Harrie Smolders (NED) & Capital Colnardo won the CHF $50,500 Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois Prize CSI 5* yesterday during the Longines CSI Basel 5* in Switzerland. The “Dominant” Dutchman smoldered the rest of the field once again, this time by riding the 13-year-old bay Holsteiner stallion (Colman x Coronado) to a flawless performance in 39.03 seconds during the tiebreaker.
Janika Sprunger (SUI) & Ninyon
Janika Sprunger (SUI) & Ninyon (Nintender x Careful) clinched the second spot on the podium after registering no penalties and a jump-off time of 41.28 seconds.
Werner Muff (SUI) & Pollendr
The home crowd didn’t get the win but a 2-3 finish because Werner Muff (SUI) & Pollendr (Polytraum x Corrado) secured bronze honors as the only other combination with two clean performances, the second in 42.15 seconds.
Podium: Janika Sprunger (SUI), Harrie Smolders (NED) & Werner Muff (SUI)
Photo: © Katja Stuppia / Longines CSI Basel
Categories: CSI 5*