Henrik von Eckermann (SWE) & Castello won the PLN $645,600 Longines Grand Prix CSI 5* yesterday during the CSIO Sopot 5* at the Hippodrom Sopot in Sopot, Poland.
Henrik von Eckermann (SWE) & Castello
The Swede and the 10-year-old grey Westphalian gelding (Cristallo x Lifestyle) took the lead for good in the 1.60m two-round class by leaving all the poles up for the second time and completing round 2 in 45.860 seconds.
Margie Engle (USA) & Royce
Margie Engle (USA) & Royce (Cafe Au Lait x Grandilot) also registered two penalty-free performances, completing their second run in 46.400 seconds.
Jaroslaw Skrzyczynski (POL) & Chacclana
Jaroslaw Skrzyczynski (POL) & Chacclana (Chacco-Blue x Capilano) earned bronze honors with no penalties and a final time of 46.460 seconds.
Henrik von Eckermann (SWE) & Castello during the awards ceremony
Source: Press Release by CSIO Sopot
Full Results here.
Photos: © CSIO Sopot / Monika Chrzan / Photo Monskoo @ http://www.photomonskoo.com
Categories: CSI 5*