Grimaud, France – October 16, 2022 – Jérôme Hurel (FRA) and Elektra du Val Henry powered to victory in the €25,500 France Bleu Grand Prix CSI 2* last Sunday during the final week of the Hubside Jumping’s Fall Tour Series at Haras des Grillons.
Riding the 2014 chestnut Selle Français mare (President x Diamant de Semilly), Hurel overcame 11 other combinations in the tiebreaker, clearing all the 1.45m obstacles in flawless fashion before crossing the finish line in 41.37 seconds.
The most consistent rider throughout the week, Alexa Ferrer (FRA) put on solid performance to claim another podium finish. This time, she rode Vitalhorse Ebbadya Hero (Erco Van T Roosakker) towards silver honors backed by two penalty-free performances and a final time of 41.90 seconds.
Margaux Rocuet (FRA) and Iliade Kdw Z (Indoctro x Brahmann St Simeon) completed the all-French podium, backed by a clean scorecard and a final time of 42.30 seconds.
Final Results – €25,500 France Bleu Grand Prix CSI 2*
1) Jérôme Hurel (FRA) & Elektra du Val Henry – 0 / 0 – 41.37
2) Alexa Ferrer (FRA) & Vitalhorse Ebbadya Hero – 0 / 0 – 41.90
3) Margaux Rocuet (FRA) & Iliade Kdw Z – 0 / 0 – 42.30
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