CSI 5*

Pius Schwizer & Christina Charge to First in €27,000 Prix GSF CSI 5*-W at Bordeaux

Bordeaux, France – February 04, 2023 – Pius Schwizer (BRA) and Christina sped towards victory on Saturday at the Jumping International de Bordeaux CSI 5*-W, teaming up with Christina for top honors in the €27,000 Prix GSF CSI 5*-W.

Pius Schwizer (SUI) & Christina

Twenty-seven combinations entered the ring for the 1.45m speed challenge but only 10 of them completed the course in flawless fashion. Schwizer was supreme aboard the 10-year-old bay Swiss Sport Horse mare (Cassirado x Cormint), securing the win in 62.68 seconds.

Richard Howley (IRL) & Mansini Ltd

After winning the Prix BEAM CSI 5*-W the previous day, Richard Howley (IRL) and Mansini Ltd (Caressini L x Marramas) came close to registering another victory but this time the dynamic duo had to settle for second place beacause of their time of 63.19 seconds.

Michael Jung (GER) & Fischerchelsea

One of the all-time great eventers, Michael Jung (GER) delivered again with Fischerchelsea (Check In x Argent), rounding out the top three in 63.73 seconds.

Final Results – €27,000 Prix GSF CSI 5*-W

1) Pius Schwizer (SUI) & Christina – 0 – 62.68

2) Richard Howley (IRL) & Mansini Ltd – 0 – 63.19

3) Michael Jung (GER) & Fischerchelsea – 0 – 63.73

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

Photos: © Jumping International de Bordeaux / Artistes Associés