Show jumper Daniel Teuser won the competition in Spruce Meadows, Canada, earning €770,000. Hessian, who lives in Belgium, could earn an extra half a million euros from the Grand Slam series with another win in Geneva in December.
“It’s a historic Grand Prix”Deucer said after the killer queen’s victory. Spruce Meadows Grand Prix win “Wonderful Feeling”. The 41-year-old says of his horse: “She’s done three wonderful clear rounds and she’s definitely going to have a big, big dinner tonight and some carrots and treats!”
Flawless on the jump-off
Teuser won the only clear round, the jump-off. Second place went to Swiss Steve Guerdaud, who, after two laps without penalty points, fell in a decisive lap with Venard. Third was Belgian Gilles Thomas with Aretino.
The Grand Slam of Show Jumping covers Spruce Meadows, Hertogenbosch, Aachen and Geneva. Whoever wins these three matches in a row gets a bonus of one million euros. If it’s in row two, there’s half a million.
As the winner of the Aachen Grand Prix, he had the chance to win an additional €500,000 at Spruce Meadows, but ended up finishing fifth. The 29-year-old from Sendenhorst, son of former world-class rider Lars Nieberg, surprised with his win at CHIO in July.
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