Arezzo, Italy – April 02, 2022 – A Swiss victory on Sunday concluded the second week of the 2022 Toscana Tour and it was Alain Jufer (SUI) and Dante MM who dashed for the cash in the €52,100 Selleria Equipe Grand Prix CSI 3* at the Arezzo Equestrian Centre.
A total of 60 combinations entered the ring in the first round of the 1.50m Longines Ranking class and fifteen of them advanced to the tiebreaker. The renowned Swiss rider guided the 2011 bay Oldenburg gelding (Diarado x Luxius) masterfully across the ring in their two performances, completing the jump-off in 45.46 seconds for the win.
Trevor Breen (IRL) and Highland President (Clinton x Kannan) were the only other combination that registered a clean scorecard after their second effort, crossing the finish line in 47.72 seconds during the tiebreaker.
Despite having one pole down for four penalty-points, Thibault Philippaerts (BEL) managed to secure bronze honors aboard Broadway de Mormoulin (Kannan x For Pleasure), stopping the jump-off timers in 44.75 seconds.
Final Results – €52,100 Selleria Equipe Grand Prix CSI 3*
1) Alain Jufer (SUI) & Dante MM – 0 / 0 – 45.46
2) Trevor Breen (IRL) & Highland President – 0 / 0 – 47.72
3) Thibault Philippaerts (BEL) & Broadway de Mormoulin – 0 / 4 – 44.75
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Photos: © Arezzo Equestrian Centre