CSI5* Jumping Mechelen: Lorenzo De Luca on top of the KBC Bank & Verzekering event.  

Italy’s Lorenzo de Luca aboard his extremely talented 8 years old Evita vh Zoggehof (Figo de Muze) claimed Friday’s biggest win at Jumping Mecxhelen, the 1’50m KBC Bank & Verzekering event.
Fifteen horse and rider combinations advanced to the shortened track where home rider Christophe Vanderhasselt and his home bred Identity Vitseroel (Air Jordan) took an early lead with their double clear in 33’77. The following riders tried their best but only at the end, Lorenzo de Luca and Evita vh Zoggehof bested their time by 0’19 tenths to claim the win. On fire Jos Verlooy and his top ride Igor (Emerald) completed the podium.