World of Showjumping
Menu

This week

Coming weeks

CSIO5*-NC St Gallen
Switzerland

CSI4* Devon
USA

CSIO4*-NC Langley BC
Canada

CSIO3*-NC Uggerhalne
Denmark

CSI3* Béthune
France

CSI3* Tryon NC
USA

CSI2* Lisnyky
Ukraine

CSI2* Vittel
France

CSI2* Wierden
Netherland

CSI2* Mullingar
Irland

CSI2* Pedras Salgadas
Portugal

CSI2* Opglabbeek
Belgium

CSI2*-W Baku
Azerbaijan

CSI4* Wiesbaden
Germany

CSI5* St Tropez
France

CSI3* Ciekocinko/Baltica ...
Poland

Masterful Marcus Ehning takes Gucci Gold Cup glory

Sunday, 06 July 2014

Marcus Ehning won the Gucci Gold Cup in Paris on Sabrina. Photo Stefano Grasso/LGCT.The final class of the first historic Longines Global Champions Tour of Paris Eiffel Jumping, the Gucci Gold Cup, was won by the one and only Marcus Ehning with Sabrina (Sandro Boy x Landadel) - a rider who has has a spectacular show, as he also finished 3rd in last night's LGCT Grand Prix with Cornado NRW and 2nd in yesterday morning's class with Sabrina. Second place went to Maikel van der Vleuten with VDL Groep Sapphire B (Mr. Blue x Grand Veneur) and 3rd went to Reed Kessler with Cylana (Skippy II x Darco).

The first round of the 41-strong class saw another technical track from Uliano Vezzani. The startlist was packed with top names, but clear rounds were few and far between, with the Gucci branded fences once again falling frequently. Seven riders went through to the jump-off on a zero score, including Jessica Springsteen and Vindicat W, Simon Delestre and Stardust Quinhon, and Patrice Delaveau and Ornella Mail HDC.

First to go, Jessica Springsteen lowered the first fence, as did Delaveau and Harrie Smolders. Delestre came close to catching the winning time, but had the last fence down, the Gucci upright. Kessler was the first clear round, taking smooth swift turns to stop the clock at 38.28s with her 2012 Olympic ride. Maikel van der Vleuten followed with his quick grey mare and shaved 1.5s from the American's time. Late in the draw, Marcus Ehning rode a masterful and deceptively quick route to take the win with a time of 35.16s.


Click here for full results.

Source: Press release from Longines Global Champions Tour

This photo has been added to your cart !

Your shopping cart »