In the 140cm prize presented by Lipót Bakery 45 riders competed for a total of €3000 in prize money.
Local riders did a great job completing several clear rounds. The Swiss national team rider Aurelia Loser was the fastest, finishing more than two seconds ahead of the second-placed Italian Francesco Turturriello, who will also be seen in today’s Nations Cup at 2pm.
Aurelia Loser – Blow Up de Banuel
Francesco Turturiello – Diraba
Third place went to Balázs Horváth on Hungarian-bred PM Quintera, ahead of Szilvásvárad Masters’ Grand Prix winner Uhr Bauman on Larisal.
Balázs Horváth – PM Quintera
Gábor Szabó, Jnr. closed fifth on his new horse, Mezőhegyes Chabala, ahead of Gyula Szuhai on the 7-year-old Shiarado. Among the runners-up we can find István Máté, Jnr. on Fly Boy, and Gábor Szabó, Jnr. on his second horse Valentina by Boris.
Melinda Schlezák, president of the Jury, and Péter Tóth, owner of Lipóti Bakery Ltd., congratulated the riders.
Live coverage of the competitions can be viewed on the following websites:
- The CSIO Budapest website, under menu item ‘live stream’ »
- The CSIO Budapest Facebook page »
- The Riderline website, under menu item ‘live stream’ »
- The Riderline Facebook page »
- ClipMyHorse »
Photo: CSIO Budapest / Krisztina Hajdu