Philipp Weishaupt on fighting for the €6.5m purse: “One rail down and it is one million less in prize money … the pressure was immense.”
Riding Just Be Gentle, the German rider was anything but while owning the competition and edging his fellow countryman Christian Kukuk.
Christian Kukuk and Philipp Weishaupt stole the championship from the Stockholm Hearts in an epic Riyadh showdown.
This marked the third CSI5* grand prix win in past six months for the German; Canada's Beth Underhill was 20th with Nikka VD Bisschop.
Top Canadian in the rich class contested by 40 entries was Mario Deslauriers and Bardolina 2, who placed 4th.
The rain finally subsided for the start of events in the International Ring on Friday of the Spruce Meadows 'North American'.
Strong Pan American tournament start for McLain Ward with a win in the Canadian Utilities Cup; Kent Farrington and Jasper take the Friends of the Meadows.
CP International, presented by Rolex. Philipp Weishaupt of Germany took home the title and million dollar championship cheque
Germany galloped back into the game when claiming the honours in the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ at Rotterdam, The Netherlands . In a tense cliff-hanger that went right down to the wire, it fell to Ludger Beerbaum to clinch it, and the man who has long been the linchpin of the German squad succeeded, but […]
Germany’s Philipp Weishaupt won tonight’s second leg of the Rolex FEI World Cup™ Jumping Final at ‘s-Hertogenbosch (NED) in a thrilling three-way jump-off against the clock. But it is runner-up, Switzerland’s Pius Schwizer, who holds the advantage going into Sunday’s final competition which will decide the fate of the 2011/2012 title. As the going got […]
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