CSI 2*

Simply the Best! James Smith & Simply Splendid Thrive in €25,750 Grand Prix Qualifier CSI 2*

Valencia, Spain – November 14, 2020 – James Smith (GBR) and Simply Splendid triumphed in the €25,750 Grand Prix Qualifier CSI 2* yesterday during the fourth week of the CES Valencia Tour.

The Brit guided the 2009 Anglo-European Sport Horse gelding flawlessly over the two sections of the 1.45m course, registering no penalties all the way to the finish line in 28.67 seconds.

The second fastest penalty-free performance was by Ales Opatrny (CZE) and Forewer (Caruso 279 x Grossadmiral), managing to stop the final timers in 29.29 seconds.

Guillaume Batillat (FRA) and Baby Love (Lupicor x Corland) posted the third fastest time of 30.08 seconds, good enough for bronze honors.

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Photos: © CES Valencia Tour / ACP Fotopantel