Rome, Italy – September 04, 2022 – In a thrilling finish to the 2* Classes presented by PremiuMares at the Longines Global Champions Tour of Rome CSI 5* & 2*, Italy – Stella Stinnett (USA) aboard her Copain Z , climbed onto the top step of the podium in the PremiuMares Grand Prix CSI 2*
The young American and Heathman’s farm 16-year-old dark bay Zangersheide gelding (Calvino Z x Creool) were supremed in the 1.45m challenge, registering no penalties in the tiebreaker while being 1.22 seconds ahead of second place getter Roberto Previtali (ITA) and Come on Semilly (Diamant de Semilly x Come on).
Rounding out the podium was fellow Italian who was in form on home turf Stefano Brecciaroli (ITA), guiding Masai delle Schiave (Ustinov) towards two fault-free performances too, the second one in 41.07 seconds for bronze honors.
Final Results – €25,000 PremiuMares Grand Prix CSI 2*
1) Stella Stinnett (USA) & Copain Z – 0 / 0 – 39.79
2) Roberto Previtali (ITA) & Come On Semilly – 0 / 0 – 41.01
3) Stefano Brecciaroli (ITA) & Masai delle Schiave – 0 / 0 – 41.07
Source: Press Release (edited) from LGCT – Longines Global Champions Tour
Photo: © LGCT / Stefano Grasso