CSI 5*

Richard Howley & Mansini Ltd are the Masters in the Prix BEAM CSI 5*-W at Bordeaux

Bordeaux, France – February 03, 2023 – The first “5*” winner of the 50th anniversary edition of the Jumping International de Bordeaux CSI 5*-W was Irish rider Richard Howley. Howley teamed up with Mansini Ltd, a 14-year-old bay Swedish Warmblood gelding (Caressini L x Marramas) to win the €6,000 Prix BEAM CSI 5*-W

The winning duo claimed top honors by registering a clean round in the 1.40m challenge against the clock, dominating French rider Julien Gonin (FRA) on Estrella de la Batia (Diamant de Semilly x Lando). The top two combinations had opposites times of each other, 61.62 seconds by the winners compared to 62.61 seconds by the second-place finishers.

Pius Schwizer (SUI) and Christina (Cassirado x Cormint) completed the podium backed by a fault-free performance too, securing bronze honors in 63.04 seconds.

Final Results – €6,000 Prix BEAM CSI 5*-W

1) Richard Howley (IRL) & Mansini Ltd – 0 – 61.62

2) Julien Gonin (FRA) & Estrella de la Batia – 0 – 62.61

3) Pius Schwizer (SUI) & Christina – 0 – 63.04

Source: Press Release by Adèle Renauldon / Agence R&B Presse for Jumping International de Bordeaux

Photo: © Agence R&B Presse / Adèle Renauldon