Birthday boy Scott Brash wins the Doha Grand Prix and the Longines Global Champions Tour 2013
Last Modified:Sunday, 24 November 2013 08:56
Scott Brash crowned a fantastic season by wining the Grand Prix in Doha and the title in the LGCT. Photo by Stefano Grasso/Longines Global Champions Tour.Scott Brash took the overall win in the Longines Global Champions Tour 2013 after winning the Grand Prix of Doha last night aboard Hello Sanctos (Quasimodo V. Molendreef x Nabab de Reve). With one of only two triple clears in the class, the Grand Prix win and the overall series win gave Britain’s ice man €443,000 in prize money – a relatively good 28th birthday gift one could say. Second in the Grand Prix was Ludger Beerbaum on Chiara (Contender x Coronado), while Marcus Ehning was third on Plot Blue (Mr. Blue x Pilot) with one down in the jump-off.
Harrie Smolders and Regina Z race to victory in Doha
Last Modified:Friday, 22 November 2013 22:06
Harrie Smolders and Regina Z have showed top form in Doha. Photo by Stefano Grasso/Longines Global Champions Tour.Harrie Smolders and Regina Z (Rex Z x Savoy Hanover) continued their fabulous form tonight in Doha, taking the win in the 5* 1.55m class. The pair was second in yesterday’s biggest class, and today they went all the way to the top after riding one of the five double clears of the class with the fastest time of the day at 36.36 seconds in the jump-off. Juan Carlos Garcia – winner of yesterday’s 1.45 class – was second on Bonzai van de Warande (Nonstop x Feinschnitt I V.d.Richter) just 0.5 seconds behind. Third went to Pius Schwizer and Clever Lady (Cassini I x Limbus) who were almost a second behind the winning couple.
Patrice Delaveau tops Thursday's biggest class in Doha
Patrice Delaveau keeps on winning; this time on Carinjo HDC in Doha. Photo by Stefano Grasso/Longines Global Champions Tour.Patrice Delaveau and Carinjo HDC (Cascavelle X Landgraf I) took home the biggest win in Doha today, winning the 1.55 class. The French rider was the fastest of the fourteen riders in the jump-off, and as the last to go he shaved off 0.28 seconds on runner-up Harrie Smolders’ time on Regina Z (Rex Z x savoy Hannover). Third went to Constant van Paesschen riding Citizenguard Rioso van de Kape (Idem D Azur x Glennhidge).
The riders list for the Longines Global Champions Tour in Doha
Last Modified:Sunday, 17 November 2013 21:42
A star studded field of riders are travelling to Doha this weekend to compete at the final leg of the Longines Global Champions Tour for the 2013-season. Nine out of the top 11 ranked riders are in with a chance to win the tour as all is to be settled in Qatar the coming weekend.
Laura Kraut stays in the lead of the Longines Global Champions Tour
Last Modified:Sunday, 22 September 2013 07:10
Laura Kraut stays in the lead of the LGCT overall standing. Photo by Jenny Abrahamsson.With the penultimate stage of the Longines Global Champions Tour done in Vienna, Laura Kraut stays in the lead of the tour with 187 points. Christian Ahlmann is still second on 185 points, while Edwina Tops-Alexander is third on 181. Then follows Luciana Diniz in fourth on 178 points, and Rolf-Göran Bengtsson makes a leap from rank ten to five after today’s third place to become overall rank five on 175 points.