The winners of the weekend
Katrin Eckermann won the Hagen**** Grand Prix with Caleya (Calido). The German benefited from the Winning Round system, since she was penalized by one point in the first round. Frenchman Julien Anquetin was also penalized by one fault in the first round and used the same rules to take second place with Guillaume Batillat's former horse, Gravity of Greenhill (Nabab de Rêve), thus beating the two double clear rounds by Ludger Beerbaum on Casello (Casall), and Christophe Vanderhasselt on Identity Vitseroel (Air Jordan).
In Saint Tropez, Guillaume Foutrier won the Grand Prix**** with Valdocco des Caps (Number One d'Iso), ahead of the Italian Piergiorgio Bucci on Deniro (Argentinus), while Marc Dilasser performed well with his young stallion Arioto (Diamant de Sémilly).
Switzerland was in good shape at Opglabeek, where Nadja Steiner won the Grand Prix** on Celeste (Casall), ahead of her compatriot Charlotte Barbey on Cardoso (Lupicor), and Graham Babes on Boucheron (Valentino), leaving the Tops stable’s rider, Alberto Zorzi, at the foot of the podium with Vauban du Trio (Nervoso).
In New York, Madison Goetzmann won the Grand Prix** on Prestigious (Con Cento), ahead of Jonathan Corrigan on Loughnavatta Indigo (Luidam), and Lindsay Douglass on Butterfly Tibri Z (Berlin).
Leopold van Asten won the Dutch title with VDL Groep Miss Untouchable (Chacco Blue) for the third time in his career, ahead of Kevin Jochem on Cristello H (Numero Uno), while Jeroen Dubbeldam made the podium with Roelofsen Horse Trucks Eldorado S (Diarado).