Opening day at the Longines FEI World Cup™ Final in Omaha was a thriller, with the USA’s McLain Ward edging out Sweden’s Henrik von Eckermann by just .31 seconds. Defending champion, Steven Guerdat followed in a close third and sits in the cat bird seat ready to make it a three peat.
Here are yesterday’s top 12:
HH Azur celebrating her win with a buck.
Henrik von Eckermann & Mary Lou were 2nd.
Defending champion Steve Guerdat & Bianca placed 3rd.
Gregory Wathelet & Forlap were 4th.
Leopold van Asten & VDL Groep Zidane N.O.P were 5th.
Romain Duguet & Twentytwo des Biches were 6th.
7th went to Martin Fuchs & Clooney.
Sergio Alvarez Moya & Arrayan were 8th.
Guido Klatte Jun. & Qinghai were 9th.
10th went to Simon Delestre & Chadino.
Nicola Philippaerts & H&M Harley vd Bisschop were 11th.
12th went to Kevin State & Reveur de Hurtebise HDC.