Kevin Staut had the second fastest round of the class on a very well jumping For Joy van't Zorgvliet HDC - but unfortunately the a-element in the combination at 12 fell during the Geneva Classic last night. Photos by World of Showjumping.
All rails stayed up for Angelica Augustsson and Mic Mac du Tillard who ended third to qualify for Sunday's Rolex Grand Prix.
Still going strong; the 18 year old Checkmate in action with Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum.
Gregory Wathelet had a good round on Papillon Z with one down, and earlier in the day he won the 1.45 class on Etoile M.
Even on a Thursday evening the Swiss crowds were strong in force!
Pius Schwizer's former ride Dundee VD Dwerse Hagen jumped a very nice four fault round with Cameron Hanley.
The winners; Hans-Dieter Dreher gives Colore some well deserved TLC after their winning round.
Home rider Martin Fuchs and Principal 12 went for a nice and steady clear to end eight.
Marlon Zanotelli on Ode des Roches and the Christmas decorations.
World number one Scott Brash ended up as number six on Hello Sanctos after another super clear round.
Just behind Hansi came Luciana Diniz on a very well jumping Upper Star.
Both HDC-riders suffered the same destiny yesterday as Patrice Delaveau and Lacrimoso HDC also had 12a down - just like Kevin.
The five best in the class qualified for Sunday's big happening; the Rolex Grand Prix!