Valencia, Spain – October 30, 2019 – Mario Wilson Fernandes (POR) and Joie de Vivre Ter Eycken won the €25,000 El Corte Ingles Grand Prix CSI 2* last Sunday during the CES Valencia Autumn Tour CSI 2* in Valencia, Spain.
The Portuguese rider and the 10-year-old bay Belgian Warmblood mare (Muscaris d’Ariel x Cartier vd Heffinck) rode to victory across the finish line in 42.55 seconds after a flawless performance in the tiebreaker.
Second place was claimed by Vincent Lambrecht (BEL) and S&L Rocky (Lamm de Fetan x Ephebe For Ever), backed by a clean scorecard and a jump-off time of 43.65 seconds.
Lieven Devos (BEL) and Inca’s Big Think (Beaulieu’s Think Big x Lanciano) were also double clear, completing the podium only one-hundredth of a second slower than the latter two.
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Photo: © ACP Andreas Pantel