Great weekend in Basel!

International 13/01/2020
Conto van de Helle, uterine brother of Flavie van de Helle © Julien Counet
Conto van de Helle, uterine brother of Flavie van de Helle © Julien Counet

Resume of a great weekend full of performances in Basel!

CSIW***** Basel :

Friday 10 january, it is in the 145cm class « Prize of Thermoplan » that we meet the first SBS who is talking about him. It is a nice 9th place for PB DOUGLASS CHAVANAIS (Cicero Z*Ogano Sitte) under the saddle of Annina Züger. Douglass is born at Mr Evrard (élevage Chavannais) from 6960 – Manhay. In the following class (150cm), DIPLOMAT takes the 3rd step of the podium. This son of Kashmir van Schuttershof ridden by Filippo Marco Bologni doesn't stop performing, this is for sure a great match ! Diplomat is born at Mme Claeys from 8640 – Oostvleteren. Finally, to end this first day of results, GFE EXCALIBUR DE LA TOUR VIDAL and Penelope Leprevost end up at the 4th place of the « Longines Grand Prix of Basel » with a fantastic clear round. Excalibur is a son of Ugano Sitte out of an Ogano Sitte mare. He's born at the stable "de la Tour Vidal" in 03200 – Vichy.

In the biggest class of the sunday (160cm), DELUX VAN T&L closes the TOP 10 with first a clear round and then one fence down in the jump-off. This horse ridden by Niels Bruynseels is a son of Toulon out of a Landetto mare. He was raised by Mr Tilleman from 9180 – Moerbeke-Waas. Two other SBS horses are following Delux very closely with respectively a 13th place for GFE EXCALIBUR DE LA TOUR VIDAL and a 14th place for CLIPPER DU HAUT DU ROY.

CSI** Opglabeek :

Friday, FLAVIE VAN DE HELLE (Carlow van de Helle*Carvallo) and her rider Chloé Aston take the 5th place of the145cm class. Flavie is an élite mare, she's the uterine sister of the stallion « Conto van de Helle » that was approved as a stallion by the SBS studbook but also from the performing mare "Dora van de Helle". Flavie is born at « Stoeterij van de Helle » in 2580 – Putte-Peulis.

In the 140cm class of sunday, victory for GODIVA S (Andiamo*Darco) under the saddle of Charlotte Philippe. Godiva is born at Mr Peffer from 2200 – Herentals.

Maxime Henry