The second class of the day, the CSI2* Hipódromo de la Zarzuela Trophy, started at 2:00 p.m. This class, disputed under the “A with stopwatch” scale and a height of 140 cm, was the perfect setting for the Catalan rider, Otti Verdú Vidal, to make the podium twice.
For the second time on the first day of the VI edition of IFEMA MADRID HORSE WEEK, the Spanish anthem resounded through the IFEMA facilities.
A course marked by the tranquility with which all riders have faced it, has ended with Otti Verdú getting the gold with Twiggy Ka in a time of 55.46 seconds. But Otti also endend up in third position riding Top Lulú,considered by many one of the best mares in Spain.
Second was Kevin González de Zárate with Urbain des Grezils, making an impeccable course that managed to finish in 56.59 seconds.
At 4:30 p.m. will start the first CSI5* -W of this edition, the ¡HOLA! Trophy. This class will be the perfect warm up arena for the big class held tonight, the CSI5* -W Universidad Alfonso X el Sabio Trophy, qualifying class for the Longines FEI World Cup ™.