Port Grimaud, France – September 29, 2019 – Piergiorgio Bucci (ITA) and Driandria triumphed in the €100,000 Hubside Grand Prix CSI 4* today during the Hubisde Jumping Fall Tour CSI 4*/2* at Port Grimaud, France.
Forty-six combinations entered the ring on the last Sunday of September to face Louis Konickx’s 1.55m course with eleven combinations advancing to the jump-off.
Piergiorgio Bucci (ITA) & Driandria
The Italian and the 11-year-old bay Dutch Warmblood mare (Carthino Z x Sheraton) were sumpreme by clearing all the obstacles they faced for the second time, laying down the fastest time of 30.01 seconds to claim the jackpot of €25,000.
After winning the €26,500 Grand Prix Qualifer on Friday, Eugenio Garza Perez (MEX) and Armani SL Z (Asca Z x Cumano) had another great performance, finishing second only due to their time of 30.27 seconds during the tiebreaker.
Thierry Rozier (FRA) and Star (Singular Jot Oes x Caretino) finished in third place for the third time competing there this week, backed by another clear effort, this time in 31.72 seconds.
Piergiorgio Bucci (ITA) aboard Driandria receiving the prizes from Beatrice Ottaviani Denis Monticolo and Alain Benedetto during the awards ceremony.
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Source: Press release from Eloise Lepine / Blitzko Communication for Hubside Jumping
Photos: © Hubside Jumping / Marco Villanti / Filippo Gabutti
Categories: CSI 4*