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Looking back at La Baule: The Derby Région Pays de la Loire in images

Tuesday, 10 May 2022
CSIO5* Jumping International La Baule 2022

All eyes on Ireland's Denis Lynch and Rubens LS La Silla tackling the 22-fence course to clinch the victory in Saturday's Derby Région Pays de la Loire at Jumping International La Baule. 

Photos © Jenny Abrahamsson for World of Showjumping.

Photo © Jenny Abrahamsson for WoSJ. The derby included both an open water and a lake. Here runner-up Nicolas Delmotte's Denerys du Montceau clearing the water jump.

Photo © Jenny Abrahamsson for WoSJ. Steve Guerdat and Is-Minka tackling the natural elements.

Photo © Jenny Abrahamsson for WoSJ. Bryan Balsiger's Urbanus Z overdid the jumping coming down from this bank, and ended up getting himself in trouble on the following vertical. Nevertheless, the pair ended fourth with only four faults.

Photo © Jenny Abrahamsson for WoSJ. Edward Levy and Confidence d'Ass speeding through the lake to a fifth place after being the fastest of those on eight faults.

Photo © Jenny Abrahamsson for WoSJ. Robin Lesqueren didn't have a horse for the derby, so he got to borrow his Olympic eventing friend Thomas Carlile's Bary Louvo and the two of them did a solid performance.

Photo © Jenny Abrahamsson for WoSJ. There were different approcahes to getting into the lake. Olivier Robert's Vadrouille d'Avril needed some convincing...

Photo © Jenny Abrahamsson for WoSJ. .. while Rene Lopez Lizarazo's Cheyenne de la Violle splashed in...

Photo © Jenny Abrahamsson for WoSJ. ... and Mark McAuley's Miebello literally flew in. The 18-year-old gelding looked fantastically fit; while he got an early fault on one of the normal fences, he made whatever else he came across around the long derby course look easy to finish with the fastest time and in third place.

Photo © Jenny Abrahamsson for WoSJ. Fully seated grand stands in La Baule, with a very enthusiastic crowd that followed the prize giving for the derby.

Photo © Jenny Abrahamsson for WoSJ. Rubens LS La Silla deserved all the applause!

Photo © Jenny Abrahamsson for WoSJ. Runner-up Daenerys du Montceau was too busy eating grass to care about the attention after his second place.

Photo © Jenny Abrahamsson for WoSJ. The derby season has kicked off with Denis Lynch and Rubens LS La Silla on top of the podium.



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