The winners of the weekend.
At the Windsor CSI*****, Henrik von Eckermann continued his winning streak with his great Mary Lou (Montendro) ahead of Simon Delestre on Hermes Ryan (Hugo Gesmeray), while William Funnel took third place with Billy Diamo (Cevin Z). The Belgian Niels Bruynseels achieved the fastest time of this jump-off but had to settle for fourth place with one pole down on Gancia de Muze (Malito de Rêve).
Tobias Meyer has won the Grand Prix**** of Grosse Vliegeln with Quintair (Quintero), ahead of the young Dutchman Kevin Jochem on Cristello 2 (Numero Uno) and Markus Beerbaum on Cool Hand Luke (Contendro), leaving Harme Lahde in fourth place with Very Belle du Seigneur (aka Oak Grove Heartfelt par Heartbreaker).
There was a French treble in Maubeuge in a CSI*** that attracted a fantastic crowd. Geoffroy De Colligny won with Raimondo du Plessis (Calin du Plessis) ahead of Penelope Leprévost, who was riding the new hope of the Sémilly stud farm, Andiamo Sémilly (Diamant de Sémilly), maternal brother of the great winner Jaffna Sémilly and of the international Hussah TM (ex Tia Sémilly). Edward Levy came in third with Absolute du Mio (Mylord Carthago).
In Opglabeek, Laurenz Buhl of Germany won the Grand Prix** with Chatalgo (Colbert Gti), ahead of Belgian Catherine van Roosbroek on Quiazetta (Quidam de Revel) and young father Tony Hassman on Contendrix (Contendro I).
The French dominated the field in Fontainebleau with the first seven places in the Grand Prix**, won by the unstoppable Olivier Perreau! He won with Dolce Deceuninck (Toulon), ahead of Raphael Goehrs on Radieuse du Landey (Allegretto) and David Jobertie on Un Diamant d'Azif (Diamant de Sémilly).