Oliva Nova, Valencia, Spain – February 17, 2023 – Nicolas Delmotte (FRA) was back in the winner’s circle on Friday at the Mediterranean Equestrian Tour CSI 3*. The Frenchman teamed up with the 2013 chestnut Selle Français gelding ( L’Arc de Triomphe x Diamant de Semilly) to claim top honors in the €26,700 Rent a Car Dénia Speed Challenge CSI 2* , clearing all the 1.45m obstacles before securing the win against other combinations by crossing the finish line in 64.39 seconds.
It was a one-two for France as Charlotte Leoni (FRA) guided Venezia d’Elke (Toulon x Royal Feu) in flawless fashion too, finishing second due to their time of 65.22 seconds.
Ugo Berrittella (BEL) and Nopik vd Munte (Rock’N Roll Semilly x Skippy II) completed the podium a bit further back, doing so in 65.38 seconds.
Final Results – €26,700 Rent a Car Dénia Speed Challenge CSI 3*
1) Nicolas Delmotte (FRA) & Citadin du Chatellier – 0 – 64.39
2) Charlotte Leoni (FRA) & Venezia d’Elke – 0 – 65.22
3) Ugo Berrittella (BEL) & Nopik vd Munte – 0 – 65.38
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