World of Showjumping
Menu

This week

Coming weeks

CSIO5*-NC/CSI2* Lummen
Belgium

CSI5* LGCT Shanghai
China

CSI4* Hagen
Germany

CSI4* Coapexpan
Mexico

CSI3* Drammen
Norway

CSI3* Maubeuge
France

CSI2*-W Beijing
China

CSI2* Mantes la Jolie
France

CSI2* Linz-Ebelsberg
Austria

CSI2* Chepstow
Great Britan

CSI2* Busto Arsizio
Italy

CSI2* Barbizon
France

Kevin Staut shows some serious horsepower

Saturday, 25 April 2015
LGCT 2015 Antwerp

Kevin Staut and Quismy Des Vaux HDC went to the top in Antwerp on Friday. Photo Stefano Grasso/LGCT.
Kevin Staut and Quismy Des Vaux HDC went to the top in Antwerp on Friday. Photo Stefano Grasso/LGCT.

There was more than just a place in the Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of Antwerp at stake in tonight’s final qualifier, as the winner of the BMW sponsored 1.55m class would also drive away with a stunning BMW 4-series cabriolet. At the end of a fiercely fought jump-off, it was Kevin Staut who was handed the key to have his moment of glory at the wheel, and he entertained the capacity crowd with some Formula 1 style circuits of the arena. 

14 combinations went through to the jump-off after the first round and Germany’s Hans-Dieter Dreher set the pace as first to go, jumping clear in a time of 37 seconds flat. He did not hold the lead for long, as Kevin Staut, fourth to go, executed an extremely fast round with Quismy Des Vaux HDC (Dollar dela Pierre x Super de Bourriere) to take the lead, shaving over 3 seconds off the time with some impressively tight turns. 

It looked like it might be a double for Marlon Modolo Zanotell, who took all the risks and placed Staut’s position at the top of the leaderboard in jeopardy, but it was not quite enough and he had to settle for second place on Zerlin M (Berlin x Concorde). Egypt’s Karim Elzoghby, riding the relatively inexperienced nine-year-old Colour Girl (Cormint x Locato), finished third. 

 

Source: Press release from LGCT

This photo has been added to your cart !

Your shopping cart »