Delestre Wraps Up Rome with Turbo-Charged Win | Foto: Copyright LGCT/ Stefano Grasso
Delestre Wraps Up Rome with Turbo-Charged Win
Simon Delestre (FRA) and Chesall Zimequest powered to a turbo-charged win at the final day of the Longines Global Champions Tour of Rome, beating a world-class field to finish a four-day spectacle of show jumping.
Rom – Marcus Ehning auf Platz drei im Großen Preis | Foto: Copyright LGCT/ Stefano Grasso
Rom – Marcus Ehning auf Platz drei im Großen Preis
Letzte Etappe der Global Champions Tour vor dem Finale in Doha
Im bekannten Stadio dei Marmi, dem Marmorstadion von Rom, gingen die Aktiven bei der 14. und letzten Etappe der Global Champions Tour vor ihrem Jahresfinale in Doha/Katar an den Start. Marcus Ehning (Borken) und der westfälische Hengst Funky Fred mussten sich im Großen Preis nur der Schwedin Evelina Tovek und dem Niederländer Harrie Smolders geschlagen geben.
Harrie Declared 2017 Champion In Historic LGCT Victory | Foto: Copyright LGCT/ Stefano Grasso
Harrie Declared 2017 Champion In Historic LGCT Victory
Harrie Smolders (NED) has dramatically won the 2017 Longines Global Champions Tour title making history with victory before the final leg has even played out.
The Flying Dutchman declared “it feels great” and said he was “really, really honoured” as he celebrated following a spectacular Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of Rome, which was won by rising star Evelina Tovek (SWE) aboard her phenomenal dapple grey gelding, the 9 year old Castello 194. Marcus Ehning and Funky Fred were third on the podium in the Italian capital.
Diamonds Extend Lead As GCL Championship Goes Down to the Wire | Foto: Copyright LGCT/ Stefano Grasso
Diamonds Extend Lead As GCL Championship Goes Down to the Wire
Hamburg Diamonds doubled their lead over arch rivals Valkenswaard United at the Global Champions League in Rome as the 2017 team championship goes down to the wire in November’s final in Qatar.
The formidable duo of Harrie Smolders and Eric Lamaze were the epitome of grace under pressure keeping ice-cool heads in a high-octane GCL in the Italian capital to take an emphatic win and keep their Championship dream alive. The Diamonds are on top of the leaderboard on 295 points with United on 278 points pulling even further ahead of St Tropez Pirates, Miami Glory, Mexico Amigos and London Knights.
High Drama at GCL Rome As Valkenswaard United Keep Championship Dream Alive | Foto: Copyright LGCT/ Stefano Grasso
High Drama at GCL Rome As Valkenswaard United Keep Championship Dream Alive
A high drama first round of the Global Champions League of Rome has thrown the Championship title wide open, after Valkenswaard United secured pole position with the only team double clear of the day.
Championship Race at Fever Pitch ahead of LGCT Rome showdown | Foto: Copyright LGCT/ Stefano Grasso
Championship Race at Fever Pitch ahead of LGCT Rome showdown
A cavalcade of stars will be in action for the penultimate Longines Global Champions Tour event of the 2017 season as anticipation intensifies ahead of Rome.
Now in the crucial final fight, and with just two legs of the 15-event world-wide Championship remaining, drop scores come into play with only the best eight results of the season counting.
All Eyes on LGCT Rome With Championship On A Knife Edge | Foto: Copyright LGCT/ Stefano Grasso
All Eyes on LGCT Rome With Championship On A Knife Edge
With just over a week until the penultimate round of action in the rollercoaster 2017 Longines Global Champions Tour and Global Champions League seasons, anticipation is soaring as all eyes turn to Rome – the next spectacular destination on the worldwide circuit.
Lorenzo de Luca (ITA) and Emanuele Gaudiano (ITA) who finished 2nd and 3rd respectively | Foto: © Stefano Grasso / LGCT
GCT Rom, Patrice Delaveau storms speed class win in final day of LGCT Rome
Patrice Delaveau (FRA) took a stunning win in the final speed class of the Longines Global Champions Tour of Rome ahead of home favourites Lorenzo de Luca (ITA) and Emanuele Gaudiano (ITA) who finished 2nd and 3rd respectively.
Show jumping gladiators take Rome by storm as race to the top tightens dramatically |Foto: © Stefano Grasso / LGCT
GCT Rom, Show jumping gladiators take Rome by storm as race to the top tightens dramatically
Rolf-Göran Bengtsson (SWE) has dramatically closed the gap on Scott Brash (GBR) and Luciana Diniz (POR) in the 2015 championship race after clinching a scorching victory at the debut Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of Rome.
Next to Rome’s Olympic Stadium and in a unique arena surrounded by classical marble statues, the gladiators of show jumping thrilled thousands of fans who lined the natural amphitheatre to cheer on the world’s top riders.
The Press conference of the LGCT of Rome | Foto: © Stefano Grasso/LGCT
Rolf-Göran Bengtsson und Casall gewinnen vor Luciana Diniz und Fit for Fun
Die vorletzte Etappe vor dem Finale der Global Champions Tour gewann der Schwede Rolf-Göran Bengtsson mit dem Holsteiner Verbandshengst Casall ASK. Bester Deutscher war Marcus Ehning, der mit dem westfälischen Hengst Comme il Faut Platz drei belegte.