Six is now Olivier Taunend’s number of wins in the CCI 5 * (the record for fourteen wins is held by William Fox Pitt!). This weekend, the Briton was allocated for the third time in a row to Lexington. This time he rode the Ballaghmor Class, a fine representative of Irish horse writers who had already won the Burghley and badminton class. “I had a plan, I followed it and it worked. The Ballaghmor Class team jumped really well which made my job so easy. My problem wasn’t taking time. It’s a big jump. He’s very slow in his way of doing things. My main concern was to have a good rhythm and put it in.” Comfortable enough to ensure a perfect finish. ” With a near perfect cross (awarded only 0.8 penalty points) and a clear show jumping round, the decade was fulfilled by the world number one ahead of Tim and Jonelle Price. The New Zealand couple came to the United States with no fewer than five horses hoping to win and it came close: Tim finished second with Xavier Faer while Jonelle took third place over Grovine. de Reve and the seventh is associated with Classic Moet.
Results : Here.