Grimaud, France – June 28, 2020 – Mathieu Billot (FRA) rode Lagavulin 2 to victory in the €26,160 Grand Prix CSI 2* yesterday during the second week of the Hubside Jumping CSI 5*/4*/2* at Haras des Grillons in France.
Riding the 2009 Bay Hanoverian stallion (Ludwigs AS x Stakkato Gold), the French rider beat 56 other competitors by advacing to and completing the 1.45m jump-off course without having any penalties registered to her scoresheet, conquering first place after a final time of 36.50 seconds.
Jessica Springsteen (USA) and RMF Tinkerbell (Incolor x Argentinus) gave the eventual winners a run for their money, being edged out by only eleven-hundredths of a second.
Jos Verloy (BEL) and Varoune (Verdi x Cardalme) were further back rounding out the top three on the podium with no penalties and a time of 37.78 seconds during the tiebreaker.
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