Valence, France – December 04, 2021 – The main class of the Hubside Jumping Winter Tour CSI 4* at Haras des Grillons de Ratières, in the Drôme region, on Saturday was claimed by Belgian Jérôme Guery (BEL), in the saddle of Napoli vh Nederassenthof. The duo claimed top honors in the €25,400 Hubside Jump-off Challenge CSI 4*.
The Belgian rider and the 2013 bay Belgian Warmblood gelding (President x Quasimodo Z) were supreme in the 1.45m challenge, securing the win backed by a fault-free jump-off effort in 32.71 seconds.
After a jump-off with eleven qualified, the bronze medalist with the Red Devils, this summer, at the Tokyo Olympics, was ahead of the Frenchman François-Xavier Boudant (FRA). He rode Ciento (Viento Uno W x Hollandtowards silver honors, being just two-tenths of a second (32.92) slower than the eventual winners.
Giulia Martinengo Marquet (ITA) had another successful at the event, this time guiding Quick And Easy 3 (Quick Orion D Elle x Colman) towards the third spot on the podium after two clean performances, the decisive one in 33.52 seconds.
Final Results – €25,400 Hubside Jump-Off Challenge CSI 4*
1) Jérôme Guery (BEL) & Napoli vh Nederassenthof – 0 / 0 – 32.71
2) Francois Xavier Boudant (FRA) & Ciento – 0 / 0 – 32.92
3) Giulia Martinengo Marquet (ITA) & Quick And Easy 3 – 0 / 0 – 33.52
Source: Press Release by Daniel Koroloff (translated and edited by Jumper News) for Hubsde Jumping
Photos: © Hubside Jumping / Sportfot