After an amazing jump-off with six participants the winner of the Prix Louis Julian, CSI* Grand Prix Sadri Fegaier and Cuplandra, an 8y-old Dutch mare were the victors. Fegaier announced he will be hosting the all new international showjumping competition of Valence August 27th to 30th at his own facility at the Haras des Grillons in Peyrins, France.
Managed by François Bourey and his team, the two and three stars event this year will have price money of 300 000€ and a convertible Mercedes SLK (valued 50 000€) promised to the best rider of the CSI3*. Sponsors and the audience will get the same quality of event as the Jumping of Cannes because the exact infra-structures will be transferred to Peyrins around a sand arena. This first edition will only be a step on the long-term objective of becoming a five star showjumping competition. One week after the European Championships, there will be a prestigious start list. France is rapidly becoming the place to be in the world of show jumping.