCT Grand Prix ever. Piloting the 9 year old gelding Hello Mr President, Scott […]
The London Knights delivered a show stopping GCL London final under intense pressure today with Ben Maher and Nicola Philippaerts reigning supreme at the historic and picturesque Royal Hospital Chelsea. Escorted by the Chelsea Pensioners in their traditional Scarlets, the red jackets of the Knights perfectly complimented the veterans’ uniforms as they proudly took the top step of the podium […]
Home city team London Knights dominated at the magnificent Royal Hospital Chelsea for today’s GCL London, with Ben Maher and Nicola Philippaerts taking pole position for Saturday’s showdown. The Knights are currently in the lead of the overall rankings, however with every score counting and the pressure on to qualify for the GCL Super Cup at the GC Playoffs, each […]