Valencia, Spain – February 04, 2021 – The French flag stood high above the rest on Friday during the second week of the spring edition of the CES Valencia Tour. Thibault Lacrevaz (FRA) and Calinka de Boyer overcame the favorites in the €25,500 Two-Phase Challenge CSI 2*.
The Frenchman and the 9-year-old bay Selle Français mare (L’Arc de Triomphe*Bois Margot x Pegase Gerbaux) advanced to and completed the second part of the 1.45m contest without having any penalties attributed to them, securing the victory in 26.13 seconds.
It was a one-two for France as Valentin Marcotte (FRA) and Chippo Z ( Chippendale Z x Faust Z) registered a penalty-free performance all the way to the end too, finishing second in 26.68 seconds.
Kristaps Neretnieks (AUT) and Valour (Verdi x Calido) secured the third spot on the podium after completing the second phase with no penalties and in 27.13 seconds.
Text: Jumper News, no reproduction without permission.
Photo: © ACP Fotopantel / andreas-pantel.bemergroup.com