The German rider's Sunday victory at HITS Ocala marked his fourth HITS Million title; top Canadian was Vanessa Mannix and Catinka 25, 10th.
Tracy Fenney (USA) captured her fourth grand prix in the $200,000 feature class during the penultimate week of competition.
The Canadian rider packed a one-two punch in the $25,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby with Chorus and Givenchy at HITS Ocala.
Other Canadians factor in HITS Ocala action as Harold Chopping, Francois Lamontagne and Sam Walker all grab top-3 placings.
The mid-point of the HITS Ocala Winter Circuit came to a thrilling conclusion on Sunday afternoon with a big win for Aaron Vale (USA).
Vale started and finished the week on a high note, completely dominating featured competition at HITS Post Time Farm.
The second half of the HITS Ocala Winter Circuit got underway with Week VI, where riders continue to shine in featured competition at HITS Post Time Farm.
The first Champions have been crowned at the 39th annual HITS Ocala Winter Circuit, offering nearly $2 million in prize money.
American Beezie Madden won the 5th Annual Great American $1 Million Grand Prix to close out the HITS Ocala Winter Circuit, riding Coach, on March 25, 2018.
The Longines FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping of the United States of America 2018 and Longines Grand Prix will take place Week V of the HITS Ocala Winter Circuit.