Gorla Minore, Italy – June 09, 2022 – Emanuele Gaudiano (ITA) and Nikolaj de Music pranced and danced their way to victory in the €25,500 Porrini Speed Challenge CSI 3* on Thursday at the Equieffe Equestrian Centre.
Known for being one of the fastest riders in the world, Gaudiano was quick to galloped aboard the 9-year-old grey Belgian Warmblood gelding (Kannan x Nabab de Reve) across the track of the 1.45m contest,
The next two spots on the podium were claimed by Swiss riders, both backed by penalty-free performances too. Pius Schwizer (SUI) and Balou Rubin R (Balou du Rouet x Couleur Rubin) secured the second spot on the podium in 63.64 seconds.
One of the young stars of the sport in Switzerland, Bryan Balsiger (SUI) conquered bronze honors with Chelsea Z (Chellano Alpha x Cicero Z van Paemel). The duo crossed the finish line in 64.95 seconds to complete the podium.
Final Results – €25,500 Porrini Speed Challenge CSI 3*
1) Emanuele Gaudiano (ITA) & Nikolaj de Music – 0 – 62.58
2) Pius Schwizer (SUI) & Balou Rubin R – 0 – 63.64
3) Bryan Balsiger (SUI) & Chelsea Z – 0 – 64.95
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Photo: © Equieffe Equestrian Centre / Sassofotografie