Oliva Nova, Spain – January 31, 2020 – Matthew Sampson (GBR) and Geneve R claimed top honors in the €26,300 Grand Prix Qualifier CSI 3* for the Emiralia Horse Corporation Trophy on Friday during the Mediterranean Equestrian Tour in Oliva Nova, Spain.
The Brit and the 9-year-old bay Dutch Warmblood gelding (Eldorado Vd Zeshoek x Berlin) were supreme in the 1.45m challenge, advancing to the second phase and completing it without knocking any of the 1.45m-high poles down nor having any penalties attributed to them before going on to cross the finish line in 32.07 for the victory.
Julien Epaillard (FRA) and Quincy Lady (Quintender 2 x Lordanos) were right on the heels of the winners, finishing second only due to their final time of 32.36 seconds.
Marlon Módolo Zanotelli (BRA) and Emmerton rounded out the top three backed by a clean scorecard, stopping the timers in 34.05 seconds at the end of phase two.
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