Eight teams move on to Friday's semi-final, led by the Shanghai Swans; New York Empire, Rome Gladiators, Mexico Amigos and Cannes Stars are out.
Global Champions League
As the Playoffs in Prague gets underway, the top rider, U25 rider and horse are honoured for their achievements during the season.
Round 1 and 2 of the GCL team series will now take place on the same day instead of across two days as previously done.
The Canadian rider will join Shane Breen, Zoe Conter, Edward Levy, Nina Mallevaey and Fernando Martinez Sommer for the remainder of the season.
The team of Christian Ahlmann and Katrin Eckermann moved into pole position for Saturday's Global Champions League showdown.
The team finished ahead of the Shanghai Swans to land their second GCL title as the most successful squad in the competition's five years.
Just one pole separates Valkenswaard United and the Shanghai Swans going into the final showdown on Saturday in Samorin.
The stunning destination of Monte Carlo provided the backdrop for wins by the Paris Panthers in the GCL and Darragh Kenny in the grand prix.
Peder Fredricson and Marcus Ehning logged flawless rounds to seal the deal, while Eric Lamaze and the Cascais Charms finish 9th overall.
Eric Lamaze joins the Cascais Charms as organizers promise safety will be the #1 priority as the events follow strict COVID-19 protocols.