The magical back-drop of Port d’Hercule and the Prince’s Palace in Monaco once again provided a spectacular venue for the 9th round of the LONGINES GLOBAL CHAMPIONS TOUR and GLOBAL CHAMPIONS LEAGUE, this weekend. The three-day feast of world-class show jumping alongside the world-famous harbour of Monte-Carlo delivered fantastic entertainment for all, as the Tour headed into the second half of the season.
It was an electric weekend of top sport and entertainment at the iconic Monte-Carlo setting, finishing with a thrilling 9th round of action for the Global Champions League. Valkenswaard United took their third win of the Championship season so far, with Bertram Allen Izzy By Picobello and Eduardo Menezes with Caruschka taking pole position for the team at the stunning Monaco event. Emanuele Gaudiano (ITA) and his impressive grey horse Caspar 232, won The Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix du Prince de Monaco, presented by Sapinda, while Compatriot Piergiorgio Bucci (ITA) took a strong silver medal with his horse Casallo Z, with the horse’s sire Casall ASK finishing in third with Swedish rider Rolf-Göran Bengtsson.
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