2010 Global Champions Tour

The 2010 Global Champions Tour was the 5th edition of the Global Champions Tour (GCT), an important international show jumping competition series. The series was held mainly in Europe, one competition was held outside of Europe. All competitions were endowed at least 285000 . All GCT events was held as CSI 5*.

The competitions was held between May 7, 2010 and August 29, 2010. There was no final. At the end of the season the best 18 riders in the final overall standings has got a bonus prize money, in total 1,000,000 €[1]

Competitions

All competitions are held as competition over two rounds against the clock with one jump-off against the clock.

1st Competition: Global Champions Tour of Spain

May 7, 2010 to May 9, 2010 – Museo de las Ciencias Príncipe Felipe, Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències, Valencia,  Spain
Competition: Saturday, May 8, 2010 – Start: 4:00 pm, prize money: 285000 €[2][3]

Rider Horse Round 1 Round 2 Jump-off scoring
points
Penalties Time
(s)
Penalties Time
(s)
Penalties Time
(s)
1 France Timothée Anciaume Lamm de Fetan 0 - 0 - 0 45.00 40
2 Germany Marcus Ehning Sabrina 0 - 0 - 0 45.32 37
3 Belgium Jos Lansink Valentina van't Heike 0 - 0 - 4 42.95 35

(Top 3 of 49 Competitors)


2nd Competition: Global Champions Tour of Germany

May 13, 2010 to May 16, 2010 – Hamburg (German show jumping and dressage derby),  Germany
Competition: Saturday, May 15, 2010 – Start: 2:00 pm, prize money: 285000 €[4]

Rider Horse Round 1 Round 2 Jump-off scoring
points
Penalties Time
(s)
Penalties Time
(s)
Penalties Time
(s)
1 United States Lauren Hough Quick Study 0 - 0 - 0 42.46 40
2 Australia Edwina Alexander Itot du Château 0 - 0 - 4 38.43 37
3 United States Laura Kraut Cedric 0 - 0 - 4 38.84 35

(Top 3 of 50 Competitors)

3rd Competition: Global Champions Tour of Italy

May 20, 2010 to May 23, 2010 – La Mandria near Turino,  Italy
Competition: Saturday, May 22, 2010 – Start: 2:00 pm, prize money: 300000 €[5]

Rider Horse Round 1 Round 2 Jump-off scoring
points
Penalties Time
(s)
Penalties Time
(s)
Penalties Time
(s)
1 Germany Marco Kutscher Cash 0 - 0 - 0 37.98 40
2 United Kingdom Nick Skelton Carlo 0 - 0 - 0 38.18 37
3 Brazil Rodrigo Pessoa Rebozo 0 - 0 - 0 41.12 35

(Top 3 of 46 Competitors)

4th Competition: France I

June 10, 2010 to June 12, 2010 – Cannes,  France
Competition: Saturday, June 12, 2010 – Start: 6:00 pm, prize money: 285000 €[6]

Rider Horse Round 1 Round 2 Jump-off scoring
points
Penalties Time
(s)
Penalties Time
(s)
Penalties Time
(s)
1 Australia Edwina Alexander Itot du Chateau 0 - 0 - 0 44.34 40
2 France Kevin Staut Le Prestige St Lois 0 - 0 - 4 36.29 37
3 Republic of Ireland Jessica Kürten Libertina 0 - 0 - 4 36.78 35

(Top 3 of 43 Competitors)

5th Competition: Global Champions Tour of Monaco

June 24, 2010 to June 26, 2010 – shore at the marina „Port Hercule“, Monte Carlo,  Monaco
Competition: Saturday, June 26, 2010 – Start: 6:00 pm, prize money: 285000 €[7]

Rider Horse Round 1 Round 2 Jump-off scoring
points
Penalties Time
(s)
Penalties Time
(s)
Penalties Time
(s)
1 Brazil Bernardo Alves Bridgit 0 - 0 - 0 35.27 40
2 Republic of Ireland Jessica Kürten Libertina 0 - 0 - 0 35.29 37
3 Belgium Jos Lansink Valentina van't Heike 0 - 0 - 0 40.21 35

(Top 3 of 44 Competitors)

6th Competition: Global Champions Tour of Portugal

July 1, 2010 to July 3, 2010 – Hipódromo Manuel Possolo, Cascais near Estoril,  Portugal
Competition: Saturday, July 3, 2010 – Start: 7:00 pm, prize money: 325000 € (show jumping grand prix with the second-highest prize money in Europe)[8]

Rider Horse Round 1 Round 2 Jump-off scoring
points
Penalties Time
(s)
Penalties Time
(s)
Penalties Time
(s)
1 Germany Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum Checkmate 0 - 0 - 0 44.11 40
2 Germany Marco Kutscher Cash 0 - 0 - 0 45.82 37
3 Belgium Jos Lansink Valentina van't Heike 0 - 0 - 0 51.87 35

(Top 3 of 41 Competitors)

7th Competition: France II

July 23, 2010 to July 25, 2010 – Chantilly Racecourse, Chantilly,  France
Competition: Saturday, July 24, 2010 – Start: 3:30 pm, prize money: 285000 €[9]

Rider Horse Round 1 Round 2 Jump-off scoring
points
Penalties Time
(s)
Penalties Time
(s)
Penalties Time
(s)
1 United States Laura Kraut Cedric 0 - 0 - 0 38.22 40
2 France Penelope Leprevost Mylord Charthago 0 - 0 - 0 40.39 37
3 Australia Edwina Alexander Itot du Chateau 0 - 0 - 0 40.91 35

(Top 3 of 49 Competitors)

8th Competition: Global Champions Tour of the Netherlands

August 13, 2010 to August 15, 2010 – Valkenswaard,  Netherlands
Competition: Saturday, August 14, 2010 – Start: 1:45 pm, prize money: 285000 €[10]

Rider Horse Round 1 Round 2 Jump-off scoring
points
Penalties Time
(s)
Penalties Time
(s)
Penalties Time
(s)
1 United States Laura Kraut Cedric 0 - 0 - 0 36.72 40
2 Republic of Ireland Denis Lynch Lantinus 0 - 0 - 0 37.88 37
3 Germany Christian Ahlmann Taloubet Z 0 - 0 - 4 37.17 35

(Top 3 of 50 Competitors)

9th Competition: Global Champions Tour of Brasil

August 26, 2010 to August 28, 2010 – equestrian facility of the Sociedade Hípica Brasileira, Rio de Janeiro (Athina Onassis International Horse Show),  Brazil
Competition: Saturday, August 28, 2010 – Start: 4:30 pm, prize money: 300000 €[11]

Rider Horse Round 1 Round 2 Jump-off scoring
points
Penalties Time
(s)
Penalties Time
(s)
Penalties Time
(s)
1 Germany Marcus Ehning Noltes Küchengirl 0 - 0 - 0 33.23 40
2 Republic of Ireland Denis Lynch All Inclusive NRW 0 - 0 - 0 33.50 37
3 Australia Edwina Alexander Itot du Château 0 - 0 - 0 34.01 35

(Top 3 of 37 Competitors)

Final standings

Rider 1st
Competition
2nd
Competition
3rd
Competition
4th
Competition
5th
Competition
6th
Competition
7th
Competition
8th
Competition
9th
Competition
scoring
points
(Total)
prize money
(bonus)
1 Germany Marcus Ehning 37 29 24 32 (0) 30 30 (19) 40 222 300,000
2 Germany Marco Kutscher 32 33 40 33 7 37 (0) 33 (0) 215 180,000 €
3 Australia Edwina Alexander (0) 37 (10) 40 12 19 35 20 35 198 120,000 €
4 Belgium Jos Lansink 35 (0) 28 28 35 35 7 25 (0) 193 80,000 €
5 Republic of Ireland Jessica Kürten 11 21 33 35 37 9 (6) 27 173 60,000 €

(Top 5), 7 results count for the final standing[12][13]

References

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