Scott Brash started Cannes 2015 with a dramatic win in the big class of the day, 3 seconds ahead of his nearest rival, France’s Julien Epaillard. It was a blistering start to the first day on the French Riviera.
Ben Maher took an early lead with ]’Aristo Z’ (Andiamo Z x Flamenco Desemilly). He was soon overtaken by fellow British rider, John Whitaker (GBR) with the stallion ‘Argento’ (Arko III x Gasper) after they completed a very fast clear round in 64.62..
However, both were beaten by their compatriot Scott Brash who delivered an effortlessly smooth and quick round with ‘Hello Annie’ (Contendro I x For Pleasure), owned by Lady Pauline Kirkham and Lady Pauline Harris. Scott took the win 3 seconds faster than top French rider Julien Epaillard and ‘Sheriff de la Nutria LM’ (Diamant de Semilly x Papillon Rouge).
CSI5*, the 1.50m Prix FFE French Tour Generali