Vincent Vermeulen (NED) & Ceylon won the CNY $350,000 Longines Grand Prix CSI 2* last Sunday during the third leg of the Longines China Tour Fosun Cup – Beijing Station in China. The Dutchman and the 10-year-old bay Dutch Warmblood gelding (Van Gogh x Legaat) were victorious in the 1.40m-1.50m contest by leaving all the poles up during the jump-off and crossing the finish line in 48.02 seconds.
Jolien Maenhaut & Pommeau du Heup
Jolien Maenhaut (BEL) & Pommeau du Heup (Helios de la Cour II x Thurin) were the only other combinations with two penalty-free performances, the second for silver honors backed by a time of 49.28 seconds.
Federico Ciriesi & U-Prova
Federico Ciriesi (ITA) & U-Prova (Lorentin I x Corofino) secured third place even with two rails down during the decisive phase, completing the course in 52.98 seconds.
Photo: © Longines Equestrian
Categories: CSI 2*