The opening day of the second weekend of rides at Euston Park this season took place in perfect conditions with a cloudy sky and a temperature hovering around 20 degrees centigrade with the sun putting in an appearance mid-afternoon. Riders commented on how well the course was riding.
A total of 119 riders representing 12 nations took part in the CEI1*, CEI2* and the three national rides – an 80km GER and a 40km GER and 40km GER Novice.
The CEI2*had 38 starters , Salem Hamad Al Kitbi riding As Banderazo was delighted to win with a total ride time of 05:22:49 and an average speed of 22.68 kmph. Results 120km. The FEI Best Condition Award was presented to Er Kesley ridden by Saeed Sultan Al Maamri (UAE).
41 riders took part in the CEI1* which Saif Beljafla (UAE) riding Diam de Bozouls won in a time of 03:35:14 and an average speed of 22.86 kmph. Results 80km Diam de Bozouls was also winner of the FEI Best Condition Award.
40 National riders competed in 82km and 40km GERs and a 40km Nov class.