Final of the European Championship - highlight of the International Horse Show -- was filmed June 20 by VISNEWS at the Parades Princes, Paris.
Final of the European Championship - highlight of the International Horse Show -- was filmed June 20 by VISNEWS at the Parades Princes, Paris. It was a great day for Italy, with Capt.Piero D'Inseo, winning the event with 8 faults. Second came D'Oriola (France) with 16 1/2 faults, third Thiedmann (Germany) 24 faults, and fourth his fellow-Countryman, Winkler, 24 1/2 faults.
Capt.D'Inseo received the cup from Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands.
The four finalists each rode four rounds. Capt.D'Inzeo was clear on his own horse 'Uruguay' and on 'Virtuoso' and had four faults on each of 'Halla' and 'Godewind.' D'Oriola was clear on his own 'Virtuoso' had four faults on 'Halla' and 'Godewin' and 8 1/2 on 'Uruguay'. Thiedman: clear on 'Virtuoso' had four faults on his own 'Godewin' and 'Uruguay' and 12 on 'Halla'. 'Winkler': four faults on his own 'Halla' and 'Virtuoso', 4, with 'Godewin' and 12 on 'Uruguay'.
The result made it a 'double' for Italy. In the Grand Prix de Paris, Capt D'Inzeo's brother, Raimondo, won with four faults in 17-5/10-secs.