Romain Duguet (SUI) & Twentytwo des Biches got off to a great start this week by winning €10,000 the Prix du Grand Palais yesterday to kick off the Saut Hermès au Grand Palais CSI 5* in Paris, France.
The Swiss and the 11-year-old Selle Français mare (Mylord Carthago x Kalor du Bocage) were victorious in the two-phase class by advancing to and completing the second part of 1.45m challenge in 29.61 seconds.
Robert Smith (GBR) & Cimano E
Robert Smith (GBR) & Cimano E (Unaniem x Chemnitz) were the runners-up with no penalties, crossing the finish line in 30.32 seconds at the end of phase 2.
Alexandra Paillot (FRA) & Tonio la Goutelle
The home nation secured the third spot on the podium when Alexandra Paillot (FRA) & Tonio la Goutelle (Ogrion des Champs x El Paso Platiere) left all the poles on both phases up, stopping the timers in 30.52 seconds.
Romain Duguet (SUI) & Twentytwo des Biches
Source: Press Release by Hermès
Full Results here.
Photos: © Saut Hermès / Frédéric Chehu
Categories: CSI 5*