The 2023 Championship title has become a three-man race as the LGCT galloped into historic Circus Maximus in Rome.
It was a popular home win for Sanne Thijssen and Con Quidam RB in the Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of Valkenswaard.
The German triumphed in the Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of Paris after breaking his arm in Mexico in April.
Riding Just Be Gentle, the German rider was anything but while owning the competition and edging his fellow countryman Christian Kukuk.
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.
With the Statue of Liberty as a backdrop, Daniel Deusser and Scuderia 1918 Tobago Z won Saturday's €300,000 Grand Prix.
The Brazilian rider won the €300,000 feature class in the shadow of the iconic Eiffel Tower riding Like A Diamond van het Schaeck.
Erynn Ballard will be the sole Canadian competing against a roster of the world's top jumping competitors April 14-16.
The speedy Swede knocks two full seconds off his fellow countryman Peder Fredricson's time in the jump-off at the LGCT Rome.
The world number one piloted Bingo Ste Hermelle to grab a spot in the LGCT Super Grand at the GC Playoffs in Prague in November.
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