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Rodrigo and Palouchin open with a win

Friday, 22 July 2011

Rodrigo and Palouchin de Ligny in Chantilly. Photo by Stefano Grasso/GCT.Rodrigo Pessoa and Palouchin de Ligny (Baloubet du Rouet x Chin Chin) won the opening Global Champions Tour class in Chantilly, France, today. It seems like Rodrigo and the home bred Palouchin are making a habit of winning the opening GCT classes, as they also won this class in Estoril. With a clear round over the 1.45 fences, and a time of 33.39, the pair left Denis Lynch and Night Train (Cavalor Z x Papillon Rouge) – a former ride of Rodrigo – in runner-up position with the time of 33.37 seconds.

Runner-up; Denis with Night Train. Photo by Stefano Grasso/GCT. French rider Jerome Hurel was third on Opheline de Gorgon (Espoir Breceen x Oberon du Moulin). Cian O’Connor was fifth with his new ride Dacaletto d'Hoetsel , while Roger-Yves Bost was placed on Jessica Kürten’s former ride Castle Forbes Myrtille Paulois.

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To read our interview with Rodrigo's father Nelson, click here.

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