The Longines Global Champions Tour of Monaco hosted the Longines Pro-Am Cup for the 11th year under the sparkling floodlights right next to the port of Monaco on the second day of the competition. The Pro-Am competition is where a CSI2* rider pairs up with a national rider in a race against the clock. The evening has become a thrilling evening fixture at LGCT Monaco.
The team relay concept was created back in 2010 by Patron Charlotte Casiraghi. This year 10 teams took part in the sizzling competition of two rounds over the same course to battle it out for a podium position.
As the cool sea air flowed into the arena, the ten teams all came back fighting hard to come out on top. All eyes turned to the final round. Team Virtus formed of V.Platini and V.Barea. flew into the lead with a foot perfect round from both members. Their experienced horses knew exactly what to do and they took home top honours in emphatic style, blowing away the rest of the competition with a sensationally speedy round.
It was a thrilling night of entertaining sport from future stars and world-class riders. For the full results, please click here.