Luciana “Queen of Hearts” Diniz (POR) & Fit For Fun 13 won the €152,000 Longines Grand Prix of Switzerland CSI 5* yesterday during the Longines CSIO 5* St. Gallen in Swizterland.
The Brazilian-born rider who defends the colors of Portugal and the 14-year-old chestnut Hannoverian mare (For Pleasure x Fabriano) were the only combination that registered no penalties throughout the 1.60m two-round challenge, securing another brilliant triumph with a final time of 38.57 seconds.
Beat Mandli (SUI) & Simba
Beat Mandli (SUI) & Simba (Veron x Ahorn) had one time-penalty in the first round but still managed a second-place finish by completing their second performance with no penalties in 41.42 seconds.
Harriet Nuttal (GBR) & Harriet Nuttal
Harriet Nuttal (GBR) & A Touch Imperious (Touchdown x Cavalier) strategy of going for the clear in both rounds, which eventually paid off as the duo had 1 time-penalty of each of their outings and a time of 42.98 seconds in their second campaign.
Luciana Diniz (POR) & Fit For Fun 13 during the awards ceremony
Full Results here.
Photo: © CSIO St. Gallen / Katja Stuppia @ www.katjastuppia.ch
Categories: CSI 5*