Mexico City, Mexico – April 22, 2023 – Scott Brash (GBR) and Hello Mr President secured top spot in the €53,000 Mercedes-Benz Two-Phase Challenge CSI 5* on Saturday during the third day of the Longines Global Champions Tour CSI 5* & CSI 2* at Campo Marte.
Going up against a field of 25 other combinations, Brash was brilliant, riding the 14-year-old bay Anglo-European Sport Horse gelding (Comme d’Api v/d Hacienda Z) towards a foot-perfect trip all the way to the finish line, stopping the final timers in 32.84 seconds for the win.
Nina Mallevaey (FRA) and Crack d’La Rousserie (Quaprice Bois Margot x Apache d’Adriers) crossed the finish line in 33.50 seconds for silver honors while Rodrigo Giesteira Almeida and Dawsons Flex (Flex A Bill x Kildalton Gold) also registered a clean performance in both sections of the course, completing the podium in 33.70 seconds.
Final Results – €53,000 Mercedes-Benz Two-Phase Challenge CSI 5*
1) Scott Brash (GBR) & Hello Mr. President – 0 / 0 – 32.84
2) Nina Mallevaey (FRA) & Crack d`La Rousserie – 0 / 0 – 33.50
3) Rodrigo Giesteira Almeida (POR) & Dawsons Flex – 0 / 0 – 33.70
Source: Press Release (edited) from LGCT – Longines Global Champions Tour
Photos: © GCL / Stefano Grasso
Categories: CSI 5*, English, Global Champions Tour, Jumper News Great Britain